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How Three Guys Risked Everything to Turn an Idea into a Global Business

By Mikkel Svane
13-minute read
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Startupland: How Three Guys Risked Everything to Turn an Idea into a Global Business by Mikkel Svane

In Startupland (2015), Mikkel Svane tells the origin story of his own company, Zendesk. He explains how he went from working on a small website in Denmark to becoming the CEO of a million-dollar trading company in the United States, and shares the insights he gained along the way.

  • Entrepreneurs and start-up founders
  • Anyone who wants to bring their business idea to life
  • People who aren’t afraid to take risks

Mikkel Svane is the founder and CEO of Zendesk, a software company for customer support based in San Francisco.


© Mikkel Svane: Startupland copyright 2015, John Wiley & Sons Inc. Used by permission of John Wiley & Sons Inc. and shall not be made available to any unauthorized third parties.

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