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Mike Flache

Advisor and Mentor, Former Entrepreneur and Angel Investor at Mike Flache

Stuttgart, Germany

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Mike Flache is an advisor and mentor, former entrepreneur and angel investor. Together with talented teams, he builds digital businesses worldwide. Onalytica’s analysts named him one of the top-10 global thought leaders in digital transformation.

Mike helps high-tech innovators in Silicon Valley, Europe, and Asia grow and scale. Together with the Fundment team, he is currently building one of the next billion-dollar companies in financial technology.

Mike is also a partner of Fortune 500 companies and technology vendors. He has worked with executives from companies such as the Silicon Valley Innovation Center, Google, Amazon, Huawei, and Mercedes-Benz.

www.mikeflache.com

Available For: Advising, Authoring, Consulting, Influencing, Speaking
Travels From: Europe
Speaking Topics: Digital Growth, Digital Transformation, Digital Value Creation

Mike Flache Points
Academic 0
Author 43
Influencer 196
Speaker 0
Entrepreneur 0
Total 239

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Portfolio Mix

Company Information

Company Type: Individual

Areas of Expertise

5G 30.65
AI 30.09
Big Data 30.10
Business Strategy 30.75
Climate Change 30.54
Cloud 30.54
COVID19 34.05
Customer Experience 30.30
Digital Disruption 30.05
Digital Transformation 30.44
Emerging Technology 30.15
Entrepreneurship 30.26
Innovation 30.40
IoT 30.12
Leadership 30.56
Management 30.10
Marketing 30.51
Renewable Energy 31.47
Retail 30.13
Sales 31.31
Startups 30.99
Sustainability 31.20
Metaverse 31.75

Industry Experience

Financial Services & Banking
High Tech & Electronics
Industrial Machinery & Components
Manufacturing
Professional Services
Telecommunications

Publications

40 Article/Blogs
Companies Must Not Lose Any Time in Driving Their (Digital) Transformation
Mike Flache
June 18, 2022
From 2000 to the present, 52% of Fortune 500 companies no longer exist in their original structure. It’s estimated that 75% of today’s S&P 500 Index will be replaced by 2027. For companies, there’s no time to waste in driving their (digital) transformation.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Innovation, Leadership

The Potential to Fail Is Essential for Innovation and Growth
Mike Flache
June 09, 2022
A modern, targeted innovation process is the driver when it comes to higher productivity and economic growth. This applies equally to the analog and the digital world.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Innovation, Leadership

Der globale Metaversum-Markt wird auf mehr als 1 Billion USD an jährlichen Einnahmen geschätzt
Mike Flache
June 04, 2022
Das Metaversum ist eine der Trend-Technologieplattformen, die verschiedene soziale Netzwerke und Technologieführer sowie Hersteller von Online-Spielen anzieht, um in den Markt einzutreten und ihre Präsenz zu etablieren.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Innovation, Metaverse

The Global Metaverse Market is Estimated at More than USD 1 Trillion in Yearly Revenues
Mike Flache
June 04, 2022
Metaverse is one of the trending technology platforms attracting various social networks and technology leaders, and online game makers to enter and establish its presence within the market.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Innovation, Metaverse

The Toughest Moment in an Entrepreneur’s Life
Mike Flache
May 29, 2022
What is the toughest moment in the life of an entrepreneur? And how to overcome it? Not only young professionals and founders often ask me that.

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Tags: Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Startups

Davos 2022 hat gezeigt, wie stark Technologie die Themen der diesjährigen Veranstaltung prägt
Mike Flache
May 27, 2022
Digital versierte Führung ist wichtig, um Nachhaltigkeit und Wertschöpfung für Menschen, Unternehmen und die Umwelt sicherzustellen.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Leadership, Sustainability

Davos 2022 Showed How Strongly Technology Shapes the Topics of This Year’s Event
Mike Flache
May 27, 2022
Key takeaway from one of the most important indicators of the global economic situation.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Leadership, Sustainability

Economic Investments in Artificial Intelligence Technology Continue to Grow
Mike Flache
May 20, 2022
Private investments in AI alone in 2021 have more than doubled compared to the previous year.

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Tags: AI, Digital Transformation, Startups

Die wirtschaftlichen Investitionen in Künstliche Intelligenz nehmen weiter zu
Mike Flache
May 20, 2022
Es ist keine Überraschung: die wirtschaftlichen Investitionen in die Technologie der künstlichen Intelligenz nehmen weiter zu. Allein die privaten Investitionen in KI im Jahr 2021 haben sich im Vergleich zum Vorjahr mehr als verdoppelt. Die USA und China sind in diesem Bereich führend.

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Tags: AI, Digital Transformation, Startups

Eindrücke von der AWS re:Invent 2021
Mike Flache
December 21, 2021
Mit starkem Wachstum und neuer Führung stellt AWS die nächste Generation des Cloud Computings vor.

