Principal of Innovation Scouting & Co-investments, EON
Jan Palasinski, investment principal at E.ON Innovation Scouting & Co-investments, the German utility’s CVC arm, investing in early and growth stage startups in Europe and in the U.S.. Prior to joining E.ON, Jan has worked for more than four years at Innogy Venture Capital, a German venture capital fund focusing on distributed energy solutions in Europe, where he gained a significant experience as venture investor, startups mentor and board member. Before falling in love with startups, Jan has worked for almost 8 years in two investment banks, managing the banks’ coordination role in financing several renewable energy projects in Italy. Jan holds a Master’s Degree in Economics and Management of Public Utilities from Milan’s Bocconi University and a B.A. in History from Roma Tre University.