The other day I met a startup founder, who had been struggling getting his business of the ground as a business for the past couple of years. Despite claiming the ambition of millions of users worldwide, he had only reached a couple of thousand within the first couple of years. While there is always reason… Continue reading Moving aside
Covid-19 fatigue is really settling in everywhere. Not least in the workplace where people are starting to really feel the effects of being remote working-from-home. To many it is just not as fun and/or efficient as it was in the beginning, and the sense of belonging to a team or the employer as such is… Continue reading Let’s nail the Future of Work
Not so long ago I met for the second time with a potential co-founder for our MedTech startup. It was a really good and interesting meeting, and the conversation was really good. One of the things we talked about was what it means to be a co-founder of a startup. "What does being a co-founder… Continue reading What’s in a co-founder?
One of the things we're constantly looking for, when we're talking to potential co-founders, is the ability to fall in love with the problem, we're looking to solve. Either straight off the bat - much preferred but rare - or as something to grow easily into. But is love of the problem always that great?… Continue reading When love becomes fatal
One of the things I have learned when working to build a startup team is that if you run a recruitment process trying to find the right co-founders, there is a huge risk you will eventually get to talk to people basically looking for a job. Like in a normal recruitment process? Duuh! Saying this… Continue reading Falling in love
Hello 2020! It's a new year and with that comes fresh opportunity including the opportunity to set really ambitious goals for the coming 12 monts. So naturally, I have done that on behalf of my work as Head of Studio at inQvation. In 2020 I want us to co-found at least one startup taking on… Continue reading 3 big goals for 2020