All posts tagged “German Startup Changemakers

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German Startup Changemakers: Dirk Ploss

Dirk Ploss is a Digital Technologies Scout and Advisor at Beiersdorf AG, and an online & tech enthusiast with almost 30 years of experience in innovation, marketing and advertising. His specialities include startup and technology scouting, innovation management, long-term innovation strategy, venture clienting and corporate… Read more

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German Startup Changemakers: Rayk Hahne

We talked to Rayk Hahne, a professional athlete and entrepreneur, who already founded five companies and helps entrepreneurs improve their business skills through online resources. Find out how he entered the entrepreneurial world, what are the lessons for founders he learned over the years and… Read more

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German Startup Changemakers: Michael Schmitt

We interviewed Michael Schmitt, the CEO of mii.ventures and founder of Gravitales GmbH. His mission is to provide new ways of creating value through marketing technologies and innovation practices. Find out how he entered the startup world, what it is about entrepreneurship that particularly attracts him,… Read more

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German Startup Changemakers: Gilg Frick

We had a chat with Gilg Frick, the founder of NPIRE, a creative agency with a focus on brand identity, design, and communication. The creative freedom of making something from scratch, having his venture, and his purpose always fascinated Gilg. Today, he is involved in… Read more

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German Startup Changemakers: Harald Zapp

We interviewed Harald Zapp, the founder & CEO at Next Big Thing AG. He’s a business angel, tech entrepreneur, and an IoT innovator with over 30 years of experience in the ICT industry. Find out how Harald entered the startup world, what is his mission… Read more

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German Startup Changemakers: Tobias Seikel

Tobias Siekel is a Managing Partner at Hanse Ventures, a key institution for digital startups. He’s in charge of operational management, business development and the overall project management with the portfolio firms. He’s also a mentor at Next Media Accelerator and feels privileged to work with young and… Read more

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German Startup Changemakers: Thomas Promny

We talked to Thomas Promny, the CEO of Velvet Ventures GmbH and an internet entrepreneur focused on B2B event businesses. He started his first company at the age of 18 and quickly embraced a learning-by-doing attitude. Find out what are his plans for the upcoming months and… Read more