Stop dragging me into board meetings

Dear Reader : This might be a bit more NEGATIVE than you’re used to. Apologies about that. I love to chair startups and companies, but I hate 95% board meetings. But maybe not because of what you think. I hate being dragged into staged and super-prepared board meetings. I get it, you want to look […]


were just the idea of sending money from me to my daughter – without a middle man. Think peer to peer of music – Napster, Kazaa turning iTunes. Its early – only wackos are really understanding it (or pretending to) – but see it as boring infrastructure like SMS. SMS did not exist 20years ago […]

We are all in SALES!

This was a TEST, it went out to my whole network. And we FAILED a bit – the links didn’t work. But we like to LEARN from failures. So here it is for everyone. These companies + Kids + Josephine are taking up 115% of my life. Be the first to hear from me in […]

Business Karma – A Special Day

Today I managed to pay Morten Steen Jorgensen back the one of many loans I took in 2009 to buy myself out of Bankruptcy. Mr Steen showed up at my door with these words: “Here is a loan of 50k$ to buy yourself free – no strings attached – pay back when you can. We […]

25.000€ + Shares for 3months of work has a quite heavy period of 3 months development tasks and UI/UX work to get done – and they have set the budget for this (the right team can get shares for their code). We are looking ideally for a top UI guy and 1 “full stack guy” – but we are open to […]

Working for 24 months on a 3Bio$ Business

Today we are announcing the Capital Aid and Tradeshift partnership. CapitalAid has a backup of 500bio€ committed on paper  – and when this flies we will have a further 5bio€ committed to lend to small and medium sized companies. It’s just factoring – they did it in the High Middle Ages when Venice became extremely wealthy […]

Sell Stuff – funding is not the key – sales is.

Here is a picture of a real entrepreneurial hero. Sales is the best Funding Yesterday I tried to tell a crowd of very hungry entrepreneurs that they should go and sell stuff – and not hunt Venture Capital.. Jacob Wolff-Petersen (above) – one of my best friends – he spent the past 10 years building SteelSeries creating […]

Only Dedication. Over Creativity

9 MONTHS IN THE LAB 9 months ago I went away from 100% focus on EVERBREAD and TRADESHIFT – they are simply mature – and don’t need my pedantic focus anymore (now I’m  down to 20 hours per week – due to amassing boards & staff in both start ups). I WANT TO CREATE STUFF So I […]

Scoring Cinderella

23.55 Being in the startup scene – is living with a clock permanently on 23.55 trying to score Cinderella. Only the most agressive, funny and smart (and attractive) guys have a chance. The Tune After having started more than 100 companies – I feel that I’m starting to find the right melody – or lets […]

Democratizing Money & Not Drowning In Your Own Ideas

  Darn – I’m building something larger then I ever did. Its killing my brain to get into 360 of banking. Democratizing Money Creating People’s Bank with a purpose A Bank where real people like you and me can do our daily banking and paying online. And bank where we will say THANK YOU for […]

I love Facebook (even more)

Changing The World Its so easy to be fooled by flatter – but its also fuel – when you are doing something that no one has ever done before… I’m in the center of a storm – created by .. MYSELF. Wow – it feel’s good. It’s fairly simple – just use your full energy […]

A New Tribe (Guest Post)

I have lent the blog to a young man who is the first of 10 guys I have meet in Copenhagen with a pretty cool new religion. This is pretty crazy shit – I have no idea what it means – is it socialism or brainism or just pure logic sense – to adjust your […]

The Over Self Confident Self + A Techie

What Does It Take Look at hero #1 – Steve Jobs – watch some of his early videos. This guy was never a techie – for real – he was a visionary – who had no problem communicating to both Sales People and Techies. His partner in Apple – W – had a whole blueprint […]

Banking Is Fucked Up = Your Bizz & Country is FUCKED

(mostly interesting for Danish & EU citizens ) You can easily be very rich Very rich – but not have a penny (in cash)…. I’m in that situation – but don’t worry about me. Worry about your local society – your country. In Denmark we have seen the most insane example – and I have […]

Designers & Researchers – Your Time Is Now !!!

Im Changing Direction – Again Tradeshift and Everbread are now running on their own – I don’t have to be there every day. And I see 10 amazing start ups every month – I can’t stop myself anymore – I need to kick a lot of these guys in their bud – and help them […]

Tell Me Something – Recommendations WANTED

Dear Valued Reader Special note: To the hundreds of you who have asked to invest in my fund: I’m sorry – the paperwork to get this approved is insane (it’s not legal to take money from normal people – only rich people are allowed – hmmm…). Today, just a bit below, I will tell you the fastest way […]

You Can Invest (and loose)

The Best Enterprise Software deals in the world. I have Funds and Institutional investors from all over the world – trying to get in. And I get 2-3 emails pr day from private people who wants to invest smaller with the companies I’m into. Before dec 28 2011 – I will let everyone get a try – […]

StartUps Northern Europe Is Exploding

I See & Feel A revolution Nearly all the people who have been visiting my house over the last decade more then 5 times – seems to be on steroids entrepreneurs . Most of the people I have know for a long time are Danish (and its off course easier to drop by – when […]

Personal Assistant (Nr. 5184)

I Love Berlin With A Taste of Swiss I have started to work a lot with a group of 4 people in Berlin. They are not only special – they are a phenomenon – a pure real ones. I cant wait to tell who it is – but not now. This post is just to […]

The New Sheriff In Town

  Mr Lanng – is one of the guys with the fastest and most focused CPU’s in town. He has been so generous – to start as blog today. And It only shows his absolute mastering of communication and transparrency in running a StartUp on speed. Here is a snippet: “It scared the shit out […]