What is it like to work at Blinkist?
Almost everybody with a track record in a startup knows how working in a young company can be a very unique, once-in-a-life-time experience. We want to deliver you this experience on a weekly basis and that’s what our reverse-interview section is for — we take you on a journey to some of the world’s most exciting companies every other week. So without a further ado, let’s start with this week’s featured startup: Blinkist
Heet.io: For the readers who don’t know Blinkist: Please introduce your product or service. What makes your proposition special and unique?
Blinkist: Blinkist distills the key insights of 2,000+ bestselling nonfiction books into powerful 15-minute reads or listens for your mobile device.
Who are the founders of Blinkist? How did they get the idea for your startup?
Once upon a time, there were four friends who found they had less time than ever to read. They decided there had to be a better way to learn every day. And just like that, Blinkist was born in 2012!
Describe us your team with 3 words/hashtags.
#self-starter #curious #supportive
What makes your team so outstanding? Why do people want to work at your company?
We are self-organized. Each team member is responsible and accountable for a specific domain, and has complete freedom to make decisions and take risks.
What are the first three products, we would see in your kitchen?
Coffee! (note Heet.io: probably three times)
If you had to print some quote or statement on a huge poster (maybe you did?) — what would be printed on it?
That was a short glimpse at what working at Blinkist is like. Do you like this startup? Find the link to their profile below: