The EY Startup Academy is not only a about our six-week program to support startups in advancing their business models together with our EY experts and partners, but it is also about building and advancing an ecosystem in the startup world. In the EY Startup Academy Studio, we regularly invite fascinating founders to discuss current trends and topics. Join us in the EY Startup Academy Studio to meet inspiring entrepreneurs and motivating personalities and to learn more about awesome inventions, brilliant ideas and new technologies!
The metaverse is still in its early stages, but last year the hype around it reached the wider population. But what is behind the hype and what are the challengers that startups encounter by contributing to building a virtual reality? Francesco Pisani welcomes Shora Shirzad, board member and founder of Mapstar, to discuss this exciting topic.
Joining us in the studio is Davis Bourland, Manager at C3 Management – a Frankfurt based asset management company which focuses on managing venture funds that invest in exceptional technology companies worldwide.
Learn more about our guest Sagar Barvaliya, Investment Manager at Blockrocket – a venture capital firm investing in early-stage blockchain startups and gain insights into the emerging digital asset space.
Meet Maximilian Forster, Co-Founder and CBO of CashOnLedger, and learn more about the Cologne-based deep-tech startup up, focused on asset-as-a-service.
Get to know Christopher May, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Finoa, a startup offering custody and staking solutions for institutions across a wide range of digital assets – and an EY Startup Academy alumnus of the class of 2020.
Meet Johannes Schmitt, at the time of the recording Co-CEO of former Bloxxon, now NYALA, an all-in-one platform for digital assets.