From Deutsche Welle comes the tech focused series Founders' Valley. Season one follows Fridtjof Detzner– the founder of successful German startup Jimdo– on a journey through Asia. Looking for visionary ideas, Fridtjof meets with startup founders, organizations and activists working on innovative and inspiring solutions. In season two of Founders’ Valley, female entrepreneurs from Germany travel throughout Asia to meet inspiring entrepreneurs and see how their ideas are changing the planet.
Mongolia is undergoing rapid transformation. Fridtjof ’s search leads him to inspiring founders hoping to profit from global markets and make their dreams come true.
Hong Kong is one of the world’s most expensive cities. German startup founder Fridtjof Detzner explores how high rents affect residents and young creatives. With architect Vicky Chan, he discusses future solutions for increasingly crowded cities.
Young founders in Taiwan are taking electronics manufacturing to the next level. They tell Fridtjof about the positive and negative impacts of technology.
Founders in Malaysia are stepping up to the plate. German entrepreneur Fridtjof Detzner talks to them about the increasing demand for energy and their drive to find alternatives. The vision: to secure the planet's energy supply.
Will we grow replacement organs in the lab? Will only the rich be able to afford medical innovations? Entrepreneurs in Singapore share their visionary answers with Fridtjof.
Indonesia relies on food imports – it doesn’t grow enough to feed its exploding population. Innovative young founders present German entrepreneur Fridtjof Detzner with forward-looking solutions like vertical farming in cities or insects as food.
In Bangladesh, one of the world’s poorest countries, Fridtjof encounters brutal working conditions and meets optimistic founders seeking to move their country forward.
Bali, the ‘island of holy water’, is running out of clean water. Founders there help remote communities gain access to the valuable resource and urge facilities for tourists to use water more frugally.
India is drowning in plastic waste. Fridtjof meets with visionary founders who want to ad- dress the country’s pollution crisis and are fighting for a cleaner India.