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At our first Fireside Chat of 2019, Daniel Krauss, CIO and founder of FlixBus, will discuss the competitive advantages of using data on their travel tech platform. FlixBus uses its massive data to plan upcoming routes and forecast demand using artificial intelligence (AI), however, Daniel’s dreams for the green giant reach higher. He wants to offer an on-demand bus service that offers routes according to customer demand, similar to Lyft and myTaxi.

Already having revolutionized the long-distance bus sector, FlixBus is growing into the largest bus company in the world and plans to bring mobility to everyone. Join the Fireside Chat and discover how AI will help connect the dots and connect all of us on ‘The Road to Innovation’.

This event will be moderated by CEO of NKF Media, Jan Thomas.



6:00 – 6:30pm: Doors open

6:30 pm: Welcome on stage

6:35 – 7:15 pm: Moderated talk with Daniel Krauss and Jan Thomas

7:15 – 7:30 pm: Open Q&A

7.30pm – 8.30pm: Drinks/reception


About the Speaker:

Daniel Krauss was born in 1983 in Neheim-Hüsten. He studied Economic Sciences at the Fern Universität Hagen. Daniel has generally worked in the IT area for Marquardt GmbH, IFS AB and Siemens AG. Before co-founding FlixBus in 2011, he was a Technical Account Manager at Microsoft for three years. Now Daniel is CIO of FlixBus, which was able to establish Europe’s largest intercity bus network.


About the Moderator: 

Jan Thomas caught the startup bug in 2010. Having previously owned a marketing agency and a branding agency in Frankfurt /Main, he is currently CEO of NKF Media. Thomas also publishes startup magazines Berlin Valley and The Hundert, as well as being responsible for the Venture Daily startup newsletter, in addition to hosting the “NKF Summit – Corporate meets Startup” conference series.


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February 6, 2019

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Basement, Volta, Factory Berlin Mitte


Member Event, Public Events

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