2:10 – Where does Philipp’s entrepreneurial spirit come from?
15:31 – Getting an American green card during the 9/11 era
24:23 – When a mission-driven company fails
34:18 – The 1/1/1 program
48:40 – How can young people find their mission?
Philipp Stauffer is the co-founder of and Managing Partner at FYRFLY, an early stage technology venture firm. Amongst their former and current portfolio companies are Beekeeper, Philz Coffee and AngelList. Prior to becoming an Angel and early stage investor, Philipp co-founded his own ventures: Dropimpact, an innovation catalyst and early stage investment firm, and Onor, an impact digital marketing project. He moved to San Francisco in 2001, days after the 9/11 terror attacks.
Philipp holds an MBA from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania and a BA in Microeconomics from the University of Applied Sciences in Zurich.