This year’s Summer Start-up Tour ‘SSUP! kicked off in June for the fourth year in a row. Each year, the Hoffmann Institute collaborates with ‘SSUP! students to support INSEAD MBA students touring global start-up ecosystems to learn from entrepreneurs at the cutting edge of business and walk-the-talk in their own impact projects. In 2022, the... Continue Reading →
A Trip Inside the Amsterdam Startup Ecosystem
This blog details how Team Eternal Students planned the Ed-tech SSUP tour to Amsterdam, and what we learned about the Amsterdam startup ecosystem. With over 2.7K startups at different stages, Amsterdam is ranked as the third tech hub in Europe. With a long history of trade, innovation, and culture, a trip to Amsterdam was an easy pick... Continue Reading →
Meet the FashionTech start-ups from all over the world!
Fast fashion, with its overproduction and waste, opaque supply chains, and exploitation of human rights and environmental laws, was leading the growth of the fashion industry in the last two decades. But things have been changing, and the pandemic has accelerated a re-think. There has been growth of slow fashion, and consumers have become more... 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 →
Digital, Gaming, Blockchain and Fashion?
Thursday last week we spent the entire day exploring Fashion Tech Conference in Berlin. It is an event solely focussing on the intersection of Tech and Fashion organised by Premium Group who is also organising the two fairs NEONYT and Premium. The conference showcased a number of new tech innovations in fashion that aim to push... Continue Reading →
ALT FIN – Never too old to be an Entrepreneur
Team Saaseads interview with Machiel Jansen Schoonhoven from ALT FIN. ALT FIN is all about providing loans via funds and fintech platforms for corporates and SMEs. When and how did you get into the whole start-up scene “It’s never too late to start a start-up” After 30 years in Investment Banking, Machiel saw the struggles... Continue Reading →
StuDocu offers you all the study resources you need to score BIG…. On your exam of course!
Team SaaSEAD’s interview with Marnix Broer, Co-founder of Studocu – a platform for students to find the study resources shared by their fellow students. By just typing the name of their university, students can access summaries of books, past exams, and tons of lecture notes. The idea of a student note-sharing platform was born, perhaps... Continue Reading →
Allégro into Entrepreneurship & Just3things
Team SaaSEAD's interview with Erinn Collier, CRO and Co-Founder at Just3things How many entrepreneurs do you know that started off as professional ballet dancers? Well, team SaasSEAD only knows one and that’s Erinn Collier, CRO and co-Founder at just3things, a unique platform that enables organizations to align cross-functionally and to work more efficiently by empowering teams to prioritize their most important goals. The platform addresses some key... Continue Reading →
AmberScript: Why take notes manually when a state-of-the-art technology can transcribe your audio automatically
Team SaaSEAD's interview with Peter-Paul founder and CEO of AmberScript and an INSEAD alumni class of '17 July Located at Venture Builders in Amsterdam, AmberScript uses state-of-the-art speech recognition technology to quickly transcribe your audio automatically. Basically, the technology is composed of 2 parts, the first part is the speech to text engine, which automatically transforms your audio to text in 29 languages. The second is an... Continue Reading →
SkinVision: A Dermatologist in Your Pocket
Melanoma (the most aggressive form of skin cancer) kills over 50,000 people a year worldwide, and that incidence is still rising (about 7% annually), but the most galling fact underlying this statistic is that with proper sun protection and education this risk can be hugely reduced. Walking up to SkinVision’s beautiful glass offices (easily our... Continue Reading →