Lord Sillion aka Captain Future recommends podcast-episodes about creativity, innovation, empathy and entrepreneurship for Entrepreneurs, Startups and Curios people
Today we have an episode in Swedish with the podcast Startuppodden who talks with Annika Linde about the Swedish Startup scene. This is part of 10 special episodes all about the Swedish startup collective SUP-46. Give her a listen if you know Swedish.
Only 0.2% of the Swedish National Venture Capital goes to startups. (investeringar – sådd bolag)
In Finland the state match up 50% of the venture capital och private investors.
We have a too big tradition in Sweden to only invest in big companies
Just do it!
You learn a lot of stuff by just doing
You don’t need a unique idea
Trailblazing a whole new field is really hard
Just take an existing idea and twist it a little. Combine it with other ideas
Look what happens in other countries and adopt it to local model.
An overnight susses is always between 3 to 15 years of hard work and experience
Become an expert.
Like Seth Godin says become the best in the the world
Everything takes double the estimated time. No matter what.
Networking and connections is essential.
If someone is about to invest in you they always takes references. I no-one knows who you are and what you are good at no-one will invest in you.
I’m Captain Future