In an interview, Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, who published "Framers" together with Kenneth Cukier and Francis de Véricourt, explains why human decision-making is more in demand than ever, especially in times of robots, artificial intelligence, and automation.
On Saturday, February 5, 2022, ESMT Berlin will host its second TEDx conference, independently organized by students. This year the focus is on “Tomorrow’s Mindset” and how to change your own mindset to be better prepared for the future.
Bianca Schmitz, director of leadership development at ESMT, and Nan Guo, program director at ESMT, explore how corporate progress on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) suffered a serious setback under the pandemic.
Providing support to a country after a major cyberattack is tricky since outside help can get in the way of domestic experts who know their technology systems best, explains Heli Tiirmaa-Klaar, director of the Digital Society Institute (DSI) at ESMT.
February 1, 2022
Vitor Gebara (ESMT alumnus) co-founded Mindsurance. The company creates a way to connect employees with world-class mental health care and allows employees to connect with therapists, coaches, and digital mental health tools that are certified and backed by insurance companies.
Alexander Kudlich (ESMT alumnus): The Berlin-based venture capital firm 468 Capital, of which Alexander is General Partner, raised €210 million last week via a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Moreover, 468 Capital just announced the closing of their new Fund II. With approximately $400 million, it is currently the largest seed-stage fund in Europe. Since its incorporation in 2020, the firm has raised a total of $1.3 billion and made more than 50 investments.
Sean Wiid (ESMT alumnus): UP42 joins the BDI NewSpace Initiative on its mission to foster the German economy and innovation. Sean took over the company as CEO more than a year ago. UP42 brings together data from leading geospatial data providers with powerful analytics in a user-friendly platform and marketplace.