Environmental economist passionate about entrepreneurship, Marina currently works as a Consultant at The Footprint Firm. She has previously served as inaugural Co-chair of the Youth Policy Advisory Council of the Sustainable Ocean Alliance and engaged in several projects and companies related to sustainability, circular economy, climate change and public policy, such as COWI and UN Environment.
COO and co-founder at the fast-growing Swedish Foodtech startup Mycorena, producing and selling vegan mycoprotein. Ebba has been with the company from early 2019 and built the company from 3 to 50 employees within 3,5 years. Today the company is preparing for full commercialisation and building Scandinavia’s first mycoprotein factory
Lars Løkke Rasmussen is a Danish politician who served as the 25th Prime Minister of Denmark from 2009 to 2011 and again from 2015 to 2019.
Ruben has been a member of the Frederiksberg Municipal Board since 2017, where he is committee chairman for Radikale Venstre. From 2020-2021, he was a substitute member of the Norwegian Parliament, where he made a name for himself as climate energy and supply rapporteur. He is Parliamentary candidate in the Greater Copenhagen Constituency and No. 2 on the list.
Mads is Co-founder and CEO of the venture-backed fintech startup ZTLment and a member of the Danish FSA’s working group on DeFi and blockchain. ZTLment helps businesses get paid automatically based on milestones. Under the hood, it is bridging the fintech gap between web2 and web3. Mads has worked at the intersection of fintech, supply chain and blockchain since 2016.
Troels is Co-founder and CEO at 56 Secure, a Bangalore-based AI-powered security platform. After years working with first International Politics and later Management Consulting across London, San Francisco and Copenhagen, Troels helped the Indian mobility unicorn Ola launch and scale in Europe before starting his own business in Bangalore.
Pernille is an advisor and speaker in data ethics and digital selfdefense, author of 8 books, and a former journalist.
Christian is a serial entrepreneur and engagement partner from Qvartz (now Bain & Company). At People Ventures, his profound experience in building and managing companies and his strategic mindset benefit the growth and scale of their portfolio companies daily.
Gabriella is a strategic thinker who takes a people-centered approach to problem solving and solution design in transformational delivery. She has held programme and leadership roles internationally, placing people and authentic relationships at the centre. Gabriella is a mentor for many young people, a trustee on various charitable boards and as a host and speaker at international events.
Peter Kofler is chairman of the non-profit organization, Danish Entrepreneurs.
Linea Søgaard-Lidell is a member of the European Parliament and a candidate for the Danish Parliament.
Ida Auken is a member of the Danish Parliament for the political party Socialdemokratiet and is a former minister for the Environment of Denmark.
Jakob Engel-Schmidt is a Danish politician and head of the secretariat for the political party Moderaterne and a former member of the Danish Parliament.
Sebastian is a tech optimist who’s obsessed about figuring out where the combination of great ideas and new technologies takes us tomorrow. He’s following and covering the Danish startup scene broadly.
Sofie Carsten Nielsen is the Political Leader in the political party Radikale Venstre. She has been a member of the Danish Parliament since 2011 and she was Minister of Higher Education and Science from 2014 to 2015. Before her political career, she worked as Political manager in the Danish Society of Engineers and prior to that she worked as Deputy Manager in the Ministry of Social Affairs’s Department of Equality.
Indra is a partner at European VC Peak. She has an engineering degree and an extensive background as an operator. She was part of scaling Swedish payment house Bambora Group into a fintech unicorn.
Maria works as department head of Ørsted’s division for Venturing & Open Innovation. She holds a Ph.D. in particle physics from CERN and has previous experience as a consultant at BCG and as department head of Ørsted’s commercial innovation unit.
Rikke is GROUP CEO, DEAS Group and is heading the strategic development of DEAS Group at an international level. She has worked in the real estate industry since 2004 at the Danish, Nordic and European level. Rikke also holds board positions in DI Service, PropTech Denmark, IKANO Bostad AB, Danish Property Federation, Investering & Tryg and Real Care.
Kevin is an Investor at Inventure and focuses on fintech, health tech, marketplaces, and B2C. Prior to joining Inventure he spent a couple of years in investment banking and founded his own D2C brand. Coming from a high-paced environment, Kevin loves founders who take on complex problems from their roots with full dedication to the end-user in mind.
Em is the Co-founder and CEO of Samphire Neuroscience – a London-based women’s health company focused on bringing evidence-based solutions to neglected areas of women’s health. Samphire’s first product is a neurotechnology-based hairband that addresses PMS, PMDD and menstrual pain challenges.
Em graduated with highest honors from Neuroscience and Anthropology at Harvard, finished a Masters and started her PhD in Neuroscience in Oxford. During that time, she ran Harvard’s emergency medical service (CrimsonEMS) and Lithuania’s largest neuropsychology community (Integrative Neuroscience Association).
Morten is CEO, founder and co-founder of GoLittle PLAY, Mambeno and GoLittle Creative.
Mikkel Bülow-Lehnsby is the co-founder and Chairman of NREP. Mikkel has played an important role in developing NREP’s unique investment strategy and culture anchored in a strong belief that solving problems and nudging the world in a better direction is a superior long-term model. He focuses his leadership as Chairman of the Investment Committee of 2150, an Urban Sustainability Tech fund, and as Chairman of the Green Building Council Denmark, a non-profit that catalyzes the uptake of sustainable built environments.
Junaid is the founder & CEO of Fairhomes, an end-to-end platform to invest in dispersed residential housing at speed and scale and the Founder of Brickshare (Now The Many) an award-winning investment platform making real estate investment easy. He has 12+ years of Fintech/Proptech experience in consulting and building products at a large Pan-Nordic bank.
Søren is a Danish politician, who is a member of the Folketing for the Danish Conservative Party. He is a chairman of the party, has served as Justice Minister of Denmark and is a candidate for Prime Minister.
Ana is the co-founder and Chief Product Officer at Tempty Foods, a food tech start-up creating foods of the future based on the alternative protein source mycelium. Ana holds a MSc degree in Food innovation and health and is passionate about making foods that are good for the people and the planet.
Talia is a Partner with Kompas VC, a global early-stage fund focusing on decarbonization technologies within the built environment and advanced manufacturing. She has led investments on behalf of Porsche AG’s venture arm and spent seven years at generalist VC funds focusing on enterprise software investments. She started her career in New York as an investment banker on Wall Street.
Klaus has experience as an entrepreneur, executive, company builder and farmer for 25 years. He has worked in SOL, JUST EAT, Treatwell, Mobli, etc. Now he is an investor who aspires to be a politician despite protests from his 4 children.
Hasse is the Head of Partnerships at JumpStory, a company that is best described as the Netflix of Images. It’s the world’s only platform, where you only search for high-performing & authentic images instead of millions of dull and boring photos. Using machine learning (AI) they optimize your image search engine to show you solely images with impact – improving your results in communication & marketing by up to 80%.
Esben is the Chairman of the Danish Tech Startups, an association by founders for founders where they talk to politicians about how they can support the start-up ecosystem.
Kaan leads a proactive deal sourcing and deal research at 500 Emerging Europe. He’s an ex Investment Banker focusing on cross-border deals, now trying to enable early-stage Eastern European start-ups to go global.
Josefine is a broadcaster, film producer and content strategist with more than 15 years of international experience. She has worked and The Guardian and CNN and was one of the founding forces behind the global TV channel Al Jazeera English. At LEAD she specialises in constructive storytelling, hybrid events and corporate communication. Her heart beats especially for diversity, green transformation and social change, and Josefine advises clients on how communication can support both societal and business goals.
Jesper is a Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, responsible for driving and scaling strategy and Innovation in SAP EMEA North while running specific programs within sustainable innovation and digital transformation.
Jordan French is an award-winning journalist and the Executive Editor at Grit Daily News, his sixth company. Following work as an engineer and a two-year stint as an enforcement attorney at the Federal Energy French grew his first company, as CEO and COO to Fast 50 and Inc. 500 rankings and his first exit/buy out.
Signe Julie is a CMO of the Nordic challenger bank Lunar, which has raised more than EUR 400 million in funding and received a European banking license in 2019 as the first Danish fintech company. She has previous experience in the areas of digital sales and marketing, working in companies like Telenor and Virgin mobile. She was recently nominated as CMO of the Year by Dansk Markedsføring.
Sebastian is the co-founder and CEO of Heyhack – a company providing automated penetration tests for web applications and APIs. Sebastian has worked for Microsoft and ran multiple other startups before founding Heyhack together with Anders Skovsgaard—one of the leading IT security experts in the Nordics.
Martina is an experienced strategic designer, creative leadership coach, advisor and educator. Throughout her 20-year journey, she worked as a designer, strategist and design director in innovation, creative and tech industries. In her business, Thought Wardrobe, she helps leaders, their teams and organisations align with their purpose and values, create better employee and customer experiences through regenerative leadership and culture, implement innovation processes and lead change with more impact.
A tech ecosystem builder for 7+ years, Anett has previously worked with hardware, deep tech and fintech; on tech conferences, incubation, acceleration and global scaling.
Christina is the Lab Director at ConTech Lab where they use digitalization and technology to test next-generation sustainable solutions together with the ecosystem across the value chain.
Sophie has been working within the Nordic startup tech ecosystem and fundraising big projects for promoting the startup ecosystem and helping the Nordic ecosystem community builders. She is highly involved in talks, investor-startup matchmaking, talent attraction, to help the ecosystem going forward.
Jutta Skau has worked five years at Novo Nordisk A/S. She stared as a project manager in Malaysia, where she was implementing one of the first primary prevention projects in Novo Nordisk.
Henriette is the COO of Cirqle and a supply chain specialist with many years of experience.
