TEDxAmsterdam Women

I am working with TEDxAmsterdam Women as head of their speaker team this year. I get a lot of inspiration out of TED talks myself, and my favorite moment to watch them is in the early morning, when I just woke up. A great start of the day! It was a little bit surreal to …

Marten Fisher – it’s on!

I am the manager of Dutch artist Marten Fisher, and I just wanted to let you all know that I am so proud that he is doing so well! Last week he launched his second official single, not counting his first unofficial single ‘Boulevard‘ that got him to the frontpage of the Coldplay website (!) …

Coming up: Etsy Craft Party

The next event that I am co-organizing in the Netherlands is: It is taking place on Saturday, July 2nd in Amsterdam. We are hosting it at the beautiful location of Makerversity in Amsterdam, where I rent a co-work desk at the moment. You can read more about the event at the Eventbrite page for Etsy …

European Local Makers Network (ELMN)

Last Thursday we made a start for the European Local Makers Network (ELMN)! Let me tell you a little more about this initiative. I started a Meetup group a while ago with makers from the Amsterdam area.¬†There is so much potential in this group! So when Makerversity¬†Amsterdam hosted an open night for new members, we …

Hosting at the Beyond RCT Conference

Last Monday I was the day host at a conference about citizen-driven research called Beyond RCT. RCT’s are Randomized Controlled Trials, a method that is often used in medical research. The goal of the conference was to expand the scope of research, and to find ways to include findings by patients and non-medical professionals into …

Pricing your handmade products – help!

Pricing products that you made by yourself can be very scary. Are you really going to charge this for something you made by yourself? It’s so easy to undervalue your own products and so scary to charge a higher price… I wanted to organize a meeting to support all of us around the city of …