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Hi, I am Dietmar from Vienna (AT) and my Start-Up is called SPHARES (http://sphares.com) where we allow you to collaborate while still using your most favorite tools. Stay within your environment. I have 15 year IT experience in diverse fields and am passionate about creating real value. Apart from SPHARES, i have a small consulting agency, teach at a universty for applied sciences and am involved in different working groups as well as elected representative of the IT industry of Vienna.
I graduated from HTL Wiener Neustadt, University of Derby & Vienna University of Technology.
Steve Glange launched the FirstTuesday network in the Greater Region and became board member of the global network. He is also a founding board member of Luxembourg Business Angels Network where he served as board member of EBAN. He was ambassador for XING in Luxembourg. He assisted launching and developing emerging companies and holds various advisory board seats. He is also a UN conference speaker and lecturer at Georgia Tech Institute. He uses his analytical and innovative skills around a good robusto cigar. Steve is an experienced networked solution broker.
Collaborations between corporates and startups are difficult and painful. Corporates are slow, can’t decide, are inflexible, have terrible processes and often even show a bad attitude towards startups.