Paul is a Senior Associate at Orrick, a leading global law firm that counsels thousands of high growth tech companies and investment funds. He is recognized for his work advising founders on how to navigate the challenges of entrepreneurship and emerging technologies, and investors on how to evaluate, structure, and manage different types of investments. Paul leads the MENA-GCC strategy of Orrick’s Technology Companies Group and sits on the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Future Council on Agile Governance.
Sofie is CEO of hivenonline, the first DeFi targeting African smallholder farmers, overcoming the digital divide by leveraging social structures. Banking transformation veteran, DLT prizewinner and economist Sofie built multiple core banking and payments systems for 8 international banks in 60 countries, and led whole business transformations, before founding hiveonline. She chairs the Edinburgh Futures Institute’s FI and Fintech Industry Advisory Board, is author of Fintech Revolution: Universal Inclusion in the New Financial Ecosystem and advises the UN, Central Banks, NGOS and others on blockchain for impact and sustainability, DLT policy and economic impacts of emerging technology.
Amala is a business journalist who reports primarily on venture capital, private equity, macroeconomic trends and financial markets. Highlights of her work include reporting on the Singapore Budgets in 2019, 2020 and 2021, the Covid-19 multi-ministry taskforce’s policies and the court trial on the 2013 penny stock crash. Most recently, she was named the Most Promising Journalist of The Year by the Securities Investors’ Association (Singapore).
Rob writes about computers, gadgets, telecom, social media, apps, and other things that beep or blink. He answers consumer questions at USA Today, covers tech policy at PCMag and Fast Company, offers telecom guidance at Wirecutter, and holds forth about tech topics on radio, TV, podcasts and the occasional conference. He has met most of the founders of the Internet and once received a single-word e-mail reply from Steve Jobs.
Morgan is a senior writer at WIRED covering European business. She was a technology reporter at The Telegraph and worked for Dutch magazine De Correspondent. Her work has been recognised by several awards, including Technology Journalist of the Year at the Words by Women Awards She was also selected as one of Forbes’ 30 under 30 working in European media.
Niels is a Chief Editor at the Danish business daily Børsen. He’s a writer and frequently appears as an expert on financial issues on national TV. He is a host of a podcast “Topchefernes strategic”, where he tries to simplify the strategies of executive directors by asking them just 5 questions.
Steffen is a Chief Marketing Officer at Greenmobility, former Managing Director at Rainmaking and former founder & CEO of Bowty. He’s an investor and is running for parliament as part of the political party Liberal Alliance.
Nicklas is a co-founder and vice chairman of the Nordic Blockchain Association. He’s a CEO and co-founder of Solidity Nordic, part of Solidity Group that specializes in implementing blockchain-based solutions. He has 10 years of entrepreneurship experience, is a professor at Copenhagen Business School in Blockchain & Sustainable Digital Infrastructures for business and adds governance to his combined experience within multisided platforms, community building and DeFi, consulting for DAO projects.
Richard has been with PreSeed Ventures for 10 years and has sat on numerous boards of directors, always bringing a highly analytical mindset and the ability to spot potential from miles away. As GP of the fund PSV Tech01, he’s now investing in early-stage tech startups, specifically with a focus on founders with the ability to see beyond our world as it is and instead, see it for what it can become.
Lars is a Business Angel in DANBAN and a parliamentary candidate for the Moderates in the Greater Copenhagen area. He invests in early state TECH startups with a valuation below DKK 25 million. DKK. With 2 exits and as a 5-time Gazelle winner, he knows how to build growth companies. He has an international experience of providing services in a number of countries on several continents, wide range of companies, financial institutions, public authorities, governments and transnational organisations.
A seasoned technology journalist, analyst, keynote speaker and event curator, Robin is the founding editor of Tech.eu, the premier source of European tech news, data analysis and market intelligence. He was formerly the European Editor of The Next Web, and before that a senior editor at TechCrunch. Robin is one of the co-founders of BeCentral, the digital campus located in Brussels Central Station that has helped thousands of people learn technologies, grow a startup and have a positive impact on society.
Tim is a Partner at Summa Equity, a Nordic private equity firm that manages closer to EUR 4 billion in assets. Summa was the first PE-firm to align its strategy with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Tim focuses on Summa’s growth investment strategy and Summa’s Tech-Enabled Business thesis. Previously he was an Investment Director at Kinnevik and is an experienced operator and venture investor in Vivino, Pleo, and Lunar.
Michael is the Managing Director of PropTech Denmark, a non-profit association that brings together leaders across the real estate ecosystem with a common purpose to drive sustainable innovation and digitalisation within the industry. Members include both significant real estate players and a large number of proptech startups and technology suppliers. He is a Chartered Director and has advised startups, impact organisations and change makers across five continents. He serves on a range of advisory boards and has previously held management roles at IBM, Motorola and The RSA.
Troels is a radical pragmatist who unintentionally became an impact entrepreneur and CEO. While earning his PhD in neutron physics in 2015 working with advanced neutron moderators, Troels co-founded Seaborg Technologies together with two friends from the physicist study. They developed their own technology and in 2015 the young company had their first reactor design ready: The Compact Molten Salt Reactor. He had since then managed to attract investors and to build a company of 110 people from all over the world.
André Nikolaj is an innovative technology executive that helps organisations reposition their digital agenda to deliver on strategic business goals, reduce costs and improve operating results. He has 25 years of experience in governmental bodies in various managing positions in the digital and security domain, working with EU and NATO, combined with experiences from a global private health company and delivering GRC services to financial and public clients. He’s a committee member of Danish Standard S-441 on Cybersecurity.
Kai is a London-based journalist at Sifted, the FT-backed media platform covering startups and tech stuff in Europe.
Betina is a co-founder and CEO of a digital med-tech startup, she enjoys focusing on solving a huge unmet medical for better monitoring of patients with innovative technology. She 25 years of healthcare experience across the entire value chain from big pharma to biotech to medtech, getting energy from working at the forefront of technological progress.
Anne is a Partner at Antler Nordics, a former entrepreneur and startup expert. She has made more than 35 investments in early-stage startups and was named Company Builder of the Year in 2021 as well as top 10 Leadership Talents 2021 in Norway by E24. Her entrepreneurial background comes from Turkey where she founded one of the country’s first health food FMCG with customers such as Starbucks and Carrefour.
Kaari is leading the portfolio and network strategy at Superangel. Superangel is an early-stage VC fund in Estonia, investing into the builders of global companies such as Bolt, Veriff and Pipedrive. Most of her time in Superangel is spent on working with early-stage companies whilst running the network, communications and brand strategy.
Rasmus is Startup Relations Manager at Canute. For the past 8+ years, he has been working with and in startups in both Denmark and abroad. He has been COO at Artboost and Manager at Founders House and is passionate about people and work culture.
Troels is a co-founder of Flow Loop, which has launched a recycling shower in the market a recycling shower. He has secured €3m in soft funding, established collaboration with IKEA and is in an A-round with IKEA as an investor. Recycling shower can save up to 80% water and 70% energy and it does not compromise the showering experience – it provides a rain shower experience of 12 l/min.
Hans is a Co-founder of Canairi and an award-winning Art Director & Designer who is dedicating his life to improving indoor air quality in homes around the world – with a little yellow bird. Canairi has just raised $500K on Kickstarter and won a couple of design and innovation awards.
Omino is the founder and CEO of Liirn a subscription video leaning experience curated by parents for their children and loved ones. Liirn is for curious kids who want to learn on how to build the future. At liirn we are scaling up the most ambitious teachers with the most curious and playful children through gamifying learning.
Mette is CEO of Too Good To Go, where she is guiding the Social Impact company through a time of hyper-growth, and maintaining a scalable impact on the global food waste issue, a recognised driver of the climate crisis that accounts for 10% of all GHG emissions. A founder in her own right, Mette co-founded fitness and training community Endomondo in 2007, selling to Under Armour in 2015, and staying on as VP Connected Fitness for two years.
Rasmus is a Co-founder of Workfeed whose mission is to set you free from tedious administrative work so you can have the time and freedom to do what you truly love.
Harry is a Project Manager at TechBBQ with a particular interest in mental health as it relates to the startup ecosystem. A Silicon Valley native, he moved to Copenhagen in 2018 and since then has been actively involved in building the Danish startup ecosystem through his work at TechBBQ. Harry sees mental health as key to any company’s success, and his work on TechBBQ’s Founder Wellbeing Project reflects this through grassroots efforts to make startup ecosystems better-prepared to face the challenges that arise in their journeys.
Lise is joining Vsquared Ventures’ upcoming fund as Partner, a VC fund focused on European deep tech. She has been in VC since 2015 – most recently as Founding Partner of Propagator Ventures, a micro deep tech fund, in addition to investment roles at Nordic Impact/Katapult and the CVC of a large German media group. She also had an operative stint at Rocket Internet and holds a PhD in technology management from ETH Zurich.
Seena has started his start up career working for the outstanding Baarzo, the company that automatically creates video tags for any digital video. Baarzo exited to Google in 2014 to help power the world’s second biggest search engine Youtube. After he joined his family business: Plug and Play, where he implemented customization of the innovation services and today, Plug and Play EMEA represents a 35% of the global PNP business and counts successful corporations among his clients in all the verticals.
Gulnaz is Founder and CEO of Easysize, a B2B SaaS company disrupting fashion e-commerce. She is a serial entrepreneur and founded her first tech company at the age of 19. Prior to Easysize she founded and exited 2 startups in the technology and e-commerce space. She writes for Forbes as a contributor, covering topics of fashion, sustainability and e-commerce.
Ane is a tech entrepreneur, working with app development, AI, innovation, entrepreneurship and sustainable fashion. She is an investor, CEO and founder of the GARDEROBE app, which you can use as a tool to organize your wardrobe. GARDEROBE was shortlisted for App Design at Danish Internet Awards 2017.
