I was one of the bad-asses who traveled to Helsinki last week even though it was already (the end of) November, but I'd go even if it was -50C in order not to miss Slush, easily one of the best entrepreneurship and tech-focused conferences in the world.
I was delighted to be asked to moderate one of the most-anticipated panels at the event, facilitating a discussion with the founders of Spotify, Skype/Atomico and Supercell. For our audience, I'm sure I don't even need to spell out their names, but as I said when I just got on stage, it would be great to have a discussion with even just one of these entrepreneurs. All three of them at the same time was a treat.
In case you missed the talk - which was more about their failures and mistakes and what they learned from them than about their massive achievements to date - here's the video (best watched in full-screen, obviously):
Here's just a taste of some of the things we've published on this:
- Money, Team, Customers: Exploring the obstacles faced by European startups _Top image credit:_ Kai Kuusisto for Slush / Flickr