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Dennis Crowley, Foursquare, Yossi Vardi, DLD All Stars

Follow Your Ears

A pioneer in location-based services, Foursquare initially tried to succeed with its own consumer app. But the company realized that providing location data to others…
Mattias Ljungman, David Helgason

Boosting Innovation: What’s Next for Europe’s Startup Scene?

Young companies are the lifeblood of a thriving economy, especially in times of rapid change. In this DLD Sync session, investors Mattias Ljungman (Moonfire) and David Helgason (Nordic Makers) assessed the state of Europe’s technology and startup scene, and explored where the greatest opportunities lie. Drawing from their wealth of experience as investors and entrepreneurs, David and Mattias discussed seed investing, innovation clusters, the secrets of success and more in conversation with moderator Karsten Lemm.
DLD Sync, WEF, Aerospace, Pioneers of Change, Munich

Earth’s Next Frontiers: Visions from the Munich Ecosystem

In volatile times, visions are crucial. They enable us to build a better future, they’re a call to action and they drive us to set out to new frontiers. Exploring space is such a vision and Munich is a veritable European innovation ecosystem in this area. We heard from four players in this unique ecosystem – a start-up, an established business leader, a leading technology enabler and a top university – about what it takes to bring the vision of space exploration to a new level.
Ecosia, search engine, worker planting trees, Indonesia, climate change

Fighting Climate Change, Click by Click

Search engine Ecosia uses most of its income to plant trees. Founder Christian Kroll speaks with DLD about sustainability and running a business that puts purpose before profits…
Hayden Wood, Bulb, green energy, video, DLD20

Renewable Revolution

Hayden Wood is the cofounder and CEO of Bulb, a renewable energy supplier that uses technology to optimize electricity sourcing from wind, solar and hydro…
Tom Wehmeier, Atomico, State of European Tech, presentation

State of European Tech

Investor Tom Wehmeier of Atomico takes a close look at the state of Europe’s startup ecosystem. Drawing on the venture firm’s latest State of European…
Taavet Hinrikus, Ina Fried, startups, Europe, USA, discussion, video

Europe Steps Up

How does Europe’s startup landscape differ from those in Asia and the U.S.? Taavet Hinrikus, co-founder and chairman of TransferWise, offers a unique perspective in…
renewable energy, wind power, green energy

Green Energy’s New Dawn

U.K. startup Bulb is reinventing the energy market by making power from renewable sources cheaper and more accessible. DLD spoke with CEO Hayden Wood.

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