Peter is a sales geek and probably everything else than a stereotypical CEO with a suit and tie. His colleague described him with one word “A-man-with-a-top professional-mindset-who-reaches-the-limit-of-time-energy-and-resources-but-keeps-pushing-and-making-the-wheels-spin-even-faster-while-doesn’t-giving-a-fuck-and-having-a-hell-of-a-fun-time”. He has been an entrepreneur since 2012, has built and exited a 3 figure SaaS business and is currently involved and invested in 4 companies: 2 SaaS and 2 Consulting/investment.
Claus is CEO and Co-Founder at Clearhaus. As of 2022 Clearhaus services over 35,000 merchants across 33 European countries and was recently sold to Unzer (backed by KKR). Claus is an avid pre-seed investor and is invested in e.g. Vibrant and Anyday.
Claus is the Managing Partner of People Ventures and an accomplished entrepreneur with more than 13 years of experience in business development and product management from GlobalConnect and own companies. He is on the board of 10 companies such as Onomondo, Goodiebox and Astralis.
Alexandra is responsible for all R&D related projects at the BMW Startup Garage and helps startups to become long-term suppliers of the BMW Group. As a Venture Client, the BMW Group becomes an early adopter client of a startup, even if its product, service or technology is still in a prototype stage.
Tine Thygesen is a well-known Danish tech entrepreneur. After passing on the CEO-hat of her latest company Mesh Community / Matrikel1 she works mainly to help other companies these days as a board member, speaker and investor. Such companies include Coop Invest, Rockstart Ventures, Gyldendal, Innovationsfonden, Agrain & Klimaskovfonden.
Peter is a Partner at Maersk Growth and the majority of his career has been within Corporate Finance, Infrastructure Investments and Commercial Business Development in developed and emerging markets. In his role as an investor, Peter looks to partner with entrepreneurs and businesses with the mission to digitise, democratise, and decarbonise supply chains through new business models and technologies.
Jess is an investor with Salesforce Ventures, focused on B2B software and fintech. She has experience as an investor with AlbionVC investing in early-stage B2B software in the UK and as an investment banker with Rothschild & Co for 5 years, advising on tech, media, and telecom M&A. She served in the Obama Administration as a Presidential Management Fellow, investing in infrastructure in emerging markets.
Michael is the Strategy and Development lead at CLEAN, the Danish ecotech cluster. He is an entrepreneurial strategist with a passion for building platforms across the ecosystem involving hundreds of companies and generating thousands of jobs within fields such as the circular economy and water technology. CLEAN is an award-winning cluster, recognized as a global leader among international peers.
Jon is a pragmatic doer that has just recently changed the industry and is bringing energy to the Information Security side of things.
Federico is an Italian GenZ VC at Karma Ventures, B2B SaaS Deep Tech Fund based in Estonia. Karma Ventures is an early-stage venture capital firm, specialising in late seed and A round investments in Europe’s most promising tech startups.
Anda has been writing about Latvian startups since the beginning. She has 10+ years of experience in business journalism working for the daily business newspaper Dienas Bizness, labsoflatvia.com, Delfi, Forbes Latvia and Baltic Business Quarterly. Her favourite topics are startup success stories, people behind the business, unicorns of the Baltic States and female-founded startups.
Svava is the co-founder of RATA, with over 8 years of experience in fostering entrepreneurs in the Icelandic ecosystem through accelerators, hackathons, pitch training and consulting. Her main focus is supporting the ecosystem through cooperation with various partners.
Steen Donner is the CEO of DTU Science Park– a deep tech community of over 300 deep tech companies within areas such as Biotech, MedTech, Connected Devices and Robotics. He is also co-founder of the Futurebox incubator and two acceleration programs: Danish Tech Challenge and GreenUP.
Christopher is a climate tech founder. Hard-working and persistent professional who is passionate about bringing new standards for sustainability solutions into the future of the real estate and local energy grids. He has a strong understanding of the energy sector and solutions.
Christian has worked with business development, innovation processes and renewables for more than 25 years with the ambition of a sustainable future for all.
Jose is an entrepreneur who makes things happen. He has an engineering background and the drive to solve global problems with tech and lots of hustling. He has spent several years working during the day leading engineering teams for the industry, and during the night, building startups. Currently, he’s building zupply to achieve zero-waste in Denmark.
Arin is a General Partner at 500 Emerging Europe, a €70m early stage fund investing across CEE, and a part of the 500 Global network.
Akshay is originally from India and he is Computer scientist by profession. Passionate about health, energy, and food science. He spent over a decade developing applications for various neuro disorders such as Alzheimer’s and stroke.
Cindie is a global food enthusiast and advocate for healthy soils. She believes regenerative agriculture is one of the solutions to the climate and biodiversity crisis as well as human health. As the Executive Director for the not-for-profit organisation Foodprint Nordic she is working to empower innovative farmers and change the way we grow food in the Nordic countries through private partnerships.
Jonas is a digital health executive with a broad experience base from pharma in public healthcare and life-science partnership; digital health nerd at heart – economist by training.
Frank Rosengreen Lorenzen is the CEO of Danish AM Hub a fund with a mission of turning Danish Industry into world leaders in using Additive Manufacturing (AM) for sustainable production. Frank is also the Co-founder of Carbory, an organization that is deploying carbon finance in tropical forest communities to bring back and maintain rainforests.
Katrine is director of the green-tech company New Loop, which will continue to work with the Danes’ unique deposit behavior and introduce deposits on take away packaging. She comes from a tech/finance background, where she was, among other things, behind ApplePay and GooglePay’s introduction in Denmark.
For 20 years, Mette has worked with management in the IT industry in both Danish and international companies. Since 2016, the investment activities have been carried out as a fulltime private investor (business angel), and today as a co-founder of the venture fund VÅR Ventures.
Max is a Belgian investor and mentor in early stage startups that are developing innovative climate solutions with high potential and high impact on GHG. Max previously helped grow a fintech startup in London to become a unicorn, launched a marketing boutique agency for Fintech future stars, and is currently sitting on the board of an NGO.
Mik spent the last 18+ years predominantly scaling companies, overseeing product marketing, building organizational structures and organizations and executing all elements of various commercial approaches.
He is a former professional athlete, influencer and now serial fintech entrepreneur. He was part of the founding team in the popular consumer app Tjommi. Seb is now building Dealflow to help creators get paid.
Jacob has a holistic approach to the world. He is driven by what is practically possible, and insists on the extraction of signals from noise – defining the core of a situation. In 2009, he founded Enversion. Today, Enversion is one of the world’s most skilled AI companies, working on automating accounting processes and providing AI-powered clinical decision support to the healthcare sector.
Thomas is a Managing Partner in Planetary Impact Ventures. He is aspiring to invest in regenerative companies. Thomas is also a Board Member in Agrain, Re-zip & Fælleshaverne.
Daniel Eisenberg is the expansion manager for Northern, Central and Eastern Europe at Deel. Having worked for many startups and scale-ups in the past, he has experienced firsthand how difficult it can be to find, as well as hire, employees when scaling internationally. And that’s exactly what Deel is all about. Currently the fastest growing company in the world, Deel is the leading payroll solution that helps companies hire anyone, anywhere.
Richard is an entrepreneur and has been working in technology for 25 years. He has been coaching and investin in impact startups since 2015. He is a Founder of The One Initiative, Impact Matcher and Impact Business Modeling.
Dennis is a serial entrepreneur, investor, and operator within product, tech, and growth of businesses. He is an ex-alumni Falcon.io, and Duuoo.io. Dennis is now working at Neurons.
Jared Lindzon has been a freelance journalist and speaker for more than a decade. He primarily covers technology, entrepreneurship and the future of work, but has also reported on everything from arts and entertainment to politics and sports. Lindzon’s work is regularly published in the Globe & Mail in Canada and Fast Company in the United States. Throughout his career, he has also been featured in many of the world’s most prestigious publications, including The New York Times, Rolling Stone, The Guardian, BBC, TIME, Fortune and many more.
Rasmus has spent most of his professional career looking for more sustainable ways of doing business and how to bridge the gap between economic challenges and quirky design. With that in mind, he co-founded the construction tech startup Stykka with a mission to make the construction industry – one of the most polluting industries – more sustainable. Rasmus is co-owner and Head of Business Development at Stykka.
Mika is a serial entrepreneur whose work life has been centered on creating something new and discovering talent. He has worked in numerous industries and has discovered Grammy, Oscar and Emmy winning artists, created the original online short video company, run the internet’s most popular casual games web sites, built one of the first sports tracking apps, and pioneered new business models in education. He did this as a Founder and as a CEO. Now he’s leading Lakestar as Managing Partner, a top global VC based in Europe.
With her previous background as an entrepreneur who single-handedly founded a pioneering natural food brand in Turkey, Anne can don both the investor’s and the entrepreneur’s hat when supporting Antler startups. Her company started together with Unilever and has been sold in 5 countries with customers like Starbucks and Carrefour. She had a successful exit in December 2017. Prior to that, she held a senior position at Visma and was part of the management group of Visma’s largest division, Enterprise. Anne is an alumni of UC Berkeley and Copenhagen Business School.
Michael is a General Partner at Antler Nordics and leads the Copenhagen office. He started his career at BCG and has since worked with building, scaling and investing in startups. Michael has helped build and scale numerous companies as a co-founder, advisor or angel investor, including two companies that have experienced an exit. Most recently, Michael was part of the leadership team at LastObject, a Danish sustainable technology startup.
