Resources from our Mentors

Kenneth Breeze from Founder Institute

Kenneth Breeze from Founder Institute

Kenneth and Christine Breeze from Founder Institut

Books Kenneth and Christine recommend:

  • Delivering Happiness: A Path to Profits, Passion, and Purpose by Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh.

  • Breakthrough Entrepreneurship: The Proven Framework for Building Brilliant New Ventures by Jon Burgstone

  • The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything by Guy Kawasaki

Quotes Kenneth values:

  • “Today I will do what others won't, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can't” - Jerry Rice

  • "The future belongs to those who see possibilities before they become obvious" - John Sculley

 
Fabian Willkomm from Axel Springer Plug and Play

Fabian Willkomm from Axel Springer Plug and Play

Fabian Willkomm from Axel Springer Plug and Play

Books Fabian recommends:

  • Zero to One by Blake Masters and Peter Thiel

Websites Fabian recommends:

Other things Fabian recommends:

Go inform yourself about the lean canvas model and apply it to your startup. The lean canvas model will help organize your ideas and map your business.

 
Andita Zekiri from United Nations development programme

Andita Zekiri from United Nations development programme

Ardita Zekiri from United Nations development programme

Books and Magazines Ardita recommends:

  • Designing for Growth: A Design Thinking Tool Kit for Managers

  • Entrepreneur magazine

Ardita suggests you understand and apply the concept of design thinking. There are a number of books avaliable on the topic of design thinking and it will help you find inspiration for your business. Furthermore she recommends being open to different tools for business available to reduce the chances of failure. Ardita also advises to read articles found on LinkedIn by business personalities they are are interested in. 

 
Dr. Frithiof Svenson from University Bremen

Dr. Frithiof Svenson from University Bremen

Dr. Frithiof Svenson from University Bremen 

Books Frithiof recommends:

  • Disciplined Entrepreneurship: 24 Steps to a Successful Startup by Bill Aulet

  • Entrepreneurship: Theoretische Grundlagen und unternehmerische Praxis by Jörg Freiling

Quotes Frithiof values:

  • "Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can." -  Arthur Ashe

 
Hieu Nguyen COO Holidog

Hieu Nguyen COO Holidog

Hieu Nguyen COO Holidog

Websites Hieu recommends: