Hampus Jakobsson gives us his keys to rebelling against the ordinary.
Hampus discusses how he sees real entrepreneurship as a form of rebellion, and how his startups were an opportunity to rebel against the naysayers, complacency and settling for less. Become a rebel - change the world for the better!
About the speaker
Hampus has always been extremely passionate about learning and found that building (and keeping close to) startups is the best way to do so. He co-founded and built user interface company TAT (acquired by Blackberry in 2010 for $150m) and co-founded sales productivity company Brisk.io in 2012 where he is CEO. He has also invested in over 25 companies in the Nordics.
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Startups don't die because they run out of money, they die because they don't figure out who they are. — Hampus Jakobsson
What differentiates the people who succeed is that they're the ugly ducklings who dare to fly even though they know that people are going to laugh at them one way or another 'cause they know that they're going to grown up like a swan because they're going to learn from every laugh, every interaction with other people. — Hampus Jakobsson
Perfection is going to kill you. — Hampus Jakobsson
There's a rebel against, 'It can't be done'. — Hampus Jakobsson
A startup is one of the best vessels and vehicles for rebellion. — Hampus Jakobsson