Boris Veldhuijzen van ZantenFounder & board member, TNW
Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and Boris is a serial entrepreneur who founded not only TNW, but also V3 Redirect Services (sold), HubHop Wireless Internet Provider (sold), and pr.co. Boris is very active on Twitter as @Boris and Instagram: @Boris.
On October 17, 2008 we will hold the third edition of The Next Web Salon in Amsterdam. The Next Web Salon is a small and intimate event for people working on, or interested in, the people, ideas and companies powering the Next Web.
Our previous salon sold out within 24 hours and we only sold it to people who subscribed to our newsletter. For this Salon we reserved 5 extra tickets to sell through the Blog.
Dr. Tsvi Vinig
Description: Associate professor at the Amsterdam Business School & Director of the Science Park Amsterdam Center of
Entrepreneurship. Dr. Vinig will talk about entrepreneurship & jazz improvisation.
Quote: “Difficult Things we do quickly. The impossible takes a little longer”.
Description: Was part of a record attempt in crossing the Northern Atlantic in 1995 in a specially prepared rowing boat, the Vopak Victory. It was the first time four persons successfully rowed the Atlantic Ocean from US to Europe and the fastest unsupported crossing. Currently Gijs is a regular speaker and does training and coaching based on his experiences.
Description: His first Internet company built the first version of MapQuest, worked on GNN (Global Network Navigator), and developed an early Internet Business Directory (internet.org). After that he worked as VP of Open Source at Jabber and at Joltid (predecessor of Skype). HeI led the design of Local Matters Destination Search product, managed aspects of the Area Guides local search service and oversaw the creation of the local user-generated content site, Local Guides. During the salon he will talk about the future of Local.
The price of attending will be €80 (ex taxes) and will include food and drinks:
Date: Friday. October 17, 2008
Time: 18:00 till 22:00
Price: €80 (Excluding taxes)
Location: Fokke Simonszstraat 47, 1017 TE Amsterdam
Want to know more? Read the (Dutch only, sorry) article in the ‘Financieel Dagblad’ titled ‘Samen afwassen schept band‘ and don’t worry, you don’t have to do the ‘afwas’ when you attend The Next Web Salon. ;-) Also check out this post about the first edition of the The Next Web Salon titled ‘The Next Web Salon “Making a better appelflap every day”‘.
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