More heads are better than one. Thus we gather opinions of all kinds & minds. What is yours?
As coordinator of the NASA Space Apps Challenge in Vienna I have learnt what a great difference makes when people forget the local hitches, focus on the big picture and hack for problems that concern us all. What a spirit! I’m Slovene, I was born in ex-Yugoslavia, have attended my high school in Italy and then studied in Austria. I’ve co-founded more companies in Europe and Middle East. Although my move to Italy have been influenced by the war in Slovenia, I have never been a “refugee”. But I know how it feels to come in a new culture,...read more
During 17+ years of experience in coaching, management of workshops, labs, training courses and events of different kinds with focus on innovation and future trends I have been always interested also in projects with philanthropic dimension. In different cooperations with public, business and non-profit partners I have been trying to transfer the rich knowledge, especially the one gathered in projects introducing and coaching entrepreneurs and innovative companies to enter and adapt to the market. It is somehow my mission to find a way to...read more
He’s from Peru, living in Slovenia, with own and corporate business background in South America, US and Europe. He has founded a coworking space Aurora in Slovenia, works on networking of startup-ers from different countries around Europe and among many things he does, he is also the founder of the Fear & Fail movement with events across Europe. Every time one meets Jose, goes home with a new question, usually more of them. He makes you think. Last time he came with the idea about awakening entrepreneurship also in those, who haven’t...read more
Lucas is in process of habilitation at Sigmund Freud University in Vienna, used to be a university lecturer in “PROVokativpädagogik” which is based on the concepts ‘Biology of Love’ and ‘Learning as a research’, he is Ta-Ji- and meditation teacher, a philosopher, who inspired by his collaboration with Heinz von Foerster, has developed a systemically-circular way of thinking and uses this also as consultant. Lucas is so many things in one person. A month or two ago, as the speaker at the Fear and Fail conference he said: “I’ve prepared another...read more
A German living in Austria. Journalist, author of more books, ‘Wieso arbeiten wir eigentlich hier?’ (Why the hell, are we working here?), just published by ‘Edition KONTUREN’ publishing house, traveller, culture designer for business and state customers, involved in more projects bound to the refugee crisis … and an incredible storyteller. Michael has a story for every discussion. But not just some story; from his deep knowledge he brings facts from the history or the world of nature that give you inspiration for the current...read more