Why you should see your employees as mini-CEOs, according to a big Spanish CEO


This interview is part of our series of Growth Stories. We interviewed the founders and CEOs of 20 of the fastest growing startups in Europe. We asked them about their companies, their companies'™ culture, and their lives, trying to understand how these three factors played a role in the achievement of such impressive growth. If you want to know where to launch your next business venture, keep reading '” Spanish startup Geoblink can help you out. Founded in 2015, the company is already leading the field of location intelligence. . Less romantically, Geoblink relies on artificial intelligence and machine learning to offer ready-to-use solutions for businesses that want to optimize their geo-marketing strategies. In plain words, Geoblink is a software that tells you where to open your next store or how much your estate will be worth in the future. Already established in three countries '” Spain, France, and the UK '” the company has been growing at an impressive clip with a staggering 1,700 percent growth in the last three years. To find out more, I reached out to Jaime Sánchez-Laulhé, the CEO and founder of the company. When I was working as a consultant at McKinsey, I had the opportunity to work really close with some retailers. Thanks to this experience, I realized that they needed someone to tell them where to open their new stores. But they didn'™t want punditry. They wanted data-driven insights. That'™s how the idea of Geoblink popped up in my mind. What differentiates Geoblink from its competitors?I'™d say that there are three main differences with our competitors. First off, we are 'œvertical.'FMCG, and real estate. Can you name a fundamental factor that you think really contributed to Geoblink'™s growth?If I had to name just one, I'™d indeed say the talented human capital. Geoblink'™s interfaceHow did you manage the steps to become bigger?Once again, it'™s a matter of human capital. We were really lucky because we could rely on a senior executive team that helped us in this sense. 

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