Thursday, 30 June 2016

Alexander Motte TripUnion to IronWeb

Starting with his education, Alexander Motte earned his degree in 2009 from Paris Dauphine University in Paris, France. His degree was a Master’s degree in Quantitative Finance. This degree would give him the skills necessary to work successfully in the finance industry which at the time was the field of choice for his future. After graduating, he began his career as a trader. He continued this career path for several years after that and during this time, worked for multiple companies, including but not limited to, HSBC and Natixis. After developing his skills in finance, Alexander Motte began to crave change and challenge. He wanted to start to exploring other career options that gave him more freedom to think outside the box and take on new obstacles daily. Upon further research, he decided that he would like to branch into a career in the entrepreneurial sector. This started a new passion for Alexander Motte and he quit the finance industry and launched his first e-commerce business, TripUnion. TripUnion is a private sales website for hotels.

At TripUnion, he was able to practice and develop his business founding skills and after that he started a few other entrepreneurial endeavors as well. With each new endeavor, Alexander Motte gained new understanding and skills and eventually co-founded IronWeb in 2011. IronWeb is currently the biggest European e-commerce group based on recurring business model. Alexander Motte uses the skills he developed from his years in the finance industry and then years of practice through his entrepreneurial endeavors to co-found IronWeb and bring it to its current success.

Thursday, 10 March 2016

An Entrepreneurial State of Mind: Alexander Motte

The skills of management, innovativation of thought and business development have always driven Alexander Motte’s career and continue to help him drive success at IronWeb today. Motte studied Quantitative Finance at Paris Dauphine University in Paris France and graduated with a Master’s degree in the subject in 2009. His original pursuits were in the finance world. Working for companies like HSBC and Natixis as a trader gave him the foundation for his career. After gaining practice with his business development skills through the finance industry, Alexander Motte was ready to try his hand at being an entrepreneur. So, in 2011, Alexander Motte founded TripUnion, a private online sales website for hotels. TripUnion gave him the opportunity to practice business development, sales analysis and e-commerce first hand and after a few other entrepreneurial endeavors, Alexander co-founded IronWeb. IronWeb has now developed to be the biggest European e-commerce group based on recurring business models.

Motte’s original interest in starting his own company came out of his passion for problem solving. Upon investigation, he decided that he would like to branch into a career involving his entrepreneurial state of mind. This mentality started to manifest over his financial career and eventually Alexander Motte quit the finance industry in order to launch his first e-commerce business, TripUnion. This was his first taste of business establishment and he found that it was the industry in which he would like to continue the rest of his career.