In part two of this series, I’ll cover three more colours of entrepreneurship that I came across during my tour. 3. Opportunity: spotting and addressing needs One intrapreneur who embodies this colour and is also purpose-driven is Marcus Krug. After a PhD in theoretical computer science, he was keen to solve problems and joined SAP.... Continue Reading →
The many colours of entrepreneurship: part 1 | Team HX Design
Entrepreneurship is often thought of as a one-size-fits-all endeavor, with the young, Silicon Valley, tech start up founder being the most commonly portrayed image in mainstream media. But in reality, there are many different types of entrepreneurs, each motivated by different things. In the summer of 2022, I had the opportunity to undertake INSEAD’s student-driven... Continue Reading →
We spent 4 weeks exploring the metaverse ecosystem in Europe and here’s what we found: Part 2
In case you missed it, here’s Part 1 with our first 5 findings about the metaverse ecosystem. Now let’s continue! 6. Where's the money going? In the first 5 months of 2022, over $120 billion was invested in metaverse technologies and infrastructure, but where did that go exactly? VC investment trends indicate that there is... Continue Reading →
We spent 4 weeks exploring the metaverse ecosystem in Europe and here’s what we found: Part 1
✨Metaverse✨. . . it's got to mean something more than various iterations of Mark Zuckerberg's avatar, right? As part of INSEAD's SSUP, we – Chelcie Poole, Nikita Bokil and Cameron Smith – formed a team with the mission of cutting through the hype and exploring how the metaverse and extended reality (XR) ecosystem is developing... Continue Reading →
Catalyzing early-stage ventures in Western Australia
Team Start-up Mates - Lien Nguyen, Shwetali Sinkar, Hillary Yee Backstory Team Start-up Mates was very intrigued when they first heard about this ‘special’ summer start-up tour in Australia this year. Western Australia (WA) would be one of the places far from the top of our list when we think about bustling start-up scenes in... 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 →
The Blue Team
Chapter 11 - Internet of Things Looking back at the beginning of our Startup Tour journey, with an objective to meet entrepreneurs utilizing disruptive technologies to improve Healthcare Supply Chains, we have covered Digital Health, AI and New Manufacturing technologies except for Internet of Things (IoT). We extend our gratitude to Simon Chizeck Andersen the... Continue Reading →
Is now the best time to be an entrepreneur? We think so.
And it is not just because we coincidentally went on a startup tour this summer. Entrepreneurship is more tempting than ever thanks to the infrastructure and system in place today. If you have a brilliant idea or not, it doesn’t matter anymore. There is support available for any and every kind of profile that was... Continue Reading →
5 things we learnt about Entrepreneurship.
It's been almost 3 weeks since we kicked off our start up tour and we've been to Berlin, Amsterdam, and now London before heading to our last stop in Paris. We were lucky enough to have met a lot of cool companies and entrepreneurs on the way. Each one of us in the team had... Continue Reading →
Connecting for change: FASHION FOR GOOD
Our week in Amsterdam has started with an exciting meeting with Greg, Brittany and Kathleen from Fashion for Good. They welcomed both the team FTS and 3BL in the amazing venue of Fashion For Good museum, “The Experience”. The meeting starts with a recap of Fashion For Good mission and business model. They aim to... Continue Reading →