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Today's Entrepreneur: Pascal Zuta

No. 1 Mistake: Build companies around too small problems

Innovation series by Mitos Suson
February 28, 2017
Short URL: http://vator.tv/n/48fd

Today's entrepreneur is Pascal Zuta, Co-Founder at GYANT.

GYANT is a health assistant that leads patients from their symptoms to the likely condition and the next steps by asking questions and learning from the answers, like a doctor would do - but through AI. Their first product is a checker for the Zika virus that had close to 300k users since its launch end of August.

Here's a little about Pascal.

I am a(n): Entrepreneur

Companies I work or worked for:
Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments (BDMI)

Achievements (products built, personal awards won): 
Nominee in the 2004 Cannes Film Festival, Official Selection

If you are an entrepreneur, why?
Never done anything else.

My favorite startups:
GYANT.

What's most frustrating and rewarding about entrepreneurship/innovation?
frustrating: investors who think they know your company after 30 min
rewarding: happy employees

What's the No. 1 mistake entrepreneurs make?
Build companies around too small problems.

What are the top three lessons you've learned as an entrepreneur?
Think big and cover the downside. 
Be nimble. 
Hiring and alignment take more time then you think.

Full bio

I have founded companies all my life. A film production company (sold), a social network (shut down), an ecommerce company (40m+ revenue, 25% margin). I was an early employee and later CEO of Aeria Games (exit to ProSieben, 2nd largest European Media Company).
Cofounder of GYANT.

Editor's Note:

GYANT may be one of the presenters on stage at Splash Health, Wealth & Wearables 2017, 3/23 in Fort Mason Center, San Francisco. Splash is Vator's startup conference, gathering top CEOs to share their lessons learned, and highlighting promising new ones. Join us! REGISTER HERE.  

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