Dave Hampton

49 Added | 2 Magazines | 12 Following | 30 Followers | @drhamptn | Happily expatriate scientist, building businesses, learning Dutch, living remarkably in Europe. Base: Maastricht, the Netherlands, randomwalksinlowcountries.blogspot.com

The Hague: city with a cosmopolitan outlook

Some good news for property developers in the Netherlands: a recovery in the housing market “appears to be in sight”, according to a report from the …

How we all went Dutch

I’m not Dutch but, in 1976, my family moved to the Netherlands. Though my new classmates were only seven, most cycled to school alone. Later our town …

Want to make a life sciences startup viable? Follow this series on LinkedIn

If you are a proud new life sciences startup owner, founder, employee or, hey, even that guy tinkering with an idea in his basement, you need to be …

Starting your medical device startup in Europe? Consider 4 tips from CEOs who’ve been there, done that

What with the medical device tax and regulatory hurdles, there is a lot of medical device startups are contemplating beginning business in Europe. …

U.K. entrepreneurs work less than European business owners | ZDNet

A new survey suggests that British entrepreneurs and small business owners work less hours on average than those in the U.S., Germany, France, the …

The loneliness of the long-distance entrepreneur

AS EUROPEAN business in general gains heart, one particular subset, it seems, is bucking the trend. Research commissioned by the British firm Hiscox, …

Letter from the Netherlands: bright bulbs

The colours and scents of the Dutch tulips transform both tourists and cynical locals alike<p>With standing room only, the bus sped down the freeway on a bright warm morning. Once we turned on to the <i>Bollenstreek</i>, long ribbons of intense blue, mauve and white stretched to the near horizon. Fields of …

Deflating housing bubble at heart of Netherlands’ economic blues

Haarlem, officially the best shopping city in the Netherlands, looks like many picturesque Dutch towns: a medieval church surrounded by a hedonistic …

Dutch sex scientist with a passion for the US

Erick Janssen has what he calls his “Baseball Theory of Social Life” to explain one of the fundamental differences between his native Netherlands and …

Dutch city patently the world's most inventive

(EINDHOVEN, Netherlands-AFP) -- From cancer-busting ultrasound techniques to ways to boost vitamins in tomatoes, Dutch tech-hub Eindhoven's avalanche …

Dutch startup Fuel Up is helping big business invest in startups

Published: 01 Aug 2013<p>Last Updated: 21 Aug 2013<p>The technology ecosystem is a well-developed one. Big, less agile companies with large coffers, buy or …

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Latin American Herald Tribune - Dutch Museum Looks at Fashion’s Role in Art

BRUSSELS – The works of Spanish artist Alicia Framis and other artists are turning the galleries of the Museum of Modern Art in the eastern Dutch …

Art

Entrepreneur goes Dutch as he keeps his eye on the big picture

A Northern Ireland entrepreneur who makes visuals for stage performances is off to the Netherlands to showcase his work in front of 500 electronic …

Expat couples: Long-distance relationships

<i>Working as psychologist in Amsterdam I often meet people who have relationship issues: long-distance relationships, mixed couples and mutual</i> …

Relationships

Xian Wang on starting a business in the Netherlands

Chinese expat Xian Wang discusses the positives and negatives of the Dutch business environment for starting a company in the Netherlands.<p><b>Name</b>: Xian …

Entrepreneurship

Revive the Dutch entrepreneurial spirit

The Dutch should go back to what they do best: earning money, writes Jan Vos.<p>In 2013, the African economy grew by 7%, while the Brazilian and Chinese …

How best to manage a virtual team

<b>Managing a team dotted around the world poses challenges. How do you ensure out of sight isn’t out of mind?</b><p><b>What are the problems?</b><p>“There are various …