We strongly believe in networks and helping one another. And there’s so many reasons why, be it creating success, getting feedback, understanding different perspectives, inspiring each other, avoiding mistakes, staying grounded, or raising money.
Become our next artist-in-residence for the forthcoming program from October 1st, 2018 until December 21st, 2018 in Berlin.
Since at least 2,700 BC, ranchers have known which livestock was theirs. How? Branding. An easily identifiable unique mark representing the owner, seared into the skin of each animal. Times have changed, but the essence of branding remains.
Oliver Koch-Pahl’s response to Jörg’s blog post about: Reality distortion fields, auto-suggestions, and reality.
Creating a good pitch deck is hard. And creating a great pitch deck is even harder. We look through applications to the APX program every single day: a lot of them are great, some of them…not so much. Why? One of the main reasons is that the pitch deck is incorrect or incomplete.
This will be a picture heavy post. While I was checking some of the photos for our new business cards I thought about sharing some of them with you and I just took some more pictures at our office.
As a founder, you need a never-ending supply of energy and optimism. You also need to be able to imagine the future you are building. In my experience, the challenge is to also always stay connected with the reality of everyone else.
Over the past few weeks, we’ve often been asked how Axel Springer Plug and Play (ASPnP) and APX are connected and who does what.
Real talk: no matter how great your idea is or how much funding you have, you can’t do it alone. Period. No startups are a one woman/man show because nobody can scale alone. At APX, we believe that the real value is in the people, the founders, the team. One of the key questions we always ask startups, who want join APX, is: Why you? Are you the team to pull this off?
We are looking for our Venture Developer APX is looking for an experienced Venture Developer who will be in charge of actively supporting and coaching our portfolio startups. The Venture Developer will be their first point of contact for any business-related issue, and sparring partner to challenge their growth strategy, product development, or company funding.