Welcome to the 103rd edition of our newsletter. After a short break, we’re back with a selection of news, stories, and advice from the world of tech startups. Find out why banks struggle with hiring the right talent, and why CEOs can fail at being bosses for themselves. Happy reading!
The IT community has been talking about this for quite a while: there’s a scarcity of skilled software developers and engineers on the market. And what sector is in the greatest danger of not finding the talent they need? Banking. Read more
Remote work has been on the rise for years, so InVision’s CEO’s words that "the screen has become the most important place in the world" come as no surprise. With employees expecting – or even demanding – the ability to work remotely more and more often, how can companies manage efficient team communication and collaboration? Read more
The US government has reportedly raised concerns about the security of Huawei hardware. They see a threat in Huawei equipment being used particularly in countries that host US military bases. Huawei is, of course, shocked by this development. Read more
Growth is often a startup’s most important goal and drive, but “grow your business” happens to be a very unspecific piece of advice. If you’d like to make sure you’re applying a growth mindset on all possible fronts, check out these eight universal growth strategies. Read more
Linkedin is obviously a powerful business tool, but there are ways of using it that can catapult you ahead of your competition. If your European company struggles with finding clients internationally, or if you’ve always confined yourself to your local market, find out how to break through the continental barrier and reach new business opportunities. Read more
Partnerships in business are a lot like marriage: divorce can be messy. It is therefore imperative to choose the right strategic partner, especially since doing everything internally (e.g. software development or marketing) isn’t always the most efficient option. Read more
Partnerships in business are a lot like marriage: divorce can be messy. It is therefore imperative to choose the right strategic partner, especially since doing everything internally (e.g. software development or marketing) isn’t always the most efficient option.Read more
What do you think about Huawei’s conflict with the US government? Is it paranoia, or something else? And which of the 8 universal growth strategies resonated with you the most? Let me know!