5 Best OpenReaktor Talks of 2013

Just as I did in 2012, I prepared a list of 5 best talks of 2013 from OpenReaktor, monthly event I organize in our startup mansion in Warsaw. Enjoy!

Top 5 OpenReaktor Talks of 2012

5. Running Global But Keeping It Small—8 Lessons Learned From WikiDot

Toruń-based Michał Frąckowiak (@michalf), CEO and founder WikiDot.com, tells his 8 lessons learned the hard way by running a global business from a small Polish city. A real lean startup story!

4. Babelverse Story

The story of these two crazy guys, Josef Dunne (@josef) and Mayel de Borniol (@mayel2b) involves living in Chile, Greece, San Francisco and London, travelling to the US with no money for return flight, getting thrown out of apartment with no place to stay as well as… winning a few international startup contest like The Next Web and TC Disrupt, building traction and getting investment from David McClure himself.

3. Lessons Learned from Showroom

It wasn’t always sweet for Michał Juda and Jasiek Stasz and their team. They failed two times before starting Showroom, on of the hottest European fashion startups currently conquering the world. Learn from their story!

2. From Homelessness To Car Engine Management Freedom with FreeEMS

The title says it all. A mad Kiwi Fred Cooke (@FredCookeNZ) who lived all around the world builds a product which connects two of his passions: cars and software development. The results are stunning. Super inspiring for anyone who’s afraid to live their dreams.

1. Ela Madej’s Startup Story

From a small software house to one of the fastest growing enterprise SaaS startups in Europe (and with a YCombinator episode in between). Meet Poland’s Miss Startup, Ela Madej (@elamadej) from Krakow!

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