You have only 24 hours a day minus 10 to sleep, eat and recharge makes it 14 hours. I assume you are tackling a large market and want to conquer the world. I also assume you want to have about 30% market share of whatever billion dollar market with roughly 20 Million potential customers. This […]

The single best resource you as a founder can – and really really should – look for, is a co-founder. 1) Solopreneurs have the least success rates of all founders 2) A stellar business focused generalist will always be at best a mediocre product creator 3) The most talented developer is probably the least likely CEO […]

Investors look for great founders teams. The top three items for investors to invest are: team – team – team You must assemble a top notch team You heard all that many times. But what does it actually mean? What constitutes such a great founders team? Team means team. A founders team is not one […]

You have a new business idea. You are so excited that it quickly becomes your best kept secret. You get almost paranoid about somebody stealing this great concept that apparently nobody else figured out yet. Now – one day you have to share the secret, when you hire somebody helping you to build the product […]

This post was inspired by a question on Quora “What are the most common mistakes first time entrepreneurs make?”. If seen these mistakes over and over again: Trying to be the nice guy – instead selfishly execute your vision because nobody will if not you. Being fearful, avoiding risks – instead stand up and be bold […]

Try to MAKE money before you TAKE money I was recently asked what ways I’d know how to get money to start a company before you really raise money. Except donations, I successfully tried all of them myself. There is a huge value in getting money from other sources than institutional investors in the first […]

I was ask what to do to motivate yourself to work harder. I was wondering why on earth you want to work hard. But obviously that is what most people tell others on their quest to success. When I was 28, somebody told me a bout Confucius’ saying: “Seek an activity you wholeheartedly love and […]