Johannes Lenhard

Johannes is the Centre Coordinator of the Max Planck Cambridge Centre for Ethics, Economy and Social Change at the University of Cambridge. He studied at Zeppelin University, London School of Economics and Cambridge with visiting fellowships at Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris and at Stanford University in the US. While his PhD was documenting the survival practices of homeless people, he has for the last three years focused on researching the ‘ethics of venture capital’ with fieldwork in Berlin, London, San Francisco and New York. His research has been published in leading academic journals (e.g. Housing Studies, EPD and City and Society) and he regularly contributes to journalistic outlets from Prospect, Techcrunch, Vestoj and Aeon to Tribune, The Conversation and Crunchbase

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The word on the street 

Johannes Lenhard calls for nuance in our understanding of homeless people. I return regularly to where I first started speaking to people experiencing homelessness, in the heart of East London,

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Nothing ventured

Are venture capital investors and governments missing the same trick? Johannes Lenhard sees opportunities. Venture capital has had deep involvement in the rise of the digital age. Many of the

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