3 Quick Questions to founder of airbnb on the sharing economy

1. What are the challenges in the sharing economy for airbnb? In general we have a firm belief that access will trump ownership in the coming years. That’s what the sharing economy is all about. The ongoing urbanisation will speed up and more and more people will be working in cities, hence we need to … Continue reading 3 Quick Questions to founder of airbnb on the sharing economy

Speaking about Digital Disruption at #WKF2015

I was invited to speak about Digital Disruption at the World Knowledge Forum in Seoul based on the story of Doodle and the rise of our application to become the world’s standard for online group scheduling. Here are some of my notes and some of the questions answered to a highly interested forum. The crowd … Continue reading Speaking about Digital Disruption at #WKF2015

World Knowledge Forum in Seoul – mapping the Zeitgeist

I have arrived in Seoul, the South Korean capital which is presenting itself foggy and grey today. My flight was overbooked and the offers went up to 600€ refund for a Premium Economy passenger who changed to an Economy seat for the flight, serious money and an indication for the success of the Premium Economy … Continue reading World Knowledge Forum in Seoul – mapping the Zeitgeist

Start-up Essential Workshop with venturelab in Zurich

Last night I had the chance to speak to about 30 young founders in prestigious ETH university in Zurich. The event was organised by venturelab – the accelerator for best start-up talents in Switzerland. Our host Stefan Steiner gave a great introduction into how start-up entrepreneurs could brace themselves. venturelab is actually sorting out the top … Continue reading Start-up Essential Workshop with venturelab in Zurich

Michael’s App des Monats: Wunderlist

Recently purchased by Microsoft, the Wunderlist team from Berlin in Germany has clearly redefined the landscape of what a focussed player can achieve. This App concentrates on planning your to do’s, nothing more and nothing less. It is reminding you in time about deadlines of your tasks and allowing you to collaborate with others. The … Continue reading Michael’s App des Monats: Wunderlist