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Tags: Cloud, Digital Transformation, Sustainability

Highlights from AWS re:Invent 2021
Mike Flache
December 21, 2021
With strong growth and new leadership, AWS introduces the next generation of cloud computing.

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Tags: Cloud, Digital Transformation, Renewable Energy

Essential Thoughts on Digital Transformation in the Energy Sector
Huawei Technologies
December 06, 2021

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Sustainability, Renewable Energy

Cloud Innovation Is the Most Important Driver to Enable Digital Growth
Mike Flache
December 04, 2021

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Tags: Cloud, Digital Transformation, Business Strategy

Perspectives on 5G’s Growth and the Global MBB Forum 2021
Mike Flache
November 16, 2021
From challenges and opportunities to innovative solutions that add business value and drive growth.

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Tags: Innovation, Sustainability, 5G

Huawei Connect 2021: Dive into Digital
Mike Flache
November 01, 2021
The future of value creation is digital. Consistent readiness for innovation and investment is essential for creating value and growth. A summary of this year’s Huawei’s annual flagship event for the global ICT industry.

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Tags: Cloud, Digital Transformation, Innovation

Digitale Innovation: Bitten Sie Ihr Team das Geschäftsmodell zu „zerstören“
MoreThanDigital.info
October 28, 2021
Dass die Industrie digitale Innovation vorantreiben muss, ist klar. Die Frage ist nur wie? Ein Gedanke kann dabei helfen, die richtigen Themen zu adressieren.

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Tags: Digital Disruption, Innovation, Business Strategy

Essential Thoughts on Digital Transformation in the Energy Sector
Mike Flache
October 26, 2021
To achieve the business and climate goals in the energy sector, a clear path to digital transformation is required.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Climate Change, Renewable Energy

The Potential of Mobile Phones for E-Commerce
Mike Flache
October 19, 2021
Mobile commerce sales make up almost half of all e-commerce sales. Nevertheless, the average order values are comparatively lower than for traditional devices such as desktops or even tablets.

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Tags: Marketing, Retail, Sales

5G Is Still a Growth Engine
Mike Flache
October 14, 2021
The global market size for 5G services was estimated at US$ 41.48 billion in 2020. And it is expected to grow at an average annual growth rate (CAGR) of 46.2% from 2021 to 2028

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Business Strategy, 5G

Emerging Technologies Are at the Core of Real Supply Chain Disruption
Mike Flache
September 24, 2021
There is still a lack of clarity about how manufacturers can use these technologies as a competitive advantage.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Emerging Technology, Supply Chain

The Potential to Fail is Essential for Innovation and Growth
Mike Flache
September 17, 2021
A modern, targeted innovation process is the driver when it comes to higher productivity and economic growth.

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Tags: Business Strategy, Digital Transformation, Innovation

Nonprofits: Why Digital Growth Needs a Strategy
Sovereign Magazine
August 18, 2021
The post-pandemic future is digital. A key reason why nonprofits should develop a sustainable digital growth strategy.

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Business Strategy, COVID19

Digitale Transformation (endlich) anpacken und beschleunigen
MoreThanDigital.info
March 31, 2021
Die Geschwindigkeit mit der Silicon Valley und Shenzhen arbeitet kann ein Vorbild sein.

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Tags: Business Strategy, Digital Transformation, Leadership

Does Success Make Us Happy?
Jumpstart
March 04, 2021
Or does happiness make us successful?

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Tags: Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Startups

How Can Companies Drive Growth in a Recession?
e27
February 03, 2021
Demand is almost at zero and global sales markets have collapsed. So how will you grow during recession?

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Tags: Business Strategy, COVID19, Startups

Digitale Transformation: Wachstum in Krisenzeiten und darüber hinaus ermöglichen
MoreThanDigital.info
February 03, 2021
Digitale Transformation und Wachstum? Wie hängt dies zusammen und was kann man aus Krisenzeiten daraus lernen?

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Tags: Business Strategy, Digital Transformation, Leadership

The New Normal
Digital Innovation
October 06, 2020
Can digital transformation actually enable growth in times of crisis and beyond?

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Tags: Business Strategy, COVID19, Digital Transformation

Huawei Connect 2020: Creating New Value with Synergy Across Five Tech Domains
Mike Flache
September 29, 2020
In the sixth year of this flagship event for the global ICT industry, this is definitely a new, exciting experience.

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Tags: 5G, AI, Cloud

Rethinking Sales in 2020
Mike Flache
March 27, 2020
It's time to rethink sales... and completely independently of Corona and Co.

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Tags: COVID19, Marketing, Sales

In a Good Business Environment Everyone Wins
Mike Flache
September 10, 2018
About a founders and entrepreneurs who are passionately transforming their visions into concrete actions.

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Tags: Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Sustainability

GDPR: Finally, Some Peace for Sales and Marketing. Or Not?
Mike Flache
June 20, 2018
The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is now in force.

