Investment Manager, 3M New Ventures
Ewa Grzechnik is an investment manager at 3M New Ventures in Munich, a corporate venture unit of 3M — a USD 32B conglomerate based in St Paul, MN. In this role, Ewa works on securing deal flow, due diligence, negotiating and executing investments as well as representing 3M in the Board of Directors of portfolio companies. She is a Kauffman Fellow, a society for leaders in venture capital based in Palo Alto, CA.
Ewa works closely with 3Mґs Energy & Electronics as well as Industrial Business Group on finding innovative technologies and business models that have the potential to expand 3Ms product portfolio. Her focus is on materials for buildings, transportation and infrastructure, asset management solutions, and software and hardware products for wearables and next-generation electronics. She is a board observer at Mersive, a collaboration software provider allowing high-quality wireless media sharing, from multiple devices to any screen for an unlimited number of users.
Previously, Ewa worked as an associate at Sustainable Technologies Fund in Stockholm, a mid-size cleantech expansion-stage fund with a focus on the Scandinavian market.
Ewa is a graduate of Uppsala University in Sweden (MSc) and Jacobs University in Germany (BA), where she studied environmental sciences and economics. Ewa is a native Polish speaker and is fluent in English, Swedish, and German.