Healthtrekers – Validation activities in Healthcare startups

1       Validation Healthcare innovations constantly validate themselves across different parameters, not only from a clinical and patient standpoint (i.e., research and development), but also from payer and provider and feedback from the healthcare system more broadly (i.e., commercial). 1.1       What are the main validation activities? Traditionally, we define validation as means for an innovator to... Continue Reading →


With seven unicorns founded by Estonians and/or by a founding team based in Estonia, Tallinn rightfully claims to be a flourishing haven for budding startups. Yet most outside of the Baltics may have never heard of this Startup hub or its habit of churning out tech Unicorns. To uncover the secret behind the rapid growth... Continue Reading →


After having met many entrepreneurs during my Summer Start-Up, I thought it would be great to depict the adventure as well as what triggers people to create new business ventures or join a start-up.  For people like me, who heard lots of successful entrepreneurial stories, I wrote this article to help you realizing some food for... Continue Reading →


After having visited many start-ups, Venture Capital and large corporates in the smart mobility environment, I would like to draw a picture of this ecosystem Worldwide, its stakeholders, the current innovation trends and the barriers to faster development.  A MIX OF INDUSTRY  The Smart Mobility World is a blend of different actors that are easy to... Continue Reading →

The Blue Team

CHAPTER 13. Farewell, until the next one... Cruising through Paris, Milan, Amsterdam and Berlin, we realised that we got much more than what we initially aimed for – we have received a first-hand knowledge on the opportunities for start-ups in supply chain in healthcare; we interviewed numerous exciting founders who set new trends, disrupt industries... Continue Reading →

The Blue Team

CHAPTER 12. Auf Wiedersehen Berlin We continued our German journey with a very interesting company with a successful entrepreneur of the German Startup Ecosystem: David Nothacker from Sennder.  Sennder is a digital road freight logistics partner when it comes to Full Truck Loads (FTL). As Europe’s leading forwarder, they offer their shippers access to their... Continue Reading →

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