by: Markus Lampinen
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Today we talked with Joushua Persky founder and CEO of Twisplays. How does broadcasting tweets on LED screens appear? Displays meet Twitter. How about LED displays meet Facebook or FourSquare?

With the economy rough, Joshua took the plunge into entrepreneurship and eventually came up with the idea for Twisplays. We talked about the learning experience, the importance of keeping your eyes open and adapting to where the market takes you. Also about the rewards of paving your own road.

Read more on Twisplays on their website or on Technology Inc.

Twisplays will be attending ISE Amsterdam Conference 1-3 February. If you’re nearby, check them out!

Listen to the episode in the player below.

Quotes from the episode:

One of the great things about MIT is to be creative and think for ourselves, invent new things and be entrepreneurial. I for some reason always thought I’d be an entrepreneur, but I kept in the closet for many years.

When the recession hit in 2008, I was caught a bit off guard.

The banks that I had previously worked for or hoped to work for, were disappearing right and left.

I’d like to be the Mayor of Social Media Signage

It’s great to finally be the founder and CEO, even if I’m a fledgling little startup. I wish I had done this a long time ago.


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Markus Lampinen Passionate, driven entrepreneur. CEO at Crowd Valley, the crowd funding infrastructure, Senior Partner at the Grow VC Group. Markus has also worked with actors in both the private and public sector, to improve the infrastructure for entrepreneurship and serves as a frequent public speaker on related themes. Follow Markus on Twitter, LinkedIn & Google

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