Stefan YtterbornFounder and CEO of CAKE
Stefan Ytterborn is the founder and CEO of CAKE, the Swedish maker of premium lightweight electric motorcycles. Stefan has a long background as entrepreneur, promoter, and strategist within contemporary and industrial design and communication, covering all segments of the value chain when being responsible for developing more than two thousand consumer products. CAKE combines all of Stefan’s experiences with interests that matter to him and that he is passionate about. Previous to CAKE, he founded and led the leading ski and cycling protection brand POC.
Karin EbbinghausCEO ELONROAD
Karin Ebbinghaus is the CEO of deeptech e-mobility company Elonroad, which contributes to the system shift into to a more climate-friendly society. Elonroad enables acceleration into electrification of the transport sector by providing a novel kind of charging infrastructure. Karin has a background as a lawyer and investor but fell for Elonroad and their inspiring approach to tackling the climate challenge with new thinking and belief in technology.
Stefan JanssonFounder and CEO of Polarium
Stefan founded Polarium back in 2015 based on an idea of how energy storage solutions built on lithium-ion battery technology could empower a smart and sustainable world. As CEO, Stefan leads Polarium’s rapid global expansion. He has more than 25 years of experience from working with innovative energy storage solutions and building global businesses. Prior to Polarium Stefan was part of the founding teams of Northstar Battery Company as well as Abatel.
Breakout Session Panelists
Daniel KjellénFounder and CEO of Tink
Daniel Kjellén is the CEO and co-founder of Tink. Founded in Stockholm in 2012, and part of Visa since 2022, Tink is Europe’s leading open banking platform that enables banks, fintechs and startups to develop data-driven financial services. Its current partners include PayPal, NatWest, American Express, Revolut, ABN AMRO, BNP Paribas, Nordea and SEB.
Anna HauptInvestment Director at Industrifonden and Founder of Hövding
Anna Haupt, Investment Director at Industrifonden, is one of two inventors of Hövding – the airbag bicycle helmet, which she founded in 2005 and took from an idea to a listed company with 400 dealers around Europe and Asia. In the years before joining Industrifonden, Anna was devoted to the automotive industry. At Nevs (formerly Saab), she was part of the management team and was responsible for the development of a mobility system of self-driving vehicles for urban environments. A product she took from idea to first driving prototype, including an app and fleet management system.
Pelle RedareCEO of iCellate Medical
Pelle's entrepreneurial journey started as the youngest Apple® reseller at the age of 17. Since then, he has spent most of his time within MedTech in large cooperations, smaller companies, and startups. Pelle's latest startup is iCellate Medical AB which has developed a technology to find Circulating Tumor cells (CTCs), that spread cancer and form metastases.
Tanya HorowitzPartner at Butterfly Ventures & Co-Founder at CapA
Tanya has over 25+ years of financial services, including 12+ years in M&A with the last 10 years dedicated as venture investor, both in the US and Europe. She’s a partner at the Deep Tech Impact fund, Butterfly Ventures, and will share her perspective on how to go global. In addition to this she will sit as a jury member in the OIW 100 Pitches finale.
Johan BloomCEO Curus
Johan Bloom is the founder of investment company Curus, focusing on digital health. Johan has invested in more than 25 companies since 2015 within digital health, and he is a previous entrepreneur having built Add Health Media. Johan started his career in the pharmaceutical industry and has a degree in Chemistry from Uppsala University.
Hannah MeitonInvestor at Ampli Ventures
Hannah Meiton has extensive skills and knowledge within startups, digital marketing and SaaS businesses. with prior roles as Chief Commercial Officer at Soundtrack Your Brand, VP Sales at iZettle and Expansion Officer at Meltwater. She is currently a board member of Mentimeter, MedUniverse, Insurely, Videoly, Kognity and All Ears. Moreover, Hannah is now an active investor in SaaS B2B through her investment company Ampli Ventures.
