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Entrepreneurship

Responsible-minded, creative, and innovative – entrepreneurs are the world changers of the modern age. But what exactly is an entrepreneur? In its traditional sense, entrepreneurship means doing business, so an entrepreneur is essentially a businessperson. However, this explanation isn’t entirely accurate. There is a fine yet decisive difference between a simple businessperson and an entrepreneur. Decades ago, economist Joseph Schumpeter, who coined the term entrepreneurship, already argued that entrepreneurs are not just founders, but also innovators and visionaries – and thus important cornerstones of transformation. Entrepreneurs: trendsetters and role models Entrepreneurship pursues one goal above all: to make an impact. For the visionari...
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Delivery services – from lockdown boom to here to stay?
Although many restaurants are open again, the boom in delivery services like Gorillas, Flink and the rest shows no sign of abating. Why are these services so successful, and what’s the difference between the providers? Read on for the answers and much more.
Alpakas – a green delivery service?
The grocery delivery service Alpakas has sustainability at the heart of its concept – thus setting itself apart from the competition. But how does zero packaging and zero waste work in the delivery service business?
Five effective teambuilding tips for your company
The pandemic and the shift to remote working mean that many people are struggling to feel part of a community. But choosing the right teambuilding event will soon have all your colleagues back on the same page again. We have five really useful tips to help you with this.
Female managers – women power to overcome a crisis
Recent studies show that women prosper in their roles – especially in times of crisis. Yet they are underrepresented at management levels. Why is that? We asked Izabela Ianelli from Endemol Shine Brasil and journalist Lori Lizarraga - both members of the WOW Dinner.
How to turn a minimum viable product into a minimum awesome product
You have a brilliant business idea for a new software program or app – but will your customers also see it that way? Before you brave the market with a painstakingly designed product, you can chalk it out as a minimum viable product.
Corporate venture building (CVB): the new digital business model?
Global challenges like climate change and healthcare require innovative and sustainable ideas to be developed and quickly implemented. Is corporate venture building the business model for achieving that?
Female Founder Initiative – for more women in the tech industry
Tech startups are spreading like wildfire, but if you look closer, one thing stands out: it’s mainly men who are igniting the flame. The Female Founder Initiative wants to change that.
Spotlight on Stathletes: data & analytics for professional sports
Meghan Chayka is co-founder and CEO of Canadian sports data and analytics company Stathletes. Her customers are professional ice hockey teams that want to use data to optimize their performance, leave behind the competition, and wow fans.
Spotlight on farmer connect®: data for transparent and fair supply chains
Michael Chrisment is the CEO of the Swiss startup farmer connect®. Using IBM’s blockchain technology, the agritech company ensures greater sustainability and transparency in the food industry’s production and supply chains.
How to find the right SaaS pricing model for your software
Choosing the right SaaS pricing model for your software is essential for marketing your software product. We present the 5 most popular pricing models along with their strengths and weaknesses and explain what you should keep in mind.