Soaring High: The Entrepreneurial Odyssey from the USA to the EU

My transatlantic leap from the USA to the entrepreneurial landscapes of the European Union.

Joshua Edward

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In the entrepreneurship experience, there’s a moment similar to V1 airspeed in aviation — that critical point where turning back is no longer an option, and so the only way forward is to take flight. This my story of taking such a leap; it was a journey fraught with uncertainty, but ultimately led me to success and fulfillment.

The Launch: Dreaming Beyond Borders

For years, I navigated the competitive but constricting realm of American corporate business. In the USA, entrepreneurship often felt like a sprint on a treadmill — constant movement but no real progress, especially for those outside the Silicon Valley circles (which is most of us). It was a relentless pursuit marred by a healthcare system that treated wellness as a luxury and a work culture that prized insane hours over tangible output.

In America, it didn’t seem to matter what you created, it was the appearance of working yourself to death that impressed people. Investors were no different, they wanted to know that you were willing to die for their money.

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Joshua Edward

Left the USA for Europe as a solo parent and raised a kid in a foreign land.