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Beginner's Mind
Christian Soschner

Discover the Secrets of Deep Tech Success with Christian SoschnerDiscover the strategies and mindsets that transform cutting-edge deep tech ideas into thriving... more

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Ep 130: Is Venture Debt the Missing Piece in Your Startup's Funding Puzzle? (EIB's Expert Reveals All)

What if there was a funding source that could supercharge your startup's growth without diluting your equity? It's not a... more

21 May 2024 · 33 minutes
#129: Elon Musk Leadership Formula: Risk, Ambition, and the Cost of Success (Walter Isaacson Biography Review)

Ever wondered what drives Elon Musk, the world's most controversial innovator?This biography summary by Walter Isaacson dives into the complex... more

10 May 2024 · 1 hour, 25 minutes
EP 128: Squire Servance - Beyond Profit: Venture Capital’s Key Role in Solving Health Disparities

🚀 Investing with Impact: Squire Servance on Health Equity & Venture CapitalUnlock the power of venture capital to address health... more

19 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 53 minutes
MM21: Mastering Venture Capital in a Volatile Market: Insights from a Life Science Investor

Venture capital funding is drying up, but is this a crisis or an opportunity? Squire Servance, founder of Syridex... more

12 Apr 2024 · 9 minutes
MM20: Alarming Disparities Exposed: A VC's Take on Health Equity - Squire Servance, Syridex Bio

Witness the raw truth as Squire Servance, founder of Syridex Bio, a healthcare impact investor, sheds light on the glaring... more

08 Apr 2024 · 10 minutes
#127: Tim Cook's Apple: Leadership, Profit, Privacy, & Changing the World (Book Review)

Ever wondered how Apple became a trillion-dollar empire, even after the loss of Steve Jobs? This Tim Cook biography summary... more

02 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
EP 126: Owen Reynolds is Changing the Game: Risk, Returns, & the Future of Tech

🚀 Navigating the Future: Owen Reynolds' Blueprint for Venture Capital Success!Join us in this riveting episode as we explore the... more

05 Mar 2024 · 1 hour, 34 minutes
EP125 - Dan Bowyer: Revolutionizing Ventures: Dan Bowyer's Blueprint for Disruptive Success

🚀 Revolutionizing the Game: Dan Bowyer's Vision for the Future of Venture Capital!In this compelling episode, join us as we... more

19 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 35 minutes
#124: From Zero to Billion: How Venture Capital Shapes Our World | 'The Power Law' Review

Venture capital is the lifeblood of innovation, transforming bold ideas into groundbreaking realities. Yet, navigating this high-stakes world is fraught... more

08 Feb 2024 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
EP 123 - Navigating the New Era of European Innovation with David Dana

🚀 Europe's Tech Transformation: David Dana's Vision for the Future!In this episode, join me, Christian Soschner, for an enlightening conversation... more

29 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 54 minutes
EP 122: Change-Makers of 2023: Discovering New Paths in Health, Technology, and Climate

Ready to make 2024 your best year ever? If so, this episode is tailor-made for you. We've hand-picked the five... more

16 Jan 2024 · 37 minutes
SP 15: 2024 Vision: Amplifying Deep Tech Voices – Insights from Investors and Entrepreneurs on 'Beginner's Mind'

Dive into the future with 'Beginner’s Mind' as I unveil the 2024 vision, a groundbreaking journey through the world of... more

10 Jan 2024 · 5 minutes
EP 121 - Matías Peire: How Can Latin America Revolutionize Global Biotech?

In this episode, we dive into a groundbreaking conversation with Matías Peire, a trailblazer in the biotech venture capital space.... more

06 Jan 2024 · 1 hour, 47 minutes
MM 19: Merry Christmas from Christian Soschner: Uniting Deep Tech with Timeless Wisdom

📢 About This Memorable MomentThis festive season, I reflect on the journey we've shared through the 'Beginner’s Mind' podcast and... more

25 Dec 2023 · 5 minutes
MM 18: Revolutionizing Mental Health: The Promise of Psychedelic Therapy with Matias Serebrinsky

Dive into a groundbreaking discussion with Matias Serebrinsky from Psymed Ventures, as we uncover the astonishing potential of psychedelic therapy... more

14 Dec 2023 · 6 minutes
EP 120: Matias Serebrinsky: Shaping the Future of Mental Health: AI, Psychedelics, and Beyond

Did you know that the intersection of mental health and cutting-edge technology is paving the way for revolutionary therapies that... more

11 Dec 2023 · 1 hour, 29 minutes
#119: Kara Moore - Innovating the Future: New Jersey's Bold Leap with NJEDA

Did you know that New Jersey is rapidly emerging as a powerhouse of innovation, especially in the life sciences and... more

25 Nov 2023 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
SP 14: Defying the Odds: Zuckerberg's Blueprint for Startup Resilience and Growth

Navigating the startup landscape is fraught with challenges that can make or break the boldest of visions. In this entrepreneurial... more

