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New Expert: Jelle Stolwijk

We are thrilled to welcome a new Expert, Jelle Stolwijk. He is an experienced founder and growth marketeer, currently working as a freelance Head of Growth leading go-to-market strategies for startups and scaleups.

New Expert: Viki Pavlič

We are very happy to welcome a new Expert this week, Viki Pavlič! He is a pitch deck architect and a pitch coach who helps startups get their 'wow' across by making their story clear, concise and convincing.

New Master: Frank Visciano

We are excited to welcome Frank Visciano as Master. Frank is a seasoned startup leader with more than 15 years of experience across multiple functions of scaling companies.

New Masters: Amit Vaidya & Brad Furber

We are excited to welcome two new Masters this week. Amit Vaidya is a Life Science Expert and Board Advisor. Brad Furber is a securities lawyer, investor, entrepreneur and venture finance advisor.

Are You Unconsciously Incompetent?

How aware are you of your blind spots? Do you try to do everything yourself or do you realise where you could use help and seek it out?

Looking for Ambassadors

We are looking for Ambassadors from all over the world to join us. Contact us if you are interested!

Hips Don’t Lie

Look at what people do, not what they say. Behavioural research is a powerful way to shed light on everyday consumer motivations and frustrations.

Project Charter: Kick-off for Success

Learn about this pragmatic tool we use to make sure everyone is on the same page for changes from the beginning and more importantly, stays there.

The Power of Passion

We are building a passionate group of Masters, highly skilled entrepreneurs and experts. And that itself is not unique. What differentiates us is our passion for entrepreneurship.

Our Insights on the First Half of 2021

After the 1st half of 2021 - and heading towards an even better 2nd half - it’s time to share some findings and insights on our work at Masters of Scale for international scaling founders.

Increase Your Chances of Success

Improve your chances of success by taking the time to read about successes and failures of others, and the best practices that have bubbled up from these over the last decades.

Six Crucial Pitching Criteria

Six criteria demanded of you when pitching for your investment and the what and how that will make or break your case

Ten Simple Rules to Make a Good Pitch Great

Fundraising is a highly competitive professional environment. Having a great company is not enough — you must also have a great pitch. Here are ten simple rules to make a good pitch great.

Why investors don’t sign your NDA

You’re going to have plenty of challenges in attracting investors, don’t make forcing them down the NDA path one more reason to not get a pitch to begin with

How Not to Die

Y Combinator's Paul Graham shares his view on how not to die as a start-up in this article from 2007 which is still very relevant!

Are Entrepreneurs Born or Made?

Is entrepreneurship intrinsic in the individual (nature) or is it learned (nurtured). Or said differently; are entrepreneurs born or are they made?

How Much Capital Should You Raise?

When you are going out to fundraise you need to decide how much capital to raise. Investors are looking to fund a company to a milestone. Learn more in this article.