Founder & CEO German, Autolabs
Holger G. Weiss is founder and CEO of German Autolabs. He has over 15 years of experience managing and building technology-driven companies with innovative business models in the Future Mobility sector. He has extensive experience and expertise in the field of connected mobility. He played a vital role in the navigation software startup gate5 in Berlin, from its genesis up to its acquisition by Nokia in 2006. Gate5 was the forerunner for HERE – a map and content provider recently bought by three German car makers at a price of close to three billion Euros.
Before founding German Autolabs, Holger G. Weiss was managing director and CEO of Aupeo. Under his leadership, this music streaming startup developed into one of the leading providers of internet-based audio content for the Automotive Industry. In 2013 Aupeo was acquired by Panasonic Automotive Systems of North America.
Holger G. Weiss is a board member at various technology companies and also a Venture Partner at Target Partners – one of the leading tech VC firms in Europe. Besides his business activities he is also an enthusiastic mentor and business angel for young aspiring founders.
A panel discussion on the topic of Future Mobility. Listen to representatives from Flixbus, Dreamlines and German Autolabs discuss the changes from a hardware to a platform/data business. Related
“Building fast things not fast” – challenges of the automotive industry. Many startups want to work with car makers, but what do they have to know? Holger speaks about the opportunities out there, but he appeals to focus, which is needed. Furthermore, he gives a better insight in the question, ‘if a car maker or […]
Panel-Diskussion mit den traditionellen VC’s – “The highrollers” – Was hat sich in den letzten 10 Jahren geändert? War früher alles besser? Wie stark ist der Wettbewerb mit anderen VC aus anderen Ländern oder auch aus neuen Bereichen (Family Offices, Corporate VC, operational VC’s)? Related
Panel-Diskussion mit internationalen VC’s – “Rockin’ all over the world” – Was ist in Deutschland anders als in anderen Ländern? Gibt es den typischen deutschen Gründer? Warum sind die VC-Runden und die Exits in Deutschland meist kleiner im internationalen Vergleich? Ist Deutschland bzw. Berlin der richtige Standort für mein Startup? Related