HTW Success stories: Mavenhut goes to Startup Bootcamp after meeting accelerator co-founder at How to Web 2011

This story could very well be called Bobby Voicu trades his sabbatical year for “What the hell would I do in Dublin?”. When I first found out that Bobby was going to Startup Bootcamp Dublin, I remembered seeing him talk to Eoghan during the conference. Even now, browsing through the photos of last year’s conference I found two pics showing them having a conversation in the different conference days. I guess in this case, the right people really had found each other. What am I talking about? Read about it, in Bobby’s own words:

How to Web 2011 was about to be the first edition that I would miss. I was really tired after a difficult year and all I wanted was to take a sabbatical year (or half-year) and the first step should’ve been not going to any events.

But, as it happens, plans do not always go the way we want: a friend of mine bought a ticket to How to Web and actually forced me to go since “You cannot really convince me that this is the best event for an online entrepreneur and you just skip it!!!”.

HTW2011 videos: Panel – European Incubators: Too many or not?

The last panel of How to Web 2011 was dedicated to European startup incubators. It was moderated by Ivan Brezak – founder of Netokracija and featured Jon Bradford – managing director of Springboard and initiator of ignite100, Eoghan Jennings – co-founder of Startup Bootcamp, Mikko Jarvenpaa – chief marketing geek at HackFwd and Zuza Stanska, chief marketing geekgirl at GammaRebels.

HTW2011 videos: Jon Bradford – The perfect team: it’s a patchwork quilt

Jon Bradford, managing director of Springboard and initiator of ignite100, held a talk at How to Web 2011 entitled The perfect team: it’s a patchwork quilt. He drew some lines that should be followed by any startup building a team from day zero. In Jon’s opinion you should always look to hire people who are smarter than you, you should search for people who are passionate about what you do and always look for

HTW2011 videos: Eric Wahlforss: Bootstrapping – The ride from zero to hundreds of apps and millions of users

Eric Wahlforss, co-founder and CTO of SoundCloud, held a talk at How to Web 2011 named Bootstrapping – The ride from zero to hundreds of apps and millions of users. His talk focused on detailing the way SoundCloud develops its API. He described some key steps in developing an API that will indeed be used by the community and drawed attention to some mistakes that could be done along the way.

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