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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
Amber Venz Box
FOUNDER & PRESIDENT
rewardStyle
Andrius Biceika
HEAD OF PEOPLE
Revolut
Barbara Soalheiro
FOUNDER
Mesa
Bruce Linton
FOUNDER
Canopy Growth Corporation
Chris Philipps
CO-FOUNDER
Philipps & Byrne
Claire Hughes Johnson
COO
Stripe
Connor Murphy
MANAGING DIRECTOR
Techstars
Dawn Barry
PRESIDENT & CO-FOUNDER
LunaPBC
Erika Cheung
FOUNDER
Ethics in Entrepreneurship
Georg Petschnigg
CIO
WeTransfer
Ingmar Hoerr
FOUNDER
CureVac AG
Jager McConnell
CEO
Crunchbase
Jeannette zu Fürstenberg
FOUNDER & GENERAL PARTNER
La Famiglia
John Sung Kim
FOUNDER
JetBridge Software
Juergen Mueller
CTO
SAP SE
Kirill Borisov
CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Navarra.is
Louis Coppey
VENTURE CAPITALIST
Point Nine
Malin Holmberg
PARTNER
Target Global
Matt Lerner
FOUNDER & CEO
Heretix Startup Marketing Advisors
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
Sam Parr
FOUNDER & CEO
The Hustle
Taavet Hinrikus
CO-FOUNDER & CHAIRMAN
TransferWise
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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