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Pioneering Business

Business is changing. We’ve watched everything from taxis to banking get “disrupted.” We’ve seen offline businesses go online and online businesses going offline. These changes are creating new challenges and opportunities to understand and satisfy consumers. We’ll help you to understand, think critically and stay a step ahead in this new economy.

Business is changing. We’ve watched everything from taxis to banking get “disrupted.” We’ve seen offline businesses go online and online businesses going offline. These changes are creating new challenges and opportunities to understand and satisfy consumers. We’ll help you to understand, think critically and stay a step ahead in this new economy.

Featured Speakers

Alice Zagury
CO-FOUNDER & CEO
TheFamily
Andreas Helbig
INVESTMENT MANAGER
Project A
Andrius Biceika
HEAD OF PEOPLE
Revolut
Barbara Soalheiro
FOUNDER
Mesa
Chris Philipps
CO-FOUNDER
Philipps & Byrne
Christian Wehner
XM AMBASSADOR
SAP
Christoph Sollich
THE PITCH DOCTOR
Claire Hughes Johnson
COO
Stripe
Connor Murphy
MANAGING DIRECTOR
Techstars
Cory McGonigle Rose
SENIOR DIRECTOR
Delivery Hero
Dawn Barry
PRESIDENT & CO-FOUNDER
LunaPBC
Erika Cheung
FOUNDER
Ethics in Entrepreneurship
Fredrik Hedberg
CO-FOUNDER & CTO
Tink
Georg Petschnigg
CIO
WeTransfer
Ingmar Hoerr
FOUNDER
CureVac AG
Jeannette zu Fürstenberg
FOUNDER & GENERAL PARTNER
La Famiglia
Juergen Mueller
CTO
SAP SE
Kirill Borisov
CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Navarra.is
Lina Chong
INVESTMENT DIRECTOR
Target Global
Louis Coppey
Principal
Point Nine
Mali M Baum
CEO & FOUNDING PARTNER
WLOUNGE | MAGDA GROUP
Malin Holmberg
PARTNER
Target Global
Matt Lerner
FOUNDER & CEO
Startup Core Strengths
Maximilian Tayenthal
CO-FOUNDER & CFO
N26
Naveen Gavini
HEAD OF DESIGN & USER EXPERIENCE
Pinterest
Niklas Östberg
CO-FOUNDER & CEO
Delivery Hero SE
Ophelia Brown
FOUNDER & PARTNER
Blossom Capital
Roxanne Varza
DIRECTOR
Station F
Taavet Hinrikus
CO-FOUNDER & CHAIRMAN
TransferWise
Tim Rehder
PRINCIPAL
Earlybird VC Management
Videesha Böckle
FOUNDING PARTNER
Signals Venture Capital
Yoram Wijngaarde
FOUNDER & CEO
Dealroom.co
Zak Normandin
FOUNDER & CEO
Iris Nova

Key questions

  • How can we respond to immediacy without sacrificing integrity?
  • How can we create efficiency without sacrificing sustainability?
  • Are the subscription, sharing and gig economies the future or a fad?
  • How can traditional corporates limber up to compete in this new world?
  • Can new business models save us from the economy crashing?

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