Mentors

Get to know our mentors!¬†Our selection of the Nordic's most well connected people in the startup ecosystem will guide our founders on their fundraising journey! ūüöÄ


Below are the mentors that will support Cohort 4, Fall 2023.
More mentors will be revealed closer to start date of the program.
Erik Lindblad
Partner & CEO
Zenith Venture Capital
Zenia W. Francker
Connector & Venture Partner
Timo Ahopelto
Founding Partner
Lifeline Ventures
Simon Edström
Serial entrepreneur
Per Björklund
Angel Investor
Further Than Capital
Nastaran Baleng-Soultani
Founder & Innovation Expert
Rad Cap & SPACE Academy
Manolo Obaya
Startup mentor, Investor Relations
Connect Sverige
Julia Nilsson
Senior Manager
Antler
Jin Jeong
Managing Director
Apis Partners
Jessica Rameau
Fund Manager & Partner
Wellstreet
Jens Ingelstedt
Investor
Heidi Lindvall
General Partner & Co-founder
Pale Blue Dot
Eira Tobrand
Investor
Luminar Ventures
Carl-Magnus Chalmers
Venture builder
Caroline Wachtmeister
Principal
Industrifonden
Caroline Hultman
Principal
J12 Ventures
Anna Lundin
Investor
Norrsken
Zoe Peden
Principal in the UK and Nothern Europe
Ananda Impact Ventures

Mentors in Previous Cohorts

Caroline Wachtmeister
Principal
Industrifonden
Niclas Holmberg
Head of Commercial Strategy
Vator Securities
Anders Bach Waagstein
Partner
Den Sociale Kapitalfond
Alma Holst
Investment Associate
Dreamcraft Ventures
Kim Groop
Managing Partner & Co-founder
First Fellow Partners
Sara Myrenfors
Investment Manager
Schibsted Ventures
Maria Bergsten
Partner
VEQ
Erik Lindblad
Partner & CEO
Zenith Venture Capital
Zoe Peden
Principal in the UK & Northern Europe
Ananda Ventures
Jessica Rameau
Partner & Fund Manager
Wellstreet
Emma Dansbo
Partner
CIRIO
Kristina Johansson
International CEO
Various companies
Malcolm Larri
Pitch coach
Brave Personal Development
Jenny Gizard
Innovation Coach
ALMI
Jacob Key
Founding and General Partner
Luminar Ventures
Cécile Garcia Le Goff
Pitch coach
-Own company-
Jenny Lindblad
International Pitch Coach
ELIZA Communication
Christine Bjärkby
Boardmember, Investor
EBAN
Moha Bensofia
Founder & CEO
Mendi
Terhi Johanna (TJ) Vapola
Head & Founder
Helen Ventures
Lisa Lindström
CEO & EMEIA CXO
EY Doberman
Noel Abdayem
Founder/CEO
The Humble Co
Salomé A. Trambach
Personal Growth & Leadership Coach
Salomé Trambach
Elin Hauge
Co-founder
Network Development Hub
Inês Rocha
Investment Manager
Norrsken VC
Claes Mikko Nilsen
Investment Director
Nordic Ninja
Kristina Söderberg
Investment Manager
SEB Venture Capital
Anette Nordvall
Tech Investor
Butterfly Ventures
Sara Rywe
Investor
byFounders
Alexandra Malmberg
Principal
HAFLO
Lisa Gautier
CEO & Founder
Hack Your Closet
Anna Nordell-Westling
Co-founder & CMO
Sana Labs
Mette Nielsen
General Partner
V√ÖR Ventures
Fredric Gunnarson
Serial Entrepreneur, Investor, Board Member
Red Six
Bengt Julander
Chairman
LINC
Tatiana Shalalvand
Investment Director
Inventure
Indra Sharma
Partner
Peak
Cilia Holmes Indahl
CEO
EQT Foundation
Peter Settman
Founder & Chairman
Simplexity Partners
Tanya Marvin-Horowitz
Partner
Butterfly Ventures
Anne Jorun Aas
CEO Farmforce and Boardmember
Investinor
Tahero Nori
Founder & CEO
TechBuddy, BuddyPro, BuddyCompany, Rachtail
Tove Larsson
General Partner
Norrsken VC
Trond Riiber Knudsen
CEO Farmforce and Boardmember
TRK Group
Lena Apler
Founder CEO and Angel Investor
Collector Bank
Pär Norberg
Partner, Head of Investor Relations
Nordic Capital