Karin Schintgen is the founder and CEO of House of Start-Ups, an innovation hub, business accelerator, incubator, and startup consulting service launched by the Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce. She previously served as the founder and CEO of startup incubator Lux Future Lab. Prior to her career in innovation management, Karin worked in banking, media and public affairs. She set up Luxembourg’s first futures and options trading desk, and the first dedicated bank department for social corporate responsibility. She was also the Director of Corporate Communication for RTL Group. Karin is a member of the board of Prairial, a Luxembourg foundation investing in social enterprises, as well as co-founder and member of the board of directors for microlux S.A. Luxembourg.