12 Nov 2023 · 19 minutes
MM 17: Daniel Vitt: Munich's Biotech Surge: The Untold Story Behind Europe's Innovation Hub

Munich, Bavaria - a picturesque city known for its rich history and Oktoberfest. But did you know it's also the... more

31 Oct 2023 · 15 minutes
MM 16: 🔥 Philipp Baaske: Unlocking the Cure: The Race Against Time in Cancer Research

Every year, 18 million souls are diagnosed with cancer - that's akin to the entire population of the Netherlands. But... more

26 Oct 2023 · 10 minutes
#118: Ash Ravikumar - Beyond the Collider: CERN's Blueprint for Startup Breakthroughs

🎯 Empowering Entrepreneurs with Ash Ravikumar!Join us for an enlightening conversation with Ash Ravikumar as he delves deep into the... more

20 Oct 2023 · 2 hours, 4 minutes
MM15: Alexander Valtingojer - Unlocking the Metaverse's Potential: The Crypto-Fintech Fusion Entrepreneurs Need to Know!

🔥 The Metaverse is more than just a digital realm; it's a goldmine waiting to be tapped. But how can... more

12 Oct 2023 · 10 minutes
SP 13: Christian Soschner - Why Top Entrepreneurs Don't Have a Plan B - And You Shouldn't Either!

Ever find yourself constantly contemplating a fallback? That nagging thought of a Plan B might just be what's holding you... more

06 Oct 2023 · 5 minutes
#117: Jon Chee - Disrupt, Ask, Innovate: Inside Jon Chee's Mindset

🎯 Challenging the Biotech Status Quo with Jon Chee of Excedr! Dive into a transformative conversation with Jon Chee, the... more

02 Oct 2023 · 2 hours, 2 minutes
MM 14: Prof. Alexander Wurzer - Why Most Digital Innovators Fail at Patenting Their Tech

The digital age has brought forth a plethora of opportunities, but with it comes a maze of complexities, especially when... more

25 Sep 2023 · 7 minutes
SP 12: Andrew Huberman - 🚨 The Silent Crisis: Why 70% of the U.S. and Europe are Vitamin D Deficient 🚨

Are you part of the 70%? Vitamin D deficiency is a silent crisis affecting both the U.S. and Europe. The... more

20 Sep 2023 · 8 minutes
#116: Yair Reem - From Net Zero to Gigatons: The Extantia Capital Blueprint for Climate Tech Investing

Did you know that the fight against climate change is shaping up to be the biggest business opportunity since the... more

14 Sep 2023 · 2 hours, 3 minutes
MM 13: Samantha Dale Strasser - Revolutionizing Drug Discovery: The Startup That's Changing the Game

"Are you tired of the long, winding road of drug discovery, full of dead-ends and costly detours? Do you wish... more

30 Aug 2023 · 7 minutes
SP 11: Unlocking the Investor's Dilemma: Buffett & Munger's Wisdom from Berkshire Hathaway 2023 Meeting

In this special episode, we bring you exclusive insights from Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger, straight from the Berkshire Hathaway... more

28 Aug 2023 · 19 minutes
#115: Daniel Vitt - Pioneering Patient Care: Dr. Daniel Vitt on the Future of Medicine

Is revolutionizing patient care through biotechnology an ambitious dream, or is it the future of medicine? Dr. Daniel Vitt, a... more

15 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 36 minutes
MM 12: Marco Schmidt - The Future of Drug Discovery: Biotx's Predictive AI Approach

Ever wondered how AI is revolutionizing drug discovery? Dive into this insightful conversation with Marco Schmidt, the brilliant mind behind... more

08 Aug 2023 · 6 minutes
SP 10: Warren Buffett's Wisdom on Emotional Discipline: Highlights from the 2023 Berkshire Hathaway Meeting

Ever feel like your emotions are driving your investment decisions? You're not alone. It's a wild ride in the investment... more

06 Aug 2023 · 6 minutes
MM 11: Kimberley Miner - Climate Change: A NASA Expert's Solutions

Climate change is here, and it's urgent. In this clip, Dr. Kimberley R. Miner, a Climate Scientist at NASA, unveils... more

31 Jul 2023 · 6 minutes
MM10: Philipp Baaske - Believe, Invest, and Grow: A Conversation with NanoTemper's CEO

"Believe in the team, invest the money." This is Philipp Baaske, founder and CEO of NanoTemper Technologies. His company, a... more

27 Jul 2023 · 10 minutes
#114: Doerte Hirschberg: Revolutionizing Climate Tech Investments, Empowering Women, Venture Capital

Is investing in climate tech just a trend, or is it the future of venture capital? Doerte Hirschberg, a leading... more

23 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 30 minutes
SP 9: From Failure to Success: Lessons from NVIDIA's CEO Jensen Huang

Failure is a common theme among entrepreneurs, but it's how you handle it that sets you apart. In this video,... more

17 Jul 2023 · 12 minutes
MM 9: Tobias Silberzahn on Unlocking Mental Well-being: Sleep, Nutrition, Mobility, Fitness, and Purpose

Join Tobias Silberzahn, a Partner at McKinsey's Berlin office and a leader in the global Health Tech Network, as he... more

