Kerstin Karu

Kerstin Karu

Fueling innovation within the Fortune 500 and Global Startup Ecosystem
Seattle, US
Global Startup Ecosystem

Regional Director of Europe @Global Startup Ecosystem Unconfirmed

The World's 1st & Largest Digital Accelerator

Mar '17 - Present (1 year 6 months)

Launchpad Central

Account Executive @Launchpad Central • Employee

Mar '16 - Present (2 years 6 months)

Amazing things Kerstin's made
Kerstin Karu is an innovation facilitator helping Fortune 500 companies validate business models and markets for new products using Launchpad Central's innovation portfolio management software, co-founded by Steve Blank, while planning Global Startup Ecosystem’s first European digital startup accelerator for the Fall of 2017. Previously, Kerstin served as an entrepreneur in residence and lecturer for Draper University’s entrepreneurship program, while co-founding Blast Innovations, a DFJ Associates-backed Silicon Valley-based marketing software company, for which she was chosen as Forbes Estonia 30 Under 30. Among other achievements, Kerstin has formerly served as a mentor for Startup Weekend and overseen the regional operations for NACUE, the UK’s leading membership organization for engaging students in enterprise.