Bitesized Insight: Taavet Hinrikus, TransferWise

In his Bitesized Insight, co-founder of TransferWise and Skype’s first employee, Taavet Hinrikus, discusses what it means to be an entrepreneur and gives great advice for those just starting out.

| 8th Sep 14

Here’s the latest in our series of Bitesized Insights from Taavet Hinrikus, co-founder of TransferWise and Skype’s first employee.

In his Bitesized Insight, Taavet describes the ups and downs of running a startup and being an entrepreneur, and explains how this impacts his life outside of work. He emphasises the importance of remaining curious and open to new experiences, and remaining positive in the face of failure. For those interested in starting a business, he suggests that they try it for a set period of time, while acknowledging the likelihood of failure, which at its core is a great learning experience.

Enjoy the video below and look out for the next instalment next week.