BERLIN NIGHT @ TOKYO
Samurai Startup Island
Tokyo, 02 June 2014
HI. I'M @PETERBIHR.
I help companies with their strategy & run
conferences about emerging technology.
One conference is ab...
2 THINGS
R&D: "WHAT'S NEXT?"
▸ Watch cutting edge innovators
▸ Analyze the impact of emerging technologies
TRANSLATE INSIGHTS INTO ACTION
▸ Into conferences. Open-ended, future-proofing.
▸ Into consulting, advisory, strategy. App...
WHERE TO LOOK?
On the fringes: technologists, startups, researchers, scientists, artists,
makers. All of you!
Then, innova...
TODAY:
1. The Internet of Things (IoT)
2. Japan & Germany (Berlin)
3. An exchange of ideas
THE INTERNET OF
THINGS (IOT)
IOT = GROWTH MARKET
50 billion internet-connected things by 2020 (Cisco)
$8.9 trillion market in 2020 (IDC)
SUPER EXCITING!
JAPAN &
GERMANY
LOTS IN COMMON!
Both excel through
1. Tradition in industrial design, manufacturing & engineering
2. High level of educati...
VERTICALS
▸ electrical engineering
▸ industrial systems
▸ high-tech manufacturing
▸ export driven
THE BUILDING BLOCKS FOR
THE INTERNET OF THINGS
(IOT)
BERLIN
COMBINES GERMANY'S HIGH
TECH WITH INTERNATIONAL
CREATIVITY
ACTIVE STARTUP ECOSYSTEM
YOUNG, COLLABORATIVE &
QUICKLY GROWING
HARDWARE/IOT SCENE
COMPARATIVELY CHEAP TO
OPERATE IN
MUCH SMALLER THAN TOKYO,
BUT SAFE & LIKE TOKYO FULL
OF CREATIVITY
VERY INTERNATIONAL &
WELCOMING
WELL POSITIONED AS A
LEADING EUROPEAN IOT HUB
CENTRAL HUB FOR EUROPE TO
LAUNCH FROM
Now is the best time to set up shop in
Berlin!
THE KEY TO SUCCESS IS
diversity, mutual
understanding & a global
mindset
EXCHANGE OF IDEAS +
SKILLS + PEOPLE
THINGSCON 2014 VIDEO:
J.MP/THINGSCON
WHAT'S NEXT?
MORE EXCHANGE
▸ Meetups, trips & visits
▸ Build mutual trust & a shared vision
▸ ThingsCon 2015
Let's build the future together!
Image sources:
▸ Adrian McEwen, Designing the Internet of Things
▸ Good Night Lamp
▸ Panono
どうもありがとうご
ざいました。
THANK YOU!
Peter Bihr
Twitter: @peterbihr
Web: thewavingcat.com
Mail: peter@thewavingcat.com
Here today: ...
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Berlin Night @ Toyko

My presentation as part of a delegation of Berlin technologists and startups to Tokyo.

Presented at Samurai Startup Island, June 2, 2014: http://everevo.com/event/10976

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Tokyo Samurai Startup Island: Berlin as a hardware startup hub for Europe

  1. 1. BERLIN NIGHT @ TOKYO Samurai Startup Island Tokyo, 02 June 2014
  2. 2. HI. I'M @PETERBIHR. I help companies with their strategy & run conferences about emerging technology. One conference is about the Internet of Things (IoT): ThingsCon. Web: thewavingcat.com Mail: peter@thewavingcat.com Twitter: @peterbihr
  3. 3. 2 THINGS
  4. 4. R&D: "WHAT'S NEXT?" ▸ Watch cutting edge innovators ▸ Analyze the impact of emerging technologies
  5. 5. TRANSLATE INSIGHTS INTO ACTION ▸ Into conferences. Open-ended, future-proofing. ▸ Into consulting, advisory, strategy. Applied, to solve concrete challenges and unlock potential.
  6. 6. WHERE TO LOOK? On the fringes: technologists, startups, researchers, scientists, artists, makers. All of you! Then, innovation can they get amplified through corporations. Both sides need each other.
  7. 7. TODAY: 1. The Internet of Things (IoT) 2. Japan & Germany (Berlin) 3. An exchange of ideas
  8. 8. THE INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT)
  9. 9. IOT = GROWTH MARKET 50 billion internet-connected things by 2020 (Cisco) $8.9 trillion market in 2020 (IDC)
  10. 10. SUPER EXCITING!
  11. 11. JAPAN & GERMANY
  12. 12. LOTS IN COMMON! Both excel through 1. Tradition in industrial design, manufacturing & engineering 2. High level of education
  13. 13. VERTICALS ▸ electrical engineering ▸ industrial systems ▸ high-tech manufacturing ▸ export driven
  14. 14. THE BUILDING BLOCKS FOR THE INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT)
  15. 15. BERLIN
  16. 16. COMBINES GERMANY'S HIGH TECH WITH INTERNATIONAL CREATIVITY
  17. 17. ACTIVE STARTUP ECOSYSTEM
  18. 18. YOUNG, COLLABORATIVE & QUICKLY GROWING HARDWARE/IOT SCENE
  19. 19. COMPARATIVELY CHEAP TO OPERATE IN
  20. 20. MUCH SMALLER THAN TOKYO, BUT SAFE & LIKE TOKYO FULL OF CREATIVITY
  21. 21. VERY INTERNATIONAL & WELCOMING
  22. 22. WELL POSITIONED AS A LEADING EUROPEAN IOT HUB
  23. 23. CENTRAL HUB FOR EUROPE TO LAUNCH FROM
  24. 24. Now is the best time to set up shop in Berlin!
  25. 25. THE KEY TO SUCCESS IS diversity, mutual understanding & a global mindset
  26. 26. EXCHANGE OF IDEAS + SKILLS + PEOPLE
  27. 27. THINGSCON 2014 VIDEO: J.MP/THINGSCON
  28. 28. WHAT'S NEXT?
  29. 29. MORE EXCHANGE ▸ Meetups, trips & visits ▸ Build mutual trust & a shared vision ▸ ThingsCon 2015
  30. 30. Let's build the future together!
  31. 31. Image sources: ▸ Adrian McEwen, Designing the Internet of Things ▸ Good Night Lamp ▸ Panono
  32. 32. どうもありがとうご ざいました。 THANK YOU! Peter Bihr Twitter: @peterbihr Web: thewavingcat.com Mail: peter@thewavingcat.com Here today: Come say hi!

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