Non-tech entrepreneurs: 5 steps to launch your start-up when you don’t have any IT development expertise!

Many entrepreneurs have a brilliant business idea and a sensible business model to monetize it, but lack the technical skills to develop the website and/or the app, or the online market place that will support the delivery of their project. I am currently facing this very challenge with my business idea and I have spent … Continue reading Non-tech entrepreneurs: 5 steps to launch your start-up when you don’t have any IT development expertise!

Entrepreneurs: how to get the most of your start-up Board of Directors?

Start-up Boards of Directors should be more than just a collection of big industry names added to an Investor Pitch to increase credibility and help convince hesitant investors. They can indeed deliver real value for the entrepreneur, the start-up and its shareholders. For this, they need to be well-structured and follow appropriate governance. As a … Continue reading Entrepreneurs: how to get the most of your start-up Board of Directors?

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

This is the last 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. The focus of this last session was to apply some of the concepts learnt during the previous sessions and carry a Board due … Continue reading How to be an outstanding Board Member of a Startup (4/4)

How to be an outstanding Board Member of a Startup (3/4)

This is the third 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, Balz Roth and Jean de Wolff. … Continue reading How to be an outstanding Board Member of a Startup (3/4)

Start-up event report: Founding a company in Switzerland – 22 Nov 16

I attended this workshop organised by Startups.ch which went through the main steps of creating a company in Switzerland and explained the different choices to be made. The training was mildly interactive and served as a pitch for Startups.ch to demonstrate their expertise and sell their comprehensive package, as well as further training modules. Training … Continue reading Start-up event report: Founding a company in Switzerland – 22 Nov 16