Month / October 2016

Luk Wynants

“When it comes to market your idea, timing is crucial”, says Luk Wynants, Director of Roularta Local Media, and one of the six Roularta professionals who will be advising the start-ups on the Roularta Mediatech Accelerator programme. What expertise will you be bringing to the table as an Accelerator programme mentor? I will be assessing […]

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Cool laptop and a coffee.

“Only five percent of start-ups are successful. One percent go on to achieve exceptional success”, says investor and coach Quintin Schevernels. “Thinking you’re going to be the next Mark Zuckerberg or Steve Jobs is not enough to make it happen, even with a cool laptop, a latte macchiato and a flexidesk in an open plan […]

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Nick Vinckier, Digital Consultant at Duval Union Consulting

What is the best way to get your product onto the market? And how do you create a buzz around it? Nick Vinckier, Digital Consultant at Duval Union Consulting, gives some advice on strategy, as well as sharing practical tools and tips, at a growth hacking webinar. What do start-ups need in order to survive […]

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Nick Boucart, Technical Consultant at Sirris

Nick Boucart, Technical Consultant at Sirris, advises start-ups to take a really close look at their problem/solution fit. What are the most important things for every start-up to know? First and foremost, you must be sure that the problem which you are trying to solve is really something which keeps people awake at night. In […]

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William De Nolf, Directeur Nieuwe Media Roularta

William De Nolf, Director of New Media at Roularta, is closely involved with market initiatives such as Media ID and buymedia.be. As a Roularta professional, his advice to start-ups is to get feedback from their clients as fast as they can. Why should start-ups sign up for the Roularta Mediatech Accelerator programme? • It’s a […]

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Edwig Tanghe, CEO and co-founder of Conessence.

Edwig Tanghe, CEO and co-founder of Conessence, will be testing start-up business plans for financial feasibility. He is one of the expert mentors on the Roularta Mediatech Accelerator programme. How do you see the relationship between start-ups and the media? Start-ups can certainly make ‘traditional’ media smarter. They are more open to ecosystems, sharing information […]

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Start-ups: pioneers of a new way of working

Start-ups are pioneering new organisational business structures. Two excellent examples of this are the Ghent-based businesses Bubble Post and Teamleader. “You can fire off lots of strategic questions at your business, all at the same time.” “There is a lot of talk about the new way of working, but many start-ups are already using these […]

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