The Mirror World Podcast

The Mirror World Podcast

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We founded Nomoko in 2015 and learned a lot along the way. In this podcast we share our experiences and lessons learned running a tech startup in Zurich, Switzerland - together with our vision for a spatial future: The Mirror World.


39: Mario Facchinetti & Swiss Proptech
Sep 17 • 46 min
On this episode, we talk with our guest Mario Facchinetti from Swiss Proptech about the state of the industry and his experience with technology and innovation in real estate. On this episode are joining Nilson Kufus (CEO) and Max Gick (Business Dev) to…
38: Empowering women in STEM in Switzerland and worldwide with Janet T. Phan
Sep 11 • 63 min
On this episode of the Mirror World Podcast we sit together with Janet T. Phan to talk about her journey, her passion for mentoring and the support of women in STEM in Switzerland and abroad and her incredible charity project - Thriving Elements.
37: The State of Proptech in Switzerland with Deniz Karahan
Sep 1 • 38 min
In this episode, we sit together with Deniz Karahan, the founder of Proptech Switzerland and talk about the origins of this fast growing community, their initiatives and what truly makes proptech, proptech.
36: Digitising Real Estate
Aug 14 • 30 min
In this episode, we’re coming back for the first time since lockdown and we cover it all - from dealing with a completely new set up, working remotely and the refocus towards the building of a spatial application for real estate. In this episode, Nilson…
35 - The work life balance of an entrepreneur
Feb 20 • 29 min
In this episode of the Mirror World podcast we talk about the work life balance of an entrepreneur together with Vincent Pedrini the CFO and co-founder of Nomoko.
34 - Today’s Swiss startup ecosystem with David Butler
Feb 11 • 50 min
In this episode of the Mirror World podcast we talk about the Swiss startup ecosystem together with our guest David Butler, Director of the Swiss chapter of Startup Grind and Nilson Kufus, CEO and co-founder of Nomoko. · 1:00 – David introduction,…
33 - The complexity of Smart Cities with Sabrina Coccia
Feb 4 • 18 min
In this episode of the Mirror World podcast we talk about Smart cities together with our guest Sabrina Coccia who came to see us as part of the Horizon 2020 program and Lisa who is part of the Nomoko team.
32 - Augmented Reality - today’s challenges and the future of AR
Jan 29 • 24 min
In this episode of the Mirror World podcast we talk about the Augmented reality industry together with our guest Sebastian Tobler from Ateo and Maciej who is part of team Nomoko.
31 - The 4th industrial revolution is coming. How will it impact the world?
Jan 20 • 22 min
In this episode of the Mirror World podcast we talk about the 4th industrial revolution and how it will impact the world.
30 - Why we need to look at diversity as more than just a number with Priska Burkard
Jan 13 • 34 min
In this episode of the Mirror World podcast we talk about diversity and culture in companies together with our guest Priska Burkard from Techface
29 - The origins of the Mirror World
Dec 16, 2019 • 29 min
In this episode of the Mirror World podcast we talk about the origins of the Mirror World concept, where did it come from and when did we as a company start using this term.
28 - The Mirror World, reflecting the real world in a digital form
Nov 12, 2019 • 29 min
In this episode of the Mirror World podcast we talk about the Mirror World in more details and why we need to set different types of data standards, how we structure spatial data in order to enable all the use cases which are coming our way with the 4th…
27 - CEATEC Tokyo - impressions and takeaways with Somniacs/Birdly
Oct 31, 2019 • 33 min
In this episode of the Mirror World podcast we host Lazar Tosic from Somniacs with whom we attended the CEATEC 2019 event in Tokyo a couple of weeks ago. We talk about our key takeaways from the event and of course the Somniacs Birdly experience.
26 - The future of passwords
Oct 24, 2019 • 30 min
In this episode we discuss the post password era and talk about the current trends in online identity management and passwords. We talk about how the processes can be improved in terms of security and privacy and how they can be scaled when it comes to…
25 - Nomoko awarded the Horizon 2020 European grant: we share our experience
Sep 26, 2019 • 19 min
In this episode we have the pleasure of announcing that we have been awarded the Horizon 2020 European commission grant. We talk about the application process and what winning this grant means for a startup.
24 - AR today and in the near future
Sep 10, 2019 • 21 min
In this episode we talk about AR and AR applications, trends, challenges and how we would love to see this industry evolve in the future
23 - Drone talk
Aug 22, 2019 • 32 min
In this episode we talk about the current drone solutions and how the market is evolving.
22 - Nomoko turns 4
Aug 6, 2019 • 29 min
Nilson and Vincent share their experience of building Nomoko for the past four years and the challenges they faced along the way. They also tell us what motivates them everyday to pursue their mission, Nomoko’s mission.
