Entrepreneurs carry risk and uncertainty, and in this lies their possible greatness. But there is a fine line between heroes and villains, between value and profit. Here then comes the contrepreneur.
An interview with Rahim Taghizadegan.
Do you have to be crazy to still become an entrepreneur in Europe? Or have entrepreneurs always been the crazier ones? These are questions Rahim Taghizadegan asks in his book Helden, Schurken, Visionäre: Entrepreneure waren gestern – jetzt kommen die Contrepreneure (English: Heroes, Villains, Visionaries: Entrepreneurs are the Past – Here Come the Contrepreneurs). And while there is no definite answer on the insanity of entrepreneurs per se, Taghizadegan constructs a grand picture of entrepreneurship throughout time. Continue reading