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NY Tech Day 2013

We attended this annual startup event in New York on April 25, 2013. They claim to be “World’s largest tech startup event“. Don’t know if it’s true, but some 400 startups and over 10,000 visitors did fill Pier 92 pretty nicely. Mobile Brain Bank’s dear colleague Elance was one of the main sponsors of the […]

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Finland.org covers Mobile Brain Bank

Finland.org, news site for Finland’s Embassy in Washington and Consulates General in New York and Los Angeles, together with their Facebook page and Newsletter lifted Mobile Brain Bank on their cover this week. We are honored and thankful.

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Energy, Smart Grids and Mobile

We’ve spent the week attending Distributech, a Smart Grid conference, in San Diego. Since last summer Mobile Brain Bank identified Energy as an industry that would benefit from adding mobile apps to their B2C and B2B interfaces. During the show we met with dozens of companies in both pre-booked meetings, as well as in networking […]

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Networks and Power

I used the holidays effectively and completed my MBA thesis *) for Aalto University School of Science and Technology (previously Helsinki University of Technology). The title of the thesis is “The Network Theory of Power explained in relation to Network Brand, perspective of a software developer community”. The software developer community in question is Mobile […]

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Introducing Dog’Y’Dog and his friends.

Join Dog’Y’Dog, the coolest dude in New York City, while he gets ready for Christmas on Manhattan finding the true meaning of joy and happiness through new friends. The short film Dog ’y’ Dog Christmas introduces a new animation and game character Dog’Y’Dog, a young and curious dog hurling around Manhattan in an effort to […]

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World famous rock band Leningrad Cowboys and animation studio Anima Vitae created a short film around Christmas in New York

Leningrad Cowboys together with Anima Vitae, one of the leading animation studios in Nordic countries, released a Holiday Season film Dog’Y’Dog Christmas. This animated short film tells a story about the busy days leading to Christmas Eve and how Christmas spirit is best found by working together with others. “It felt natural to base the […]

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We are Slushers

When preparing for Slush 2012, we got interviewed about our experiences since Slush 2011. Apparently we can call Mobile Brain Bank a “Slusher” from now on.  

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Vesa Koivisto joining as Partner

We are happy to announce that Smart Grid Executive Mr. Vesa Koivisto, M.Sc. (Eng) and MBA, has joined Mobile Brain Bank as a Partner. Vesa brings with him a strategic, deep professional experience from the Energy industry, where he has held a number of leadership positions in an internationally operating utility. He has an extensive […]

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“Mission Cabopino” – Beach Boost Costa del Sol 2012

Here’s an opportunity for Mobile Brain Bank community in Spain. This is a guest blog post from Petri HIrvimäki of Ambrosia. *** We are looking for open-minded and active business people to join us. “Beach Boost Costa del Sol 2012” growth entrepreneurship event at 26.-29.11.2012 is meant for founders and startups, growth companies, team members, […]

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Post-Frankenstorm update

Hello from post Hurricane Sandy New York. Our office on Union Square has had no electricity since Monday, and all data connections in my apartment are down. Luckily I am able to charge my cell phone and laptop at home, and find occasional hotspots for connectivity. It is difficult to work this week, but I […]

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