09 Jul 2023 · 7 minutes
#113: Kimberley Miner: A Climate Change Journey from Everest to NASA

In a world on the brink of climate catastrophe, one woman stands at the forefront of scientific discovery and action.... more

03 Jul 2023 · 45 minutes
MM 8: Brian Feroldi's Insight: Why Does the Stock Market Go Up?

Join us as we dive into a captivating discussion with Brian Feroldi, a financial educator and author, who simplifies the... more

29 Jun 2023 · 5 minutes
MM7: Behind PayPal's Triumph: Jimmy Soni on Elon Musk, Peter Thiel, and the Paypal Mafia

Dive into the untold stories of PayPal's meteoric rise!This video takes you back to the 90s, a time when the... more

25 Jun 2023 · 4 minutes
MM 6: Sebastian Mallaby: The Art of Storytelling in Venture Capital

Welcome back to another episode of Memorable Moments. Today's spotlight is on the conversation with Sebastian Mallaby, acclaimed author of... more

18 Jun 2023 · 6 minutes
MM 5: Rich Masters - Investing in Biotech: Risks, Rewards, and Realities

Entrepreneurs and investors often grapple with the complexities of the biotech industry. The high risk associated with drug development, coupled... more

09 Jun 2023 · 6 minutes
#112: BIO's Rich Masters on the Future of Biotech and the International Convention

Navigating the biotech industry's rapid advancements and complex regulations can be daunting. High-stakes investments and the pressure to innovate further... more

01 Jun 2023 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
SP8: The Art of Successful Investing: Lessons from Mohnish Pabrai

Navigating the investment landscape can be a daunting task. It's easy to feel like you're constantly making the wrong moves... more

27 May 2023 · 15 minutes
#111: Colin McCann Reveals Game-Changing Vaccine Strategies at IVI

Are you tired of seeing the world struggle with global health crises? It's a harsh reality that many vaccine-preventable diseases... more

10 May 2023 · 1 hour, 41 minutes
MM4: Philipp Baaske - From Science Fiction to Microgravity: Nanotemper's Journey to the International Space Station

Discover the groundbreaking journey of Nanotemper Technologies as CEO Philipp Baaske shares his passion for space exploration, science fiction, and... more

26 Apr 2023 · 10 minutes
SP 7: From Villains to Vision: Unlocking Elon Musk's Powerwall Presentation Genius

Discover the secrets behind Elon Musk's captivating Powerwall presentation and learn how to engage your audience like a true visionary!... more

16 Apr 2023 · 9 minutes
MM3: Jeevan Sunner - Powerful Voices: The Rise of Female Leaders in Tech and Venture Capital

In this captivating episode of our podcast, we address the pressing issue of gender diversity within the tech and venture... more

10 Apr 2023 · 8 minutes
#110: DC Palter - From Japan to Silicon Valley: A Unique Business Angel Journey

Unlock the secrets to startup success! Dive into an engaging conversation with DC Palter, a seasoned startup founder, CEO, and... more

06 Apr 2023 · 1 hour, 51 minutes
#109: Philipp Baaske's Journey: From Small Village to Biotech Entrepreneur

Join us in this episode as we talk to Philipp Baaske, CEO of Nanotemper, and explore the ins and outs... more

04 Apr 2023 · 2 hours, 1 minute
MM 2: The Shocking Truth Behind Declining Drug R&D Productivity with Dr. Jack Scannell

In today's episode, we uncover the hidden crisis in the pharmaceutical industry as we explore the alarming state of R&D... more

27 Mar 2023 · 13 minutes
SP 6: Saving the World from Extinction: A Review of Andy Weir's 'Project Hail Mary

In this video, I review the science fiction novel "Project Hail Mary" by Andy Weir. As a fan of the... more

25 Mar 2023 · 2 minutes
MM 1: Alex Zhavoronkov - Transforming Drug Discovery Forever: How AI Is Revolutionizing Medicine and Changing Lives!

Welcome to our new series, Memorable Moments! In this series, we bring you highlights from past episodes that contain some... more

09 Mar 2023 · 7 minutes
#108: Alex Zhavoronkov - Revolutionizing Medicine: How AI Will Cure Aging

Are you ready to dive into the future of medicine and the revolutionary advancements being made with artificial intelligence? In... more

06 Mar 2023 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
SP 5: Unleashing Your Creative Potential: Sol LeWitt's Timeless Advice to Eva Hesse

Are you struggling with your creative process? Do you feel stuck in a rut or blocked by perfectionism? You're not... more

25 Feb 2023 · 14 minutes
#107: Jack Scannell - Uncovering Drug Development Efficiency Secrets: The Science Behind Pharmaceutical Research

Do you ever wonder why it takes so long for new drugs to hit the market? Have you ever questioned... more

19 Feb 2023 · 2 hours, 2 minutes
SP 4: Arnold Schwarzenegger's 6 Rules of Success: A Guide to Living Your Dreams

Uncover the Secrets of Success with Arnold Schwarzenegger - Mastering the 6 Rules. In this episode, join us as... more