Kim Baroudy is a Senior Partner with McKinsey & Company and is the leader of McKinsey’s High Tech, Media, and Telecom (TMT) Practice in Europe. Kim is the former Managing Partner for McKinsey in Denmark. He serves a large number of leading telecom operators, technology companies, hyperscalers, and software companies. In addition, he serves leading Principal investors (Private Equity) and financial institutions on a range of transformation topics.
Karina is a Country Manager in Denmark for Firi, the largest cryptoexchange in the Nordics. Karina has worked with tech-scaleups and emerging business models for the last 15 years. This experience and her background in law and business administration and leadership development is the foundation when she talks, and write about crypto and blockchain at conferences and in the media.
Ann-Christine is a Founder of Ethan Partners, which is a global executive search company focused on the digital space. Previously Ann-Christine was Director of International Recruiting at Rocket Internet, where she was responsible for Founder and Senior Executive recruiting for +75 portfolio companies in +45 countries. Ann-Christine is also Co-Founder of InTech Founders a growth accelerator for diverse tech startups that are looking to scale internationally and attract investors, with the aim to promote diversity and inclusion in tech.
Dana is a Director of Engineering at Trustpilot, based in Copenhagen, with 12 years experience in product development, leading teams and scaling systems. Her expertise and successes lies with building and growing teams and individuals.
Nicolai is passionate growth-minded tech entrepreneur with 15+ years of total experience building teams, developing creative tech & SaaS products, driving sales, dealing with investors & shareholders. Currently, he is a CEO & Co-founder of enterprise SaaS company Arkyn.
Julie is managing a team of Partner Development Managers and they are responsible for the 360 degree business relationship with companies that develop applications or solutions, sell, service and support Microsoft cloud technology. They work with partner transformation and they want to seek out ways to disrupt markets with new business practices, services and solutions that re-imagine the way business is transacted.
Helga is a Founding Partner of Crowberry Capital. Crowberry is a Nordic seed fund that is passionate about early technology and holds a strong belief that inclusivity creates a business advantage.
Helga sits on 6 start-up boards on behalf of Crowberry; Moneriuim, Lucinity, Aldin Dynamics, Katla, Greenbytes and Tiimo. Before co-founding Crowberry, Helga was CEO of NSA Ventures and the Chairman of Frumtak GP. Helga also managed a number of public and private marketing and funding initiatives for start-ups.
Before moving into the financial sector, Mathias developed the automated rating service at Trustpilot. But financial technology is changing, so Mathias built payment institution technology in a decade, sold his old company in 2020, and is now working with the team at IPP Europe to develop banking infrastructure as open source components.
Sara is a venture capitalist at Vækstfonden. She leads the AgriFood & Energy direct investment team and focuses on the food and climate sectors in Denmark.
Stine is a Co-founder of Intentional, which is a company working on intentional diversity in the financial sector. She is also a Co-founder of the NGO Found Diverse and member of its board of directors. Additionally, she is a Co-founder of Accelerator program LEAP FORWARD.
Kasper is a serial entrepreneur, former CEO of a large EU agency and Co-founder of Lix. Curently, he is a Co-founder of Vibrant.io.
Amandeep is an innovator, technologist and consultant who works on developing Virtual Power Plan solutions at Hybrid Greentech A/S. He is an official member of the Forbes Technology Council, former member of CTO in the Danish Fintech scene and founder of Nerd9 – a group primarily focused on hosting and organising discussions about sustainable technologies and society in general. His areas of expertise include fintech, data architectures, smart cities integrations and mentoring for various startups in the Web3 space.
Khora is an award-winning virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) production studio that creates innovative content in a variety of application areas. Over the past four years, Khora has produced more than 350 VR /AR applications and hosted more than 1000 workshops and events. Khora explores the value potential of VR and AR through meaningful collaborations and partnerships.
Anders Kring is a senior engineer with more than 20 years of experience who currently serves as Head of Technology at Lunar, a Nordic-based fintech company that develops a single platform to control all your finances so you can get more performance out of your money. The company has offices in Sweden, Denmark and Norway, more than 500,000 users and over 600 employees.
Yuri is on a mission connect tech ecosystems and fund the world’s best startups. He brings his unique mixture of public and private sector experience to help expand investment options for promising international startups looking for growth and capital in North America. He has built a network of over 4000 Angel investors, VCs and family offices globally. Yuri also acts as the country investment lead for the Corporate Venture Capital Fund of a Fortune 500 Company.
Ayuna is Head of Europe, Primary Markets and Co-Chair of LSEG’s Women Inspired Network UK Chapter (WIN UK). In her capacity as Co-Chair of WIN UK, Ayuna champions access to capital for female entrepreneurs from all backgrounds. She also serves as Chair of TheCityUK’s Eurasia Market Advisory Group and Member of TheCityUK’s International Trade & Investment Group. Ayuna was featured in Management Today’s 35 under 35 Women in Management in 2017. In 2018, she was shortlisted for the Asian Women of Achievement Award in Business category.
Experienced Learning Traveler. With many years of teaching experience, he knows how to put academic ideas into practice. For 10 years he helped build the most renowned EdTech company in Scandinavia, Clio Online. Now he is co-founder of Nordic Schools with the goal of exporting the so-called Nordic teaching model to the rest of the world and building a multidisciplinary online platform with a variety of teaching models and programs. Anders is an experienced speaker and frequently participates in public debates.
Nikolaj is a Co-head of Magnusson’s corporate team and leads the technology team. He is very involved in the startup and scale-up ecosystem and advises companies. Nikolaj has more than 20 years of experience and advises on a range of transactions at the intersection of corporate, commercial, technology and employment law aspects, both for startups, venture and PE funds and corporates.
Judie is CMO at The Hub, where she is dedicated entirely to nurturing startups and talent. She believes that innovation and passion create a better future for us all. Joining the Hub allowed her to combine her passion for building people and being at the forefront of innovation in the Nordics, as the Hub is the job board of choice for the startup ecosystem in the Nordic region.
Jeanette Carlsson is Founder and CEO, Tech Nordic Advocates. She started her career as a PWC strategy consultant in London. She has since built a 30-year top international tech career as IBM global leader, CEO of a US tech business, and as Founder/CEO of a leading independent UK tech sector. In 2018, Jeanette was voted “Inspirational Woman” by the City of London and in 2022, and she has also been voted ’10 most impactful women in tech’ globally in the US.
Claes Mikko builds communities and networks and co-founded one of the largest angel networks in the world, the Finnish Business Angels Network. He is interested in the future of work, climate tech and the creative industries.
Tommy Ahlers is a serial entrepreneur and investor who has built startups like ZYB and Podio and invested in +20 startups. In 2018, he was appointed Danish Minister of Higher Education and Science and later became spokesperson for climate issues when the cabinet was dissolved. He sits on the board of CONCITO – Denmark’s leading climate think tank.
Stine Bosse is a Danish businesswoman with a global mindset. She has distinguished herself by her dedication to ambitious company goals, growth and sustainability and by the remarkable results she has achieved through strong leadership, clear governance and efficient turnarounds.
She currently serves as Director of the board in Allianz, AssistansBolaget, COOP, Samlino Group and as Chairman of Nunaoil, and also serves as Chairman of PlanBørnefonden, The Danish European Movement and Tech Nordic Advocates.
Joakim is a content marketing specialist and digital business developer. He is a Co-founder at messbar.
Morten is the CEO and co-founder at Bioomix. Bioomix is a startup from Odense that specialises in discovering beneficial microbes that can solve global problems in the food sector. I am also a co-founder and advisor to the biotech startup Ossiform. Before joining the startup world, I was an Associate Professor at the University of Southern Denmark.
Jack Nikogosian is an award winning Danish blockchain expert with a vast knowledge of the cryptocurrency space and regularly features in publications. In 2015 he became internationally known as Bitcoin Jack after paying solely with Bitcoin for an entire month. Jack has also been featured as one of the top 100 talents in Denmark in 2019 and on Forbes 30 under 30 in 2020. With a vision of making payments faster, cheaper and smarter he founded the fintech company ARYZE in 2017.
Jakob has be 25 years in consulting, venture and private equity experience. He is mow setting up DK’s first early-stage DeepTech fund.
Kristin Assaad is a business lawyer and the Founder & CEO of LegalUp, a digital and innovative legal company that helps SMEs. She is also the founder of FounderUp, a community for founders as well as several volunteer legal aids helping entrepreneurs with free legal advice. She is a member of Aalborg Entrepreneur Council, and several boards and was recently elected as one of the 100 biggest talents in Danish business society.
Robin has spent more than 20 years in marketing and growth leadership roles at Salesforce, Box, LinkedIn, Matterport, and WeWork. Robin has done 2.5 IPOs. He is now an advisor to fast-growth companies around the world.
Early stage investor with a portfolio of 50 companies from the Baltics and around. Started career in IBM, spent majority of years in management consulting and after 4 years of work in venture capital launched own fund – FIRSTPICK. Networking via running and other sports is a combo that I like.
Kent is Global Head of Danske Bank Growth, responsible for creating a startup / scaleup bank within Danske Bank. Heading the team, drive P&L, manage exposure, create new financial products and scale the actives across the Nordic. Danske Bank Growth strive to be the preferred bank for startups / scaleups helping them accelerate growth, going international, navigate the funding market, getting debt and being an active partner on the journey.
Stine has been an entrepreneur since 2008, where she, at first, started a board dame business, and afterwards a consultancy, before starting Learningbank in 2015 – a learning platform created to make people happier by making them better. Stine’s most recent successes was that she and the team managed to close a huge investment of 28 mio. DKK in 30 days during the pandemic. Stine’s ambition to make Learningbank the world’s best digital learning enabler and her personal dream is to create a real difference for people.
