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The most important thing I have learned interviewing successful entrepreneurs and investors is their attitude to growth. I started my journey asking them “What mistakes should one try to avoid when building a global company?”. I was really determined on finding the best answers, making a checklist and including it in my book. There, I […]
Me and my amazing co-author Nicolai Strøm-Olsen got funding for our book on migrants, immigration and entrepreneurship in Europe. How are migrant founders shaping the economy in Europe? What are the best ways to integrate the society through entrepreneurship? Our first trip is to Jordan. We are hoping to meet entrepreneurs in refugee camps. If you […]
Last year I discovered the application to the Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI) just a day before the deadline. I was intrigued, should I apply or not. The fellowship is non-resident and lasts one year. During this time you are going to spend 3-4 weeks in the US, meeting the fellows through virtual round […]
I transcribed my favorite part of this interview. Had to listen to it several times, because he says so much in such a short period of time. Here is the link to this episode on BBC. O:We have close to 1 million young people all over the world in our young leaders program. I have […]
Jeg har inngått samarbeid med Shifter, og de har publisert tre av intervjuene fra boken Alt eller Ingenting. John Markus Lervik Fast Search & Transfer er en av de mest kjente suksesshistoriene i Norge. Selskapet var en unicorn-bedrift lenge før begrepet kom til Norge, og ble i 2008 kjøpt av Microsoft for 1,3 milliarder dollar. […]
Da Bente Sollid Storehaug var 19 år sto hun foran sitt livs utfordring – å si ja eller nei til jobbtilbudet om å bli redaktør i lokalavisen. Ville hun klare det? Hun tenkte på det i ett døgn, sa ja, og gikk inn i historien som den yngste redaktøren i Norge. Siden den gang har […]
How do you discover your authentic self if all you have been doing so far is to integrate and assimilate? For many years I was so keen on integrating in Norway, in blending in, in searching for this “normal” feeling. I became so good at it, that at some point I realized that I went […]