As an industrial location Berlin is alive, developing and changing. Daily. The fact that it works lies in the hands of visionaries and progressive thinkers – particularly innovative solutions are presented at the Berlin Urban Tech Summit at the Future City Exhibition. These are lighthouse projects that are brought to life for all the participants.
The multitude of companies that Internet entrepreneur Thomas Bachem has significantly helped to shape ranges from his own start-ups to the founding of a private university for digital product development, the CODE University of Applied Sciences in Berlin. He fosters the entrepreneurial spirit not only as a business angel, but also as the deputy chairman and co-founder of the interest group Bundesverband Deutsche Startups e.V., where he works to promote a functioning start-up ecosystem in Germany.
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Dr. Henning Heppner
Dr. Henning Heppner is co-founder and managing director of several cleantech start-ups in Berlin such as Greenbox Global Holding, Ebee Smart Technologies and the Palmetto Group. Prior to that, the industrial engineer worked held management positions at leading automotive suppliers. At Siemens, the Huf Group and Continental AG, among others, he was responsible for large multinational business units and successfully acquired and integrated companies in Russia, South Korea and the USA.