more than a penny

my 2 cents on innovation, venture capital, technology and startups



Pitchtipps vom Experten: Sichere dir die Aufmerksamkeit eines Venture Capitalist

Ich habe Svea Meier vom Swisscom Pirates Hub in einem Interview Einblicke in den Alltag eines Investors gegeben und erklärt, worauf Startups beim Pitchen achten müssen: Liebe Penny, wie viele Businesspläne bekommst du innerhalb von einem Jahr zu Gesicht und wie… Continue Reading →

“Entrepreneurship is the new management consulting” – 18 months with Rocket Internet in Nigeria

A colleague of mine from my Swisscom days in strategy about 1.5 years ago decided that he what he wanted was to become an entrepreneur, go on an adventure and change the world. After a couple of weeks of traveling to places like Berlin,… Continue Reading →

Swisscom StartUp Challenge 2015 – ein Blick hinter die Kulissen

In der vergangenen Woche haben wir die 10 Finalisten der Swisscom StartUp Challenge vorgestellt. Doch wie sind wir auf diese Auswahl gekommen? Ich leite dieses Jahr die StartUp Challenge und möchte einen Einblick gewähren, wer sich für die Challenge beworben hat, wie wir bei… Continue Reading →

From “egghead” to Twitter pro: How I got started with Twitter

I created a Twitter account a couple of years ago but never got the hang of it. I didn’t understand how Twitter worked nor did I see its benefit for me. I used a LinkedIn feature to post my stuff automatically… Continue Reading →

Is FinteCH the Future of the Swiss Financial Center?

Digitization is impacting a wide range of industries, including Swiss specialties like watch making (e.g. smart watches) and healthcare (e.g. medtech and digital health). It is also having an increasing impact on financial services. As digital becomes the standard in modern life, client expect financial service providers to deliver greater accessibility, improved offerings and more value for money. The macro… Continue Reading →

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