Stockholm Entrepreneurs “Bootstrapping Your Startup” panel discussion

May has been an action-packed month including a trip to London for the kickoff of Startup Sesame and to Vienna for the Pioneers Festival. At the beginning of the month, however, our CEO Therése Gedda joined a panel about “Bootstrapping Your Startup” with Stockholm Entrepreneurs.

Several great founders shared the stage including the moderator Peter Fosso (Serial Entrepreneur and Founder of Global Music Project), Fritjof Andersson (Founder and CEO of RelationDesk) and Andreas Andersson (Founder and CEO at DMG Education).

It was a buzzing crowd of founders and aspiring entrepreneurs who took notes and asked a lot of questions as the four panelists engaged in an energetic discussion about how to build successful startups.

Therése in particular emphasized the value of designing your business culture, how limited resources spark creativity and the importance of the pay-it-forward mentality.

Therése also offered the following advice to the energetic audience: Start with why you do what you do and be clear what kind of company you want to build. Regardless if you want to build the next unicorn or be a lifestyle entrepreneur, make sure that you do something that is meaningful for you. Decide what kind of business you want to build and what kind of lifestyle you are looking for.

Thank you so much for a great evening and everyone who was participating. We hope you had as much fun as we did.