12 Questions: Meet Xavier (Spain)

crowdSPRING Blog

In our 12 Questions blog series, we feature interviews with someone from the crowdSPRING community. For these interviews, we pick people who add value to our community – in the blog, in the forums, in the projects. Plainly – activities that make crowdSPRING a better community.

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12 Questions: Meet Rod MacGregor (Spain)

crowdSPRING Blog

In our 12 Questions blog series, we feature interviews with someone from the crowdSPRING community. For these interviews, we pick people who add value to our community – in the blog, in the forums, in the projects. Plainly – activities that make crowdSPRING a better community.

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Thoughts on Spanish Startups from La Red Innova 2011

VC Cafe

I won’t get into the details of the presentation on mobile search and its impact on ecommerce, but rather, I want to share my quick insights on the atmosphere in Spain, based on my own observations and the conversations I had with both speakers and conference attendees.

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Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Lingua Franca Traducciones

crowdSPRING Blog

Lingua Franca Traducciones is a translating service that is based in southern Spain. We are in Spain and our service is provided in any place in Spain, and even in the world.

6 tips to bridge cultural differences in marketing communication

The Startup Magazine

Self-development is a great angle for a marketing campaign in Northern Europe, but not in Spain, which is considered a collectivist culture. The Germans are pretty proud of their punctual reputation, but the eternal siesta is a sensitive matter in Spain.

Women 2.0 Partners Google, Extends Founder Friday Events

YoungUpstarts

Media and event company Women 2.0 has announced that it is partnering search giant Google to support the startup and entrepreneurship ecosystem in the United States and around the world.

Colorado Global EIR Program – Applications Open for 2016

Feld Thoughts

The Global Entrepreneurs in Residence (GEIR) Program brings international entrepreneurial talent to the CU-Boulder campus and community. GEIRs guest lecture in classrooms, advise on entrepreneurial research, and provide mentorship to CU community members developing their own startups. Hector Rodriguez (Spain). Applications are open for the second group of Colorado Global Entrepreneurs in Residence.

12 Questions: Meet Moisés Ferreira (Brazil)

crowdSPRING Blog

In our 12 Questions blog series, we feature interviews with someone from the crowdSPRING community. For these interviews, we pick people who add value to our community – in the blog, in the forums, in the projects. Plainly – activities that make crowdSPRING a better community.

Cracking The Code: BlablaCar - Travel Revolution

Cracking the Code

Blablacar is one such example of innovation: with a fast growing community of 1.6m Zimride , Ridejoy ), they have not yet seen the explosive growth that the service has observed in Europe with more than 1 Billion miles shared by the community and more than 8m passengers transported !

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[The Philippines] Harnessing Apps To Tackle Traffic

YoungUpstarts

Trip Barker , a community-based trip planner for mass transit systems through which users can share real-time weather, traffic, and events with their community, won the Best App Award and P100,000.00

UK second only to US amongst large countries for ‘Digital Evolution’

The Equity Kicker

It’s easier for smaller countries to substantially re-orient themselves, as Singapore in particular has done, so the real point of comparison here are the other large developed countries: the USA, Germany, France, Italy, Spain and Japan.

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Twitter Link Roundup #114 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

The ad, created and designed by Contrapunto BBDO (Madrid, Spain), educates people about desertification , which destroys approximately 6,000 species every year. Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account , I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing. These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!

New speakers + Ignite + streaming locations

Startup Lessons Learned

This is a community-run event featuring a number of brand-new case studies and voices in the Lean Startup movement. Startup Lessons Learned 2011 is just around the corner: May 23, 2011 in SF. You have just under a week to get general admission tickets before prices go up. A lot of people missed the early bird rates and wrote to me about it. Don't be late, buy your ticket now. We've also added a number of extremely discounted tickets for full-time students.

Fiverr rings the NYSE bell

Cracking the Code

This open and diverse culture is immediately visible when you spend time at Fiverr’s Tel Aviv office, a free-flowing environment complete with a community space for buyers and sellers from the platform to meet.