Thomas ÖströmFounder of Climeon and Investor
Thomas is the founder of Climeon and Board member/co owner of Landmark Power Holdings. Owner of Silon Capital, Cleantech investment. He has an Honorary Ph.D. in Technology as well as an MSc in Computer Science.
Maja MagnussonCo-founder and COO of Care to Translate
Maja Magnusson is a serial entrepreneur and since 2018 she has been part of building Care to Translate AB as COO and Cofounder, with a focus on developing digital translation tools for the healthcare sector. Maja is passionate about tech, innovation, and building beautiful companies inside and out.
Andreas SchwarzenbrunnerPartner at Speedinvest
Andy found his way into Venture via politics – and is always up for a debate! As a former economic policy advisor, he developed not only an insatiable passion for politics but also profound expertise in different economic and technological affairs. This gave him an exceptionally good eye for promising ideas and trends. At Speedinvest, Andy is dedicated to identifying the right B2B, Industrial Tech, and Climate Tech investments.
Nanna StranneCEO and Co-founder of Sigmastocks
Named Super Talent of the year 2018 in the Financial People category of 'Veckans Affärer/Finansliv', Best Fintech 2018 by Nordic Startup Awards, and one of the most promising startups by the 33-list – Nanna Stranne CEO and Co-founder of Sigmastocks challenges the financial industry by making stock saving easy and accessible to everyone.
Claes WallnerCEO and investor at Sustainable Energy Angels II AB
Claes Wallnér is the CEO of the investment company Sustainable Energy Angels II AB. Claes has since 2016 invested in about 20 companies, focusing on clean tech and sustainable energy. Previous Claes have had executive positions in Vattenfall AB and Outokumpu Oyj. Claes started his carrer as engineer at ABB and has a MSc degree in Electrical Engineering from KTH.
Caroline GattnerInvestor at Maki.vc
Caroline is an investor at Maki.vc. Prior to entering the world of VC, she gained startup experience at the fintech Stocard. Maki.vc invests in deeply technical and brand-driven companies, while Caroline focuses on B2B software and deep tech solutions.
Jimmy HannaCo-Founder & CEO of Fairlo
A serial entrepreneur with a proven track record in finance, tech, and marketing. Jimmy founded Prognosia in 2007, the first company in Sweden to democratize asset management, which five years later had a turnover of 25M euros, 75 000 customers, and managed over 1B euros in its own fund structure. Jimmy is devoted to making Fairlo one of Europe's most important financial service companies and helping the many gain access to fair financial services.
Malin CarlströmGeneral Partner at Climentum Capital
Malin is an award-winning venture capitalist having worked for the last two decades in both leading VC funds and CVCs.
Malin previously worked at Industrifonden, Verdane, SEB, and ABB as an Investor, and developed a great track record in sourcing, deal-making, portfolio management, and exits. She is deeply linked to the Swedish and Nordic VC ecosystem.
Malin is an engineer with a passion for deep tech and hard science (e.g. robotics, material science, AI). And she’s been an active angel investor backing environmental and energy startups.
Nicklas BergmanEntrepreneur and deep-tech investor
Nicklas Bergman is a Swedish entrepreneur and deep-tech investor. For more than 30 years he’s built companies in a variety of industries, regions, and economic climates. He’s seen his companies go out of business, awake from the dead, conquer the world, be sold to major industry players, or listed on the stock exchange. Since mid-2020, Nicklas is also an advisor to the EIC Fund, an EUR 4 billion deep tech VC fund investing in more than 100 European startups per year.
Kajsa JohanssonInvestor at ETF Partners
Kajsa Johansson is an investor at ETF Partners (Environmental Technologies Fund), a London-based venture capital fund which has been investing in climate tech since 2006. ETF Partners invests in impactful and innovative companies in a series A-B stage across Europe. Originally from Sweden, Kajsa specifically focus on the Nordics.