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When we lose we have the opportunity to win

This morning started with a great run Running for me is great escape, a habit to stay balanced. Building a company is hard, because you experience a lot of failures. As Fred Wilson shared in his newsletter: You take a lot of losses as a founder, particularly in the early days. Investors pass on your […]

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Figma is the best design tool for remote teams

After a very warm week in Torino I’m back in Milano. I was fortunate enough to call this my office. Last week sketch launched a new update, it seems pretty solid. But I’m not switching back. I love Figma. It’s super easy to make a prototype, and since it’s available in the browser it’s super […]

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Japan is going Remote, and we launched the Beta of Tomeru!

This week Tokyo  began a city wide experiment to reduce overcrowding on public transport in time for the Olympic next summer. Comapanies will encourage employees to work from home: More than 50,000 employees from Fujitsu and more than 10,000 workers from NEC will join the government scheme, which has been trialed on smaller scales since […]

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Every single day you can make this decisions yourself

While I Grab my iPad I’m amazed by the fact that we now can work from anywhere we would like, maybe not in every profession yet, but in most we do. This is not something that I take for granted. This form of freedom motivates me a lot. Not only to keep this alive for […]

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What do you do?

While meeting new people, one of the first questions people always ask is: What do you do? This seems like a simple question, but it’s getting harder and harder for me to answer. The simple answer is that I’m an entrepreneur, but that is something I fill in for getting a visa. For as long […]

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EPIC WEEK.

While I find myself listening to more music lately, I did listen to some interesting conversations last week. I prefer a long conversation while listening to a podcast; I think this is what makes the medium unique. Naval (founder of Angellist) is publishing some short recordings lately. Most of them are 5 min long. They […]

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Do more

Starting something is always hard. Once you are on your way, it’s easy, most of the time 😉 It’s defiantly better than judging yourself of not doing it in the past. “If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. It’s the hard that makes it great.” — Tom Hanks Doing things consistently is even a bigger challange, […]

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Asia

For a long time now I’m reading about Asia. The markets, trends, whatever. I found this Finical Times article super interesting and giving a good insight into what is happening here. Since I’m learning more about this part of the world, I’m surprised by how little Europe and America (the west) are covering these kinds of stories. […]

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Inspiration

A question I get quite often; Where do you get your inspiration from? Well, I read a lot about all kind of topics. I love spending time in bookshops and go through all variety of magazines and books. Reading about architecture is probably my biggest hobby. One of my goals in life is to design […]

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A ​perfect sunday​

After being offline for a while from social media, I posted today a story on my Instagram. I filmed my idea of the perfect Sunday. That started with a run in the botanic gardens in Singapore. A run is a perfect way to discover a new place. After an excellent breakfast I explored the city, […]