Vlambeer’s Rami Ismail delivered a riveting speech at this year’s Control Conference. A room full of indie startups watched in horror as Ismail trashed their hopes and dreams. Only at the end did the new Forbes’ 30-under-30 member provide his audience with a glimmer of hope:

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