24 episodes

Hello and welcome to Platforms 4 Future.

This podcast is about building / scaling B2B platform ventures and to help you to accelerate and de-risks your journey with practical tips and insights.

In our conversations we talk to founders, executives and experts uncovering what they experienced and learned building their ventures. But we also cover new trends like ecosystem strategies, IoT & data platforms, web3 and sustainability. This podcast is complementary to our platform innovation kit toolset and the Platform academy where you can find more tools and learning opportunities for you and your team.

For more please visit platforminnovationkit.com

And now, enjoy todays conversation...

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Platforms 4 Future Matthias Walter, Nathalie Dumas Lamborghini

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Hello and welcome to Platforms 4 Future.

This podcast is about building / scaling B2B platform ventures and to help you to accelerate and de-risks your journey with practical tips and insights.

In our conversations we talk to founders, executives and experts uncovering what they experienced and learned building their ventures. But we also cover new trends like ecosystem strategies, IoT & data platforms, web3 and sustainability. This podcast is complementary to our platform innovation kit toolset and the Platform academy where you can find more tools and learning opportunities for you and your team.

For more please visit platforminnovationkit.com

And now, enjoy todays conversation...

#platformsforfuture

    P4F #07 / SE2 with Kathrin Günther, Vice President at Business Solutions at Uhlmann PAC-Systems

    P4F #07 / SE2 with Kathrin Günther, Vice President at Business Solutions at Uhlmann PAC-Systems

    Pexcite is a future-oriented ecosystem for intertwined software solutions alongside the entire value chain of pharmaceutical products – from raw material to the end customer. Our guest Kathrin Günther, the Vice President of Business Unit Digital Solutions in Uhlmann Pac-Systeme, has revealed a great history about how machine building companies have joined their forces to create a software solution.

    The most challenging part of Pexcite journey was to build up an awareness and sense that the world is changing also for a machine building companies, as Uhlmann Pac-Systeme. Despite “a luxury situation to start” there is still a long way to go and compete with a price pressure, other companies and to bring in a new understanding and mindset of digital business.
    Tune in to hear this amazing story and learn how to approach management to enter the new era of digitalisation.

    The complete episode can be listened on your favorite podcast provider. #platforms4future

    • 52 min
    P4F #06 / SE2 with Florian Klemt, Co-founder & CTO of Fashion Cloud platform

    P4F #06 / SE2 with Florian Klemt, Co-founder & CTO of Fashion Cloud platform

    Fashion Cloud is a B2B platform, helping fashion brands and retail stores to work together through data sharing. In this episode, you will learn about:

    How they pivoted from a B2C application project into a B2B platforms used by the biggest German brands, How they manage to scale based on trust and company culture,
    The crazyness of their recruitment process.

    The complete episode can be listened on your favorite podcast provider. #platforms4future

    • 47 min
    P4F #05 / SE2 with Frank Mattes, Expert in corporate business-building. Advisor (up to Fortune 10). Author.

    P4F #05 / SE2 with Frank Mattes, Expert in corporate business-building. Advisor (up to Fortune 10). Author.

    Scaling corporate start-up? Where to begin? Frank Mattes, experienced expert in corporate business building brought the major input to this topic in 2018 together with other 20 clients. The first book was called “Scaling Up Corporate Startups”, it focuses on one question: How can large companies generate business impact from non-incremental innovation?

    The complete episode can be listened on your favorite podcast provider. #platforms4future

    • 48 min
    P4F #04 / SE2 with Adrien Chaltiel, CEO & Co-founder at Eldorado

    P4F #04 / SE2 with Adrien Chaltiel, CEO & Co-founder at Eldorado

    Do your stakeholders think that your business is legitimate?

    We often ask ourselves whether we are legitimate enough but we barely ask the same question at the company level. Eldorado, a french platform facilitating the connection between entrepreneurs and investors, managed to raise faster than other similar platforms by using growth hacking and legitimization methods. In just three years, they built a brand to look like a 10 years old expertise brand.

    In this episode, we give you a few tips from their secret sauce.

    #platforms4future

    • 47 min
    P4F #03 / SE2 with Katharina Hölzle, Director IAT, University of Stuttgart & Fraunhofer IAO & Marc Brechtel, PhD student

    P4F #03 / SE2 with Katharina Hölzle, Director IAT, University of Stuttgart & Fraunhofer IAO & Marc Brechtel, PhD student

    The latest emerging trends in the market of platforms is a creation of a platform by multiple companies together and data platforms, therefore for today's conversation we have invited two researchers: Katharina Hölzle a professor for Technology Management and Human Factors at the University of Stuttgart, leading the institute for human factors and technology management (IAT) as well as the Fraunhofer IAO and Marc Brechtel - Project Manager for Advanced Product Development in Freudenberg Filtration Technologies.

    To conclude, there is a huge potential in collaborative platform building, as well as downside and in order to achieve and be ready for the future changes, there are still many uncertainties that we need to centralize.

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    • 52 min
    P4F #02 / SE2 with Denis Tischler, Chief Digital Marketing Manager of Wind-Turbine.com

    P4F #02 / SE2 with Denis Tischler, Chief Digital Marketing Manager of Wind-Turbine.com

    Denis Tishler, Chief Marketing Officer at wind-turbine, unveils how the company went from a usual marketplace with no industry expertise, to being leaders of a niche ecosystem.

    When they started in 2012 in Germany, wind-turbine.com was pretty much as any usual online marketplace, helping sellers and buyers of second hand wind turbines to get in touch.
    Today they are the world's leading B2B platform in the wind industry, with 25K users a month in over 200 countries.

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    • 54 min

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