09 Feb 2023 · 44 minutes
#106: Breaking Barriers: Jeevan Sunner's Journey as a Female VC

Are you curious about what it takes to be a female venture capitalist in 2023? Join us as we sit... more

30 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 30 minutes
#105: Expert Insights on Biophysics and the Future of Drug Discovery: An Interview with Dr. Thomas Schubert of 2bind

Are you ready for the grand finale of our Year in Review Recording? The final episode of 2022 is here,... more

23 Jan 2023 · 34 minutes
#104: Revolutionizing Respiratory Antivirals: The Science behind G.ST Antivirals

On this episode of "Year in Review Recording," we speak with Guido Gualdoni, Co-Founder, and CEO of G.ST Antivirals, a... more

22 Jan 2023 · 33 minutes
#103: The Future of Aging Research: Insights from the Founder of the Swiss Society for Aging Research, Dr. Collin Y. Ewald

Introducing "The Year in Review Recordings", a series where we reflect on the past year and look forward to the... more

19 Jan 2023 · 37 minutes
#102: Uncover the Hidden Strategies for Securing Funding and Achieving Impact in European Research

Are you ready to unlock the secrets of securing funding and achieving impact in the world of European research and... more

16 Jan 2023 · 29 minutes
#101: Lina Toro and Mauricio Agudelo - Unlocking the Secrets of Precision Nutrition and AI in the Animal Protein Industry: Insights from BIALTEC's Founders

Are you ready to discover the secrets of precision nutrition and AI in the animal protein industry? Join us as... more

14 Jan 2023 · 30 minutes
SP 3: Is ChatGPT The Future of Content Creation or The End of It? The Truth Behind The Hype

Are we on the brink of a technological revolution that will render content creators obsolete? Join us as we explore... more

12 Jan 2023 · 20 minutes
The Top 5 Most Downloaded Episodes: A Look Back at 100 Episodes of Success with Scientific Entrepreneurs and Investors

Celebrate with us as we reach our 100th podcast episode! Join us as we look back on the past three... more

09 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
#99: Albert Missbichler - This was 2022 - A Year in Review - Part 3

Welcome to the third part of "This was 2022 - A Year in Review," a special edition of the Beginner's... more

04 Jan 2023 · 36 minutes
#98: Beginner's Mind - Memorable Moments of 2022

Welcome to the first days of 2023! As we bid farewell to the past year, I wanted to take a... more

02 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
SP2: Happy New Year 2023 - Thank you for your support

Hey everyone, this is Christian Soschner from the Beginners Mind Podcast I just wanted to take a quick moment to... more

31 Dec 2022 · 2 minutes
#97: Caroline E. Heil - This was 2022 - A Year in Review - Part II

Welcome to the second part of "This was 2022 - A Year in Review," a special edition of the Beginner’s... more

31 Dec 2022 · 32 minutes
#96: Kurt Höller - This was 2022 - Year in Review Part I

Welcome to the year-in-review podcast for 2022! As the year comes to a close, I am excited to reflect on... more

30 Dec 2022 · 36 minutes
#95: Jimmy Soni - The Founders - The Story of Paypal and the Entrepreneurs who Shaped Silicon Valley

In this episode, I unlock the untold stories behind PayPal's meteoric rise and the entrepreneurs who made it possible.The author... more

28 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 40 minutes
SP1: Merry Christmas 2022 to the Podcast Community

As the holiday season has started, I wanted to take a moment to wish you all a very Merry Christmas.... more

24 Dec 2022 · 4 minutes
#94: Adrian Brodesser - Virtual Reality: A Game-Changer for the Future

Which Role do Wearables like Virtual Reality Devices play in the Future of Diagnostics?In this episode, I am excited to... more

22 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 37 minutes
#93: Thomas Schubert - The Role of Biophysics in Drug Development and Drug Discovery: What you Need to Know

What is the Role of Biophysics in Drug Development and Drug Discovery?In this episode, I speak with Dr. Thomas Schubert,... more

09 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 46 minutes
#92: Sebastian Mallaby - The Power Law - A Brief History of Venture Capital

How did Venture Capital evolve? When did it start? Get the answers right here in the book The Power Law... more

29 Nov 2022 · 55 minutes
#91: Marco Schmidt - AI in Drug Discovery and Drug Development: What You Need to Know

What is the Role of Artificial Intelligence in Drug Development and Drug Discovery?⭐ In this episode, we talk about:Deep Mind’s... more

21 Nov 2022 · 2 hours, 10 minutes
#90: Brian Feroldi - Why Does the Stock Market go up?

Do you understand the dynamics of the stock market? Here is an episode with Brian Feroldi, Writer at the Motley... more

31 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
#89: E Jane Caraway - Life Science in Georgia

Where are the Big Life Science Hubs in the United States? Here is an in-depth overview of Life Science... more

17 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
#88: Jia En Chin, Shirley Lu, Thijs Spoor: New Opportunities for Biotechs in China

What are the opportunities for Biotechs in the Chinese Market? Get answers to this question in this podcast with the... more

