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I’m Mike Flache — an advisor and mentor, former entrepreneur and angel investor. Together with talented teams, I build digital businesses worldwide. Onalytica’s analysts named me one of the top-10 global thought leaders in digital transformation.

I help high-tech innovators in Silicon Valley, Europe, and Asia grow and scale. The main focus is on business models in the fields of artificial intelligence, machine learning, cloud computing, blockchain, and AR/VR. These include companies such as Fundment, Baqend, Codetrails, thinxs, IHSE, Hiprocall, and Tecflower, to name a few.

To enable digital growth in order to create sustainable added value for people, businesses, and the environment.
Why Statement

Together with the Fundment team, we are currently building one of the next billion-dollar companies in financial technology. I’m also a partner of venture capital and private equity companies, such as V/G Ventures Switzerland, Scale Capital in Denmark and the USA, and a mentor and jury member of the Get in the Ring Foundation.

As a recognized thought leader, I collaborate with Fortune 500 companies, innovators, and technology vendors. Over the years, I’ve worked with executives of companies such as the Silicon Valley Innovation Center, Google, Amazon, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Huawei Technologies, and Mercedes-Benz.

Mike has worked with leaders of Fortune 500 companies, startups, and technology vendors

BMC Software
Mercedes-Benz Cars
Silicon Valley Innovation Center
Huawei Technologies
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Digital Sales Lab
Dynaprog AG
Speed Kit

Recognized thought leader


Onalytica’s analysts named Mike one of the top-10 global thought leaders in digital transformation

As a mentor for aspiring entrepreneurs and young executives, I pass on lessons learned to the next generation of business leaders. Focus topics are the development of sustainable growth strategies for the digital age and the scaling of digital value creation.

Every year I’m a guest at conferences and events, such as Mobile World Congress, Digital Asia, Huawei Connect, Digital Transformation Summit, and Digital Enterprise Show. I also give guest lectures at business schools and universities, such as the Harbin Institute of Technology and the Singapore University of Social Sciences.

Press and media

I regularly contribute my experience to international publications, including Enterprise Management 360, Digital Innovation, LinkedIn, e27 Asia, Jumpstart, BBN Times, CXBuzz, and Spotify.

Digital Innovation Magazine
Enterprise Management 360
BBN Times

Notable recognition

  • Global Top 5 Angel Investor to Follow (Evan Carmichael)
  • Global Top 10 Thought Leader in Digital Transformation (Onalytica)
  • Global Top 25 Thought Leader for Renewable Energy (Thinkers360)
  • Global Top 30 Influencer of Industrial Internet of Things IIoT (Right Relevance)
  • Global Top 35 Thought Leader on Metaverse (Thinkers360)
  • Global Top 50 Thought Leader for 5G (Thinkers360)
  • 50 Most Powerful AI Influencers (engatica)
  • 200 Most Powerful Influencers on Customer Experience (Engati CX)
  • Most Influential Digital Transformation Specialist (Global Excellence Awards)

Notable membership

  • Global Business Leaders Institute
  • Della Leaders Global Honorary Member
  • Asia CEO Community
  • Human Capital Network
  • Expert Group Supervisory Boards / Advisory Boards
  • HPE VIP Community


People and technology are a powerful force to tackle social and environmental challenges. That’s why I support charitable initiatives in their growth so that they can make a positive impact on our digitally connected world.

Young Enterprise motivates young people to succeed in the changing world of work by equipping them with the work skills, knowledge and confidence they need.

The vision of the Safe Water Gardens project is to provide a safe and affordable sanitation system for every home in rural areas around the world.

Lendwithcare is an initiative of global poverty fighting charity CARE International which enables people to make small loans online to entrepreneurs in some of the poorest parts of the world.

Rainforest Connection (RFCx) has developed a global acoustic network for halting illegal logging, poaching, mining, and monitoring biodiversity.

Rising Up Again – A Book by Mike Flache

Rising Up Again – The Book

"Extraordinary people, like extraordinary companies, keep evolving"

Whether founders, entrepreneurs, managers, or employees — we all face small and big challenges every day. How we mentally deal with these issues determines our actions.

Rising Up Again is about growing and thriving after a life-changing experience. Based on the lessons of my blows of fate, I reveal the process of how to survive a personal crisis and make the most of it.

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