We’re excited to share four definitive sustainability books that continue to inspire our work and give us hope in repurposing startups to imagine and shape a sustainable future.
A reflection on onboarding, communication, and management tips for early-stage startup founders hiring their first talent.
We are continuing our blog series from last year where we interview program participants to learn more about their inspirations, business ideas, and also to share tips with future entrepreneurs. The first interviewee of this year’s edition is Fabio Volkmann, Co-Founder of the Climate Farmers Academy, an educational content platform to help farmers transition to…
Early-stage startups have the unique chance to included sustainability into their processes, strategies, and business model. But it’s not as easy as it might sound.
Conflict in founding teams is a major reason for startup failure. Have the difficult conversations early on to make sure to align expectations.
There are many reasons out there why startups fail, one of them might be the lack of focus on customer needs or a failed investment. But in the end, it all comes down to communication. The ability of a founding team to communicate openly, clearly and constructively is the number one skill for effectively working…
Phantom Shares also called Virtual Stock Option Plans (VSOP) are more pragmatic in Germany and have been the go-to method by which most startups (> 80%) choose to give employees ownership interest.
On Deck had identified a crucial need in working people’s lives: “the need for lifelong learning with a blend of community that is more interactive than online education, much less expensive than an MBA, and also fit in the flow of their daily lives”.
One feature that the Pandemic has underscored is the rapid acceleration of existing trends in tech, particularly dispersion.
Clubhouse is an audio-based social media platform probably spreading like wildfire in “elite circles” near you, recently in the EMEA region. That’s due to a strategy currently focused on expanding its user base in the region, doubling down on Germany and the UK through an invite-only system.