Angels Talk with Jürgen Gallmann
To take the plunge into self-employment after having worked for Novartis, IBM, Microsoft and Avaya – mostly in top management positions – is not exactly common. Jürgen Gallmann did it nevertheless, and with success: in 2011, he effectively sold visionapp AG, an enterprise founded by himself, to an American software company. Since then, he has committed himself to being a business angel, supporting young businesses with his network, capital and operational advice.
In Search of Strong Sales Managers
expert contribution. Founders usually do not lack ideas and eagerness. And still, the number of viable startups is very small. A major reason for this lies in wrong appointments for sales.
On Sales – the Pariah Position in Startups
From the scientific perspective of personnel and organizational psychology, a startup is a highly interesting flash in the pan: occurring frequently, lighting up explosively... and disappearing as quickly as it developed. In most cases, at least. This makes it easy to study personnel-related and organizational mistakes – as the consequences of these mistakes make their presence felt immediately. Nevertheless, startups fascinate and attract hosts of well-educated and motivated people.