Archives 01/2018


Beyond the semi-monopolies of Uber and Airbnb… Four years ago, on Christmas Eve in my small hometown of Yakutsk, the temperature fell down to freezing -45°C and all the local taxi services simultaneously doubled their prices — leaving loads of people stranded in the Siberian winter. Angry and frustrated, a bunch of students formed a public group on, a popular Russian social network, where anyone could submit a request for a ride, and those who owned cars could accept their calls for help. A year later the group had 50,000 subscribers. A little later on, I gathered a lean team and transformed the group into a mobile app based on the same simple premise...

VS Sports

Welcome to the other site,… and already ready: Versus Sports – Sport Analytics & Insight, ARC – 7th African Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Redtree Capital and the Southern African Institute of Steel Construction More exiting projects coming up… Watch this space!