The book “Winning Without Loosing” written by the Danish Entrepreneur Martin Bjergegaard, was launched in Singapore on Thursday 25th of July at The Hub Singapore, National Youth Council Academy, 113 Somerset Road.
The Royal Danish Embassy, which was involved in the book launch, reports that the book is already selling well in Singapore. It is also no. 2 on WHSmith bestseller list in UK and was no. 1 on Amazon business books for one week in July. During this yar, it will be coming out in 30 countries.
For Martin Bjergegaard, Singapore was the last leg in a tour which brought him through Moskwa, South Africa and Australia. It was a successful event with more than 100 participants, including several DABS members, the embassy reports on Facebook.
Among Martin Bjergegaard’s achievements is the successful startup of FROKOST.DK, working closely together with Claus Meyer who happened to be in Singapore as well during the Streetfood Festival in June.
Back home Martin Bjergegaard rarely works more than 45 hours per week. In 2006 he Martin co-founded the successful “start up factory” Rainmaking together with 3 of his best friends in 2006. However, somehow, at the age of 35 he and his Rainmaking co-founders have managed to achieve two multi-million dollar exits, have built a portfolio of 8 successful start ups with a total of 50 million dollars in annual revenues, 100 employees, and offices in London, Copenhagen and Berlin. In 2009 Rainmaking was responsible for creating Europe’s leading accelerator program, Startupbootcamp, which today runs programms to help young entrepreneurs boost their ventures in 6 major cities: Copenhagen, Amsterdam, Dublin, London, Berlin and Hafia. Since 2010, Rainmaking has invested in more than 50 start-ups through Startupbootcamp.