Emerging Markets Enthusiast

[Operator Stories] Janan Knust (KLog) on being uncomfortable as a state of mind, bootstrapping to $100M in revenues and revolutionising the logistics industry at the same time

April 26, 2022 Season 2 Episode 15
Emerging Markets Enthusiast
[Operator Stories] Janan Knust (KLog) on being uncomfortable as a state of mind, bootstrapping to $100M in revenues and revolutionising the logistics industry at the same time
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On this episode Patrick sat down with Janan Knust, Founder & CEO of Chilean logistics startup Klog to learn more about his fascinating journey into the world of startups, the inception for Klog, why we need more standardisation in global supply chains to fix some of the inherent problems and lessons on trust & faith to be a successful leader

On this episode you will learn about: 

  • Janan's eclectic style to founding Klog and inspiring his team on being uncomfortable all the time
  • His mantra on trust and faith to get the troops lined up behind him
  • How KLog fixes some of the challenges in the global supply chain 
  • Bootstrapping the company to US$ 100M in revenues and any lessons learned


You can find Janan on LinkedIn here.

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Janan's way into entrepreneurship
The role of faith and trust & being uncomfortable by definition
What is Klog about and how does it change logistics?
Integrating the logistics value chain
Revenue streams for Klog
Strategies on bootstrapping
Growing and scaling with the company
Trends in the logistics space - It is all about standardisation
Fast Speed Round