Monday, September 29, 2014

Lecture 11 - Wed Oct 1 (8-10) Mokka

Time & Place: Wednesday October 1 at 8-10 in B1.

GuestRoope Mokka, Founder of the think tank Demos Helsinki.

Title: Smartups – sharing economy as part of a next wave of startups 

Talk: We will explore why some of the biggest startups currently are actually "smartups" and what kind of opportunities the intersection of material and physical world entails. Our hypothesis is that the scarcity of natural resources together with the internet of things will change the way we live, move about and eat. We'll, it will change pretty much everything.

AboutRoope Mokka is an expert on societal change and innovation. He specialises in helping organisations weather great changes in the world around them, and his work often involves cross-sector changes that influence the daily lives of individuals.
Roope has 15 years of experience working internationally with hundreds of organisations as a strategic-level advisor on future technologies, markets, and societies, and has authored and co-authored more than ten publications from Finland’s country brand (2010) to the world’s first report on mobile games (2001).

- See Airbnb's recent sustainability report (infographic) 
- Please also have a look at Demos Helsinki's pre-release "Smartup Manifesto" report (available in Bilda)

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