We've handed over our data to American companies, and given up our privacy with it. We need to understand what the threats are - and to build an European online world that keeps our data safe, says Mikko Hypponen of F-Secure.
Why are European Startups so sexy?!
Organized by the French-German Digital Club (DCFA) Join us for this panel discussion presenting leading european start-up CEOs and venture capitalists. Many successful examples show that european start-ups can become world leaders. But what are their secrets and keys to success? How do they lead their companies and how …
One of the main reasons why Berlin is such a fertile ground for startups is the willingness to support each other - the “Friendship Economy”. At NEXT Berlin 2012 Edial Dekker, Felix Petersen and David Noël discussed the issue together with Mike Butcher.
By the end of May, the new cinema platform Cinepass will enter the market by offering moviegoers a service for all film theatres in one city. The inventors of Cinepass won the NEXT14 Start-up Pitch Award this week, despite strong competition from all over Europe.
Are we trying to manage 21st Century businesses with the management thinking of the 1800s? NEXT 14 speaker Lee Bryant thinks so - and he has solutions.
By Adam Tinworth
Glocalisation 101: Go global – talk local
Points to consider when expanding beyond Germany/your local market The session is designed to provide entrepreneurs & startups with insights & tips on expanding beyond Germany/their local market. Special emphasis will be given to European vs. US expansion.
By NEXT Berlin
Big news from the European Commission
At NEXT14, the European Commission and their partners Startupbootcamp & Hub Institute will announce the launch of two European start-up initiatives! Isidro Laso Ballesteros is head of Sector and leads the Startup Europe Initiative at the European Commission. Isidro will present the Startup Europe initiative, the action plan from …
Get ready to take on investors
You’re raising your first round of investment and a professional investor is sitting across from you who has done it 200 times. Who’s got the power? Get a crash course in term sheet negotiations and take on the most experienced investors. What Is Investment Lab? An entertaining and educational …
The new normal between start-ups and corporations
Why corporates should collaborate with startups and how they can benefit from each other: Many large companies are willing to integrate the innovative power and entrepreneurial thinking of startups and want to work with them. They offer different models of cooperation: Funding, Accelerator programs, Incubators, Partnerships, media for equity …
By René Daher
Pitching start-ups in session 1
Avuba – Germany, Berlin Cinepass – Germany, Berlin Communikite – Germany, Berlin Fyddy – Poland, Wroclaw Jurato – Germany, Berlin FOTOSS – Spain, La Laguna Veloyo – Germany, Hamburg …