Co-founder & CEO of Openers
As a trained journalist, Kerstin used to work for well-known media outlets such as Burda or Holtzbrinck and in political communications. In 2011 she fell in love with Berlin and its thriving startup ecosystem - and stayed ever since.
She´s a founding member of TOA, formerly one of the largest tech festivals in Europe, and Co-Founder and CEO, together with Carolin Lessoued, of Openers, a boutique agency from Berlin focusing on scale-up companies. Kerstin is a Business Angel and active mentor and advisor to several startup initiatives, VCs and early-stage startups.