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August 30, 2016
Questions for Brexiters about deportation and sex slavery - /4

Richard Lucas 28th August 2016 Shining a light on the darker consequences of Brexit. Once the UK is out of the EU the number of illegal immigrants from the EU in the UK will rise as people who are allowed to visit the UK as tourists overstay their visas.   This is a certainty. The reasons are obvious and […]

August 24, 2016
Why I am applying for Polish Citizenship

Richard Lucas August 2016 BackgroundHugo Dixon is an excellent journalist,  entrepreneur and person. He founded the website and movement - which supports Britain's continued membership of the EU, and has as its mission statement: "InFacts is a journalistic enterprise making the fact-based case for strong relations between Britain and the EU. We also expose the […]

July 3, 2016
Bring the boys - and girls - back home

3rd July 2016 Richard Lucas "Bring the boys back home" is the cry of those who want war to end and troops to return to safety. In the context of Brexit, those forced to return to Britain is a group who will be repatriated against their will, but the larger group will be those who […]

June 27, 2016
Don't leave the European Union

Banff, Canada 27th June At the TED Summit yesterday a group of TEDsters and TEDx-ers gathered to discuss the profound shock we feel about Brexit. One idea suggested by a participant was to lobby our MPs as they will have to face their electorate with the terrible consequences of this fateful move. If you are reading this […]

June 15, 2016
Google Campus Warsaw interview on Project Kazimierz + call to action

June 2106 I posted this on the OMGKRK group on Facebook, and thought it was worth sharing. If you care about making University Education more entrepreneurial please listen to this interview with Richard Miller of  Olin. I am re thinking my approach -  Olin is to Universities what the School in the Cloud is to schools. - maybe benchmarking […]

June 4, 2016
Ride for the Living

Richard Lucas 4th June 2016 Until yesterday I haven't been to a  concentration camp site since I went to the Dachau site in Bavaria in 1984.  That terrible and profound experience cemented my commitment to tolerance and freedom that has stayed with me to this day. Yesterday 3rd June 2016 I was honoured and humbled to […]

May 9, 2016
How to get a ticket to TEDxKazimierz 2016 - the "audience curation" process - FAQ

As Curator of TEDxKazimierz I know that the process by which we allocate tickets is a source of many questions, much special pleading and miscomprehension. This post explains What we do and why we do it, and gives tips for those who are keen to improve their chances of getting a ticket. I regret the […]

May 6, 2016
What do you think of my business idea?

May 2016 "Hi Richard, can we grab a coffee? - I'd love to get your feedback on my business idea to do X in Y -  and show you my awesome product. I believe it is really great, and is going to be huge. We urgently need a small investment of $100K due to our first […]

May 6, 2016
An interview with Mateusz Paszkiewicz – Snapchat and Social Media Expert

May 2016 I tracked down Mateusz as a result of my search for Snapchat experts. He made clear that Snapchat is not his "only thing" but this interview is focussed on Snapchat. My questions in bold Please describe what Snapchat is and is becoming to someone who has not really got the concept yet Snapchat […]

April 17, 2016
Welcome Message for TopTal community - Why Kraków

Richard Lucas April 2016 When I was approached by Toptal, a blue chip and highly successful outsourcing firm backed by top VCs to host a post from their blog, I speculated about how Kraków might look through the eyes of their community, I know about Toptal from listening the the awesome - a podcast […]

March 7, 2016
Marketing on WeChat - an interview with Jenny Chen

by Richard Lucas March 2016 Most of the information in this article comes from an interview with Jenny Chen of WalktheChat (details below). Thanks to her for sharing her time. WeChat is a leading mobile Chinese Social Media platform which combines the features of many of the most popular global social media and e-commerce platforms […]

March 2, 2016
Snapchat for personal and corporate branding - an interview with Michał Kalina

Richard Lucas March 2016 Introduction Michal Kalina?-?former Social Media specialist at one of Krakow's most dynamic seed funds Innovation Nest has been Snapchatting for a while during his travels. Now he's showing backstage of creating his web&mobile development company Kolektiv. Social media has taken over the marketing world in recent years. New resources like this […]

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