7:54 – The importance of your economic footprint
15:36 – Realizing you’ve chosen the wrong strategy
27:20 – The hard parts of entrepreneurship
35:11 – Does anyone have the recipe for success?
46:29 – Advice for young entrepreneurs
Markus Popp is best known as the founder of tilllate.com, a party event platform with photo gallery and community features. In 2009, Markus left tilllate.com and embarked on a half-year inspirational sabbatical. Upon his return, he founded the company builder Mühlemann & Popp Online Media AG together with one of his co-founders at tilllate.com, Silvan Mühlemann. Next to being engaged at Mühlemann & Popp, Markus has launched various other digital startups such as SOBRADO or eveni.to. Markus has a Masters in Management, Technology and Economics from ETH Zurich.
“Material goods don’t motivate me. This gives me a lot of freedom.”
“A lot of people mystify entrepreneurship — and this attitude creates a lot of disappointment.”
“Failure should not be stigmatized — it should be talked about.”
If you would like to listen to more conversations about failure and starting over, check out our episode with Peter Schüpach.
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