Pascal Zuta
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Pascal Zuta

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 AG). Cofounder of GYANT.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pascalzuta
Twitter: twitter.com/pzuta
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San Francisco, California, United States
Member since January 18, 2017
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I am a(n):

Entrepreneur

Companies I've founded or co-founded:
GYANT, Sanktuarium Film, Arzttermine.de, Hypeventures.de, fittea.de
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're an entrepreneur or corporate innovator, 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/innovators 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.