Boris Friedrich Milkowski

Building & scaling software. Business development & growth @Prottapp & @Good_patch · Stanford ME310 Alumnus · Tokyo · @ideeeedit


Want to work in Japan? Join a Startup

Landing a job and growing in a Japanese company was always rather a challenge for overseas talent. But the new generation of…


Geeky Tokyo

Insider tips for startups coming to Tokyo for Startup Asia 2014!


Whether you are hungry startup or a heavyweight investor, we have selected some…


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How you can boost your growth with a simple giveaway


Imaging you are given the following challenge:


Why We Want To Be Obsolete

Transforming a design firm


I work at a UI design company located in Tokyo, Japan. At the moment, 100% of our revenue comes from client work…


UX isn’t black nor white. It’s grey and that’s ok.

My comment on “Why UX designers don’t exist”


In his recent post called “Why UX designers don’t exist” Timur K. was questioning the profession of UX designers.

Joel Marsh from The Hipper Element is a UX designer and understandably took it personal that someone says his job does not exist. He…


“Yes, And…”

An easy trick for a better feedback culture in your team.


Try this: Ask a friend to play a little game with you.


I CAN & I WILL

10 simple power rules:


10) Remind yourself it’s a game - make sure you enjoy playing it.

9) Learn how to use questions as a tool.

8) When being asked yourself and you don’t like the question, let him repeat.

7) Always overprice and always over-deliver.


Design thinking on mushrooms

Explaining the magic of divergence and convergence in design thinking projects was not always easy for me. But only up until I heard Joi…


Want to work in Japan? Join a Startup

Landing a job and growing in a Japanese company was always rather a challenge for overseas talent. But the new generation of…