Beginner's Mind

Beginner's Mind

"Beginner's Mind with Christian Soschner" is your lens into entrepreneurship and investing in deep tech - the frontier of AI, biotech, blockchain, robotics, and more. The show features Christian Soschner engaging in insightful conversations with innovators, entrepreneurs, investors and thought leaders crafting our future blueprint. Here's what you can expect: In Episode 111, Colin McCann sheds light on transformative vaccine strategies at IVI. Episode MM4 takes you on Nanotemper's journey from science fiction to microgravity with Philipp Baaske. Episode MM3 features Jeevan Sunner discussing the ascent of female leaders in tech and venture capital. The episodes dissect these pioneers' journeys, offering listeners valuable lessons. In addition to these insightful conversations, I also continuously unearth gems of wisdom from renowned entrepreneurs and investors like Warren Buffett, Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and Mohnish Pabrai. These insights and my commentary aim to help decipher the complex world of investing and entrepreneurship, providing you with actionable knowledge and strategies. Topics range from AI's role in drug discovery to the intricate science behind pharmaceutical research, offering a comprehensive deep-tech entrepreneurship and investing education enriched by practical insights from industry frontrunners. Embark on this journey. Be part of the conversation shaping the future of technology. The Community welcomes you:


September 25, 2023 8 mins

The digital age has brought forth a plethora of opportunities, but with it comes a maze of complexities, especially when it comes to patenting digital innovations. Many tech-savvy entrepreneurs find themselves lost, patenting solutions that are either meaningless or purely artificial. But what if the problem isn't with the technology, but with the approach?

🔹 Discover the Misconceptions: Understand why starting with technology...

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Are you part of the 70%? 
Vitamin D deficiency is a silent crisis affecting both the U.S. and Europe. The lack of this essential nutrient can lead to severe mental health issues, including depression and anxiety, due to its role in serotonin production. Physical health is also at risk, with increased chances of respiratory issues and even cancer. In this eye-opening episode, we delve into the Huberman Lab Podcast, where Dr. And...

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Did you know that the fight against climate change is shaping up to be the biggest business opportunity since the rise of the internet?

Imagine a multi-trillion-dollar market waiting to be tapped! Yair Reem and his €300M venture capital firm, Extantia Capital, are not just imagining it—they're building it.

Tune in to discover how you can be part of this green gold rush!

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"Are you tired of the long, winding road of drug discovery, full of dead-ends and costly detours? Do you wish there was a more efficient way to navigate the complex landscape of pharmaceutical R&D?

In this episode, we bring you the solution that promises to be the 'Google Maps' for drug discovery. Samantha Dale Strasser, PhD, CSO and co-founder of Pepper Bio, shares her revolutionary approach to drug discovery tha...

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In this special episode, we bring you exclusive insights from Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger, straight from the Berkshire Hathaway 2023 Shareholder Meeting. They tackle the age-old investor's dilemma: 

How to balance short-term profits with long-term sustainability. Whether you're a retail investor or running a multi-billion dollar fund, this episode is packed with wisdom you won't want to miss.

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Is revolutionizing patient care through biotechnology an ambitious dream, or is it the future of medicine? Dr. Daniel Vitt, a leading figure in the biotech world, challenges the status quo and brings a fresh perspective to these questions.

Dr. Daniel Vitt is the CEO of Immunic Therapeutics, a company at the forefront of developing groundbreaking treatments for chronic inflammatory and autoimmune diseases. With a background...

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Ever wondered how AI is revolutionizing drug discovery?

Dive into this insightful conversation with Marco Schmidt, the brilliant mind behind

As the CSO, Marco has been at the forefront of leveraging AI and genetics to predict drug success. In this clip, he shares his journey from data interpretation to predictive statistics, the inception of, and the transformative impact of artificial intelli...

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Ever feel like your emotions are driving your investment decisions? You're not alone. It's a wild ride in the investment world, and it's all too easy to let our emotions take the wheel. But here's a secret from two of the greatest investors of our time, Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger.

In this clip from the 2023 Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder Meeting, they spill the beans on how they keep their emotions in chec...

