Kai Schmude

Kai Schmude

COO at Venista Ventures

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Kai Schmude is the Chief Operating Officer at Venista Ventures. Kai joined the company in 2011 and oversees the development of Venista’s Mobile Business Incubator and early-stage investment activities. He is a graduate from the University of Technology, Aachen, in both Engineering and Business. After founding and establishing an Internet startup and years in management consulting, Kai served as the Vice President of Cologne’s international Trade Fair and was responsible for the development and establishment of all IT and digital media shows including the world leading events dmexco and gamescom. Based on his broad experience in setting up and growing digital businesses, Kai is an expert in business development and acceleration and has an expansive network within the digital industry.