Katka Letzing is a CEO & Co-founder at Kickstart Innovation. She spent a decade in Silicon Valley with a focus on innovation, entrepreneurship, and related topics for the Institute of International Education, and in the U.S. Department of State programs/White House initiatives involving startups and other organizations from more than 170 countries.
Since 2013, she has led startup innovation activities in Asia including engagements with Startup Malaysia and co-founded a bioactive demo-cosmetics startup in Prague and helped to scale it through Europe. She also co-founded and leads Kickstart Innovation working on connecting startups from over 30 countries (more than 250Mio investments) and large Swiss private and public sector organizations. In her free time, she coaches student entrepreneurs, helping them validate their ideas and build businesses.