04 Oct 2022 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
#87: Tuvik Beker - How to Start a Life Science Company in Israel and Raise Capital in Silicon Valley

Fundraising in Israel and the United States – In this episode, I have a conversation with Tuvik Beker, CEO of... more

25 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 47 minutes
#86: Tobias Silberzahn - What is the State of Health & Wellbeing in Europe

In this episode, Tobias Silberzahn, McKinsey talks about biohacking 101 – habits that make a difference, digital health eco-system, and... more

18 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 26 minutes
#85: Emily Mitchell - What You Need to Know About Decentralized Clinical Trials

What are decentralized clinical trials? What are the benefits of decentralized clinical trials? Why are decentralized clinical trials the way... more

06 Sep 2022 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
#84: Samantha Dale Strasser - Pepper Bio, MIT, And the Eco-System in Boston

What is the best approach to starting a novel deep tech life science company?In this episode, I am talking with... more

29 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 11 minutes
#83: Donna LaVoie - How to Tell Your Story in 15 Slides

What is the best methodology for presenting your Company to investors, industry partners, and public funding organizations?Here is the answer:... more

18 Aug 2022 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
#82: Irene Fialka - Inspiring Stories from 20 Years of Bringing Academic Innovation Into Business

Happy Birthday, Inits. Today 20 years ago – July 27, 2002 – Inits – Vienna’s most important high Tech Incubation... more

27 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 22 minutes
#81: Astrid Woollard and Christian Niedermüller - The Future of Investments in Digital Assets

What is happening in all things digital assets, cryptocurrencies, NFTs, and alike? The market crashed. Is it all over now?... more

25 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 27 minutes
#80: Alexander Belcredi and Lorenzo Corsini - How to Create An Overnight Success As An Entrepreneur

It is the 80th episode on my podcast channel. In 2020 I wanted to try how podcasts can bring value... more

12 Jul 2022 · 1 hour, 35 minutes
#79: Jonathan Sporn - How Psychedelic Drugs Help Ease the Mental Health Burden in Society

These days many sources are highlighting the shocking scale of the global mental health crisis and how this affects approx—a... more

28 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 56 minutes
#78: Gerda Redl - The Future of Life Science Patents

Warren Buffett recommends buying companies with a great moat. Something that makes the company unique and protects the business from... more

09 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 29 minutes
#77: Alexander Valtingojer - How to Invest in Digital Assets

What is going on in the world of digital assets in 2022? In May 2010, 10,000 BTC bought 2 Pizza.... more

01 Jun 2022 · 1 hour, 51 minutes
#76: Rich Masters - How the Pandemic Changed the Conference Industry - Bio US 2022 in San Diego

How Did the Conference Industry Change in the last two years? Philadelphia in 2019 was the last Bio I attended... more

22 May 2022 · 1 hour,
#75: Lisa Stöger - Creating Connections Between StartUps and International Stakeholders

Are you interested to expand your business into Asian Markets? Then this episode might be for you. As Program Manager... more

17 May 2022 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
#74: Mark Herschberg - Why Networking and Leadership are Important Skills for Deeptech Entrepreneurs

Do you want to know why networking and leadership are so important to be successful in business? And why everybody,... more

10 May 2022 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
#73: Bharat Kanodia - How to Value Unique Assets

Do you want to know how to value a company and what Julia Roberts has to do with it? Then... more

29 Apr 2022 · 51 minutes
#72: Stefan Sandström - How to do Business in Japan

Do you want to reach out to Japanese companies and universities? Then you should know what makes Japan special and... more

14 Apr 2022 · 1 hour, 7 minutes
#71: Heike Schoen - How To Rescue Your Clinical Trial When at Risk to Fail

Did you know that almost 90% of all product ideas fail in clinical trials? Surprising to me was that... more

28 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 37 minutes
#70: Bruno Montanari - How Venture Capital Supports Science And Innovation

Big corporations strive to bring new solutions to their customers to help them solve their most pressing problems.To do so... more

13 Mar 2022 · 1 hour, 40 minutes
#69: Prof. Collin Ewald - Molecular Mechanisms of Healthy Ageing

Lately, investors and researchers have published more and more information on longevity research and development. Investors like Sergey Young or... more

26 Feb 2022 · 1 hour, 30 minutes
#68: Mauricio Agudelo and Lina María Toro - Sustainable Animal Nutrition

What significant problems does the food industry face today? Which solutions are already in development? In this episode, I am... more

15 Feb 2022 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
#67: Kai Lamottke - Bringing Innovation to Life Science From China & Europe

Innovation needs collaboration on a global scale. Making things happen requires entrepreneurs who love science and work day and night... more

06 Feb 2022 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
#66 - Martin Popilka, Denis Roio - This was 2021 - A year in Review 7/7

Part 7 of the Year in Review Recording.1 hour minutes of inspiring conversations with speakers from previous podcast episodes and... more

01 Feb 2022 · 57 minutes
#65 - Paul Polterauer, Philipp Peinsold, Markus Raunig - This was 2021 - A year in Review 6/7

Part 6 of the Year in Review Recording.1 hour minutes of inspiring conversations with speakers from previous podcast episodes and... more

