Author Archives: StartupPanda

About StartupPanda

I launched my first Startup in 2011, the second one in 2012. Ever since I have been traveling on one epic journey with my two closest friends & Co-Founders. Every now and then I like to share my views of the world and tell a little story about my life as an Entrepreneur. Why a Panda? Because whatever you do - take life like a Panda and you will get it right!

My Talk at Berlin’s 27th Lean Startup Meetup

Last week I was invited to give a talk at the 27th Lean Startup Meetup in Berlin. Most of these talks usually orbit around the Lean Startup method, hacks on customer-development or metrics. I decided to put my focus on … Continue reading

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What I learned raising our first round of capital

Today is a good day. Here’s why: We received a final thumbs up from our last investor. That means that we will successfully close our round within a week. That’s a good thing. If you read this you will probably … Continue reading

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Jungmut, Jasim and Judiciary Stuff

We’ve got some updates from the SternenGalerie that I am feeling compelled to rant about. Things are heading very good directions and it’s past midnight. So what the heck: Here is what’s happened in the past few weeks:     … Continue reading

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Gamification.co – Importance of Emotional States

I hopped on to the gamification.co Live-Chat with Gabe Zicherman and Michael Wu, PhD today and asked a questions on the importance and measuring the emotional state of users on the web. The answer wasn’t what I expected, so decided … Continue reading

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Handelskammer Hamburg – Founder Of The Month

This just in – the Chamber of Commerce in Hamburg included a short interview with me as “Founder of the Month” in their current Newsletter. It’s shared among 2.000 subscribers in their local Xing-Group. Pretty cool, indeed.  Since they wanted … Continue reading

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Why you should look at Gruenderszene.de right now

There are two good reasons why you should take a look at the startup-portal gruenderszene.de right now. One is a really good article on the migration of tech companies from the Silicon Valley to ever growing San Francisco – a … Continue reading

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Other Products…

I had a great chat with Trapper Markelz today. He’s the Head of Product at Daily-Challenge.com and it’s fair to say that he’s a bloody expert on behavioral-change and gamification. I’ve had my eyes on Daily Challenge pretty much from the beginning … Continue reading

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Wrapping Up

So much has happened since we came back from Tenerife that it’s hard to wrap up everything I failed to write here. First of all – we’re still alive and breathing. Check. Much more than that, we are actually making … Continue reading

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We moved Office – Sort of…

Before I get to to actual matter of this post, let me just say: The Boys are back in Town! The Silicon Valley trip has been a great success in terms of networking, coaching and getting to know the local … Continue reading

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Independence Day

It’s Independence Day in America-Land. Robert & Simon will witness the 4th of July Madness in San Francisco tonight. I hope they will be part something as awesome as this complete failure last year in San Diego, where some dude … Continue reading

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