Brigitte is the Founder and CEO of Go Beyond, a Business Angel, serves on the selection committee of the World Economic Forum’s Tech Pioneers & is a Member of the Präsidium of KTI, the Swiss commission for Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Brigitte is President of the Board of EBAN & Chairs Young Presidents Organization’s global Angel Investing interest group. Brigitte holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Tufts University and an MBA in Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. She has been the subject of a Harvard Business School case study.
I'm very passionate about this sector and I know we can, across the world, have a lot more individuals that are doing early-stage investing.
As soon as you're with entrepreneurs there is a buzz of hope, because they represent hope...
When someone decides to become a business angel there is often the question of 'ok well, how do I let the world know I'm open for business?
I find so much can to happen in the years that we're going to be together, that values and how we're going to communicate is what is going to stay common.
We're investing capital, but also we want to invest our know-how, bring our contacts to the entrepreneurs.
If we ask for information as investors, show us that on the things you can control, you really deliver.
When we look at entrepreneurs we have a huge range of diversity. I feel that since it's so much about building a connection between investor and entrepreneur, if w... [More >>]
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One of the reasons I'm a business angel is because I want to have my money be able to support entrepreneurs that I feel represent sustainable development --meaning triple bottom line businesses, so profit, but who are thinking about social and environmental impact at the same time.
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