Ambition

“Un projet comme Facebook se serait planté en Belgique”

Oussama Ammar, le gourou de la FrenchTech, analyse au vitriol l’écosystème start-up belge. Sa structure, The Family, est déjà impliquée dans 10 start-ups chez nous. Il arrive le smartphone vissé à l’oreille, la démarche lente et pleine d’assurance. À mi-chemin…

How do I know when my startup idea has failed?

I wrote about startup ideas last week. But there’s the other side of that issue, another question I get a lot: How do I know when my startup idea has failed? There’s no single answer to that. But what I can say…

Food is the new music, chefs are the new stars

In the first, anyone doesn’t mean everyone — it just means that a great entrepreneur can come from anywhere, no matter who’s in front of you… so we have to stay completely open as we try to find the…

The Biggest Risk

One of our favorite companies at The Family, Star of Service, does absolutely nothing the “right” way. You’re not going to see a Harvard Business Review article on them, because it’s still way too counterintuitive. But it works. We’ve moved…