Dr Vainikka holds a Master of Science degree in Energy Systems from Cranfield University, a Master of Science degree in Energy Economics from LUT, and a Doctor of Science degree in Process Chemistry from Åbo Akademi.
Born and raised in a small town in Mississippi, he joined the U.S. Navy at the age of 17 where we worked in the fields of meteorology and oceanography. During his free time, he’s an avid ultra runner, tennis player, and aspiring guitar player with hopes of one day meeting his idol Jimmy Page from the legendary Led Zeppelin.
Casper is an AI researcher and entrepreneur with 20+ years of experience building large-scale systems for data processing, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. Casper’s idol is Dr. Emmett Brown from Back to the Future, whose hairstyle he sometimes tries to copy.
Mikkel is heading commercial excellence and business development at Danske Bank Growth. This includes the digital platform, theHub.io that helps startups find talent as well as investors. Building on data, Mikkel can share insights on job creation in Nordic startups as well as the state of Nordic Impact startups.
Andreas is a Principal at Atomico — focussing on the Nordics as a generalist and on B2B SaaS & B2B Marketplaces as a topic.
Copenhagen Cartel alleviate some of the pressure our current way of living has on our planet, especially the oceans, by challenging the traditional ways of producing and consuming fashion. We use sustainable and innovative fibers, materials, and production methods. This allows us to produce sustainable high-quality, lasting products that literally cleans the oceans from plastic waste.
Tugce is a undergraduate in Finance with honors and master’s in International Management. She is the founding Partner at Hypernova Capital – a hybrid fund and fund-of-funds betting on emerging fund managers and the exceptional founders they back. Before Hypernova, Tugce was managing Angel Labs – a global investor accelerator – headquartered in San Francisco.
Tashia Dam has 14 years experience with developing intelligent, educational technologies and content at scale. Tashia was an expert advisor in the Danish Ministry of Education’s Council on Technology in Education timeboxed for 2017-2018, and she is on the Employer Panel Advisory Board at Institute of Pedagogics & Education, Århus University, and is part of the Advisory Group on the Wind Energy Master Programme at DTU Wind Energy. She talks about EdTech and the impact and inner workings of AI, automation, scaffolding and analytics in education technologies.
Henrik has a 20 years experience in the tech industry and supporting Fintech organisation in the Nordic region to get the most value of Google ecosystems of services in creating secure and disruptive Fintech services.
Amy Guttman is a journalist, podcast host on a range of topics, including smart cities, moderator for panel discussions and conducted on-stage and on-air interviews and speaker based in London. She has covered stories about how business and entrepreneurship connect to the bigger picture in more than 80 countries for global news outlets such as PBS Newshour, BBC, Forbes, Fast Company, Crain’s Business and others. As a media advisor, Amy provides guidance and training on storytelling strategy and pitching the press.
Morten is Customer Success Azure Lead at Microsoft Denmark leading Azure and Security teams responsible for cloud solution architecture and engineering supporting customers. Morten is also actively engaged in tech advisory boards at Lulu Lab and Maternity Foundation.
Tom is Partner at Seedcamp, the leading European seed fund launched in 2007 with a belief that European entrepreneurs have the power to compete on a global scale. Seedcamp has invested in over 440 companies including publicly listed Romanian-founded, UiPath, Wise (formerly TransferWise) and unicorns Revolut, wefox, Pleo, Sorare, Hopin, Grover and [viz.ai].
Tom is passionate about finding founders solving hard problems and supporting them on their journey to product-market fit. He has a particular interest in working in sectors that touch regulated areas and this has led to him working with founders across FinTech, LegalTech and AI, amongst others.
Camilla is a Co-founder of Queue-it (of which she is also a Board Member) and Head of Maersk Growth’s global venture arm, Explore. She is also a Board Member in Vækstfonden and TechBBQ, and Chairperson of Bomae, a digitally focused real estate buyers chain.
Thomas is the COO and Co-founder of RE-ZIP, a sustainability company focused on circular packaging concepts for the eCommerce industry.
Søren is the CEO and Co-founder of Teamway. He is a seasoned entrepreneur and business developer who spent years building, launching, and scaling in Scandinavia, Asia and Silicon Valley. Søren is passionate about community-led models and Web3.
Rasmus is a Promotion Manager at MAN Energy Solutions. He started his career working on large merchant marine vessels, eventually transitioning to guiding owners in adopting optimum propulsion solutions for newbuilding projects of large merchant marine vessels.
Anders is a DeepTech Fund Director at PreSeed Ventures, an early-stage investor focused on investing in DeepTech and Impact ventures.
Michael is the CEO and Founder of Ocean.io. He has years of experience in international operations, management and strategic guidance of high technology companies in US and Europe, prompting a track record of scaling international organizations for rapid growth.
Gil is a Partner at Angular Ventures. He has been an active Venture Investor focused on enterprise technology companies founded in Europe and Israel. He has backed 40+ companies, most of which have successfully relocated to the US, and many backed by leading global venture firms.
Simon is the CEO and Co-founder of Januar. He is one of the top experts on crypto currency technology and compliance, founding Januar with a vision of making crypto banking services available to businesses across Europe. He has previously co-founded Paradigm Consulting, one of the first Danish firms specialized in education and consulting around digital currency and blockchain technology.
Anne is a Fuel Cell Specialist and Partner at DynElectro, where she works with upscaling green energy technologies in collaboration with DTU. She is an InnoWomen Ambassador from Innovation Fund Denmark, working on promoting diversity in research and entrepreneurship. Anne recently received the Flemming Bligaard Award from Rambøll Fonden and has since been globally recognized for her research within electrolysis technology.
Jakob is the Chief Strategy Officer at Templafy. He is an experienced VC Investor and Startup Operator across several leadership functions, currently acting as Board Member and early stage Investor with a few local startups.
Frederike is the Director of Technology at Human Rights Watch. She was previously a Director at Privacy International, Director of the European AI Fund, Special Advisor for the Vice President of the European Commission, and Policy Expert on emerging technology, where she was invited to give expert evidence in the EU parliament, the UK House of Lords and the Belgian Federal Parliament. Frederike is the Editor of “Fake AI”, a book about pseudoscience, snake oil and hype, and Co-author of “Datengereichtigkeit”, a book about the relationship between data and justice.
Alston is a Partner at Eight Roads, focused on FinTech, Cyber and SaaS scaleups in the Nordics, Western Europe and Israel. He co-founded two startups and is passionate about working with startup founders to realize their full potential through the scaleup journey.
Jonathan is the Founder of Listen Louder and Co-founder at JumpStory. He is a renowned Author, Keynote Speaker and Blogger on Entrepreneur.com.
James is a Partner at Balderton Capital, where he leads investments in a number of sectors and geographies, with focus on sustainability, productivity and healthtech. He is also a Board Member and Observer for multiple portfolio companies, helping launch and run one of the UK’s first social venture funds. James is a Charity Trustee at the Manchester Graphene Institute, Demos and Dot.Everyone, and served as a Specialist Adviser to Parliament in 2011.
Greg is the Deputy Global Editorial Director of WIRED. He held various senior editorial roles, authored six novels, and was a three-time Editor of the Year (Technology) of the British Society of Magazine Editors.
Lars is the CEO of the Confederation of Danish Industry. He is an internationally experienced CEO, COO, Senior Executive, and Board Member, with substantial understanding and results in leading strategic growth and transformation in highly competitive environments and businesses.
Pär is a Partner at Northzone, with primary focus on disruptive businesses in consumer internet, health and fintech. His portfolio includes multi-billion dollar exits in market-defining companies, appearing severally in Forbes’ Midas List.
Deb is the Head of Customer Solutions at Growblocks. Her experience ranges from leading Software Development and Revenue Operations teams in B2B SaaS, and driving organisation transformations, strategy development and execution. Deb is passionate about understanding how companies work, identifying and driving changes, programs and transformations to improve performance, and using data to understand team successes and results.
Jens-Kristian Lütken is a Danish politician from Venstre (Liberal Party). He was elected as employment and integration mayor in Copenhagen in March 2022.
Maxine is part of the Investment team at Northzone. She covers Nordic and Francophone markets across a wide range of sectors, with a special interest in the consumer and B2B2C spaces. Maxine holds a Masters of Engineering with years of work experience in the finance and tech sectors.
Toni is the CEO of Growblocks. He has years of experience growing B2B SaaS startups as Chief Revenue Officer, creating a revenue model that shows opportunities needed to reach certain targets, and how resources should be allocated. This model helped them hit targets 12 quarters in a row, and was later on used as the basis for Growblocks.
Mie is the Chief Revenue Officer at Certainly, a SaaS scaleup specialized in Conversational AI for e-commerce brands. She has years of experience in SaaS across various industries, working her way from individual contributing to leading international sales operations across EMEA and APAC. Mie is also a Member of the Board for DCR Solutions, and is an active member of the Women in Technology community.
Ditte is the SVP Digital at Vækstfonden, a company that helps startups and growth companies access capital by creating digital solutions, and using data to highlight improvement areas for capital markets. Enthusiastic about what can be done with machine learning and new technologies, Ditte also expresses concern with how data can be protected in the best possible way with means such as IT security and data ethics.
Janine is an Academic Researcher at Founderland gUG. She is an advocate for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and has made it her mission to support and create initiatives dedicated to uplifting underrepresented founders. Janine has been actively working with ADAN e.v. in building a holistic entrepreneurship program targeted at BIPoC founders.
Henriette is the Owner of Zephyra, a company that advises and invests in early-stage startups. She was a Co-founder and former CEO of 3DIntegrated, and Evaluator for Johnson & Johnson in the robotics and digital solutions space. Henriette has years of experience in managing and growing deep tech startups both in Denmark and Silicon Valley.
