FINTECH AS A FORCE FOR GOOD

At INSEAD, we learn how business can be used as a “Force for Good”. With a strong interest in entrepreneurship and a dream to start-up ourselves someday, my classmate, Gijs Wilbers, and I, Manasvi Srivastava, wanted to discover how entrepreneurs are using technology, particularly in the financial world, to disrupt the industry and positively impact... Continue Reading →

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 →

ESTONIA’S STARTUP BOOM!

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 →

THE ENTREPRENEUR MINDSET & EXPERIENCE

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 →

THE SMART MOBILITY ECOSYSTEM

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 →

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