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Four years ago, I had three radical life-altering events thrust upon me in quick succession. My father was diagnosed with terminal kidney failure. I was diagnosed with appendicitis far too late and it wreaked havoc on my gut and ended in two major surgeries. Oh, and I lost my job. I learned, by force, how […]
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The wonder drug for Korean startup growth, domestic hyper-consumerism, is pivotal in the development of the startup market and for this reason deserves a more in-depth analysis than the window dressing it normally receives. For those new to this concept, Korean hyper-consumerism is the fixation on having the nicest and newest gadgets, clothing, etc. which […]
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(Women on Top in Tech is a series about Women Founders, CEOs, and Leaders in technology. It aims to amplify and bring to the fore diversity in leadership in technology.) Susanne Birgersdotter is a Swedish serial entrepreneur, investor, and global speaker. She is the founder of Stockholm App Lab, iGotcha, Birgersdotter innovate and SBDM Invest, as […]
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How could you go from almost no traction and running out of money, to getting millions of visitors to your website? You could do like Crew accidentally did with Unsplash. Create an open source side project that directs millions of visitors to your paid product. At the beginning, when they were starting a marketplace for […]
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Last year, I had the privileged opportunity of stepping into a stunning piece of Caribbean paradise and hanging out with our host, the inspirational Sir Richard Branson. Sir Richard has long been someone I have been in awe of. There aren’t many business owners who can lay claim to accolades of record-breaking hot air balloon […]

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