Sam is a Corporate Development Lead (EMEA) at Google. He has years of experience in Google Cloud and Ads, and Corporate Development and Finance in Yahoo.
Allan( MSc.EE) is a co-founder and COO in mediathand, which specialises in providing solutions for next generation streaming services and a lecturer and co-supervisor for projects at Aalborg University in Copenhagens. Allan has pioneered digital media distribution with various stakeholders and has been a technical coordinator on several projects both national and international companies, research institutions and broadcasters.
Allan as an inventor has inventions typically focused on seeing technology from a user’s perspective to make very advanced technology easily accessible for the masses and is now leading the development towards using modern network architectures and technologies incl. 5G.
Thomas is a leading and award-winning neuroscientist. He has founded Neurons in 2013 to measure & understand unconscious human decisions. He has been an advisor for the Googles, the Metas, and the IKEAs of the world. Having realized neuro potential to build predictive AI models on he now uses neuroscience and AI to predict human choice, and to democratize this superpower.
Leore is the Head of Revenue Operations at Buildots. She is globally recognized for her contributions and successes in sales and revenue operations, and co-founding The Optimizers Community, a Startup Nation-recognized community of operations leaders.
Morten is the CEO and Co-founder of ExSeed Health, a globally-recognized company that specializes in male fertility. He has extensive experience within medical devices and biopharmaceuticals with emphasis on strategy, product launches, and medical affairs, and is passionate about addressing stigmatized health issues and democratizing access to healthcare.
Rolf is the CEO of Vækstfonden. He was previously the fund’s Chief Investment Officer, Head of both Loan and Guarantee activities, and the Analysis and Communication departments.
Thor is the CEO and Co-founder of Mainframe Industries. He worked on the first mobile adaptations of franchises like Final Fantasy, The Sims and Metal Gear Solid. Thor brought together Finnish and Icelandic game developers from online, mobile, and console gaming worlds to form Mainframe.
Jacob holds a joint professorship at the departments of Physics and Management at Aarhus University and Niels Bohr Institute. He is also the Director of both game-based citizen science platform ScienceAtHome (of which he is Founder) and Center for Hybrid Intelligence. Jacob has vast experience and many notable contributions and accomplishments in the field of Quantum Technology.
Paul is the Chief Product Officer at Intercom, leading the Product Management, Product Design, Data Science, and Research teams. He has led collaborative design projects for some of the world’s leading brands. Paul is a Co-host on the podcast Intercom and an Author and Speaker on topics of product strategy, product execution, team building, business development, and social software design.
Jennifer is the Vice President of Growth at Onomondo. She is a published Author, Marketing Thought Leader and prominent Public Speaker who has spent her career growing brands through strategic digital campaigns.
Mia is the Head of Acceleration at Copenhagen School of Entrepreneurship at the Copenhagen Business School. With a background in entrepreneurship, leadership and psychology, she drives the agenda of leadership and personal development as the center in startups and entrepreneurship. Mia is currently building a leadership program for startup founders in the Danish ecosystem to promote better leadership, teamwork, productivity, psychological safety, diversity, and personal development in startups.
Hans is the Inventor and Founder of Be My Eyes, a company that helps blind and visually impaired people by connecting them via live video with sighted volunteers around the world. He is a TEDx Speaker with a deep interest in society, philosophy and accessibility design.
Katy is the Head of Methodology at Human Library. She is an ex-techpreneur who is now a Speaker on confident authenticity in Communication & Conversation – creating, moderating and facilitating dialogue and discussion around Unconscious Bias, Prejudice, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Socio-cultural change and conflict.
Einar is the Co-founder and Chairman of ClimateView. He is an entrepreneur focused on building and growing purpose-driven startups. Einar founded the House of Radon (acquired by Valtech) and was a Founding Partner at ASKET.
Kai is the CEO of Eventornado, with focus on building the go-to platform for the global innovation community to come together at hackathon events. She is a Hackathon Enthusiast, Tech Community Builder, Active Tech Supporter and recent Team Lead of The Global Hack, an online hackathon designed to brainstorm solutions for the Covid-19 crisis.
Sonja is the Managing Partner at Navispace GmbH, the tech innovation behind the Innovation World Cup Series. She is the Author of several publications and a digitization Board Member in consulting companies and universities. Sonja is also the Chairwoman of the Federal Startups and Founders Commission (BVMW).
Saimon is the CEO and Founder of BRØL. He is passionate about flavor and advocate of “no such thing as waste” attitude, Saimon is focused on bringing more circularity into the food system.
Stine is the Head of Investor Activities at Danske Bank. She is responsible for the bank’s internal business angel education targeted at Private Banking customers, the Danske Bank Angel Investor Academy. Stine is also the Main Project Lead on the D&I activities across different projects in Danske Bank Growth.
Sara is a Partner at byFounders, a Nordic early-stage VC fund backed by 70+ accomplished founders and operators. She is an entrepreneur experienced with a range of startups. Sara has worked as a Management Consultant at McKinsey & Company and led the global strategy implementation at Danske Bank.
Maria is the Senior Vice President of Silicon Valley Bank. She has years of experience as Entrepreneur and Founder and has recently joined the company to establish and grow its presence in the Nordics.
Magda is a Principal at Balderton Capital. She is focused on climate and food sectors within the Nordics, and is part of the team responsible for driving the firm’s Sustainable Future Goals initiatives.
Mark is the Co-founder and CEO/CTO at Molecular Quantum Solutions (MQS). MQS’ SaaS solution intersects quantum chemistry, machine-learning, process systems engineering, and lab automation. Mark has obtained his PhD at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). He designed and is executing how to digitally transform the PILOT PLANT at DTU as a postdoc while building/growing MQS.
Anna is a Tech Recruiter at Kontex. She is also a Board Member of the Association of Ukrainians in Denmark and Head of Community of the #DKTech4Ukraine employment campaign. She has years of experience in Finance, IT and Recruitment.
Jakob is a Member of the Danish Parliament and Chairman of Venstre – The Liberal Party of Denmark. He was previously the Minister for Environment and Food.
Raja is the Founder of The Visionary Company AS. She is a University Lecturer, Entrepreneur, Community Builder, Startup Advisor, and Investor in 50+ startups. Raja has launched several initiatives in Norway to help foster the startup ecosystem.
Mike is an Editor-at-large at TechCrunch. He is a Broadcaster and has been named one of the most influential journalists in European technology by Wired. Mike founded The Europas Awards and non-profit organizations Techfugees and TechVets.
Malene is Co-Founder and CEO at Woba.io, a digital SaaS platform on a mission to change the HR industry from a reactive to a proactive approach towards employee retention. She holds a Master’s Thesis in Psychology and Philosophy and has years of experience in research and dissemination related to work-related stress. Malene recently won ‘The CEO of the Year’ from Dansk Erhverv, ‘The Top 25 Female Entrepreneurs of DK’ by Dansk Industri and Talent100 by Berlingske Tidende.
Heidi is an Investor currently working with the Investment Team at Dreamcraft. An ex-investment banker frustrated with the lack of reliable ESG information and unequal distribution of wealth, she also co-founded Finuprise, an impact investing company that aims to help people invest with values. Heidi is interested in Fintech, DeFi, the circular economy, sustainability, and being on the lookout for talented founders building successful companies.
Fabien is the Co-founder and Chief Business Development Officer at ExactCure. He holds an MBA from INSEAD, M.Sc. in Electronics & Engineering with Honors from the University of Glasgow, and an engineering degree from the Grenoble Institute of Technology. Fabien has years of experience in new technologies within startups and large companies in Europe and Silicon Valley.
Ella is the CEO of Uvisa Health, a Women’s Health Medical Device company that focuses on providing non-pharmacological solutions for intimate health needs. She holds an MSc. in Technology Entrepreneurship from DTU, where she met the professor who inspired the idea behind the company. Ella is an exceptional communicator, public speaker, leader, and a strong advocate for women’s health.
Calin is the Head of Nordics at Peak. Passionate about the evolution of web3, verticalization of SaaS, marketplaces and fintech, he worked his way around the Nordic and Dutch startup ecosystem as a Founder, Scale-up Expansion Leader, and Fundraising Adviser. Calin is also the Host of the podcast “Venture Europe – Personal conversations with founders and investors reshaping Europe”.
Mia is the Founder and CEO of Canute, a platform that aims to help Nordic startups scale internationally. She also co-founded two tech startups, and was an Export Consultant at the Danish Embassy in London. Mia recently received the Ecosystem Hero of the Year award at the Nordic Startup Awards.
Simon is the CEO and Co-founder of Agreena, a carbon-leading platform that focuses on helping farmers save and feed the planet by adoptive regenerative practices.
Louise is the founder and CEO of MyMonii, a GenZ-focused fintech company that aims to teach youths about financial responsibility. She is also the Co-founder and Board member of Women in Tech DK and has been named as one of the 50 most inspiring women in tech in the Nordics.
Siddhartha is an Engineering Director at Maersk. He is an experienced technologist, whose works include digitizing large fleets of reefer containers, contributing to smart solutions, and decarbonizing global trade. He has received appreciation and awards for his efforts in the IoT space.
Sahra-Josephine is the Co-founder and CEO of CanopyLAB and a board member at DI Digital. CanopyLAB is an educational technology company with an AI-powered social learning platform for corporate training.
Morten is the CEO and Co-founder of Reality+ and a board member of the Nordic Blockchain Association. He holds several advisor positions and regularly speaks on Blockchain, NFT, Crypto Currencies, and AR.
Kyle is the Head of Network for the Mesh Community and the Co-founder/CEO of Scales (acquired by Mesh). Mesh Community is the Nordic’s largest startup community and Scales is a tool to help professional communities launch and automate impactful community engagement programs.
