Strategy

Founders need to ‘fire’ themselves every 3 to 6 months if they want their companies to grow, says the CEO of a startup disrupting the $1 trillion money-transfer industry

Scaling a startup is full of challenges, but it has its fair share of rewards as well. François Briod, who cofounded Swiss fintech startup Monito, says that finding talent is part of the challenge, but when it works, “it’s kind of magical what you can achieve.” Business Insider spoke with […]
Founders need to ‘fire’ themselves every 3 to 6 months if they want their companies to grow, says the CEO of a startup disrupting the $1 trillion money-transfer industry
Strategy

How a Swiss startup went from a simple iPad app to a company of 35 that’s looking to disrupt the $285 billion management consulting industry

Innovation consulting is a relatively novel field, which focuses on training teams to design new business models and profit centres for companies. Zurich-based Strategyzer does exactly that for some of the world’s biggest firms, like Microsoft, 3M, and GE. Cofounder Alex Osterwalder told Business Insider how he and Alan Smith […]
How a Swiss startup went from a simple iPad app to a company of 35 that’s looking to disrupt the $285 billion management consulting industry
Strategy

Here’s how a key architect of the Lean Startup model is using his own philosophy and experience to scale his own company that trains innovators for the world’s biggest firms like Microsoft, 3M, and GE

Alex Osterwalder, startup founder and author, and one of the architects of the Lean Startup approach, has led four companies that made him an expert on innovation and strategy, earning the trust of the world’s biggest companies. Startup founders sometimes seem to have an exclusive focus on raising big money […]
Here’s how a key architect of the Lean Startup model is using his own philosophy and experience to scale his own company that trains innovators for the world’s biggest firms like Microsoft, 3M, and GE