In 2010, on one of the most epic road trips of my life, I was passing through Las Vegas and visited Zappos, a year or so after it had been acquired by Amazon. I spent 4 hours visiting headquarters, taking pictures, chatting with executives, and getting the full Zappos experience. If you have never heardContinue reading “It’s not about the free food: how to develop a healthy corporate culture”
LAUNCHub is a 9M Euro Seed & Acceleration fund, based in Sofia, Bulgaria, supported by a mentor-led program that invests in startup companies, mainly from the ICT sector from Bulgaria and the region. Our investments range from EUR 30K to 200K per company and we also provide guiding mentorship. Last January I was invited butContinue reading “LAUNCHub long weekend: my tips on pitching”
The Europas – Berlin 22 Jan 2013 The Europas are a celebration of the most exciting early stage enterprises in the EMEA region and the ecosystem around them. In breaking the awards in a variety of categories we seek to highlight the bright lights disrupting their respective industries in increasingly innovative ways. I’m covering theContinue reading “Tech Events – January 2013”
LeWeb, the most important tech conference in Europe, is doubling with a summer edition in London! Many congrats to Loic and Geraldine! Check it out!
Tonight at 19.30 I will be speaking about vertical search engines and people search at Online Tuesday #18 in Amsterdam. I will be in Amsterdam until friday to attend the Picnic Festival 2011. If you are around send me a tweet at @lucasartoni and we can go for a coffee.
After “An Open Letter to Conference Organizers“, Scott Berkun published a very interesting “Open Letter To Speakers“. If you are a speaker at any public event, I’d suggest you to read it: Your mistakes on stage are your own fault. You are a performer. Good performers don’t blame their tools. If your laptop flakes out,Continue reading “Scott Berkun: an open letter to speakers”
Tomorrow and the day after I will be in Madrid to attend “La Red Innova 2011“. Very interesting program and speakers’ line up. You can follow my live photoblogging on Flickr and on Twitter. The official tag is #LRI11.
Next week I will be in Rome and I will attend a couple of interesting events: I diritti dell’utente digitale – Rome 7th of June 2011 The Ugo Bordone Foundation is organizing an event about “Rights of the digital users”. My friend Guido Scorza will open the seminar with a keynote speech and it willContinue reading “Next week in Rome”
I had the great opportunity to interview Andrew Keen and Fabio Sergio at NEXT Conference in Berlin. Here the two videos, more infos about Andrew and Fabio on 123people blog. Andrew Keen Fabio Sergio
This weekend I was supposed to attend the Switch Conference in Porto, Portugal but unfortunately I won’t be there for a couple of issues I cannot procrastinate. I’m really sorry to miss the opportunity of attending a conference that sounds really cool and packed of great speakers and friends. “SWITCH is a two-day event thatContinue reading “Switch Conference – Porto 16 and 17 April 2011”