29:15 - The
motivation at the beginning of the startup journey.
33:15 - The
process between having an idea and validating that there’s a
business lying behind it.
35:50 - How
does it feel to go into a different domain - from IT/Networking/IoT
into real estate and smart buildings?
39:05 - You
have a good idea but you’re not the "maker” (e.g software engineer,
electronic/mechanical engineer). How do you find the right people
and form a team?
41:50 - How would
you work on your start up without interfering with your day-to-day
- Knowing the right time to jump off the corporate train,
leaving the good salary and perks. Financial planning.
47:10 - Dealing
with stress and emotions, communication with family and
49:10 - How
does an engineer teach himself/herself to be a CEO? E.g.
leadership, finance, marketing, business acumen.
- Knowing the right time “to pull the plug” and close down
What would you do differently if you started the journey