Burda Digital – Journey to the Middle Kingdom
Burda Digital’s CIO/CTOs have traveled to innovation hub China to discuss current trends and developments with local tech companies. Earlier destinations had been the USA, Stockholm and Tel Aviv. Tech country China is gaining ground It became clear very quickly that companies develop in different circumstances in China. The companies dominating the digital ecosystem in the USA and Europe are, for the most part, blocked by the Chinese firewall there. Therefore the main focus during the company's visit were not the dominant US giants FAGA (Facebook, Amazon, Google and Apple), ... Read More
DLD Campus
Digital masterminds in the “fan-shaped” city
The countdown is on: On July 3 the premiere of DLD Campus, the regional branch of Europe's leading innovation conference DLD (Digital, Life, Design), will take place in Karlsruhe. Following the successful launch of the new format last year in Bayreuth, DLD founder Steffi Czerny is now bringing her renowned conference to the innovation location Karlsruhe in Baden-Württemberg. DLD Campus: Smart minds in Karlsruhe The one-day conference format will be hosted at the Zentrum für Kunst und Medien (ZKM) in Karlsruhe for the first time. Following DLD's motto "connect the unexpected", DLD Campus connects the regional drivers and innovators of ... Read More
FitTech Summit 2018
FitTech Summit 2018 – This is the digital future of fitness and sport
Europe's first digital conference on digital personal fitness, health and lifestyle Keynotes and talks with founders, investors and experts Test the latest fitness trends and gadgets Startup pitch competition with 1 million Euro media deal Workouts with celebrities like Eva Padberg, Monica Ivancan or Charlotte Kuhrt At FitTech Summit, Europe's first conference on Digital Personal Fitness, Health and Lifestyle, on 10 July at Beach 38 in Munich, the fitness industry demonstrates where the future is heading. Successful founders, investors and experts from all over the world talk about trends, newcomers ... Read More
Burda Events DLD conference
DLD Campus – Regional power
After a successful start last year, Europe's leading innovation conference DLD (Digital, Life, Design) returns to German universities for its regional conference format DLD Campus. Last year, DLD Campus started at the University of Bayreuth, which will once again where the event venue will take place on July 12. DLD Campus will also celebrate its premiere in Karlsruhe on July 3. For the second year in a row, DLD founder Steffi Czerny brings her successful conference format to regions outside the major cities. The format DLD Campus DLD Campus focuses on regions beyond the big cities and aims to connect the international DLD community ... Read More
Closing the Female Leadership Gap
Closing the Female Leadership Gap
Despite multiple and long-term efforts by business, legislation and politics to balance out the gender gap in corporate leadership, the figures of women in C-suite positions in corporate as well as political Europe and America are disheartening. Neither diversity initiatives nor affirmative action have driven numbers of female executives upwards significantly while causing an array of controversial debates. When it comes to women entrepreneurs, figures of women starting their own business are going up year by year, there still is a measurable imbalance for women-led business, particularly when it comes ... Read More
Get-together in a shoe paradise
Get-together in a shoe paradise
BurdaPrincipal Investments took the DLD conference in New York as an opportunity to invite all Burda investments from the US East Coast to a get-together. On the eve of the conference, around 30 guests gathered in the showroom of the Italian luxury accessory label and Burda investment M.Gemi in the middle of Soho for an "Aperitivo & Dinner". Networking in the midst of shoes –  some guests could not resist the offer of handmade leather goods from Italy. "The US East Coast is an important part of BurdaPrincipal Investments' investment strategy," says Christian Teichmann, Managing Director BurdaPrincipal Investments ... Read More
ProSiebenSat.1 and Hubert Burda Media Agree to Collaborate on Content and Marketing
ProSiebenSat.1 and Hubert Burda Media Agree to Collaborate on Content and Marketing
Development of joint, high-quality TV, print and digital content Initial focus on the fashion and beauty industries Joint offers with combined reach in the advertising market ProSiebenSat.1 Media SE and Hubert Burda Media have concluded a collaboration agreement for content and sales. The primary objective of the collaboration is to offer the advertising market additional services with high-quality content and a wider reach as well as cross-media and interlinked products. Both partners want to use their particular strengths with female target groups and initially focus their cooperation on the fashion ... Read More
Zilingo Team
Burda continues investment in Zilingo
Hubert Burda Media announced a follow-on investment in Zilingo, the leading fashion-focused marketplace platform in Southeast Asia. Burda’s growth capital arm BurdaPrincipal Investments led the US$54 Million Series C funding round alongside Sequoia Capital India and Sofina, with existing investors and new investor Amadeus Capital also participating. This round comes on the heels of Zilingo’s US$17 Million Series B raised last September. “We think the market is showing us the right signs in terms of adoption and retention, so it’s good to double down. We are grateful to all the investors for continuously showing great faith ... Read More
Hubert Burda Media - Board
Burda grows through innovative business models
Record year 2017: Sales growth of 18 percent to 2.672 billion € 11,918 employees in Germany and 19 other countries Technological innovations and new businesses will continue to shape 2018 With consolidated external sales of 2.67 billion euros in the 2017 financial year, Hubert Burda Media grew by 18 percent over the previous year. This positive development is the result of a consistent growth strategy in all four operating divisions. Burda invested 470 million euros in expanding its business. CEO Paul-Bernhard Kallen explains: "Innovation is the most important driver of ... Read More
DLD Conference New York
DLD and the City
In less than two weeks, Europe's leading innovation conference DLD (Digital, Life, Design) will return to New York City for the fifth time. On May 2, the DLD-hosts Steffi Czerny (DLD founder), Yossi Vardi (DLD Chairman) and Paul-Bernhard Kallen (Burda CEO & DLD Chairman) are expecting around 600 participants and 45 speakers at the futuristic IAC Building in the middle of Manhattan for the one-day conference. Under the DLDannual motto "Reconquer...", DLD New York's speaker line-up once again offers an exciting mixture of researchers, investors, entrepreneurs, journalists and artists from both sides of the Atlantic. #deletefacebook “The break up ... Read More