Tags: Budding Entrepreneurs

PapayaPods: moonlighting to avoid career-related fears

PapayaPods: moonlighting to avoid career-related fears

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PapayaPods is a “Software as a Service” startup from Lausanne, Switzerland with a solution that aims to simplify rental housing processes for both landlords and tenants, anywhere in the world. Their premium product, PapayaPods ProManagement, offers a set of tools that allow property owners or operators to find tenants and to handle all processes related to rental housing quickly and efficiently, in one place.

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The first months of entrepreneurship are exciting, but expect the same level of demand for the next 5 years

The first months of entrepreneurship are exciting, but expect the same level of demand for the next 5 years

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What could be more difficult than having an idea and implementing it?  Is there anything more complicated than forming a team of talented professionals who are 100% dedicated to your project? Now that you’ve got the funding from an investor, everything should be going smoothly, right?  Unfortunately, no.  Although many think that the first few months of building a startup are the hardest that’s not actually all true, budding entrepreneur Mircea Patachi gives it to us straight, “The first few months are exciting, but I would expect the same level of demand for the next 5 years.” 

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Entrepreneurship is also about learning to take time off

Entrepreneurship is also about learning to take time off

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Damien Authier is at the point every entrepreneur dreams of: his startup is growing steadily and every day that passes thousands more people are downloading his app Swiper.  “We’re close to being profitable,” explains the young French entrepreneur.  But it hasn’t been an easy road and of course success is still a ways off, but it is true that all those long hours are paying off.  In this installment of Budding Entrepreneurs we ask Damien Authier to take a look back and tell us what he has learned along the way. 

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Budding Entrepreneurs VI

Budding Entrepreneurs VI: There are too many things you can’t plan, so stop planning and act!

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It’s interesting how in the world of entrepreneurship there are no absolute truths.  There is no single reason why a startup fails just as there is no single reason why another one succeeds.  Therefore, if entrepreneur Damien Authier advised us to plan our time well a few weeks ago, this week Mircea Patachi plays down the importance of planning because “spending too much time planning can be a mistake.”  Let’s find out why. 

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