Lean Startup Coach at  StartupBootcamp Berlin  2014 and 2015 

Lean Startup Coach at StartupBootcamp Berlin 2014 and 2015 

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Since 2017, Head of Design Sprint Training at AJSmart

Better Products, Faster. Plug your company into a world-class product strategy and design team. No prep required, no old-school agency legacy or hierarchies, no BS.

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Since 2016, Author & Podcaster at StartupGeist

Learn from Berlin's Makers. The StartupGeist Podcast features Berlin Startups, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Singularity — a glimpse of tomorrow's wonderland.

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2014 - 2018: Coach at startup accelerators in Berlin and Vienna

I help startup teams with lean startup, customer development and acquisition, and getting things done.

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2014 - 2015: Co-Author of the '2015 Startup Ecosystem Report'

The centerpiece of the 2015 Startup Ecosystem Ranking is our updated and revamped component index, which ranks the top 20 startup ecosystems around the world. The index is produced by ranking ecosystems along five major components: Performance, Funding, Talent, Market Reach, and Startup Experience.

The 2015 Global Startup Ecosystem Report is live! (download here)

CrunchBase And Compass Partner To Rank Global Startup Ecosystems

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2014 - 2015: Business Owner, Photo Booth Rental

I successfully experimented with Tim Ferriss' 4-hour workweek principles to maximize per hour output by applying Pareto and Parkinson Law and build a passive income business.

2012 - 2014: Co-Founder @Spotistic, Startup

Local Marketing automation, EXIST grant, VC & Business Angel supported, Startupbootcamp accelerated, founded in Berlin 2012.

2011 -2012: Co-Author of the '2012 Startup Ecosystem Report'

Landmark study, analysis of the world's 20 biggest startup hubs, +100k downloads in 40 countries, Compass (a.k.a. Startup Genome).

2011: Research about 'Business Model Design and Innovation through Effectuation'

Founders (Effectuation) vs. Managers (Causality), different thought models and action plans, scientific Master Thesis.

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2009: Student work for Volkswagen on Business Model Design

Business Modeling & Design, Market validation, Volkswagen Group Future Research affairs, Innovation Management, Dr. Peter Walde.