26 Jan 2022 · 52 minutes
#64: Walter Stockinger, Yoni Falkson - This was 2021 - A Year in Review Part 5/7

Part 5 of the Year in Review Recording.1 hour minutes of inspiring conversations with speakers from previous podcast episodes and... more

19 Jan 2022 · 1 hour, 1 minute
#63: Albert Missbichler, Peter Llewellyn-Davies - This was 2021 - A Year in Review Part 4/7

Part 4 of the Year in Review Recording.1 hour minutes of inspiring conversations with speakers from previous podcast episodes and... more

16 Jan 2022 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
#62: Christian Soschner, Johannes Sarx, Philipp Hainzl, Stefanie Rösel, Julia Resch - This was 2021 - A Year in Review Part 3/7

Part 3 of the Year in Review Recording.1 hour 15 minutes of exciting conversations with speakers from previous podcast episodes... more

12 Jan 2022 · 1 hour, 15 minutes
#61: Bettina Resl, Sascha Berger,Tilmann Buerckstuemmer, Thomas Moser, Kimberly Cornfield - This was 2021 - A Year in Review Part 2/7

Part 2 of the Year in Review Recording. 1 hour 15 minutes of exciting conversations with speakers from previous podcast... more

08 Jan 2022 · 1 hour, 18 minutes
#60: Astrid Woollard, Dusica Lukac, Matthias Tarasiewicz, Irénée Robin - This was 2021 - A Year in Review Part 1/7

This is Part 1 of the 7,5 hours conversations marathon before Christmas with speakers from previous podcast episodes and business... more

02 Jan 2022 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
#59: Sascha Berger - TVM Capital - A Perspective on The Life-Science-Eco-System in the US and Europe

In this episode, I am having a conversation with Sascha Berger, Partner at TVM Capital.Dr. Sascha Berger is a Partner... more

26 Dec 2021 · 37 minutes
#58: Bettina Resl - Trends in the Pharma Industry in the 21st Century

In this episode, I am having a conversation with Bettina Resl, Public Affairs Head Europe Consumer Healthcare at Sanofi.Bettina Resl... more

21 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 20 minutes
#57: Jaromír Zahrádka - Bridging Science and Business in the European Life Science Eco-System

In this episode, I have a conversation with Jaromir Zahradka and we will talk about early-stage investments in DeepTech Life... more

12 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 26 minutes
#56: Ole Dammann - How to Do Clinical Research in Europe

In today’s episode, we explore Clinical Development with Ole Dammann, the owner of KFGN, a group of 6 clinical trial... more

04 Dec 2021 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
#55: Peter Llewellyn-Davies - The Future of Life Science Entrepreneurship and Investment in Europe

In this conversation, I will talk with Peter Llewellyn-Davies, CEO of Apeiron and President of Biotech Austria about the Future... more

25 Nov 2021 · 28 minutes
#54: Oliver Mavher and Michael Deichsel - Crypto Trading and Taxes - The Past, The Present, and The Future

In this conversation, I will talk with Oliver Mavher and Michael Deichsel about Crypto Trading and taxes.Topics we discuss in... more

17 Nov 2021 · 1 hour, 16 minutes
#53: Alexander Schwartz and Ingrid Kelly Spillman - The Future of Early-Stage Deep Tech Investments in Europe

In this conversation, we will talk about the future of the Early-Stage Ecosystem in Europe.Speaker in the Episode:Alexander Schwartz joined... more

08 Nov 2021 · 1 hour, 34 minutes
#52: Caroline Heil - Driving the Future of Meat

The industry gains complexity, and I am happy that a speaker from the LSG2G community has dedicated time to speak... more

28 Oct 2021 · 1 hour, 14 minutes
#51: Saara Inkinen - The Future of Tech Transfer in a Post-Pandemic World

Tech Transfer describes the process to bring scientific inventions from the discovery stage into companies for translational and clinical R&D.To... more

22 Oct 2021 · 39 minutes
#50: Dimitrios Tzalis - Insights Into Building CROs in Asia and in Europe

In this conversation, we discuss the development of the European Pharma Eco-System, different business models, and what it takes to... more

14 Oct 2021 · 1 hour, 56 minutes
#49: Andrea Sommer - Marrying Deeptech with IP Strategy

Here is my conversation with Andrea Sommer about the advantages of patents for private deep-tech companies.Timestamps:For those who want to... more

08 Oct 2021 · 1 hour, 58 minutes
#48: Kurt Höller & Joy Cürten EIT - Health & The International Healthtech Revolution

Here is my conversation with Kurt Höller and Joy Cürten from EIT Health about the health tech revolution in Europe... more

25 Sep 2021 · 1 hour, 40 minutes
#47: Sebastien Groyer - 7 Tales from 20 years of Deep Tech Life Science Venture Capital Investment

Here is my conversation with Sebastien Groyer, Entrepreneur and Venture CapitalistEpisode Links:Article to the Episode: https://lsg2g.substack.com/p/7-tales-from-20-years-of-deep-tech-42fYoutube: https://youtu.be/Ni3mEDM7-_cSebastien Groyer: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sebastien-groyer-2438548/Podcast Links:Podcast... more

