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Podcast

Delivery Hero CEO about next steps for growth

€19 billion market cap firm co-founder Niklas Östberg shares his view on internationalization & scaling. Meet him at our Bits & Pretzels Networking Week

Famously joining the index of Germany's 30 largest companies by market capitalization — was REALLY just the first step for Niklas Östberg, the co-founder and CEO of Berlin headquartered platform Delivery Hero, this week's guest in our Bits & Pretzels Podcast.

Niklas will share more about his strategy at this year's Bits & Pretzels Networking Week (Sept 27th- Oct 2nd 2020) where you can personally meet him.

One thing's for sure: The entrepreneur who co-started a firm that's more valuable now than Deutsche Bank and became one of the top European players in the global $100 billion online food delivery market, has much higher ambitions, as he discloses in conversation with Bits & Pretzels podcast host Britta Weddeling.

Here's what you gonna learn from Niklas in our show today: 1) best practices of effectively running a global logistics business during a worldwide pandemic, 2) internationalization & scaling a local service & 3) the secrets of fighting back big tech, namely Amazon & Google, who dominate most digital businesses in Europe.

If you want to hear more meet Niklas personally at our Bits & Pretzels Networking Week (Sept 27th to Oct 2nd 2020) along with the top of the league of other world-class startup leaders.

02:45: Niklas about Delivery Hero entering the DAX-30
05:30: How to compete with Google, Amazon and Alibaba as a startup
08:07: The strategy to hold the US tech giants on arm-length away
13:30: How to identify & conquer the next international market for your company
15:03: Why Delivery Heros has avoided mega transactions but is open to small ones
18:15: Beer Garden Break: What Niklas admires in Jeff Bezos (and what not)  
22:00: How get just about everything delivered in 15 minute
24:15 B&P Toolbox: How to eat an elephant? Piece by piece!
26:14: Either-or-game: Köttbullar, meat balls & cooking on Saturdays

Production: Regina Körner, Migo Fecke (professional-podcasts.com); Sophie Dechansreiter.