Top 50 Rising Stars 2022 (in alphabetical order by CVC unit): Erning Cao, investment director, Evonik Venture Capital

Erning Cao is an investment director at Evonik Venture Capital (EVC), the corporate venture capital (CVC) arm of Germany-based chemical company Evonik. Based in Shanghai since 2018 as the first EVC member in Asia, Cao focuses on investments in the Asia region.

He joined Evonik in 2008 as regional controller for Greater China after which he held roles as Asia controller and as head of global controlling for Evonik’s methacrylates business line.

Regarding Cao, EVC managing director Bernhard Mohr said:…

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Fernando Moncada Rivera

Fernando Moncada Rivera is a reporter at Global Corporate Venturing and also host of the CVC Unplugged podcast.