15 Sep 2021 · 1 hour, 39 minutes
#46: Wolfgang Kienreich - An Introduction to Know-Center: How Artificial Intelligence Will Change all Industries

Here is my conversation with Wolfgang Kienreich, CBO of Know-Center.Episode Links:Article to the Episode: https://lsg2g.substack.com/p/46-an-introduction-to-know-centerYoutube: https://youtu.be/eTU5zROX5E4Wolfgang Kienreich: https://www.linkedin.com/in/wolfgang-kienreich-8350b899/Know Center: https://www.linkedin.com/company/know-center/Podcast... more

31 Aug 2021 · 50 minutes
#45: Jama Nateqi - 5 Habits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Here is my conversation with Jama Nateqi, CEO of Symptoma.Episode Links:Article to the Episode: https://lsg2g.substack.com/p/45-hidden-secrets-to-successful-entrepreneurshipYoutube: https://youtu.be/VOBc7pfqWOIJama Nateqi: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jama-nateqi/Symptoma: https://www.linkedin.com/company/symptoma/Podcast Links:Podcast... more

20 Aug 2021 · 2 hours, 13 minutes
#44: Tero Weckroth - Private and Public Investments - Similarities and Differences from the Crowdfunding and Angel Perspective

Here is the conversation with Tero Weckroth, Business Angel and Investment Expert from Finland about Public and Private Investments.Episode Links:Article... more

21 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 35 minutes
#43: Tilmann Buerckstuemmer and Thomas Moser - Gene-Editing - The Next Game-Changing Technology?

Thomas Moser and Tilmann Buerckstuemmer lead the Austrian Life Science Company Aelian Biotechnology.Episode Links:Article to the Episode: https://lsg2g.substack.com/p/gene-editing-the-next-game-changing-d3fVideo to the... more

07 Jul 2021 · 1 hour, 48 minutes
#42: Johannes Sarx and Philipp Hainzl - LISA - Life Science in Austria

Have you ever wondered what role the small country Austria - located in the center of Europe - plays in... more

27 Jun 2021 · 45 minutes
#41: Christoph Lengauer - The 7 Key Success Factors of Building Great Life Science Companies.

This episode will discuss what it takes to build companies that develop novel therapies, vaccines, and diagnostics in the pharma... more

26 May 2021 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
#40: beaconsmind - Max Weiland About Starting a Company and get it to a Dual Listing in only 6 years

In history, most of the time, humans needed to provide everything they needed to make a living for themselves. Trading... more

18 May 2021 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
#39: All You Need to Know About the Novel €95.5 Billion Horizon Europe Programme...

This podcast episode will discuss the EU’s next framework program for research and innovation, Horizon Europe, and the exciting opportunities... more

08 May 2021 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
#38: Dusica Lukac - The Magic of Corporate Finance

In this podcast episode, we will discuss several different forms of growth and scaling up companies. In the era of... more

17 Apr 2021 · 1 hour, 28 minutes
#37: Ana Trbovich - Peer-to-Peer Energy Trading

In this podcast episode, we will discuss how blockchain technology is utilized in the energy sector beyond the well-known utility... more

07 Mar 2021 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
#36: Secrets of Life Science Investments - An Introduction to Hadean Ventures

It was great fun to talk with Walter Stockinger, Co-Founder of Hadean Ventures, about the topic of Life Science Investments.We... more

28 Feb 2021 · 47 minutes
#35: Why You Don’t Need to Quit Your Job to Be an Entrepreneur

This one is an episode for the go-getters and never-giveupers.Astrid and Christian had great fun talking with Essa Saulat, Chief... more

22 Feb 2021 · 2 hours, 4 minutes
#34: Sascha Bucher - Deal Structuring With the Pharma Industry - From the Investors Perspective

Drug Development is a challenging process. It needs profound basic research, translating scientific results into products and moving them towards... more

11 Feb 2021 · 1 hour, 8 minutes
#33: Bridging the Biotech Valley of Death: From Patient-Owned Therapeutics to Modular Drug Development.

For more than 10 years, blockchain technology has shaped our economy. The background technology is mostly invisible to average users... more

28 Jan 2021 · 1 hour, 26 minutes
#32: Tax & Funding Update 2021 - Tech in Austria – Ask the Tax Experts of KPMG Austria

A new year brings new tax rules.Astrid Woollard and Christian Soschner asked the Tax Experts of KPMG Austria to give... more

14 Jan 2021 · 1 hour, 40 minutes
#31: This was 2020 - A Year in Review

What was hot and what not - in Blockchain and Life Science and other Tech Areas the speakers love.Listen about... more

24 Dec 2020 · 3 hours, 3 minutes
#30: Alexander Wurzer - The Digital Shift: Navigating the Complex World of Digital Patents

In the age of Industry 4.0, as businesses pivot towards digitization, the landscape of intellectual property rights is evolving rapidly.... more

