Speaker profile


  • Mr Praveen Paranjothi
    Founder & Head
    Startup Europe India Network


Praveen Paranjothi is the Founder & Head of Startup Europe India Network (SEIN platform), a tech-corridor focused on European and Indian digital ecosystems, one of the key-initiatives in the EU-India Agenda for Action 2020. The SEIN platform is a partner for fast growing tech companies and investors expanding or investing in European and Indian digital markets.  SEIN platform also organizes the flagship EU-India tech summit. Praveen is an experienced Venture and growth Capital investor. As a senior investor at the European Investment Fund, he has led/co-led several hundred millions of investments in Venture Capital funds and co-investments and he has held a number of Advisory Board positions in top VC funds that together manage several billions of assets. He closely follows artificial intelligence, mobility, data/privacy and blockchain/crypto topics. He has previously worked with renowned technology and investment firms including Siemens Venture Capital, and Nokia in Germany. He attended his MBA at HEC Paris and UC Berkeley and a holds a Masters in Engineering from University of Applied Sciences, Darmstadt and Bachelor in Engineering from University of Madras, India. He is an avid traveller and cares deeply about education and environmental causes.

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