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This is a Business Concept Giveaway. Because the “Idea-Founder” Fit is the Most Important for a Thriving Startup!

This is a Business Concept Giveaway. Because the “Idea-Founder” Fit is the Most Important for a Thriving Startup!

There is a lot of noise in the startup world around “Founder-Investor”, “Product-Business Model” and other such ”matches” that are claimed to be decisive for the success of a startup. I don’t dispute these. However, in my opinion, the “Idea-Founder” match is the only thing that matters at the end (literally, according to the terminal values theory). If the project you are working on as a founder does not match with your long-term goals and aspirations, then the odds are against you and your business.  Continue reading

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What is the Open Source University at www.OS.UNIVERSITY and why does it matter?

What is the Open Source University at www.OS.UNIVERSITY and why does it matter?

You may have already went through some of my recent posts, regarding the Open Source University platform — world’s first distributed academic & career development ledger, with potential to transform the way 7 billion people develop academically and grow professionally. But how would this transformation really look like? — a question that this article answers to in 3 to 5 … Continue reading

To Bust, or not to Bust? What’s Next for the Academia World

To Bust, or not to Bust? What’s Next for the Academia World

Understanding the ambiguity of the situation, however, many universities are starting to hedge against risks of financial losses, through various ways. And even though not all of them are involving exotic financial instruments or derivatives-based scenarios, this overall move is leading towards an insurance-based survival strategy, causing universities to bet on superficial, yet influential characteristics, rather than enforcing on what really matters – the knowledge transfer process. Continue reading

The Open Source Concept Beyond the Internet

The Open Source Concept Beyond the Internet

Not that long ago, I was offered the chance to speak in front of the great audience of SOFIMUN Conference. In case you wonder, the acronym stands for Sofia International Model United Nations, the biggest and most prestigious such international youth event held in the country for quite some time. Continue reading