Never before have we had better opportunities to use the power of technology to help us prevent certain unwanted outcomes impact our way of life, building powerful bonds with eachother. Yet, instead of deploying tech for good in this context, we have largely chosen to deploy it for largescale, unsafe experiments with uncertain long time… Continue reading Saving our kids
Doubling down on digital health
The only thing that beats the feeling of trying to make a positive impact is when you sense that you have succeeded. Someone, or ideally a whole group of people, is better off due to something you helped orchestrate or do. Nowhere is the opportunity for impact greater than in healthcare. While most people agree… Continue reading Doubling down on digital health
Show me the payer
It is one of those great ironies in life: For all the need of innovation within healthcare in order to be able to pay for everything and ultimately provide better outcomes for patients, it is super, super hard for a startup to get in a position to actually sell anything for the public healthcare sector.… Continue reading Show me the payer
Making your pricing ‘sticky’
Sometimes having simple pricing for your product makes your life more complicated than it has to be. You find yourself in a situation, where many customers pay too much for using your product too little, and other customers pay too little as they use your product more, than you had envisioned. If you are not… Continue reading Making your pricing ‘sticky’
Why customer obsession matters
Are you customer obsessed? Is your startup? I think the question is relevant to ask, as I see quite a number of startups, who claim to be customer focused but in reality aren't. Let me give three specific examples of what I mean. You leave revenue goals to sales. It is up to them to… Continue reading Why customer obsession matters
Have you got a Plan B?
Agility is a hugely important personality trait to have when you're running a startup in a dynamic market environment. Eventhough you have a laserlike focus on making your vision come through, you can be guaranteed that things are going to happen along the way that weren't a part of the plan, and where you will… Continue reading Have you got a Plan B?
4 perspectives for 2023
It might be a bit late for 2023 prophecies, since the year has already started. Nevertheless I wanted to share a few thoughts about what interesting things, I think - and to a large extend hope - we will see starting to materialize in the year ahead as part of growing trends, and what the… Continue reading 4 perspectives for 2023
4 personal learnings from 2022
2022 is behind us. As a person always interested in learning from experience, now is the time to look back and reflect a bit on what the past year provided that can be carried forward and hopefully put to good use in 2023 and beyond. There are many ways to do this, and I have… Continue reading 4 personal learnings from 2022