External Speaker


Dan Ram

Virtual Event Host/MC


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Description | Additional Information

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Daniel (known more popularly as DanRam) is an igniter. A 5x TEDx speaker, 3x entrepreneur, prolific speaker, and startup coach, his clients range from individual founders to national governments. His eclectic background growing up in 10 countries on 4 continents, his multi-continent education including Yale University and Trinity College, as well as his work in diverse industries from the UN to Consulting to Private Equity to Startups ensures that his clients are at the cutting edge of innovation.

On the ground, he is the founder of several startups in multiple countries and has coached scores of founders and startups. At the national level, Daniel was part of the 7 person panel commissioned by Minister of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation to put together an Entrepreneurship Policy. He was recognized as Top 40 under 40 leader for promoting bilateral relations between Europe and India.

DanRam travels the globe as an Event MC & Speaker at over 100 events a year. Hosting changemakers like President Barack Obama, billionaire founders like Sir Richard Branson, record breaking athletes like F1 champion Nico Rosberg, Grammy-winning artists and celebrities, he works on 4 continents from college campuses to parliaments to in-house corporate innovation days for Fortune 500 companies to the biggest tech conferences in the world. His passion is to inspire people with his motto 'Start Now Start Simple' in building a future we all want to live in.

EXPO 10 Rearview & Dan Ram

This section only covers clips where Dan Ram participated in. For a comprehensive overview of all videos please head over to the rearview section.

Dan Ram on air

A sneak peak of the agenda. Find out more on the comprehensive overview.

July 21st, 2021 – Wednesday

1:00 PM (UTC)

0:20 h

Grand Opening Ceremony – STARTUP AUTOBAHN powered by Plug and Play EXPO 10

Meet STARTUP AUTOBAHN powered by Plug and Play: all 29 Partners, Champions, and the Plug and Play Team.



Founders Talk



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Together we're celebrating 5 incredible years of open innovation at STARTUP AUTOBAHN. Throughout our Grand Opening stream, we will hear from top-industry level voices and highlight some of the most innovative, game-changing technologies that have graduated from our program.

Learn what this Open Innovation Platform is all about from our 29 Partners, Champions, and the Plug and Play Team. Plus, meet our Founding Team representatives speak with our Moderator DanRam about the WHY, and celebrate the past 5 years and 10 programs of STARTUP AUTOBAHN in this short video.

Hosts of this session

Open Details
1:45 PM (UTC)

0:15 h

Hybrid Sneak Peek and Live Demos

Meet the Guests and some Live Demo from the In-Person Part of EXPO 10



Live Demo

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Next to being virtual, a small group of guests will join us at our secret location in Stuttgart. We would love to get a bigger crowd together again, but the current times make it hard to do so. We decided to build the studio where our guests are, and our amazing live demos will be presented from current and past program startups. So join us to meet:

  • BridgerAI
  • Delicious Data
  • endel
  • HighMobility
  • Noveto
  • NXRT
  • sensel
  • sevenD
  • Terranet

Hosts of this session

2:00 PM (UTC)

0:20 h

Meet the Program 10 Startups and Technologies and Success Cases from Past Programs

Get a sneak-peek into the tech of Program 10 and 9 of the best Pilot Projects in Mobility, Production, Sustainability, Enterprise and beyond.




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We give the stage to the most successful, innovative, and game-changing startups and business units of our current Program 10.

Without further ado, please meet the current batch: Atlatec, Beeplanet, Brighter AI, Cybellum, Delicious Data, DesignLED, Drishti, Dycotec Materials, Embold, Endel, Excelfore, German Autolabs, Gestoos, Kontrol, NODAR, NXRT, PeakBoard, PlanCo, Polymertal, PreAct Technologies, S1Seven, Sensel, Spread.ai, Terranet, Textia, Vencortex, Viezo, WheelMe, and Yuri Gravity.

On top of this, meet a small collection of the best of the past 5 years:

2:45 PM (UTC)

0:10 h

Pilot Talk. Complexity of vehicle wiring and synergies through cross functional digitalization

A project between Mercedes-Benz AG and SPREAD GmbH.




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Think about the shift from old-school paper street maps to the navigation app on your smartphone today. There will be a similar shift for people working in car repair shops, on shop floors, in aftersales or in maintenance. Today they all rely on complex 2D diagrams and hard-to-understand manuals. At Mercedes-Benz AG this is no longer true thanks to SPREAD’s ability to create digital twins out of CAD models.

Hosts of this session

3:15 PM (UTC)

0:15 h

Pioneering in Motorsports – From Race to Road

Daniel Abt, German racing driver



Thought-Leader Talk

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Schaeffler is a pioneer in motorsports, as demonstrated by its involvement in Formula E and DTM Electric. Uwe Wagner, Chief Technology Officer at Schaeffler, and racing driver and Schaeffler brand ambassador Daniel Abt answer questions about how the agility of motorsport increases Schaeffler's innovative strength.

Host of this session

3:30 PM (UTC)

0:10 h

Closing Ceremony STARTUP AUTOBAHN EXPO 10 Day 1

See what's planned for Day 2 of EXPO 10 and get ready to Deep Dive into more tech and breakout sessions. Stay tuned!



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Get ready for our second Day of EXPO 10: Full of content streams, breakout sessions, keynotes, and panel discussion - get ready for a day packed with networking!

And enjoy the live music from Kwadi, known for his single "I Will Find you": https://www.kwadi.de/music/

July 22nd, 2021 – Thursday

9:00 AM (UTC)

0:45 h

The Current State of Innovation in India

Especially relevant for everyone who is interested in the Indian economy and its current and future developments

Breakout Session

Topic Deep Dive

Open Innovation

Expert Talk + Q&A


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It is no longer a secret to anyone that India is an emerging economic power and an increasingly important location for innovation. More and more multinational companies are increasingly locating their advanced research and development (R&D) operations in India to draw on the nation’s highly trained scientists, engineers, and managers. In the process and despite the many challenges India is changing from a locus of low-cost contract research and reverse engineering to a global center of high-value, indigen…

Hosts of this session

11:00 AM (UTC)

0:15 h

Welcome to Day II – Tech Deep Dive



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On July 22, our Day 2 of EXPO 10, we will talk with global industry leaders and dive into the newest tech trends. Our 29 Startups and 29 Partners will present their new developments in the fields of #mobility, #sustainability, #production, and #enterprise via interactive breakout sessions and innovation streams! Join the pilot sessions to discuss with the startups, partners, keynote speakers, and panel experts themselves and meet the Partner, Startups and the Team behind Startup Autobahn Plug and Play.

Breakout Sessions & Content Stream Startups, Partners, VCs and attendees meet in tech and interest-specific breakout rooms (alias Master-Classes). Facilitated group discussions, deep exchanges, and workshops.

4:00 PM (UTC)

0:05 h

Closing Ceremony Day 2

July 23rd, 2021 – Friday

12:40 PM (UTC)

0:05 h



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