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Startup Lessons Learned 2011 streaming live

Startup Lessons Learned

We struggle with this issue every year, because we strongly encourage everyone who can to participate with their local entrepreneurship community. I have been getting emails and tweets all day from people upset that they cannot get into Startup Lessones Learned 2011 - either here in SF, where we're sold out, or in one of the more than 100 simulcast locations around the world, many of which are sold out, too.

Twitter Link Roundup #47 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

The Octopus says Spain will win the World Cup – [link]. Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account , I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing.

Twitter Link Roundup #47 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

The Octopus says Spain will win the World Cup – [link]. Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account , I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing.

Twitter Link Roundup #111 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

Spain’s unemployment is 22.6 Awesomeness business community crowdsourcing design How To inspiration Interviews marketing Reviews social media start-up tips Strategy Technology writing ads advertising copywriting entrepreneur entrepreneurship facebook industrial design leadership package design pr product design public relations small biz small business startups twitter

Twitter Link Roundup #110 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

Spain’s unemployment is 22.6 Awesomeness business community crowdsourcing design How To inspiration Interviews marketing Reviews social media start-up tips Strategy Technology writing ads advertising copywriting entrepreneur entrepreneurship facebook industrial design leadership package design pr product design public relations small biz small business social meida startups twitter

12 Questions: Meet Constance Semler (Canada)

crowdSPRING Blog

In our 12 Questions blog series, we feature interviews with someone from the crowdSPRING community. For these interviews, we pick people who add value to our community – in the blog, in the forums, in the projects. Plainly – activities that make crowdSPRING a better community.

Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Alfred Jorgensen Laboratory

crowdSPRING Blog

AJL supply these yeasts to breweries in the UK, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, France, Spain, Brazil, Chile, USA, Canada, Australia, the Philippines, Korea, India, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Russia, Poland, Hungary, Romania, Czech Republic, Greece, Belgium, Holland, Vi etnam, Germany and many other countries.

The Right Way To Raise Future Entrepreneurs

YoungUpstarts

She started I Am That Girl, a massive online community for the women’s movement. Tommy Scott loved selling things when he was young and then discovered peach juice in Spain.

Global Blockchain Expert Lilia Stoyanov Joins Advisers Team of Foresting HQ

Transformify

She's also a professor at the Zigurat Business School in Barcelona, Spain. "We will continue to support the Forester HQ to build a loyal community of users and supporters to boost brand awareness. via Business Insider. Blockchain Meets Social Media.

Host a Livestream of The Lean Startup Conference

Startup Lessons Learned

For the 2010 and 2011 Lean Startup conferences , we offered the complete conference for simulcast so that people could join in from their communities around the world. These simulcasts are important community-building opportunities. BTW, you can read more about why in Brad Feld's new book, Startup Communities.) Luis Rivera Gurrea-Nozaleda of Spain Lean Startup said, "Our community of entrepreneurs loved participating in last year’s event."

25 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Names

Hearpreneur

In the 90’s, there was a famous TV spot in Spain from Renault tagging the new young generation entering labor market. Don’t forget to join our #IamCEO Community. The idea of exactly what your business is going to usually come first.

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Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: New Assessment Tool For Entrepreneurs

ReadWriteStart

ShareVolution As for the pitches today, first, Daniel McPherson from Australia pitched ShareVolution , an app store for the Microsoft SharePoint community. Fortunato is facing a dreadful economic climate in Spain -- a meltdown of sorts, really -- and is looking for U.S.

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This Weekend

Startup Lessons Learned

The next couple of days are going to be amazing, as the Lean Startup community converges on San Francisco. If you're in town Saturday night, you'll want to stop by Ignite: Lean Startup , a community-run event that features a number of new voices in the Lean Startup community. budmang Building Community: Champions, Cheerleaders and Comrades Kimberly Dillon. I want to welcome all of you who are traveling to be here. Welcome to our fair city.

