Episode 13

Karin Ebbinghaus on how she changed careers to become a Deep Tech CEO

Published on: 21st October, 2022

For some people, the entrepreneurial path seems like the most obvious. Others fall into it after a long time of trying out other things. Other people again actually never start a company but have so much operational talent and domain knowledge that they've learned throughout their career, that they still end up as the spearhead of the company. Karin Ebbinghaus is one of those last people. For the majority of her career, she worked in the legal field, becoming an expert in mergers and acquisitions, to later leverage that knowledge as an Investment Manager at a GreenTech fund. This is where she eventually came across Elonroad ...

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Doing a PhD in theoretical physics, he is still interested in the practical overlap of research, engineering and start-ups that changes the world.