Is Progress Inevitable? The More Digital One Is, The Less Digital One Wants To Be?

I’ve been known to start off conversations by saying: Most Gen Y don’t agree with me; Gen Z typically frown at the thought; and Baby Boomers tend to split down the middle. The underlying concept behind this question is: Is … Continue reading

The Building Of A Startup Via Alliances: Handpresso by Catherine Nielsen (MDE239)

Minter Dialogue with Catherine NielsenCatherine Nielsen is Chairman of Handpresso, a French based start-up that makes expresso coffee makers on the go. Founded by Henrik Nielsen, Catherine found herself thrust into the role of running her husband’s company after his … Continue reading

Creating the best mobile experience in retail – convenience, payment and loyalty with PepperHQ’s CEO Charles Hall (MDE233)

Minter Dialogue with Charles Hall   Charles Hall is the CEO and co-founder (along with Simon Kelton and Stuart Hall) of PepperHQ, a white label mobile platform for retailers to provide greater convenience, increase revenues and create more powerful loyalty programmes. … Continue reading

Gladtrotter Your Own Personal and Personalized Guided Tour (MDE214)

Minter Dialogue with Diane Aubry This interview is with Diane Aubry, a French entrepreneur with a wonderful initiative called Gladtrotter. This is a platform that matches guides with tourists looking for roads less traveled and tours less typical when visiting … Continue reading

How To Optimize Your Mobile Marketing With Oisin Lunny (MDE213)

Minter Dialogue with Oisin Lunny This interview is with Oisin Lunny, speaker, musician and mobile expert. Oisin is Senior Marketing Development Manager and roving evangelist at Open Market, a mobile engagement platform for enterprise. In this conversation, we talk about … Continue reading

Data Velocity vs Data Volume — When Data Is Billed According To Its Speed?

Has this ever happened to you: you overuse (probably by mistake) the data plan on your mobile such that you get an extra fee tacked on to your monthly charge. When you travel a lot, the risk of data roaming always … Continue reading

The world of news editors – recap from Global Editors Network Summit 2015 #GENSummit

I had the chance to attend the Global Editors Network Summit (2015), held in Barcelona. Founded and run by Bertrand Pecquerie, the GEN is now in its 5th edition and goes from strength to strength. [Full Disclosure: I also emceed the … Continue reading

Listening to mobiles in retail: interview with Guillaume de La Tour, Bluefox founder and CEO (MDE150)

Minter Dialogue Episode #150 This interview is with Guillaume de La Tour, a serial entrepreneur based in Silicone Valley, who is founder and CEO of Bluefox, a disruptive startup that detects phones in order to convert traffic information into useful … Continue reading

Getting to the mobile customer in retail with Maya Mikhailov, CMO at @GPShopper (MDE149)

Minter Dialogue Episode #149 This interview is with Maya Mikhailov, CMO and co-founder of GP Shopper, a mobile integrated platform for retailers and brands. Based out of NY and Chicago, GP Shopper works with companies such as Best Buy, Estee … Continue reading