How to be an outstanding Board Member of a Startup (2/4)

This is the second in a series of four articles that explain what it takes to be an outstanding member of the Board of Directors of a Start-up and help it succeed. This training was delivered by the Start-up Board Academy over four half-days. The trainers were Virgine Verdon and Jean Marc Wismer. This session focused … Continue reading How to be an outstanding Board Member of a Startup (2/4)

Digitalisation in the Asset and Fund Management industry: opportunity or necessary evil?

The 11th Swiss Fund Day, on 10 Nov 2016, was a great opportunity to take stock on how digitalisation is impacting the Asset and Fund Management industry, and assess the impact(s) of the emergence of FinTech startups for established players. Insightful presentations from Consultancy Roland Berger as well as testimonies from the various industry players … Continue reading Digitalisation in the Asset and Fund Management industry: opportunity or necessary evil?

How to make a connection with words?

When everybody competes to get attention through emails, social media posts and other messages, it's time to take action! These are 4 ½ ways given by Neil Taylor, Managing Partner at The Writer, to help you capture your readers' attention and get your message across. Neil's recommendations will make your writing concise, simple and understandable. … Continue reading How to make a connection with words?

How to be an outstanding Board Member of a Startup (1/4)

This is the first in a series of four articles that explain what it takes to be an outstanding member of the Board of Directors of a Start-up and help it succeed. This training was delivered by the Start-up Board Academy over four half-days. The trainers were Virgine Verdon and Michel Jaccard. Registration for subsequent … Continue reading How to be an outstanding Board Member of a Startup (1/4)

Why FinTech Start-ups will not win if they play like the banks…

My recent experience with #FinTech #Startup Revolut has shown me that banks do not need to loose sleep over FinTech yet, as Fintech Start-ups will in fact not be in a position to disrupt the industry if they don’t also change the rules of the game... What went wrong with Revolut? “Revolut is a Global Money … Continue reading Why FinTech Start-ups will not win if they play like the banks…

Start-up event report: Founder Institute Zurich Launch – 2 Nov 16

I had the pleasure to attend this event and here is a short report and my feed-back for those who missed it. The event was branded as “Making the Leap from Employee to Entrepreneur” and was advertised as an experience-sharing session with three speakers who left their jobs to pursue their own start-up company dream... … Continue reading Start-up event report: Founder Institute Zurich Launch – 2 Nov 16