Category: Thoughts

Things can get random, but there is so much to learn from them.

Community Builders are introverts

Introverts are leading Communities

Panels are high chances to engage with a broader audience and throw some new ideas to steer debates. At a recent one with Community Builders, we wanted to test an assumption. We paused our conversation and asked the audience to raise their hands if they…

Matthieu facilitating Techstars Startup Weekend PolyU

What a ride! Three years at Techstars

April Fools day in 2016 – Polytechnic University in Hong Kong. A special day: I stood up on stage to host their second Techstars Startup Weekend. Plus, I announced to everybody that I was going “Professional.” Three years ago, I joined Techstars as the Regional…

What is Apple strategy in China?

The updates announced at the Steve Jobs Theatre on Monday 25th of March got commentators with plenty to argue about. Once again! Beyond new services such as Apple News+, Apple Arcade or the software updates, the keynote was a powerful signal sent to its international…

Hitting the “writing-wall”

Several years ago, I anticipated the need to be a better writer. Putting down on paper good stories, posts, jokes, speeches. It started with 750words.com and the idea that one should write three pages of text without sharing it. Doing this exercise daily, it didn’t…