Entrepreneurship: ‘Once I have… than…’ the struggle for leisure

Vivienne Schröder
Sep 14, 2020 · 3 min read

During my research on the work/private life situation of early-stage tech startup founders I hear over and over again the phrase: When I have investment, then… I will invest more time in my social life, start dating again, start making art again, start working out again, watch Netflix series, go to the movies, go to festivals, take a vacation. It is not only when they have investment, some entrepreneurs set other goals: when we have our first client, or when we launch our pilot or product. However, that ‘when’ comes back in many interviews…