Businesses big or small continuously struggle with the challenge of scaling up and financing and managing that growth. Dolf Wittkamper, Head of EIT Digital Accelerator gave us some great insights on how deep tech scaleups can surmount different kinds of obstacles in order to make a real breakthrough in Europe.
Silicon Canals (SC): What hurdles do deep tech scaleups have to overcome to breakthrough in Europe?
Dolf Wittkamper (DW): The most common hurdle for founders is that they struggle to delegate and stay too involved in day-to-day operations. Their focus should be on keeping a strategic direction and performing in a specific task like CEO or CFO and they should really learn to delegate other tasks and responsibilities, which requires a different skill set and team structure.