🧮 Metrics and Mindsets for Retention & Engagement

Great podcast with growth expert Andrew Chen, VC Jeff Jordan and editor Sonal Chokski talking about metrics for market places.  They explain the value of the DAU/MAU metric, which gives you in insight in the frequency in which your product is used. This can help explain the behavior of your users. Especially when you break […]

Tech in 2020: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants

Benedict Evans – partner at Andreessen Horowitz – released a new presentation with his insights for 2020. It’s a wealth of information and gives me so much energy and inspiration! You can download the deck here. Hereunder the six points that stood out for me.  😴New tech goes from stupid to exiting to boring (p3)Interesting to also […]

Best of September 2019

🌮Are cloud kitchens a new category?Much like cloud computing services, cloud kitchens have become a popular business model for food-delivery providers that want to serve up meals while avoiding the expense of traditional restaurants with their associated high real estate and service staff costs. And is Travis back? https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-09-23/uber-ex-ceo-kalanick-grabs-slice-of-india-s-cloud-kitchen-arena 🧠1 $Billion for a mind reading mouse […]

Best of July 2019

🏔🤯No More Backlogs?! Sometimes it feels there is such an avalanche of feature requests coming to mobile, it will never be possible work your way through the backlog. This can feel quite overwhelming for everyone in our team. So this Interesting idea from Basecamp  – who’s CEO Jason Fried was tweeting last week how much he loved […]

There is a YouTube Obsession for Everyone! The Amazing Tale of the $50 Jetski! 

When people talk about gaming – I feel very out of touch. And when I hear about YouTube celebrities like PewDiePie making millions playing games while talking about gaming I feel very old – and poor haha!  Recently, I discovered this whole genre of guys buying and restoring boats and cars on YouTube! Now I find myself […]

Best of May 2019

😴💰 Pokemon Go Is Coming For Your Sleep! This week the Pokemon Company announced a new app that will “turn sleeping into entertainment”. Pokemon Go earned 2.45 Billion Dollar in revenue and encouraged people to go outside and hunt for Pokemons. Pokemon Sleep will reward players who will get enough sleep and will try to turn sleep into […]

What Protein Bars, Perfume and Soho House Taught Me About Innovation and Change

A couple weeks ago, my girlfriend took me to London for the weekend. Being in a different environment and having some time to observe things and do some shopping, I noticed how wrong my thinking about innovation and change can often be. Three events changed my thinking:  💅 1.What happend with Chanel No. 5?!My idea […]

Lingerie Wars, Obesity and Bankruptcy, Slowly then Suddenly!

👠👙💸 I’m fascinated with this line “Gradually then suddenly”, from the article of Tim O’Reilly who uses it to describe technological change. It basically stresses that all sudden change – although it appears sudden – is often an accumulation of smaller events that were happening for many years.  I like to think it’s applicable to most aspects of life, […]