Success Story: Valuedesk
On the right you see Torsten, he is the “happy CEO” of Valuedesk GmbH and the starting point of this story. Torsten made quite a career in industry companies
How did he end up in the Founders Academy?
When Torsten went to Silicon Valley in the course of his MBA studies in 2014 he directly understood the vibe and the potential that this new way of
Not long after this, in 2017 he eventually left the company because he had something bigger in mind: To change the whole industry, to solve a problem that he himself had experienced over years and that he never had got to accept as “the way it is”: uncarried saving potentials of industry companies. Back then, in 2017, the Founders Foundation had just moved into its first office and was a bunch of people who wanted to
At a pitch event where Torsten pitched his business idea, our CEO, Sebastian Borek, watched him and
Torsten joined the Founders Academy and met two young participants: Dennis Cutraro, today Head of Operations, and Ingo Roßdeutscher, today Head of Product. Two young Master students who were participants just like him. Dennis with a math background and Ingo coming from math and physics – so rather Scientists. The three of them formed a team, rocked the Academy, kinda “fell in love for each other”, and it was clear: We want to do this together. After the
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