21 - Visual positioning in the mirror world
Jul 25, 2019 • 28 min
In this episode we discuss the concept of visual positioning systems and their impact on people and industries.
20 - Innovation culture in the USA and Switzerland with Arijana Walcott
Jul 16, 2019 • 31 min
In this episode our guest Arijana Walcott and Bara talk about the US innovation culture and how it compares to the Switzerland startup ecosystem. They also touch topics such as risk taking, the fear of failure and why it is important to face global…
19 - AI capabilities in virtual environments with Danny Lange
Jul 11, 2019 • 32 min
In this episode Danny Lange and Nilson met at the tech open air conference in Berlin last week and discussed the concept of using virtual environments to improve AI capabilities. Danny Lange is the VP of AI and Machine learning at Unity Technologies and…
18 - Innovation discussion with Virtual Switzerland
Jul 4, 2019 • 30 min
In this episode we have Laetitia Bochud and Christophe Merkle from Virtual Switzerland. We discuss and compare innovation in Switzerland with the rest of the world.
17 - Digital assets
Jun 25, 2019 • 20 min
There are 2 types of digital assets: pure digital assets which are fictional and don’t exist in real life and assets based on real physical objects that will themselves be represented in a digital form. These digital representations of physical assets…
16 - The impact of the mirror world
Jun 18, 2019 • 17 min
In this episode we talk about the mirror world and the lessons we can learn from the current state of the internet.
15 - Fostering inclusion and diversity through forward thinking leadership with Arijana Walcott
Jun 13, 2019 • 24 min
In this episode we have Arijana Walcott from Dart (https://dartlabs.io/), we discuss the inequalities in the workplace and how we can improve the current state
14 - The evolution of technology and an eye on the future with Thierry Fromes
May 27, 2019 • 19 min
In this episode we talk about the evolution of technology and how the future is predictable by looking back in history.
13 - A look into The Mirror World
May 20, 2019 • 23 min
In this episode we talk about the digital twin of the world: the mirror world, the origins of the concept and its future global impact.
12 - AR and VR, today’s challenges and how we see the future
May 13, 2019 • 20 min
in this episode we talk about AR and VR, the current challenges and how we see the future of these industries.
11 - Startups and fund raising part II
May 6, 2019 • 17 min
In this episode of the Nomoko podcast Bara discusses with Vincent (Nomoko COO) and Loic (Nomoko investment manager) our approach to fund raising and the relationships we have with our investors.
10 - Prix Strategis 2019 winner
May 3, 2019 • 7 min
In this episode we have a quick chat with Loic our investment manager who just got back from Lausanne with the Prix Strategis trophy.
9 - The current state of AR and VR with Arijana Walcott
Apr 24, 2019 • 21 min
In this episode we discuss the current state of AR, VR and MR with Arijana Walcott.
8 - Startups vs. traditional businesses: leadership, decision making and culture with Eduardo Leemann
Apr 21, 2019 • 23 min
In this episode we have Eduardo Leemann who is a Nomoko board member with over 30 years of experience. He shares some insights on the life of a board member being involved in many different industries.
7 - Startup Grind talk at Google Zurich
Apr 15, 2019 • 60 min
In this episode, Nilson is invited to talk at the Startup Grind event in Google’s offices in Zurich. He talks about the origins of Nomoko, how the company was built and our overall vision of the future.
6 - The origins and evolution of the Crypto Valley and the new wave of blockchain-based projects with Mathias Ruch
Apr 7, 2019 • 29 min
In this episode we have Mathias Ruch one of the co-founders of the Crypto Valley Venture Capital (CVVC). We discuss the origins of the Crypto Valley and the new types of businesses based on blockchain technology. Mathias is also a board member at Nomoko.
5 - Startup ecosystems, entrepreneurship and investing in the future with Thomas Billeter
Mar 31, 2019 • 37 min
In this episode we invite Thomas Billeter who is one of Nomoko’s board members. He shares his experience on the board of Nomoko and as an investor and entrepreneur in Switzerland and Germany.
4 - Spatial ledger and digital twin
Mar 25, 2019 • 17 min
In this episode we talk about the role blockchain technology has in the building process of the digital twin.
3 - Startups and fundraising
Mar 17, 2019 • 21 min
In the third episode of the Nomoko podcast Nilson and Vincent, 2 of our co-founders discuss their approach to fund raising and their relationships with investors.
2 - A platform approach to the spatial future
Mar 10, 2019 • 15 min
In this episode of the Nomoko podcast we talk about our industry agnostic approach to providing 3D data and why we believe this is the most efficient way of moving forward.
1 - Founders Talk - The entrepreneur’s journey
Mar 5, 2019 • 46 min
In the first episode of the Nomoko podcast two of our co-founders share their experience running the company as first time entrepreneurs.