Jan Michael Hess

Jan is Founder of Ecosummit and General Partner of Ecosummit Ventures. Ecosummit accelerates smart green startups, investors and corporates. Our vision is to automate sustainability in energy, mobility and cities. Our conferences are startup markets enabling business development, co-investing, open innovation, corporate venturing and M&A. Since 2010, Jan organised 19 conferences in 5 countries. Ecosummit TV on YouTube provides over 1.000 videos (430.000 views). Ecosummit Ventures will be a new smart green impact VC targeted at €50M that invests in European software and hardware startups in energy, mobility and cities. Prior to founding Mobile Economy GmbH in 2000, Jan worked for Pixelpark, Icon Medialab and Ciao as Strategic Planner, Project Manager and Head of Marketing and Sales. Holding a business degree from the University of Mannheim, he lives in Berlin with his wife Simone and their son Mateo and is a big fan of Yoga, Japan and Jazz.

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