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Founder Talk with Kilian Wagner (VIU Eyewear)

Founder Talk with Kilian Wagner (VIU Eyewear)

Meet Kilian Wagner - founder and CEO of VIU Eyewear - and learn more about the success story behind the fast-growing eyewear startup! Kilian will share insights about his approach to setting up and growing a startup and talk about common mistakes on the way.

Kilian Wagner, CEO of VIU Eyewear, rethinks retail by holistically engaging with customers across online and offline worlds and bringing fashion to the optical industry. VIU is a Swiss eyewear startup shaking up the optical industry with a premium eyewear concept that breaks with norms through vertical integration and omnichannel retail. Seamlessly combining online and offline channels, VIU is building holistic customer experiences, while offering premium and sustainable products at revolutionary prices. Founded in Switzerland in 2013, VIU is active in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Scandinavia, operating more than 30 own flagshipstores, proprietary online channels and more than 30 partnerstores. Prior to VIU, Kilian worked 5 years as a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Company, leading projects in different industries (Telecoms, Banking, Media, Consumer Goods) with focus on growth strategy and market entry.

When?             May 14, 2018 at 19:00
Where?            Schloss Mannheim, Room O 138,
Afterwards?       Networking with speakers, founders and Startup enthusiasts in Café L3 (right across the street)

Complimentary refreshments will be served (up to a certain budget). 

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We are looking forward to an inspiring talk by Kilian and lots of interesting encounters during the networking session.

The Founder Talks by the Mannheim Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation feature experienced entrepreneurs that share their expertise with the audience. 

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