Isabel is a Co-founder and Designer at LastObject, who has successfully launched eco-friendly and reusable products such as LastSwab, LastTissue, LastRound, LastPad, and more.
Caroline is the CEO of MindFuture and MindFuture Foundation. With focus on Intelligent Things, IOT, AI, and ML, she aims to create awareness around the use of artificial intelligence and new tech, proposing the 18th World Goal – Life with Artificials.
Denis is the Head of Innovation at MindFuture, passionate about AI/ML, IOT, XR, and intelligent things. He is an advocate for Virtual Reality projects based on the 17th and 18th SDG “life with Artificals” for the MindFuture Foundation.
Marianne is the Managing Director and a Partner at Boston Consulting Group. She has over 20 years of experience within Tech – leadership, boards, and consulting.
Sangeeta is a New York-based journalist, who writes for New York Magazine, Architectural Digest, and more. Previously a writer for Quartz, Sangeeta reported on the intersection of technology and culture, with a particular emphasis on femtech.
Sofie is Quantum Application Specialist at Kvantify. She has a PhD in experimental Quantum Photonics from the Niels Bohr Institute, as well as a medical physics degree from Rigshospitalet, DK. Sofie is passionate about quantum technology, especially quantum computation applied to pharma and healthcare.
Lars is a CEO of Dreamdata. Dreamdata gathers, joins and cleans all revenue-related data to present transparent, actionable analysis of what drives B2B revenue. Lars is a passionate problem solver focusing on B2B go-to-market data.
Peter is Editor-in-Chief of the investigative tech publication, Radar. He dives deep into the ethics, grey zones, and pressing matters of tech, digitization, algorithms, platforms, AI, and the politics and regulation of technology.
Dr. Si-Hui heads the research development for Horizon’s software that aims to compile classical code to be able to make it run on a quantum computer. Prior to joining Horizon, Si-Hui was a research scientist at the Singapore University of Technology and Design, the Centre for Quantum Technologies, and the A*STAR Data Storage Institute. Si-Hui was also added to the SG100 Women in Tech 2021 list.
Signe is a Founder & CEO of Great Minority – a media company which work for a better and wider representation of minorities. Last year she started the first Entrepreneur Bootcamp for young people with disability in Denmark. Signe won the Sustainable Development Goals Prize in 2022.
While on a quest to improve the lives of internationals in Denmark, Nichlas, has founded Swap Language, which delivers flexible and entertaining language lessons to some of the largest companies in Denmark.
Ramkumar founded Mycorena in 2017, as a startup spun-out from his PhD research work. Since then, Ramkumar has transformed Mycorena from an early stage idea to a fast-growing foodtech startup. He has published over 25 international research publications, patents, and numerous conference papers and has received several innovation grants to promote sustainable and clean environmental technologies.
Jasmina is the Head of Entrepreneurship at the Danish Chamber of Commerce (Dansk Erhverv). She is responsible for creating policy recommendations that can make Denmark a better place to build a startup.
Kristine is a Founder and Sustainability advisor of Impact House. Impact House is helping fast-growing tech companies launch and scale sustainability. Her experience includes managing accelerator programs at Startup Wise Guys and working as a CEO of TechChill.
Sofie is a Futurist, Senior Advisor, and Head of Media at the Copenhagen Institute for Future Studies. She is currently working with the future of the Metaverse, as well as working as a Head of the project ‘Future Nordic Media Landscape 2030’. She is also a member of the Danish Media Board under the Ministry of Culture.
Merit is the CEO and Co-founder of Single.Earth. At Single.Earth, she is combining two of her biggest passions – innovative tech and the environment. Single.Earth is a deep-tech startup disrupting corporate climate action and it aims to help businesses and organizations make a real impact on the climate and nature by making climate action a part of the business processes.
Peter is a General Partner at Seed Capital. He worked predominantly in software sector for past 20 years. His aim is to invest more in Danish software businesses.
Tegan is a CEO of Worthmore, the most sustainable and impact-driven telecom network in the Nordics. Through his role as a Nordic Talent Ambassador and Startup Denmark Visa Consultant, he actively works to attract and help entrepreneurs from around the world find their way around the Danish Startup Ecosystem by sharing his knowledge and experience.
Tim is a supporter and global thought leader for entrepreneurs everywhere having founded Draper Associates, DFJ and the Draper Venture Network. He funded Coinbase, Baidu, Tesla, Skype, SpaceX, Twitch, Hotmail and many other unicorn companies. Tim is listed as the top 100 most powerful people in finance by Worth Magazine, the top 20 most influential people in Crypto by CryptoWeekly and earned the World Entrepreneurship Forum’s “Entrepreneur of the World” title.
Christian joined Dixa in 2021 to lead the acquisition of Australian based Elevio and the company’s Series C funding round, accelerate global expansion, and boost the company’s ambitious go-to-market strategy, including a focus on strategic acquisitions.
Sebastien is a Community Builder, Storyteller & Strategist. He has a real passion for startups, technology, and social impact. Currently, he dedicates his time to help startup founders to build successful, inclusive & sustainable ventures.
Yann is the CEO of Scaleway. He has founded, grown and exited five tech startups. More recently, as COO he grew Snips.ai, a leading voice and AI deeptech startup from seed to exit to in a trade sale to Nasquad-listed Sonos.
Anna-Liisa co-founded Woola in 2020 to stop Big Oil companies from drowning us in plastic. After 2 years and 3 million euros in investment, she is the CEO of a company of 15 people. Most days still not sure how this happened and wonder where’s the manual for this job.
Samira founded Pink Salt Ventures to capitalise on the untapped potential of female-led technology companies. Before becoming a VC, Samira was a strategist and tech entrepreneur.
Lauren has been heading up Sustainability & CSR at Danish brand GANNI since late 2018. She has been responsible for the inception, development and implementation of the brands sustainability strategy. Lauren was voted within the Top 25 most influential personalities working in the UK organic beauty industry in 2016 and 2017.
Inka is Founder and Managing Partner of Voima Ventures, which is a deep tech venture capital fund. They invest into pre-seed and seed stage Nordic and Baltic deep tech and science based startups with global potential. Inka is a Female Entrepreneur, Company Builder, VC, Angel Investor and New Business Executive.
Kärt has an extensive experience in the Estonian startup ecosystem. At Change Ventures, she is responsible for managing community relationships & events, and supporting the investment team with pre and post-investment research.
Caroline is a Business Psychologist at Human Engage with focus on well-being and mental health at the workplace. Uses data and knowledge to develop organizations.
Michael is Co-Founder & CEO of Feats, a Danish startup reimagining the professional network based on the projects people do together, rather than where they were employed. Feats stems from Michael’s experience as a Partner in Quadric, a consulting firm specializing in positioning and brand strategy for international companies.
Nikki is the co-founder & co-CEO at ohne, the community focused healthcare brand supporting women and people with periods with the products and support they need to thrive across every menstrual cycle. Nikki leads all of the investment and board relations, whilst also heading up the digital product team.
Saloni is Co-Founder and Partner at Pink Salt Ventures, the UK’s first VC fund dedicated to female-led technology companies. Saloni has been angel investing in female-led businesses since 2019, and was previously an Investor at Founders Factory, the UK’s leading accelerator, and invested in 16 companies across consumer and B2B.
Leigh is a Principal at Founders Fund. Before joining Founders Fund, she was an early engineer & the first product manager at Scale AI, where she originally built & later led product development for the LiDAR/3D annotation products, used by many autonomous vehicles, robots, and AR/VR companies as a core step in their machine learning lifecycles.
Marianne is the Director of PreSeed Ventures’s early stage DeepTech Impact Fund – investing in deep science, research and technology startups that has the potential to solve some of our global challenges today. Her main focus is on Denmark/Nordic.
Founder and Managing Partner of Deepwave, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman of OFFICINAE BIO, Chairman of Hello Tomorrow, investor and advisor to startups and deep tech funds. He is a thought leader on deep tech and nature co-design and former Partner and Managing Director at Boston Consulting Group.
Tomas is an experienced Founder and ecosystem leader within the Danish entrepreneurial scene. Tomas was selected as one of the top 100 talents in Denmark, DTU honorary alumni student of the year and the IT project manager of the year. Today, Tomas is the CEO of a Danish proptech company called ejendom.com.
Ellen is a Partner at Boldstart Ventures, Angel Investor, and Engineer. At Boldstart she invests in developer tooling, Enterprise, and Saas companies. She co-founded Dark, a programming language coupled to its editor and infra.
Astrid is the CEO and Co-Founder of LEIA, a Swedish FemTech startup on a mission to reinvent postpartum health for the digital age. She was voted Female Entrepreneur of the Year in Sweden 2021 and is a regular speaker at Female Health events globally.
Fie is the Founder & CEO of Mind And Body Lab – your online toolkit, a new platform helping companies rethink HR, leadership, and wellbeing. In her work, Fie is committed to support the SDG 3.4 mental health and wellbeing, and advocates diversity in the workplace through the MABL Pregnancy & New Family Hub.
Kotryna is the founder of Linkedist, startup mentor and an international public speaker. A few years ago she founded Linkedist, a company that built LinkedIn strategies for companies such as Lego, Danfoss, Visma, NFQ, and many others.
Martin is the CEO & founder of ComplyCloud, a LegalTech SaaS. Previously, Martin was a lawyer at a Tier-1 law firm in Copenhagen. Now, he is passionate about making GDPR and privacy compliance easy.
Hekla is a partner at Crowberry Capital, a seed and early stage tech fund focusing on the Nordic region. She is has been working with early stage investments since 2010
Nima is a co-founder of Blue Lobster, a digital marketplace for sustainable seafood. She has been recognised on Forbes “30 under 30” list, she is a European Leaders fellow with the Obama Foundation, and she has been named on one the “100 most influential women in Denmark”.