Here’s What’s Driving Collaborative Consumption and Where the Market May Head Next

Both Sides of the Table

Example: More than 50% of all youth in Greece & Spain (34% in Italy) are unemployed and if you take “under-employment” it is even worse. billion page views making it the largest communities of artists in the world.

Join a conference simulcast near you

Startup Lessons Learned

One of the most important things we do with The Lean Startup Conference is make a livestream of the plenary talks available for free to groups around the world, supporting entrepreneurship communities everywhere. The number of hosts has grown annually, and this year, we have 200+ groups joining us on Monday, December 3. They represent more than 10,000 people total. If you're not attending the conference in person, consider meeting up with one of these groups to watch.

Be Shareable

YoungUpstarts

Instead of merely shooting a routine commercial, we had sold him and his team on a crazy, real-world stunt, where we would dress him up as a homeless man and have him beg for money in the middle of one of the busiest plazas in Spain.

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Boosting the French Tech Ecosystem

Cracking the Code

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When Small Businesses Meet Big Opportunities

YoungUpstarts

It can, however, be easy to overlook the importance of small businesses like the Chatuchak stallholders, not just to their surrounding communities but also to the wider national economy. Serving the community by looking beyond it.

The Case for Optimism and Risk at Startups

Both Sides of the Table

I thought I was pretty sell suited to answer that question because having grown up in Northern California but lived and worked in the UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain & Japan over 11 years I had seen quite a few societies and work environments.

28 Entrepreneurs Explain What They Love About Being An Entrepreneur

Hearpreneur

Today I can write an article for my blog from a beach in Spain, and tomorrow I could fly to Thailand and shoot a video series for a new marketing course that I have in mind. Don’t forget to join our #IamCEO Community. Being in love is great.

25 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Name

Hearpreneur

Over time, our online local newspaper grew in readership and expanded to several other towns, to the point where we became the primary news source for the residents of our communities. The idea of exactly what your business is going to be usually comes first.

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10 Companies Want To Show You The Money

YoungUpstarts

All Lyft drivers must be friendly, community-oriented drivers who love meeting new people, who can pass a phone screen, an in-person meeting and background & DMV record checks.

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15 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Names

Hearpreneur

Navio, or nao in Old Spanish, was the primary ship used by the early explorers from Spain and Portugal during the Age of Discovery. Don’t forget to join our #IamCEO Community. The idea of exactly what your business is going to usually come first. Secondly, most often, is giving a title to your idea. What exactly is going to be the name of your business? Some people turn to their childhood for inspiration or a beloved family pet.

500 Startups unveils its Fall 2012 accelerator lineup: More international and more sh*t founders say

The Next Web

Startups in this class come from far and away, including Argentina, Austria, Australia, Brazil, Croatia, Denmark, India, Japan, Italy, Latvia & Estonia, Spain, and Taiwan. Hunie: community for designers to help them get feedback from their peers.

The 4 Keys to Building Brand Loyalty with Millennials

Up and Running

They are concerned with the brand’s actions, realized quality, and community awareness. They simply interacted with the community, created high-quality content, reached out to the public, and made a personal connection.

How to get creative with your domain name registration

The Next Web

The domain name choice just made sense for the community-focused company, says Badal. “We We want new members to join the Grouper community and have an epic adventure with their friends, so it was an easy choice for us.”.

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What’s it Like Being a VC?

Both Sides of the Table

I went to Ibiza in Spain with my wife and in-laws before we were married. Running a local community / mentorship program – I run a group called LaunchPad LA.

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15 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Name

Hearpreneur

Then – I have a burning passion to go live in Spain, I have Spanish blood in me. I desired to become an entrepreneur who would develop new books, coaching services and training modules for leadership development and community development.

The Science of Storytelling & Memory and Their Impact on CRO

ConversionXL

This rocked the scientific community, because now there was direct evidence indicating that we do not use logical thought to interpret or predict the actions of others. Have you ever heard of the “ significant objects ” project?

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