Taavet is a partner at Plural, the early-stage venture capital platform that backs the most ambitious founders on a mission to change the world through technology. He co-founded Wise in 2010, which went public in the first ever direct listing in Europe in 2021. Prior to that, Taavet was Skype’s Director of Strategy until 2008, starting as its first employee. He’s been an active investor for more than a decade, looking for 10x better solutions to huge problems that have impact globally. More recently he co-founded Jōhvi Coding School to help increase the number of people with coding skills in Estonia.