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René Obermann, Warburg Pincus International

The European Wild West

“I am so fed up with people migrating to the wild west of the Silicon Valley and then coming back to say Europe sucks. It’s…
Florian Reuter (Volocopter), Mariana Avezum (WARR Hyperloop & WeMuv) and Dirk Hoke (Airbus Defence and Space), Greg Williams (WIRED UK)

Shaping the Future of Mobility

From autonomous flying to hyperloops – how will the future of mobility look like? Discussing innovative transport concepts, the sharing economy as well as new…
Florian Leibert (Mesophere) / Sara Haider (Twitter) / Guido Appenzeller (VMWare) / Larry Gadea (Envoy)

“Engineers Are the Stars”

As the innovation of technology shows no sign of slowing down, all entrepreneurs must think about what keeps them competitive. Florian Leibert (Mesosphere) hosted the DLD panel…
Taavet Hinrikus (Transferwise) and Matthias Ljungman (Atomico) in conversation with Ann Mettler (European Political Strategy Centre)

Are We Out of the Woods?

Europe’s leadership in creating advancements for our society has faded away in the last years. The U.S. and China are way ahead of us in…
Tina Boler, Elvie

It’s Okay To Say “Vagina”

Celmatix, Elvie, Clue, Prelude Fertility – Women’s health tech companies are up and coming. But still, in a men dominated tech- and investment-world, the struggle…
Simon Levene (Mosaic Ventures), Gisbert Rühl (Klöckner & Co), André Schwämmlein (Flixbus), Nikolay Kolev (Deloitte Digital)

Learning from startups: Go vertical!

How do we build innovative, commercially viable companies? What are the biggest challenges in scaling a vertical? And what can large, traditional companies learn and…

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Margaret Heffernan, author, DLD conference

Make Uncertainty Your Friend!

Don’t try to fight uncertainty, learn to manage it, author and consultant Margaret Heffernan says. Watch her DLD Sync session with Niki Kolev about better ways to deal with risk.

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smart cities, urbanization, urban planning, future of cities

The New Code of Cities

How will the corona crisis change office life? What should cities do to reinvent themselves for tomorrow? MIT researcher Carlo Ratti and Steelcase VP James Ludwig shared plenty of ideas in their DLD Sync session…

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biotechnology, lab, gene editing

The Future of Human Evolution

Biotechnology promises to revolutionize health and medicine. Harvard geneticist George Church shared his insights in a DLD Sync session with Ellen Jorgensen and Jamie Metzl.

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