May 10, 2010

On startup CEOs

Ben Horowitz, partner at venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, has been writing a couple of very interesting blog posts on company-building in the last couple of months. An interesting post is Why We Prefer Founding CEOs. It's a post that should be read in its entirety, but he points to three key ingredients required for innovative organizations/CEOs: a) Comprehensive knowledge, b) Moral authority and c) Total commitment to the long-term.

Related reading (in Swedish) by Sebastian Siemiatkowski, CEO and founder of Klarna.

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