• Looking East


    Talking about startups, Western markets dominate the discussions. But Eastern Europe offers entrepreneurs some advantages the satisfied markets in the US, UK or Germany don’t. In this talk at NEXT Berlin 2012 the issue is discussed.

  • Berlin Startups: The Friendship Economy


    One of the main reasons why Berlin is such a fertile ground for startups is the willingness to support each other - the “Friendship Economy”. At NEXT Berlin 2012 Edial Dekker, Felix Petersen and David Noël discussed the issue together with Mike Butcher.

  • International Start-ups in Berlin


    Berlin is one of the places to be for both innovative startups and accompanying investors - not just coming from Germany, but from around the globe. Three of them discussed the issue at NEXT Berlin 2012.

  • Alexander Bard – The Internet Revolution


    At NEXT Berlin 2012 Alexander Bard He talked about the fourth revolution: the internet dramatically changing society, culture and economy. And even though his conclusions sometimes seem obvious, his talk can be compared to a revelation.

  • Ulla-Maaria Engeström at NEXT Berlin 2012


    Ulla-Maaria Engeström is the founder and CEO of ThingLink, a tool enabling you to link objects and persons displayed in your images. In this interview at NEXT Berlin 2012 she talks about the idea behind ThingLink.

  • Aram Bartholl – Uncloud your files in cement!


    Aram Bartholl, a Berlin based artist, mixes up realities: online and offline, public and private. The central theme of his work is the question of how digital data or products could be transferred to the physical world.

  • David Weinberger – Unsettling Knowledge


    “Chaotic. Unpredictable. Randomn. Very useful.” This is how David Weinberger, author, technologist and philosopher, describes flickr - a wonderful example of social knowledge. In his closing keynote at NEXT Berlin 2012 he explains how the internet changed knowledge and why our old institutions of knowledge fell apart.

  • Russell Davies – There’s A Walrus In My Fridge And It Won’t Shut Up


    In his keynote speech at NEXT Berlin 2012, Russell Davies humorously and cleverly illustrates his idea of what will be next: the network of things. Davies’ post-digital world is a “making world” in which people use networked things to produce analog objects - personalised and on demand

  • George Dyson – Turing’s Cathedral


    History repeats itself: Analog computation was the next big thing in the first half of the 20th century and, according to historian George Dyson, it will be the next big thing again. In his keynote speech at NEXT Berlin 2012, he explained why social networks like Facebook are already beyond digital and represent analog computation at the same time.

  • René Obermann – What’s beyond digital?


    At NEXT Berlin 2012 René Obermann, CEO of Deutsche Telekom, established that today the transition between digital and post-digital is complete or at least will be in the near future. In his keynote speech Obermann explained why this paradigm shift represents a threat and a great opportunity at the same time.

  • George Dyson at NEXT Berlin 2012


    George Dyson, historian and author, specialised on the evolution of digital computing and telecommunications. In this interview he outlines the impact modern technologies have on our lives.

  • Hermione Way at NEXT Berlin 2012


    Is Berlin the new Silicon Valley? At NEXT Berlin 2012 Hermione Way, journalist and founder of both and, spoke about the Berlin startup scene and the unique opportunities European cities offer entrepreneurs.

  • Philipp Mayer at NEXT Berlin 2012


    Philipp Mayer (one of the CEOs & co-founder) and his colleagues won the start-up pitch at NEXT Berlin 2012 with their innovative app Squadmail.

  • Martin Enderle at NEXT Berlin 2012


    Dr. Martin Enderle (Senior Vice President Digital Services at Deutsche Telekom AG) talks about the opportunities to exchange ideas and opinions on digital trends at the NEXT Berlin conference 2012.

  • René Obermann at NEXT Berlin 2012


    Deutsche Telekom made news today at NEXT Berlin 2012 with the announcement of their hub:raum incubator. The news was broken by CEO René Obermann during his opening keynote.

  • Berlin’s sexy start-up scene – a friendship economy


    Caroline Drucker, Partner Marketing Manager at SoundCloud, is a role model for women in the media and technology businesses: a strong personality with brilliant ideas and the will to put them into action.

  • Data without limits


    Werner Vogels, CTO of Amazon, gave a fascinating talk on ‘Data without Limits’ to a packed house at NEXT11. The essential premise of his presentation was that, in terms of data, bigger is better.

  • About NEXT


    On May 17 & 18, 2011 the NEXT Berlin took place at STATION-Berlin. Jointly organised by SinnerSchrader and STATION-Berlin, the NEXT Berlin is one of the most important networking and trend conferences within the European web industry.

  • Dumphonia: Why it is Smart to Embrace Feature Phones, SMS and the Like


    Jessica Colaço is one of the top woman in Kenya’s business scene and manager at iHub, Kenya. At NEXT11 she talked about the mobile revolution in Kenya within the last decade.

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    Matthias Setzer, PayPal…

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    Dirk Hibbeler, SinnerSchrader…

  • World Wide Web of Value


    Pelle Braendgaard, PicoMoney…

  • Why Banking Will Disappear But Banks Will Not … Well, Not All of Them


    Chris Skinner, Financial Service Club…

  • Baufinanzierung im digitalen Wandel


    Ralf Weitz, ImmobilienScout24…