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Tags: Marketing, Privacy, Sales

One of the Greatest Difficulties in Driving Digital Growth
Mike Flache
March 22, 2018
Manage digital growth actively - every single day.

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Tags: Business Strategy, Leadership, Sales

How Huawei Goes Beyond the Boundaries to Shape a Better Future
Mike Flache
February 26, 2018
Bring digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world.

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Tags: 5G, AI, IoT

The Top 5 Trends for Digital Transformation in 2018
Mike Flache
January 18, 2018
Customer benefit has the highest relevance.

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Tags: AI, Customer Experience, Digital Transformation

Digital Transformation: Do More and Do it Faster
Mike Flache
December 19, 2017
One thing should be clear: our organizations absolutely need to be more agile!

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Leadership, Management

Ask Your Employees to Disrupt the Company
Mike Flache
November 13, 2017
What is the best way to promote digital innovation in industrial companies?

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Tags: Digital Transformation, Innovation, Leadership

A Thought on Modern Leadership in the Digital Age
Mike Flache
September 06, 2017
How can we take a modern approach to team leadership in our digital age?

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Tags: Leadership, Management, Startups

How Machine Learning Can Improve Software Development Itself
Mike Flache
July 11, 2017
One topic will doubtlessly be among the leading trends of 2017: machine learning.

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Tags: AI, Big Data, Emerging Technology

5 Key Factors to Digitalize SMEs in the Manufacturing Industry the Smart Way
Mike Flache
June 22, 2017
How “stragglers” can solve this task.

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Tags: Business Strategy, Digital Transformation, Emerging Technology

Digital Trauma: What’s Going on with German Managers?
Mike Flache
May 04, 2017
Instead of living their own “digital dreams”, many seem to be suffering from digital trauma.

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Tags: Business Strategy, Digital Transformation, Leadership

2 Influencer Awards
Most Influential Digital Transformation Specialist (Global Excellence Awards)
Acquisition International
November 23, 2021
The Global Excellence Awards are an annual program in which recipients are determined via a thorough process of research, analysis, shortlisting, and selection. This system is carried out in full by an own dedicated in-house team.

The organizers of Acquisition International Magazine do not seek votes or input from either the nominated companies or third parties, instead opting to select awardees based on their hard work and notable achievements.

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Tags: Digital Transformation

200 most powerful thought Leaders to follow in 2021
Team Engati
December 19, 2020
Meet our 200 luminaries who have taken these worlds by storm and have created a community like no other.

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Tags: Customer Experience

3 Media Interviews
CXBuzz Interview with Mike Flache
CXBuzz
January 14, 2022
Mike Flache on customer experience to drive business value and digital growth

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Tags: Customer Experience, Marketing, Sales

Angel Investor Mike Flache Shares His Tips to Begin Investing in Startups
e27
December 27, 2019
Mike Flache considers himself as an investor in people, instead of tech

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Tags: Startups

Mike Flache – A Visionary with a Twist
MilliOnAir
September 01, 2019
An 11-page in-depth conversation on technology, digital business, and leadership

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Tags: Business Strategy, Digital Transformation, Leadership

1 Podcast
Don’t Waste a Good Crisis
Engati CX
August 19, 2020
Mike Flache, Entrepreneur, Business Angel and Philanthropist explains how this crisis can be a huge opportunity for businesses. He believes that every crisis is a great opportunity, you just need the right mindset. He also says that it's important to understand the markets and the progress, build products and services that solve those problems.

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Tags: Business Strategy, COVID19, Digital Transformation

4 Quotes
What Does Trust in Tech Mean?
Elise Quevedo
December 12, 2019
What is Trust? Trust is a belief of someone or something being reliable, it means we have confidence and feel safe around them or it.

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Tags: 5G

Collaboration and Partnerships Are the Keys to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030
Elise Quevedo
June 13, 2019
This week, at the 2nd SDG Partnership Forum between Ethical Corporation and Huawei Technologies, 40+ senior executives, investors, academics and leading associations from an array of industries and organizations, met to discuss how they are driving innovative digital collaborations to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

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Tags: Sustainability

How to Boost Employee Engagement with 62 Expert Insights
Hubstaff
November 01, 2018
If you Google “best companies to work for” chances are that you will come across a Glassdoor list of companies relevant to your location. One thing is clear from a prospective employees point of view. It is this – the organization’s culture, values and the opportunities they potentially could offer are as important as the compensation and benefits packages.

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Tags: Leadership

28 Expert Opinions Every Business Leader Should Know About Enterprise AI
Savantis
August 06, 2018
Today’s world of digital transformation observes Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) as the most discussed technologies. These disruptive technologies have the potential to reshape enterprises. New capabilities and applications of AI and ML are being realized everyday. And everyone is expecting impact and results.

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Tags: AI

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