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Carolin Wais


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Carolin is a Partner at Plug and Play Ventures. Since joining Plug and Play in 2019, she has led over 45 investments for the firm and oversaw 150+ investments since establishing PnP’s EMEA IC. She has a strong thesis on companies that deliver direct business impact in terms of efficiency, cost cutting or driving revenue. Being an advocate for diversity in the ecosystem, she is supporting multiple female-focused initiatives as a mentor and was the first female partner at Plug and Play. She has always been passionate about entrepreneurship and supporting founders with a bold vision and willingness to challenge the status quo. During her studies at ESCP Europe, where she graduated as Valedictorian of the MiM class, she specialized in venture capital, mentoring multiple startups and founding a student-led tech conference. Prior to Plug and Play Carolin spent 3 years at Next47 and 2 years as an operator at Siemens.

EXPO2022 Rearview & Carolin Wais

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Carolin Wais on air

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All timings in Europe/Berlin time.

June 22nd, 2023 – Thursday

1:25 PM (UTC)

0:20 h


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Venturing Forward: Investing in the Next Generation of Tech

Investor Talk

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This Investor Talk will take you inside the world of some of the most prominent VCs investing in the mobility, manufacturing, enterprise & AI industries.

Join us to discuss the latest investing and technology trends, discover who will be the winners in the next 10 years of venture and get insights into how VCs define success.

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2:30 PM (UTC)

0:45 h

CVC Workshop @ EXPO2023

Breakout Session

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We are excited to have you join our Corporate Venture Capital Workshop. This session is open to companies that currently operate a CVC function, as well as to those that do not currently have one but are interested in establishing one in the future.

Steered and guided by Carolin Wais (Partner, Plug and Play Ventures) and Theodora Preda, this workshop will look to educate those in attendance around CVC best practices. After a brief introduction and overview, we would love to leave the remaining time for group exchanges, open discussions and peer-to-peer sharing.

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