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GoContract is like Google Docs for Contracts by Startuprad.ioThis is a special publication on January 6th 2020, a public holiday in some states of Germany, to commemorate the Three Kings. Learn more about the day below. (at the bottom you will find the Link to the video interview)
The InterviewIn this interview we are talking to Lucas Weiper (https://www.linkedin.com/in/lucas-weiper-0828a6167/), CEO and Co-Founder of the “almost legaltech” GoContract (https://go-contract.com/). GoContract is headquartered in the beautiful city of Koblenz (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Koblenz), which is located between Frankfurt and Cologne. They offer end to end contract management.
“Lower Salary for startups is not an issue, if you can work with vision” Lucas Weiper, CEO and Co-Founder GoContract
A very brief startup historyIn the past, Lucas worked for a digital agency and the (also) Koblenz-based startup Sdui (https://www.sdui.de/). He learned a lot about startups, digital marketing and even recruiting there. Actually, he even encountered the problem, GoContract is now trying to solve. The startup helps startups and corporates with the tracking and management of their contracts. They offer end to end contract management.
“I can not advise to outsource software development. You will need the IP in later VC funding rounds” Lucas Weiper, CEO and Co-Founder GoContract
Recommended Holiday Readings (Affiliated Links)The Fire Starter Sessions by Danielle LaPortehttps://amzn.to/38Ug3rUThe 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
by Stephen R. Covey
The 8th Habit: From Effectiveness to Greatness
by Stephen R. Covey
https://amzn.to/34DYbOCThe $100 Startup by Chris Guillebeauhttps://amzn.to/2PEoFetOutliers by Malcolm Gladwellhttps://amzn.to/36U41g6Grit – The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworthhttps://amzn.to/2SbuEcj
Learn more about our Affiliated Marketing here: https://www.startuprad.io/blog/affiliate-marketing-at-startuprad-io/
Note on German customs: Normally Christmas is considered over after January 6th, which is a public holiday in Bayern, Baden-Württemberg, and Sachsen-Anhalt, where the Three Kings (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biblical_Magi) are commemorated.
Startup weekendThey started their company at Startup Weekend Koblenz (http://communities.techstars.com/germany/koblenz/startup-weekend) and found there their remaining co-founders. They set up the company with 6 people, where only three founders actually hold equity. The other three hold sub-shares.
Venture Capital RoundGoContract is currently raising its seed round in Q2 2020. If you are interested in investing, reach out to us, we will get you connected.
Further Readings:Vocational training in Germany: https://www.make-it-in-germany.com/en/study-training/training/vocational/system/
Techboost Telekom: https://telekomhilft.telekom.de/t5/TechBoost-EN/ct-p/TechBoost_en
Netflix Series Skyline, to which Lucas referred (taking place and recorded in Frankfurt)
Official Trailer in German with English subtitles:https://youtu.be/e5bE-8n0_5Q
One of the songs (in German) Skylines Kalifa - Rose im Beton ( Official Full Music)https://youtu.be/8xLCUg6pvPM
Agile Method (Blog): https://www.wrike.com/project-management-guide/faq/what-is-agile-methodology-in-project-management/
Agile Method (affiliated links):
Agile Methodology: A Beginner’s Guide to Agile Method and Principles https://amzn.to/36olKwIKanban: The Ultimate Guide to Kanban Methodology for Agile Software Development https://amzn.to/35jvfLYKeep up to date with GoContractAs Lucas said in the last minutes of our interview, you can follow them here: