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techPEAKS’ Demo Day

Check out my overview of TechPeaks’ Demo Day, including my live tweeted commentary. You can see the list of startups that pitched and check out their websites for more information.

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Final stop in Slovenia [PHOTOS]

After a whirlwind tour of the Balkans, we made it back to Slovenia. Tired and ready to wrap it up, I saw some beautiful landscapes in Slovenia. The lakes have an amazing colour, and the castles are eye opening. Slovenia is a beautiful country you’ve probably not been to. Lol!

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I need to go back to Croatia [PHOTOS]

We didn’t spend long in Croatia. We explored the walled city of Dubrovnik and then the next day, we rested at the beach. So unfortunately, I don’t have many pictures from Croatia, which is why I will need to go back one day.

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Water polo country! Montenegro [PHOTOS]

Montenegro went from being a country I had never really heard of, to being the first place I think of associated with water polo. We shared in the spirit watching the World Championship match in the capital before checking out how Montenegrins do the beach. Another beautiful country, steeped in history, Montenegro was a good choice for our road trip.

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A short pit stop in Bulgaria [PHOTOS]

A way overdue look at some of my photos from our stop in Sofia, Bulgaria. Still just a selection because I have hundreds of photos. Sofia is full of history and beautiful buildings. A must see if you are interested in religious tourism. Very interesting stuff!

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Trento Tech Talks #2

As I mentioned before, two of my TechPeaks colleagues decided to start a tech meetup entitled Trento Tech Talks (T3), with the goal of bringing together people passionate about technology. The second meetup was held at TechPeaks headquarters with the title “Ruby on Rails: From zero to hero”.

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How I might just get myself killed when I go home

Walking everywhere in Trento has been an interesting experience. I am unlikely to walk much at home since I have my car and the city is not really designed for pedestrians. But I will have to remind myself even on short walks that Kingston is no Trento.

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Disrupt or die, baby!

Last weekend was a working weekend, even more so than normal. A small group of TechPeakers and a few “outsiders” spent two learning how to “Disrupt or Die”. This is the name of the workshop run by Vlad and Catalina from Geekcelerator.

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A couple days in Serbia [PHOTOS]

I am finally sharing more of the pics I took while on the two week road trip through the Balkans. Starting off with Serbia, here are some pics from Novi Sad, Belgrade and our other stops.

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First time consulting on startupping

As part of the TechPeaks programme, participants are expected to “give back” through collaboration and consulting to local companies and organizations. The project I have volunteered for has already begun to reap massive benefits both for them and for myself and my colleague. Startup lessons abound!

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Brainstorming New Startup Ideas

After my TechPeaks team broke up, I had to find a new idea to work on. My criteria were it needed to be something that interested me, a viable business idea and feasible to tackle in a 3 month timeframe. I dove into brainstorming mode to churn out possibilities.

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Trip to Budapest [PHOTOS]

Back in early July, I went to Budapest for only a couple of jam-packed days. It is definitely an interesting city full of some amazing history. Enjoy my photographic memories of a city I may return to one day.

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