20 Dec 2020 · 1 hour, 49 minutes
#29: Ultraleap. Digital Worlds that Feel Human.

One problem in the digital world is: We cannot feel the interaction. Prof. Sriram Subramanian is working on solutions for... more

05 Dec 2020 · 56 minutes
#28: How to Close a 20 million CHF Series B Round During a Pandemic

Let's sit down for a conversation about my favorite topic: Fundraising in the Life Science Industry.How is it to raise... more

22 Nov 2020 · 54 minutes
#27: How to Find Your Vision and Passion for Founding a Company

In the last episodes, I have talked with investors and decision-makers of the pharmaceutical industry about the importance of having... more

19 Nov 2020 · 59 minutes
#26: Science Explained - PCR Tests for Dummies

In this episode, I had the pleasure of talking with two Diagnostics Experts.Irina Korschinek, CEO of Ingenetix and Albert Missbichler,... more

22 Oct 2020 · 55 minutes
#25: Karel Kubias - What Is the Secret to Successful Tech Transfer?

Did you know that the successful pipeline of one of the most important pharmaceutical companies in the United States started... more

21 Oct 2020 · 55 minutes
#24: How Young Scientist Are Trained Towards Entrepreneurship in Oxford

Listen to my inspiring conversation with Vassilis Ragoussis about initiatives that support young scientists to become Entrepreneurs. We dived deep... more

13 Oct 2020 · 55 minutes
#23: How Is Life These Days for Early-Stage Investors in Europe?

Listen to my conversation with Nicolaj Højer Nielsen about the life of an early-stage investors in Europe.Nicolaj Højer Nielsen is... more

06 Oct 2020 · 59 minutes
#22: How Is China Managing the Coronavirus Situation in 2020?

We are in the 7th month of the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic in Europe.Governments are doing what’s necessary to deal with the... more

27 Sep 2020 · 1 hour, 57 minutes
#21: How to Partner with Big Pharma?

Do you want to know how to approach Pharma?Do you want to learn what information is needed to partner a... more

23 Sep 2020 · 53 minutes
#20: How to close a 40 million Euro financing round in less than 8 weeks

In light of the pandemic, the Life Science Industry is changing. One of the positive developments: The industry is moving... more

20 Sep 2020 · 43 minutes
#19: Bruno Montanari - The Life Science Investors Perspective

Since the beginning of the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic, more and more people got interested in the Life Science Industry.Scientists worldwide have... more

15 Sep 2020 · 1 hour, 9 minutes
#18: Thomas Schirrmann - The Secrets of Life Science Business Models

Rumour has it: It takes 10-15 years to bring a new therapy to the patients. Only 1% of all scientific... more

08 Sep 2020 · 1 hour, 21 minutes
#17 How to found a Life Science Company in the US

How is it to start a company from scratch, found it and fund it in the US, and get customers... more

02 Sep 2020 · 1 hour, 3 minutes
#16 How to Network Strategically

We are the average of the five people we spent the most time with. Or are we the opposite?Listen in... more

29 Aug 2020 · 51 minutes
#15: LSG2G #12 - How to Invest in Life Science

Everybody comes in touch with the life science industry. Hardly anybody knew about the challenges, and hardships scientists have to... more

20 Jul 2020 · 1 hour, 40 minutes
#14: IECT Summer School

The current pandemic shines a light on deep tech companies. Especially in life science. Did you ask yourself the question:... more

08 Jun 2020 · 44 minutes
#13: European Grant Funding - with Crowdhelix and UCL

How to bring scientific life science ideas to patients? Three key components are needed:1. World-class science2. World-class development team3. Massive... more

23 Apr 2020 · 43 minutes
#12: Vaccine Development

The current pandemic SARS Cov 2 is shining a light on vaccine development. Since December 2019, the novel coronavirus is... more

19 Apr 2020 · 28 minutes
#11: Digital Health

Digital health is a technology that appeared only a few years ago. Up to now, it was very often overlooked.... more

11 Apr 2020 · 49 minutes
#10: Shining a light on TechTransfer - A chat with Saara Inkinen from Nordic Catalyst

Viral threats to humankind like the Coronavirus need scientists from all over the world collaborating to solve the problem. People... more

06 Apr 2020 · 17 minutes
#9 Alternatives to Antibiotics - A talk with Alexander Belcredi, CEO and Founder of Phagomed

These days there is a lot of discussion about the development of diagnostics, therapeutics, and vaccines against the Coronavirus and... more

01 Apr 2020 · 47 minutes
#8: European Tech Hubs - a Panel Discussion at the Resi Conference

This week I had the honor to moderate a panel discussion at the RESI conference (https://www.resiconference.com/). It is one of... more

24 Mar 2020 · 50 minutes
CEO of Valanx Biotech on How to Start a Life Science Company

Michael Lukesch has recently closed his first financing round for Valanx Biotech. He started right after graduating into his entrepreneurial... more

09 Mar 2020 · 21 minutes
Beginner's Mind
#9 Alternatives to Antibiotics - A talk with Alexander Belcredi, CEO and Founder of Phagomed
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