Things I write

You can find some media coverage from different projects below. I love to talk about entrepreneurship, the Swiss startup ecosystem, personal finance and of course, sales and marketing. If you’re covering any of these topics and would like to get my input, please reach out.

So You Made a Wrong Hire: Here’s How to Keep Moving

Dealing with hiring struggles is something all leaders learn along the way. Here is my personal advice on managing a less-than-ideal hire, and what you can do to avoid future mistakes.

October 11, 2021
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Latest blog posts

September 25, 2021

«Ich hätte viele Startups gerne mitgegründet»

Als Silvan Krähenbühl sein Startup Gymhopper aufbaut, hört er oft amerikanische Business-Podcasts. Jedoch fehlt der Bezug zur Schweiz. Nachdem er sein Startup an MyClubs verkauft hat, übernimmt er den Swisspreneur Podcast und schafft damit ein Schweizer Pendant.

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September 1, 2021

Swiss Scaleup Cruise Event

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August 21, 2021

How to sell 4-6 figure deals remotely (Podcast)

I was recently interviewed by Manuel Hartmann for the B2B Startup Sales Podcast and shared my best tips and learning from the past 6 years.

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February 22, 2021

Adapt Or Die: Lessons In Learning

“What do you look for in the startups you invest in?” Many investors, when asked this question, say they look for coachability, because...

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January 25, 2021

WHOOPS: You’re Sleeping Poorly

There’s no denying that sleep is crucial for our lives. While I didn’t pay too much attention to my sleep quality when I began my startup career with Gymhopper...

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December 28, 2020

Success In The Nick Of Time

On the Swisspreneur podcast we have by now interviewed over 100 people, and there is something that — whether directly or indirectly...

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December 18, 2020

Operating an Early Stage Startup

Startups can be chaotic – especially in the beginning. When you step into the entrepreneurial world, you’ll ideally do it with a small core team...

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November 27, 2020

Company Values: Why They Matter and How to Come Up With Them

It’s no secret that your company’s culture is directly tied to its success. And that culture is founded upon core values, which in turn define how you work together...

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December 11, 2019

Founders and Salaries: Dos and Don’ts

It is no secret that startups are expected to be profitable. When starting a company or a project, you naturally want it to be successful and to get a return on your investment. However, it is difficult to achieve these goals in the early stages of the company’s lifecycle. Patience and hard work are required.

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November 20, 2019

Putting Your Well-Being First

This is a topic that unfortunately gets lost amidst the stressful activities of modern life. Both in the startup ecosystem and in other fields, people often forget about their own well-being, a fact that can lead to a slew of problems later in life.

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