July 21

Dealmachine in Silicon Valley, part 6: Fadi Bishara on Fostering Entrepreneurship

Thursday, July 21st, 2011 by Timo Herttua
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VIDEO: In the concluding episode of our video blog series "Dealmachine in Silicon Valley", Fadi Bishara, a Cofounder at Blackbox, explains his take on how to foster entrepreneurship, even outside the Silicon Valley.

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July 19

Dealmachine in Silicon Valley, Part 8: Ville Vesterinen about PR and launching in the US

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011 by Timo Herttua
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VIDEO: We talked with Grey Area CEO Ville Vesterinen who had just arrived from New York, doing PR work for the US launch of the company's location based iPhone game Shadow Cities – about to be launched next week from the interview.

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May 26

Dealmachine in Silicon Valley, part 7: Ricky on product/market fit

Thursday, May 26th, 2011 by Timo Herttua
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VIDEO: Crowdbooster's CEO and SSE Labs' entrepreneur-in-residence Ricky Yean explains what they learned in Y-Combinator and how they found their way to their current product.

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May 25

Dealmachine in Silicon Valley, part 5: Vlad – long time no BootCamp!

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 by Timo Herttua
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VIDEO: Vlad Gurgov, founder of Videolla.com and attendee of the first AaltoVG BootCamp, Spring 2010 (now known as StartupSauna), tells how he feels about the BootCamp and what has happened since.

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May 21

Dealmachine in Silicon Valley, part 4: Taro Franke on moving to the Valley

Saturday, May 21st, 2011 by Timo Herttua
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VIDEO: Petsicon's Taro Franke tells his story how he came to the Y-Combinator interview as a single founder as his co-founder left for Google and what are his next steps on his journey towards founding a startup in the SV

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May 20

Dealmachine in Silicon Valley, part 3: Ovelin's Mikko on their first journey to the Valley

Friday, May 20th, 2011 by Timo Herttua
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VIDEO: Ovelin's Mikko Kaipainen explains why they took a head start to come to the valley even before attending Startup Sauna.

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May 17

Dealmachine in Silicon Valley, part 2: Kristo's thoughs on his first longer stay in the Valley

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011 by Timo Herttua
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VIDEO: Founder of Aalto Entrepreneurship Society and Aalto Venture Garage Kristo Ovaska stayed in the SV for about three months during the spring 2011.

As he was leaving, he was kind enough to share his thoughts on what he learned during that time and what the next steps now are.

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May 16

Meeting new, relevant people –– the numbers game

Monday, May 16th, 2011 by Timo Herttua
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Coming to the Valley as a part of a group is quite different than organizing the trip yourself – both kinds of trips might be as hectic and successful, but setting up meetings and knowing who to talk to is very different when you’re on your own.

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May 11

Dealmachine in Silicon Valley, part 1: Coming to the Valley

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011 by Timo Herttua
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VIDEO: Dealmachine in Silicon Valley, part 1: Coming to the Valley.

We interviewed couple of local founders and the Walkbase guys on their SV visit.

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May 9

Why all startups should come to Silicon Valley as early as possible

Monday, May 9th, 2011 by Timo Herttua
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For most early-stage Finnish startups, coming to the Silicon Valley is not about getting funded. Getting realistic feedback to understand your strengths and weaknesses is far more important.

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April 23

In the Zone: Getting into sales flow

Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 by Timo Herttua
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Many sales trainers talk about "Phone Phobia" and how to overcome it. Getting into contact with new people requires taking action, but is also very rewarding once you get the hang of it.

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April 12

Winning the Sales Game with Dealmachine 2.0

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011 by Timo Herttua
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Looking back to when we first started about a year ago, we had nothing more than the idea to make sales more fun – for the actual salesperson doing it. Our team has never worked in a CRM software company before. Although some say that's a weakness, we think that's actually only a good thing.  Why's that, you might ask. Well, because we think the whole CRM software scene needs new ideas from fresh directions.

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