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Sir Richard Branson, survival expert Bear Grylls, Harvard Business School professor Anita Elberse and former Vice President Al Gore impressed during Inspiration 360. They gave powerful insights in their worlds of groundbreaking entrepreneurship, determination and perseverance. All while slowly spinning around on a massive lit up stage supported by interactive video content on huge screens and top musical entertainment in the Ziggo Dome.

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Niels Houtepen

On October 4th, Inspiration360 will take place at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Possibly the most inspiring event of the year, Inspiration360 will welcome dedicated, experienced and passionate guest speakers who will captivate through sharing knowledge and experience. Guest speakers include serial entrepreneur Richard Branson, survival expert Bear Grylls, former Vice President of the United States Al Gore, and Anita Elberse, Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School.

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New Trends in Business at Bar 27

There is no shortage of agencies, websites and blogs that offer up social media advice, but sometimes it helps to hear it from the mouths of the experts themselves. On Thursday, June 30th, EFactor Curaçao hosted ‘New Trends in Business – Social Media & Apps’, an evening of social media, technology and networking featuring five business professionals who gave inspiring and beneficial talks regarding the subject.

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Serial entrepreneur Markus Thesleff

Meet Markus Thesleff, Co-Founder of Whissle Group – a Dubai-based full service boutique hospitality company. Thesleff was born in Finland, and lived in Sweden, the UK, the US, Argentina, Belgium, and Spain before relocating to Dubai where together with his business partner Ramzy Abdul-Majeed, he founded Whissle Group. Today, Thesleff and Abdul-Majeed are the master minds behind OKKUCielo Sky LoungeClaw BBQ and Riva to name a few.

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Deep Water Cay

Meet Rose and Buzz Cox. They’re General Managers of Deep Water Cay (DWC) in the Bahamas. This husband-and-wife team has managed some of the finest lodges in Maine before they left the renowned K-T Ranch in Colorado (a property of The High Lonesome Ranch) to start a whole new adventure in the Bahamas.

Those of you who have been working together with your spouse, whether on the same business or side-by-side on your own businesses, might know how hard it can be to do this work thing, day in and day out, together. EFactor spoke with Buzz and Rose about sharing both jobs and lives together.

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New Trends in Business - Emerging Marketing

Last week, EFactor hosted ‘New Trends in Business – Emerging Marketing’, an innovative and interesting seminar featuring international marketing expert Igor Beuker. The seminars were hosted on the Caribbean islands of Aruba and Curaçao. Both events were well attended and had a very positive and upbeat atmosphere as Beuker lit up the room with a great and compelling performance.

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