entrepreneurship


The African Startup Revolution is Coming

At the TEDxVienna event OUT THERE in October at the beautiful Volkstheater, Marcello Schermer teared apart the usual image of Africa existing in the western society. I had the unique opportunity to speak to Marcello, the entrepreneurial facilitator who turned his life upside-down in order to witness and participate in revolutionizing the […]


Entrepreneurship made in Austria
Whatchado meets TEDxVienna

 IF YOU DON’T BUILD YOUR DREAM SOMEONE WILL HIRE YOU TO HELP BUILD THEIRS. (Tony A. Gaskins Jr.) How does one know when an idea has the actual potential to turn into a success? What does it take from its original concept to the final realization? Find out what happens when two […]


Body & Mind

Pioneering a revolutionary body & mind relationship: Interview with Ben Hwang 4

The Pioneers Festival brings together entrepreneurs developing innovative technologies on May 24 & 25 in the Hofburg. One of their speakers is Ben Hwang of Profusa, a health tech company which revolutionizes the relationship our minds have with our bodies through a sensor implant, which provides a stream of live […]


OBEN – from networks to ideas

The classical Eureka or rhetorical lightbulb moments might be somewhat simplified metaphors for having great ideas. An Aha-moment is not an isolated idea but rather the end of an incubation process of thoughts, experience and exchange with others. I am sorry to say, but unless you are a mathematical genius, the likelihood that […]


New Years

Kick out your boss!

Positively disrupting corporate working concepts “Kick out your boss” is what Elisabeth Scharang, Austrian director and author, demands in her new film about self-governed companies and new forms of corporate cooperation that takes her from a design collective in Graz to Vojvodina and further to Brazil. And clearly, her work is […]