I have been asked countless times, what it takes to be a good entrepreneur, a successful entrepreneur and so forth. Questions came from Quora, in meetings, on events and is […]

Help from the GROUND UP Getting 3,5 Billion people out of poverty is a daunting task. But 150 years ago most developed countries were seriously poor too. We think we […]

Quite a lot of the readers of this blog actually are one of the top 1% wealthiest people in the world. But because the majority of our readers lives in […]

Meeting with the ITP leadership team of the University of Ho Chi Minh City. An impressive presentation where Vietnam is planning to go what innovative businesses concerns.  We also had […]

One week with great teams, jar dropping innovation spaces and top notch universities. Our work in South Korea, with our ambassador and team was very exciting. South Korea is certainly […]

A week with very promising teams, brilliant people from the local universities and amazing supporter – less amazing government actions. Our work In Nepal was a great finish for our […]

Do you really need a vision for your business? You don’t NEED anything, it’s YOUR business! But here is what a VISION can do for you. You don’t “create” a […]

It’s one of the very often asked questions at startup events. One of the unique skills of an entrepreneur is to create something with nothing. If you would have capital you […]

You already started very very well – togetherness. Yet this is one of the biggest challenges of first time founders. Hence the long and detailed answer. It takes teamwork to […]

DEVELOPMENT AID OF THE LAST 70 YEARS Trying to help 3.5 Billion people in 75 of the poorest countries getting out of poverty seems to be a daunting task. In […]

One of the most often asked question from young entrepreneurs who don’t really live in one of the startup epicenters: “We don’t have enough investors in our region. How can […]

Instead of trying to help 3 Billion people from the 75 poorest countries to survive, we decided we want to focus on 1,500 innovative minds, the 20 best from each […]

We believe having a massively big objective requires a laser sharp focus. At least that has been true for any business and we think it is also true for an […]

We have roughly 200 souverain states on earth, depends on who is accepting which country. The 10 wealthiest countries together represent more than half of all export/capita value from around […]

After a very successful Asia roadshow in 2018 we are on our way to Asia again, Feb 27 – Mar 30th 2019. Please come meet with Axel and me, if […]

There is a lot we can learn from Nepal. The very beautiful and sometimes considered mystic country could not have more orthogonal dimensions. Nepal is at the very low end […]

Transcending from the Information Age into the Innovations Age. Looking back: Information is king, information will be omnipresent and widely accessible more or less across the globe. All that exactly […]

This post was inspired by a question on Quora and so I put my answer here on the blog as well. Looking in our heavily research driven crystal ball, we […]

I see thousands of horror stories and get hundreds of fearful questions like will AI be harmful to humans, will “they” take over the world. People see them already as […]

Germany has long been known for tech innovation and a very powerful economic driver. Berlin has grown to one of the most attractive start-up hubs in the world, putting Munich […]