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.

When to Kill your Business Idea

Ever had a terrific business idea that just didn't fare well? Being left with armfuls of an unprofitable model and a hole in your funds is not a great feeling. Here's how to know when you need to let your vision go to rest — or convert it into something more meaningful.

February 14, 2022
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Latest blog posts

June 13, 2022

Hustling is a Humble Journey

Being a salesperson in Switzerland will get you a fair share of odd looks. Why is that?! The way I see it, this bad reputation is far from fair, because sales really require social intelligence and humility. Struggling is a part of the process, and that is why I chose to tell you the story of how I grew from anxious cold-calling to striking fantastic deals.

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December 13, 2021

The Rundown on Leading International Teams

Expanding your operations beyond borders is a tricky process for any business. My experience with a startup gone global has helped me see the good and the bad, and I now know that being informed of the stumbling blocks you'll find along the way is a great start towards success. Read on to see how you can scale up the safe way and receive the best of what branching out can offer.

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November 4, 2021

Wellness and Productivity: Friends, not Foes

Finding it hard to keep it together? A thriving career should never be a synonym to self-neglect. Here you'll find my personal advice on healthy habits, and how balance is key to a mindful life.

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October 11, 2021

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.

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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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