Frank Thelen

Frank Thelen


Frank Thelen is a European serial founder, tech investor and TV personality based in Bonn, Germany. Since 1994, he has started and run technology- and design-driven businesses. In his role as the Founder and CEO of venture capitalist e42, he focuses on seed and early-stage investments. His track record of founding disruptive companies now spans two decades, whereby his products have reached 200+ million consumers in 60+ countries, gathering prestigious awards along the way, such as the Innovate4Society award, presented to him by Angela Merkel. In 2014, Frank joined Sony Pictures prime-time TV show “Shark Tank”, broadcasted in Germany on VOX as “Die Höhle der Löwen”.

The implications of Artificial Intelligence for Humanity


Panel discussion the learnings of the conference and narrowing down the hard questions and take aways. Moderator: Fabian Westerheide

Implications of Rise of AI