Fabian is an Investment Manager at Norrsken VC. Norrsken invests in early-stage tech impact companies throughout Europe and they are currently on the hunt for the next Impact Unicorn combining profit and purpose!
Reetta is the Platform and Marketing Lead at Maki.vc, a European seed-stage fund investing in deep-tech and brand-driven companies. She is a Slush alumna, launched programming and robotics courses to Nordic high schools with Mehackit and scaled Brella in the US.
Matija is a Co-Founder and CEO of porkchop, a Stockholm-based startup aiming to establish an interplanetary economy. Matija has expertise in building a company from scratch to releasing products to the market, developing business and marketing strategies, raising funds from both public and private institutions and negotiating financing rounds.
Ida’s work at Journee, a metaverse and web3 company is centred around the question “What’s next?”. She works with the bricks and mortar as well as the newest NFT use cases to have a deep, vertical and horizontal understanding of the current developments. Ida has been invited to speak at events such as the World Economic Forum, Deloitte Innovation Day, Split X Summit, and more.
Jakob is CEO & Co-founder of Butter, which is a full workflow tool for facilitating online collaborative sessions. Before that, Jakob founded StreamCrux, a game streaming startup that was also built as a remote company.
Fiona is Healthtech VC Managing Partner at Crista Galli Ventures, a pan-European fund backing founders building the future of health. The fund is based in London and Copenhagen. Fiona is a former NHS physician (MD, MPH, MBA) with experience of health policy and public health.
Nora is a General Partner at Unconventional Ventures, a Nordic VC that focuses on impact tech companies founded by diverse founders.
br>Nora was named one of the Most influential in Business 2022, one of the Most influential in Tech 2022 and Most important Female investor of the Year 2021.
Rasmus is the Founder and CEO of ReFlow and recently appointed European Climate Pact Ambassador. Rasmus is a Business Executive gone Startup Founder and has over the last four years working towards making climate data for products available to all, boosting the green transition.
Larry is a CNN International Correspondent based in Nairobi, having previously been a North America Correspondent for the BBC, based in Washington, DC. In a groundbreaking career that has taken him to several dozen countries, he has interviewed presidents, prime ministers, and many other prominent global figures.
Lora founded her namesake brand in 2017 with a mission to create a more sexually equitable world. She changed career tracks after experiencing a “life-changing orgasm”, that ignited her journey as a sexual health and wellness entrepreneur with the ultimate goal of introducing the world to sex tech inspired by human movement. Lora is a vocal advocate for sexual wellness brands.
Philip is an entrepreneur, executive coach, keynote speaker, and bestselling author. Philip is on a mission to create $100B of wealth for marginalized communities by 2030, earning him recognition as one of the most influential entrepreneurs of his generation. Named the “real estate wunderkind” by Business Insider, Philip’s been mentioned on the Forbes list, spoken at Web Summit and set three records for direct-listing real estate equity offerings.
Erika founded Ethics in Entrepreneurship, a non-profit organization with the mission to embed ethical questioning, culture, and systems in startup ecosystems worldwide. She is most famously known for reporting the medical-diagnostic company Theranos to health regulators, which has been hugely covered by Wall Street Journal, HBO, ABC among other outlets. Erika continues to advise and support the development of biotechnology and healthcare initiatives across the Asia-Pacific region.
Michael, the previous founder of Crowdcube, has been embedded in the startup ecosystem for the last 10+ years. He is the co-founder and COO at EVERYTHING, the social money experience that brings friends and creators together by rewarding them through their everyday finances. He specialises in commercial growth and operations with deep market experience in Open Banking, payments and online investment.
Caroline, now partner and board chair of Wellstreet, previously served a six-year tenure as CEO of ICA Insurance having spent 25 years in the insurance industry on several senior management positions across the Nordics. Caroline is the first senior business leader in the Nordics to speak openly about her gender transition, having formerly lived as Carl Farberger. Consequently, Caroline has become an advocate and ambassador for diversity and inclusive leadership, and was named LGBTQ person of the Year at the QX Gay Gala in 2019.
Thorsten is the initiator of polypoly a cooperative which works to reclaim sovereignty over our data. He has been a technologist, entrepreneur, mentor and social impact investor for over thirty years. Thorsten has worked as a C-level management consultant in several European Fortune 500 companies.
Amy is the CEO of EndeavorXR, a leading global VR/AR (XR) strategy & consulting firm. She is a recognized futurist and thought-leader, and speaks globally on XR, the Metaverse and emerging technologies. Her clients are Fortune 500 companies and government entities looking for XR strategy, tech-forward digital transformation and insights into the Metaverse and the Future of Work.
A bioinformatics engineer by training, Torsten co-founded YouNoodle in San Francisco, a technology platform to source, select and engage the most promising startups in the world. In the past he has judged startup programs at Stanford University, MIT, and Imperial College, and is now advisor to a number of startups, and an investor in two venture funds.
Anders has 25+ years experience in business development and strategy consulting in IT. He is bridging the gap between technology and business. He is the co-founder of Founders of Tomorrow, an impact boot camp empowering entrepreneurs with exponential technologies and community to tackle some of the world’s biggest problems and the CEO of DareDisrupt, a think tank to help navigate the future.
Matt is a partner at Sequoia, which focuses on early and growth stage investments in technology companies. He has worked as an entrepreneur, advisor and investor, and has closely collaborated with companies such as Carbon Black, Confluent, Tecton and Tessian.
Sebastian is co-founder and Lead Architect of SAGA Space Architects. In 2020, he was one of two crewmembers on a simulated moon mission in Greenland, where the unfolding Moon habitat LUNARK was tested during a 100 day expedition, for which SAGA won an Index Award.
Emma is co-Founder and CEO of Warpin, a Swedish virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and extended reality (XR) company. She feels strongly about helping other women succeed in the tech space and is a staunch advocate for female representation among the architects of the metaverse.
Oscar is co-founder and CEO of Epidemic Sound, a MusicTech company on a mission to soundtrack the world. A Swedish unicorn, Epidemic Sound has garnered critical acclaim for its democratization of music and innovative digital rights model that helps creators use music freely, while simultaneously supporting musicians financially and creatively.
Joe is the founder of Landscape, a product-led venture ecosystem that aims to make fundraising better for everyone, by bringing transparency to the founder-venture journey. He is passionate about building products, tools and content that ultimately empowers founders.
Liva is co-founder of Intentional, a company that provides intentional design for diversity in finance and investments. She is also the founder of the NGO Found Diverseco, as well as co-founder of both the initiative Diversity Commitment among investors in Denmark and of the accelerator LEAP FORWARD. Liva is a keynote speaker on investments, diversity and business development.
Elena is the MD of Dataconomy, one of the top 10 AI magazines & educational platforms in the world, and the founder of Data Natives, Europe’s largest data science conference. She is an advocate of data privacy and ethics and is particularly committed to supporting women and marginalized communities by helping them become established in tech professions.
Stine is co-founder and CEO at Openli, which aims to help companies get control of GDPR. She combines her legal and privacy background (6 years as an attorney at Plesner law firm and 6 years as Senior Vice President for Legal & Compliance at Trustpilot) with her passion for building software that helps companies become better data citizens.
Dan is a pioneer in the technology space and a leader within the VR/AR/Metaverse industry. As co-founder of two disruptive companies; Frontier Collective (of which he is CEO) and Shape Immersive, his contributions have greatly influenced the virtual and augmented reality presence across British Columbia. Dan is committed to driving adoption and innovation in the Metaverse to enhance human experiences.
Anna is a Venture and Growth Investor at Kinnevik. She is focused on Food and Climate sectors within the Nordics while Kinnevik is a venture and growth investor that invests from Series A to IPO in various sectors across US and Europe.
Monty is the Chief Evangelist at Sienna Network. He has years of experience working with startups, with focus on evangelizing and raising profiles for funding and exits. He has worked with 35 global companies resulting in a cumulative funding/exit total of $1.6 billion. Monty also speaks regularly at conferences and has interviewed tech luminaries and celebrities at more than 200 global events.
Julie is a Partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners, a global venture capital firm focused on multi-stage investments in the enterprise technology, consumer, and health sectors. She helps out in building the firm’s European presence and global platform. Julie’s focus spans across data, infrastructure, automation, and investing B2B software companies at the early stage across Europe.
Kateryna is a Senior Account Executive in Queue-it. Focused on generating new business in the company, she possesses an extensive experience in B2B Sales, Account Management and Business Development.
Tine is a Principal at SEED Capital, who is passionate about VC-backed technology companies and their ability to redefine the norm. She has strong competencies within funding, strategy, and financial excellence for growing tech stars.
An Operator turned Climate and Carbon Tax Activist, Martin is the CEO of Lun, a company on a mission to decarbonize European homes. Martin previously worked at Electricity Maps, Lix Technologies, Uber and Google
Lubomila is the Co-founder and CEO of Plan A, a software provider offering an end-to-end platform that uses machine learning and science to enable businesses to reduce their emissions and improve and report on their ESG performance. Lubomila is also Co-founder of the Greentech Alliance, a community of more than 2,000 Greentech startups connected to more than 500 advisors from VC, media, and business.
Stine co-founded Radiobotics, a health-tech startup. She is a Co-owner of Nordic Fintech Angels and sits on the board of CPH Village, MATTER Pension, and Reel. She is also on the Innovation Fund Denmark’s investment panel and is elected to the Danish Competitiveness Council. Stine won the KPMG award, in 2020, as the Scandinavian Entrepreneur of the Year. She is also a best-selling author, with her book “F*ck It, Ship It”, which is about experimenting with new technology.