Turn news into actions: Owlin

Team Circuit Connector had the pleasure to interview Hauke van der Meer, Owlin's Buy-side Manager to know about Owlin's innovation and its collaboration with large organizations. About Owlin   Owlin gathers more than 3 million global news sources using artificial intelligence and machine learning to monitor, analyze, and visualize different market trends, risks and opportunities.... Continue Reading →

The Blue Team

CHAPTER 9. Berlin Calling Our first exciting meeting was with Christian Schiller at cirplus. Christian has a long entrepreneurial journey starting with being the first employee at BlaBlaCar Germany back in 2013. Currently he leads cirplus, a company he founded to tackle one of the biggest sustainability challenges of our time, plastic pollution. The company... Continue Reading →

The Blue Team

CHAPTER 8. Cycling through the Netherlands It’s been more than 3 weeks since we kicked off our start up tour and we’ve been to Paris, Milan, and now Amsterdam before heading to our last stop in Berlin. We were lucky enough to have met a lot of cool companies and entrepreneurs on the way. Each... Continue Reading →

The Blue Team

CHAPTER 7. Italian Resilience We end our amazing Italian journey with a very interesting call with another part of the Endeavor community: D-heart. The CEO and founder, Nicolò Briante, introduced us to their innovation;  the first mobile hospital grade ECG device. Their proposition is brilliant and simple: Move data instead of people. This device allows... Continue Reading →

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CHAPTER 6. The age of personalised care Our journey in Italy continues to live up to our high expectations. Italian startups in healthtech seem to be at the forefront of disrupting technology within the healthcare supply chain through reshaping and customizing both the manufacturing and the delivery of healthcare.  Our first inspirational discussion with one... Continue Reading →

Corporate Innovation : Yesterday, today, tomorrow

What is innovation? To best understand innovation in the present age, we need to go back in time to the nineteenth century. At the time, the term “innovation” began taking root alongside science and industry, where its meaning was synonymous with ‘technical invention’. Then, in the mid-1900s, the common understanding evolved to “bringing a new... Continue Reading →

The Blue Team

CHAPTER 5. BENVENUTI IN ITALIA We will conquer the world but let’s first have a plate of burrata! This is our motto during the Italian phase of our tour, which we open with a visit in Milan - the city, internationally known mostly for food, fashion and design, but also as a developing centre of... Continue Reading →

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