Gunnar Pall Tryggvason

Gunnar Pall Tryggvason is a Partner at Icora Partners. has over a decade of experience in corporate finance and private equity. He has completed transactions, managed investments or been an executive board member in over ten countries.  As lead M&A advisor and later supervisory board member of Refresco Group B.V., Gunnar made significant contributions to…

Thubten Comerford

Acknowledged by Business Insider as one of the “Best Connected Entrepreneurs” in the world, Thubten Comerford is a seasoned business builder who actively mentors startup founders in Portland, Oregon, and across North America. He has interviewed hundreds of startup founders for his blog, Startup Weekly, which he co-founded in 2010. Thubten’s primary business is his social marketing…

Why I love Twitter

Started writing this post before I left Iceland for Boston to run the Boston Marathon did not get time to publish it… better late than never, there are some gems in this Tweet Roll from Danielle. Check it out. This is one of the reasons I love Twitter! If you have not been following Danielle…

Investor-Startup Ecosystem

The blog post is motivated by an article by knowledge@wharton business school with the title “The Next Generation of Investor-Startup Ecosystem“. I have written a lot about the need for Investors to be empathetic to Startup Founders and how value gets destroyed when that does not happen. I have seen it too often that Investors…

Learnings from CEO Bootcamp – Dealing with Fear and Failure

As an entrepreneur you are constantly fighting the grips of Fear, Doubt and Failure. It is a natural part of being on a journey that is low on data and high on uncertainty. I wanted to share the learnings from the CEO Bootcamp, the first day we discussed the 5 mistakes CEOs make and how…