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Climate change is here, and it's urgent.

In this clip, Dr. Kimberley R. Miner, a Climate Scientist at NASA, unveils her top three actions to combat climate change.

From halting carbon emissions to preserving biodiversity, Kimberley's insights are a must-listen for anyone concerned about our planet's future.

Tune in to discover what we can do today to safeguard tomorrow.


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"Believe in the team, invest the money." This is Philipp Baaske, founder and CEO of NanoTemper Technologies. 

His company, a global biotech powerhouse, is on a mission to create a world where every disease is treatable.

Philipp's journey from a small Bavarian village to leading a global team of 240 is inspiring. His company now generates over 35 million in annual revenue. 

His secret? Start...

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Is investing in climate tech just a trend, or is it the future of venture capital? Doerte Hirschberg, a leading figure in the VC world, challenges the status quo and brings a fresh perspective to these questions.

Doerte Hirschberg is the co-founder and managing partner of Climentum Capital, a venture capital firm that focuses on climate tech investments. With a background in traditional investments, she has transitioned in...

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Failure is a common theme among entrepreneurs, but it's how you handle it that sets you apart.

In this video, you'll hear from NVIDIA's CEO, Jensen Huang, t how he overcame failure and achieved success.

He has weathered the storm of failure, only to emerge stronger and more determined leading NVIDIA to a 1 trillion dollar market cap in 2023.

 On this channel, we're all about unearth...

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Join Tobias Silberzahn, a Partner at McKinsey's Berlin office and a leader in the global Health Tech Network, as he delves into the crucial role of lifestyle habits in maintaining mental health and well-being. 

In this enlightening talk, Tobias discusses the importance of sleep, nutrition, mobility, fitness, and purpose, providing practical advice that viewers can apply in their daily lives. He also explores the bioch...

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In a world on the brink of climate catastrophe, one woman stands at the forefront of scientific discovery and action. "We found the highest microplastics in the world on Mount Everest, a sad Guinness World Record to hold," reveals Dr. Kimberley R. Miner in this gripping episode.

Dr. Miner is a Climate Scientist and Program Manager at the NASA Jet Propulsion Lab, a Guinness World Record holder, and an adventurer w...

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Join us as we dive into a captivating discussion with Brian Feroldi, a financial educator and author, who simplifies the complex world of investing.

In this episode, Brian shares his insights on why the stock market goes up, the power of cost averaging, and his biggest investment mistake.

Subscribe and learn how to navigate the financial world with ease.

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Dive into the untold stories of PayPal's meteoric rise!

This video takes you back to the 90s, a time when the internet was just beginning to transform business. It was a challenging era, with limited access to information and a lack of understanding about the potential of the internet.

Fast forward to today, and we see the fruits of the labor of PayPal's founders. They not only survived the dot-com bubbl...

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Welcome back to another episode of Memorable Moments. Today's spotlight is on the conversation with Sebastian Mallaby, acclaimed author of 'The Power Law'.

Venture capital, often a labyrinth of jargon and complex concepts, is made accessible through Mallaby's unique storytelling approach. This episode reveals the meticulous process behind his writing, showcasing the comprehensive research and interviewing me...

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Entrepreneurs and investors often grapple with the complexities of the biotech industry. The high risk associated with drug development, coupled with the intricate regulatory environment, can make biotech investments seem daunting. Moreover, the need for substantial capital and the long timeline for potential returns can further complicate the investment decision.

This clip provides a comprehensive overview of the biotech ...

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Navigating the biotech industry's rapid advancements and complex regulations can be daunting. High-stakes investments and the pressure to innovate further add to the challenge.

Rich Masters, the CMO of BIO (Biotechnology Innovation Organization), is a seasoned expert in this field. His role in organizing the BIO International Convention and his extensive industry experience equips him with unique insights to tackle th...

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Navigating the investment landscape can be a daunting task. It's easy to feel like you're constantly making the wrong moves and not achieving your financial goals. This episode brings you the wisdom of legendary investor Mohnish Pabrai, who shares his insights on overcoming these hurdles and achieving success in investing.

Here's what you can expect from this episode:

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