Author Archives: teller

Tallinn Music Week 2015 through the lens of Wire

Wire supported Tallinn Music Week this year and this great video recaps some of what we saw. Did you go? Can you spot yourself in it? Soundtrack is “Flowers” by Elephants From Neptunes.

Pakistan startup scene challenges ca 2014

Couple of weeks ago I boarded a plane to spend 48 hours in Lahore, Pakistan to meet and mentor startups in the Plan9 incubator. Countless cups of chai later I was a bit smarter about the realities of the startup … Continue reading

Pumpkin chips

K. put us on a week long diet of no meat/fish/eggs, diary products, wheat products, sugar or alcohol (oh, and tea!) which has forced us to find new things to snack on. So I made pumpkin chips. Very easy too … Continue reading

Howard Kingston: key to a successful Seedrs campaign is in the preparation

Early stage Estonian startups ping me on regular basis with a question about who are the good London-based angels and VCs to meet for their seed round. Recent super successful crowdfunding campaign by Future Ad Labs (FAL) on Seedrs crowdfunding … Continue reading

3 things that make a perfect morning bike commute

1. Crisp autumn morning – 12 degrees Celcius, rising sun. Favourite time of the year. 2. Flow. Never having to touch the breaks. Knowing the traffic lights by heart and hitting intersections at just the right time. Finding the gaps … Continue reading

“A mille pärast…?”

“A mille pärast arvuti sellest nupust kinni käib?” “A mille pärast meil selline söök on?” “A mille pärast me õues oleme?” “A mille pärast me toas oleme?” “A mille pärast sa seda laulad?” “A mille pärast ma söön?” “A mille … Continue reading

TechStars experience – not all fun and games

My friends at Lingvist have just written about their TechStars London experience. It’s in Estonian but Google Translate does a semi-decent job of translating it into English if you’re interested. I’m glad that the team decided to publish it in … Continue reading

New to inbound marketing? Here’s the best intro I’ve seen

Put together by , one of the head wizards at Hubspot. If anyone knows their inbound it’s him/them.

Cycling Tour de Yorkshire

Friday. A call from Kristo: “Do you want to go cycle the 2nd stage of the Tour de France on Sunday?” Sunday morning. Wake up in Wakefield, eat a big English breakfast, jump on a bike. Finish over 6 hours … Continue reading

Market research industry – get your act together

Market research industry is going through a phase of soul searching. There’s been a lot of “Will we still be relevant in 2/5/10 years time?” type of introspection at conferences, in LinkedIn groups, in blog posts. Edward Appleton at the … Continue reading