Martin Weiss

Martin Weiss, Burda

Hubert Burda Media

Martin Weiss became a member of Burda's management board in 2017 where he took over responsibilities for the group’s international business from CEO Paul-Bernhard Kallen. Since June 2015, Weiss has been leading Burda Principal Investments which invests in digital companies outside Germany (e.g. Etsy, Notonthehighstreet, Vinted, Showroom, Baublebar).

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Prof. Lisa Pfeifer receives the Aenne Burda Award 2022 from Elisabeth Furthwängler

Aenne Burda Award Ceremony 2022

“My dream, my passion, my daily motivation is to find a cure for Alzheimer”, Andrea Pfeifer, the recipient of the 2022 Aenne Burda Award, says in her acceptance speech. The disease “takes away your memory, your talents, your personality, your independence, your way to live – and finally, your life”. A growing number of people…
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Fatoumata Ba, Muhammad Yunus, Peter Backenecker, DLD, social businesses

Building Social Businesses

“Talent is very equally distributed, but opportunities are not”, observed Fatoumata Ba, founder and CEO of social startup studio Janngo. In this lively discussion, moderated by Martin Weiss, Ba joined Nobel Prize laureate Muhammed Yunus and Mastercard executive Peter Bakenaker to explore how companies and entrepreneurs can contribute to society in a positive way. Ba…
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DLD20, DLD logo, woman, smartphone

Quick Take: Highlights of DLD20

An astronaut, a Nobel Prize winner, a chess champion, many champions of a sustainable future: Take a look at select videos of DLD20.
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DLD Singapore, Gwendolyn Regina, Asymmetry Media

DLD Singapore: Asia Rising

Our second conference in Singapore illustrated a wealth of business opportunities in a vibrant, fast-growing market.
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Fred Swaniker, African Leadership Group, DLD conference

“Many of the most important innovations will come from Africa”

Today, the second largest continent after Asia is also the world’s poorest. More than 430 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa live on less than $2 per day, according to the World Bank. But a young, open-minded population offers African countries the potential to grow their economies through technological innovation, argues Fred Swaniker, founder of the African Leadership Group.…
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DLD Campus Karlsruhe, 2018

Regional power

After a successful start last year, Europe's leading innovation conference DLD (Digital, Life, Design) returns to German universities for its regional conference format DLD Campus. Last year, DLD Campus started at the University of Bayreuth, which will once again be the venue on July 12. DLD Campus will also celebrate its premiere in Karlsruhe on…
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Glamorous Evening in Davos

As part of this year's World Economic Forum (WEF), around 600 guests followed the invitation to the Burda DLD Nightcap in Davos. On Tuesday evening, the Burda board members Paul-Bernhard Kallen, Andreas Rittstieg, Martin Weiss, Philipp Welte, Stefan Winners and DLD managing director Steffi Czerny welcomed the guests to the annual meeting of the influential. In 1995, the party took place for the…
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