Jan Smejkal: Talking with Peter Vesterbacka (SLUSH, Rovio)
Apart from being the founder the of Slush (www.slush.org/), Peter served as the CMO and Mighty Eagle of Rovio. He manages the Rovio Entertainment’s business strategy, including expanding Angry Birds into broader entertainment franchise. He is also the co-founder and original initiator of MobileMonday and many other startup-related initiatives. Peter Vesterbacka particularly likes the area of education.
During the conversation, Jan and Peter talked about the beginnings of the “Slush Movement,” his plans with Slush in China and also touched on the topic of entrepreneurship and how important it is to be entrepreneurial if you want to succeed in life.
Jan Smejkal is a young entrepreneur from the Czech Republic and dreamer currently on his life’s mission in China. His experience includes building a branch of global startup for Rocket Internet, founding and running an international trading company and being part of the Hult Prize Foundation that strives to change the world by bringing together the brightest students from all around the globe. He is passionate about startups and using the Startup Grind‘s amazing platform he shares his expertise and network to help, connect and educate members of the startup community.