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>Opening Keynote: State of the European B2B Platform Economy

Opening Keynote: State of the European B2B Platform Economy

We welcome you to first European B2B Platform Summit & Award Ceromony. Our co-hosts Nathalie, Carsten and Matthias will introduce you to the fascinating world of European B2B Platforms. We will also share the results from our European B2B Platform Economy Research we conducted together with Universities St. Gallen and DHBW.

About the speakers

Nathalie Dumas-Lamborghini

Nathalie Lamborghini Dumas graduated from Stanford and had an international career, working in strategic executive roles with world leaders in the digital industry (Cisco, Oracle & Intel). Visionary, multilingual, she is also board member, entrepreneur, business angel and start-up coach across several countries. Nathalie advises the President of the Chamber of Commerce of Aix-Marseille Métropole in France. She’s also a Forbes contributor. Nathalie founded Flying Rhino, then Flying Rhino Studio, an innovation studio specialized in digital platform companies with impact, from ideation to execution. Nathalie received several awards, including the “top 10 woman in digital innovation”.

Bernd Weidmann

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Matthias Walter

Matthias is Co-Founder and CEO of - a leading corporate venture studio specialized on helping corporates to launch and scale platforms, marketplaces and digital ecosystem businesses. He is a serial founder, investor and held several executive and management positions in corporates like SAP, Daimler, T-Systems and Globalfoundries. With his passion for platforms and experience from launching several platforms in the last 20 years, he created the Platform Innovation Kit. A business modeling framework for platforms. It has been downloaded millions of times in the last 10 years by startups, corporates and universities. Beside his job, Matthias loves to educate and train the next generation of platform executives. He is lecturer on several business schools as well as the DHBW in Mannheim.

Join us at the European B2B Platform Summit & Award Ceromony - 18th September, 2024 - virtually