Now we come to an interesting aspect that only business men understand and that is completely foreign to the venture capital world and the modern entrepreneur. To become a global MNO, you must be global. And that doesn’t mean opening new branch offices and expanding operations once you made it […]

The next step after understanding the entry points into establishing a business setting is to ask yourself what do you want to build first? I will discuss the following models: Platform first Capability first Product/Service first Network first There might come more later on, but this is a good first […]

Part 2 of the series. We now look at the simple problems that founders have when trying to find a viable business. The goal is clear: get a business up and running without equity financing. So what are the options? A. The dry-cleaning business Let’s start with the most interesting […]

Time to talk about playbooks. A central concept all over the investment world. Asset managers have playbooks, PE funds, VC funds, entrepreneurs, politicians, they all have playbooks. Origin: the word playbook comes from the US and is mostly found in the context of American football. For a given team and […]

Are you running on Windows 10? So I clean installed my computer, plugged in my promiscuous mode wireless adapter and fired up wireshark and started observing packages and DNS entries on the IP Adresses my computer wildly communicated with. I had logged into Linked in once, watched at one WikiPedia […]

Somehow following the current developments around Nintendo Switch, I was studying the most recognizable and most revenue generating game characters today. And the franchises they created vs. more modern game franchises, which seems what mainstream game designers appear to be all about. The hall of fame appears to be most […]