Gründerzeit

Wenn Start-ups ihrer Zeit weit voraus sind

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Hans Evert

Foto: Reto Klar

So manchem Start-up bleibt der Erfolg versagt. Zwei Geschichten von Berliner Gründern, die hinfielen und dennoch weiter machen.

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Scheitern akzeptieren

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Wie könnt Ihr Geld verdienen?

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„Irgendwann“ trat nicht ein

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Das will er nun behutsam weiter entwickeln

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