Stop Wasting Time Planning Your Business Model

There are different kinds of business model that you can find. At The Family, we’re looking for entrepreneurs who are searching for a very particular kind of business model: businesses that are scalable, profitable, repeatable…   Read the full article…

The Biggest Risk

One of our favorite companies at The Family, Star of Service, does absolutely nothing the “right” way. You’re not going to see a Harvard Business Review article on them, because it’s still way too counterintuitive. But it works. We’ve moved…

New Order. Old Metrics.

When I was 10, I won a computer. This was in the 90s, so it wasn’t like they sent me something pretty from the Apple Store. It came in pieces, and I had to learn to put it together. Then,…

Everyone Lies

I was once talking to an entrepreneur who had designed a label for their product. It was ugly. I told them so. And they said, “But everyone I’ve asked told me it’s good!” And I’m sure they did, because everyone…

Once upon a time…

… Four years ago to be precise, Alice, Nicolas and I started The Family with one belief — together, we could change the French startup ecosystem and make a better version of it. A big dose of rebellion and a little bit…

Emmanuel Macron, un choix de coeur

TheFamily est une grande famille, une communauté composée de gens divers qui votent pour qui ils veulent. Évidemment, nombreux de mes amis votent pour d’autres candidats. Je tiens à le dire : je suis heureux que les communautés d’entrepreneurs soient…