Startup Notes

Jens Woloszczak and Karl Sponholz on internationalization and product best-practices

August 22, 2018

Jens Woloszczak (CEO) and Karl Sponholz (COO) are heading one of Germany’s most exciting FinTechs: Spotcap. Based in Berlin, the startup offers access to flexible finance and operates as a direct lender to small and medium-sized companies in the UK, the Netherlands, Spain, Australia and New Zealand. Backed by investors like Rocket Internet and Holtzbrinck Ventures, the company has raised more than 100m USD in funding so far and continues to grow quickly.

In this episode, we discuss with Jens and Karl challenges and best practices for internationalization, how to build a product that users love, and why it is important to fail fast.

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