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Boss of my own Internet Company
A (short) discritption is hard: I do so many
diffrent things ! Teaching Internet to all
kinds of people (from teenage girs to doctors),
designing web pages, thinking up new projects,
planning the companys future with my partners,
buying new coputers or furniture for the office.
I studied Computer Science at Salzburg University
here in Austria
[Salzburg as in Mozart or Sound of Music]
With three friends (fellow students) I founded
my own company in June 1995. We were all doing
Small programming jobs or such stuff. We thought:
when we all pull together, we might be able
to afford a small office, and a leased line to
the Internet. And we might be able to get bigger
projects and make better money.
And it worked.
If you're thinking of working with
When I decided to study computer science
I thought that my working live would be
spent mostly with computers. That was
ok with me, because I really enjoy playing
around with computers.
But now it turns out I spend much more time
dealing with people than with computers.
And it turns out: thats even more fun !
If your thinking of going into business for
I dont think I would have dared do it all
on my own. But with good friends its so
much easier. Being business partners does
change the friendship in a way: you depend
so much on each other, on each person pulling
their own wheight. You really have to learn
to deal with conflicts.