Vidar has been doing free open office hours in Cologne since 2010 for entrepreneurial minded students and early-stage startups.
For efficiency and better accessibility for everyone, he will be holding his open office hours regularly at Startplatz every Wednesdays 10am to 1pm.
Studenten, first time startup founders
Schwerpunkte der Sprechstunde
Typical topics include lean startup, customer development, a second opinion, validation, avoiding basic mistakes, pitching, viability, market / opportunity size, minimum viable product, business model generation, introductions, legal, term sheets, co-founder agreements, tech, social/local/mobile, apps, marketing, pr, raising funding, applying to accelerators, getting an exist scholarship, how to achieve a lot without a technical co-founder or spending too much time and money, how to get started, how to get to the next step.
Über die Referenten
Vidar Andersen is a Norwegian entrepreneur and Internet industry veteran with over 18 years of professional experience working exclusively with F500 corporations and GOs, currently living in Cologne, Germany.
His work has been featured & recognized by The New York Times, The BBC, Business Insider, CNN, TechCrunch, Netzwertig, TechHustlers, TechCocktail, DViCE, BasicThinking, MLOVE, ZDF, UP Global, Global Week of Entrepreneurship, C'n'B, The European Pirate Summit, LeWeb Paris, London Web Summit, TechCocktail SxSW, Startup Weekend, Nordic Startup Awards, Maastricht Week of Entrepreneurship, StartupBus Europe, Monaco Media Forum, Deusto Business School University of Deusto & more.
He founds tech startups to solve problems, consult F100 enterprises on Corporate Entrepreneurship - Growth & Innovation, lectures on startup entrepreneurship at universities, keynotes entrepreneurial events globally and volunteers for the local Cologne startup ecosystem as founder of the Hacker News Cologne Meetup, a Startup Weekend Cologne organizer, a global Startup Weekend Facilitator and as an instructor at NEXT Cologne.
- 30.04.2014 von 10:00 bis 13:00 Uhr.