Silicon Valley’s secret ingredients of success

What is it about Silicon Valley? And why does it attract so many great talents? Young serial entrepreneur Catalin Voss, who got to experience that ecosystem, explains what makes it so special. About FLI Thought Leader Catalin Voss Catalin Voss’ passion for disruptive technologies has led him to become a veritable serial entrepreneur who developed … Read more

Giving in to courage & serendipity

“Courage is not the absence of fear… Courage is when you are scared shitless and you do it anyway” – serial entrepreneur Lin Kayser about why we need more courage in our lives.     About FLI Thought Leader Lin Kayser Lin Kayser is a serial entrepreneur and investor based in Munich, who has worked … Read more

The Birth of Cybertecture

Take a glimpse at how the renowned cyberarchitect James Law was able to grasp the hidden opportunities of tech, and to completely revolutionize the world of architecture.   About FLI Thought Leader James Law By combining several disciplines such as technology, social impact and more, James Law JP is a true pioneer of hyper modern … Read more

How to create the innovation ecosystem of the future

At the FLI Conference 2018, we asked representatives of the corporate, startup, academic and social business world how to leverage cross-sectorial collaborations for co-creating the innovation ecosystem of the future. How do you break silos between the private, public and social sector? It is difficult enough to break silos within a company alreadyso fostering cross-sectorial … Read more

Has the truth behind innovation been unveiled? Insights from the FLI Conference 2018

Let us present to you what we learned from a former Leader of IDEO Europe, a Cyberarchitect and a Harvard Professor during the first day of the FLI Conference on February 28th 2018. What have been the insights during the first day of the FLI Conference on “The Truth Behind Innovation”? Scroll down to see … Read more

5 Steps You Can Take To Innovate The Future – By former CTO of HP Phil McKinney

How can you innovate the future? Phil McKinney, former CTO of HP and FLI Thought Leader 2017, shares with you 5 actionable steps to become more innovative. About the FLI Thought Leader Phil McKinney Renown blogger and host of the radio show and podcast “Killer Innovations”. Phil McKinney is also the author of Beyond The Obvious … Read more

Disrupting the automotive industry – Interview with Founder & CEO of Drivy

How to establish Europe’s biggest car rental marketplace in Europe while redefining urban mobility, and accomplishing innovative leadership? Learn how the French founder and CEO of Drivy quickly achieved his goals and what “Truth Behind Innovation” means to him. “How can I act as a role model for innovation to inspire others?, “How can leadership … Read more

The 4 Levels of Innovation Culture

In our interviews with thought leaders about innovation, one aspect keeps coming up: culture. But what are we talking about when we invoke an “Innovation Culture”?  As the digital expert Rahaf Harafoush explained, innovation is an ecosystem and it depends on a series of factors, and each is related to culture in a specific way, from the subjective perspective … Read more

How a start-up aims to disrupt the e-mobility market

In preparation of FLI’s next event, the Future Lab, we have talked to the CEO of the startup MotionWerk GmbH about their first product Share&Charge, which is developing an innovative e-charging system. First of all, what is Share&Charge? It is basically a decentralised e-car charging system that enables anyone to share one’s private, public or semi-public … Read more

How to give a purpose to your company?

Do you want to make business or great business? At the FLI Conference 2016 Joe Kaeser, CEO of Siemens, revealed four steps for meaningful business. What is it that makes a company successful? What is it that makes a company valuable? The first answer to come into one’s mind is: It’s the profit, it’s the … Read more