Meet our Team behind GINN. We build bridges between Innovation from Germany and China.

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Co-Founder and Head of GINN

Katja is the co-founder and head of the German Innovators in China (GINN). She was in the founding team of the first Startup Grind University chapter and helped growing more chapters among other universities in China as one of the Startup Grind University Directors. She leads now, as one of the Co-Directors, Startup Grind's main chapter in Beijing.

Katja has three years of China experience with an academic background in Innovation Management and has formerly led the German Desk in the Corporate Innovation Team at Zhongguancun Innoway, a Chinese state-owned company and landmark for entrepreneurship in China, to introduce Innovators and Entrepreneurs from Germany to the Chinese ecosystem and vice versa.