„Where the Tech World meets …” - da durfte die Born Global Academy nicht fehlen! Die ultimative Technologiekonferenz mit über 70.000 Teilnehmenden bot der internationalen Startup Community einzigartige Einblicke in neueste Technologietrends und innovative Entwicklungen.
Im Rahmen der Born Global Academy Masterclass "How do Austrian Tech-Leaders react to Web Summit’s Top Trends?" am 3.11.2022 diskutierten österreichische Tech-Leaders die spannendsten und relevantesten Highlights des Web Summits. Als Host führten Renate Schnutt, Head of Scaleups der AUSSENWIRTSCHAFT AUSTRIA und Jakob Steinschaden, Gründer und Chefredakteur von Trending Topics durch den Talk.
Andreas Frankl As founder and CEO of Opus Novo GmbH, a Graz-based social impact startup, Andreas and his team developed a new product for family care of elderly people. With their digital support device ELLY, Opus Novo wants to create a maximum value of well-being and safety in domestic elderly care.
Niki Futter is Chairman of the Board of the Austrian Angel Investors Association (AAIA). The AAIA was founded in 2012 as a non-profit association with the goal of supporting innovation throughout Austria - by promoting and professionalising the business angel scene. With more than 250 members from all over Austria, the organisation has become one of the most important cornerstones of the Austrian start-up ecosystem and one of the leading angel networks in Europe.
Claudia Heiling Instrumental in multiple market entries of games and portals for B2C/B2B customers, played by millions of active players. Focused on product quality and customer satisfaction since day one of her career. Passionate about smooth and efficient operations. Master’s degree in information management. Co-founder of Golden Whale Productions, dedicated to personalizing customer experience by applying data science methods and tools.
Valentina Putz "Accompanying my Master's degree in Business Development & Sales Management, I joined Strykerlabs directly. In the company I am mainly responsible for the marketing & sales area, but also many tasks such as the development of strategies or business models are part of my job. After a long time of focusing purely on research, the focus of the company is now more and more on developing a saleable business model and solving actual customer problems."
Renate Schnutt helps Austrian Startups to scale globally within the vast network of AUSSENWIRTSCHAFT AUSTRIA. As Head of Scaleups, she supports founders within various programmes, coordinates all scaleup initiatives and is responsible for the Born Global Academy. Previously, she spent several years at the Austrian Embassy – Commercial Section in London and co-founded the global startup initiative Global Tech Connect. She pays special attention to initiatives that support women entrepreneurs on their internationalisation path.
Jakob Steinschaden is Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of TrendingTopics, the leading Austrian startup medium. He has also published the books "Phenomenon Facebook" and "Digital Spring" and has worked in the media industry for more than 15 years.