Philipp Bäcker

THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED

09 Oct 2019

If someone would have told me last year that I would soon be working at a deep tech start-up in Berlin, I would have laughed at them because a) that’s crazy and b) in no way is “deep tech” a real thing. You see, my journey has not been the most conventional, nor has it been one that I would have chosen from the onset. Nevertheless, it has all lead me to a job in deep tech, something that I could never have foreseen myself undertaking, and also something that I would never have imagined myself feeling so passionate and excited about. So, how did I go about getting myself hitched to a company like R3, to begin with, you might wonder? That answer is one that I’m still trying to formulate for myself, but I guess there’s no better place to start than by giving you a bit of background: