We had the opportunity to sit down with investors and company leaders at Tech Tour Growth 50 to answer the following question: “What advice would you give to your 21-year-old self?”

“Reach out to mentors more.”
Jennifer Webb, Investment Director at Swisscom Ventures

As professionals, we have all encountered pivotal moments and faced important decisions both professionally and personally. Looking back, we often wish we could impart wisdom to our younger selves with advice that could have smoothed our journey or inspired us to take bolder steps.

“Try your best and go ahead.”
Vincent Gregoir, Co-Founder & Principal at Junction Growth Investors

Join us as explore the diverse perspectives and valuable lessons learned by various investors and company leaders. From navigating career paths to fostering personal growth, each piece of advice should offer invaluable insights that resonate with professionals at all stages of their journey.

“Be an entrepreneur right away.”
Julien Hodara, CEO & Co-Founder at Libon

Bryan Garnier is committed to fostering an entrepreneurial spirit that promotes personal and professional growth at every level.

Our clients are a source of inspiration, which means that every employee has an entrepreneurial approach to their work. Our bankers leave no stone unturned and seek the best growth strategies for our clients by providing expert advisory services. Whether it is choosing between private and public capital, which exchange to list on, managing dual tracks and alternative processes, we focus on achieving growth through our full-service offering.

The companies featured in this video:

Swisscom Ventures is the corporate venture capital arm of Swisscom, that specializes in early-stage tech investments.

Enginzyme is a technology platform for chemical production whose ambition is to play a key role in climate change.

Libon is a premium super-app that allows users to access a multitude of services to stay connected and provide for their families.

DWF is a leading global provider of integrated legal and business services.

EfficientIP is a network security and automation company, specializing in DNS-DHCP-IPAM (DDI). 

Amadeus Capital Partners is a venture capital firm that invests in European high-technology companies.

Junction Growth Investors is a long-term, sustainable investment fund (art 9, SFDR) focused on non-listed European SMEs and scale-ups that play a crucial role in the energy transition.

Huma is a global digital health company powering ‘hospital at home’ virtual care, DCTs and digital companion apps.

Evonik Venture Capital is the corporate venture capital arm of Evonik Industries AG, one of the world’s leading providers of specialty chemicals.