5,460 Miles from Silicon Valley
One of the Best Documented Entrepreneurial Case Studies in the IT-industry
★★★★★ An obvious case story for all business and management schools. And for practitioners.Freddie B. Jørgensen,
★★★★ Entrepreneurs can learn From Damgaard Data.JyllandsPosten
★★★★★ A textbook for everyone who deals with entrepreneurship and business in general.Ole Møller-Jensen,
Regional – President, Danfoss
★★★★★ This is a true, detailed and honest story. Should be mandatory reading for any entrepreneur.Toke Kruse,
Investor & Entrepreneur
How do you build and manage a channel of more than 2,000 resellers serving over 100,000 customers across 30 countries? From a small corner of the world where English isn’t the main language.
Navision did just that!
When Microsoft took over in 2002, the total turnover of and around Navision’s products was in the order of DKK 17 billion (USD 3.4B) and the entire ecosystem employed over 20,000 people.
5,460 Miles from Silicon Valley reveals the full story of two of Denmark’s undisputed business successes – from cradle to adolescence. It reveals an industry that is completely unpredictable, where strategies do not necessarily lead to success. But it’s also a tale of people, ambitions, and resourcefulness. How to pursue your dreams and build a successful business up from scratch – in one of the smallest markets in the world.
A book for anyone in the software industry interested in the details of how a successful business was built. Rich with examples of what can go wrong and how to fix it.