Category Archives: Business

Start the right thing

My friend Patrick Stähler wrote an excellent book on starting the right thing. Unfortunately only in German – but hey Goethe’s language is on an ascend, what getting yourself fluent?! – it packs actionable advice with great insights from successful businesses … Continue reading

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Among the 30 digital leaders of Switzerland

The Swiss business newspaper Handelszeitung listed in its current issue the 30 most important digital heads of Switzerland. Yours truly included. Dorian Selz Co-Gründer local.ch/Squirro Dorian Selz ist in der Schweizer Digitalwelt ein alter Hase. Er gründete 2005 die Suchplattform … Continue reading

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Capitalism has a tendency to destroy itself

Text available in German only.

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Freemium has run its course – our experience

Recently I came across this piece from Rags Srinivasan “Freemium has run its course”. Here at Nektoon – that’s the legal person behind Squirro & Memonic – we apply both concepts. Memonic is run on the freemium model. The extensions … Continue reading

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Europe’s Youth: No hang loose but lose lose

On Friday I interviewed three great candidates for an opening as Marketing Intern* here at Memonic. Three very different career paths joined by a similar conjecture: All in their early thirties, from three different countries, finding that Europe has no … Continue reading

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Google buys the mobile phone business of Motorola

Google today announced that it buys the mobile phone side of Motorola, called Motorola Mobility for a whooping $12.5 billion. Larry Page, Google CEO, is quoted saying: “Motorola Mobility’s total commitment to Android has created a natural fit for our … Continue reading

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