september, 2022

29sep12:0013:30Event OverFundraising for high-growth companies - Keynotes & Panel


Event Details

Entrepreneurs and investors face challenges in finding each other and communicating their respective needs and interests.

As a scale-up, you want to put yourself into your investor’s shoes to understand the psychology of fundraising. Why does fundraising represent a crucial phase in scaling a successful company? What do investors look for when evaluating your company? How should you be ready to take on the pitching challenge?

“Oftentimes, investors have a sense of whether a pitch is going to go somewhere within the first 15-20 minutes of a conversation.” Christine Tsai, CEO and Founding Partner – 500 Global

Join us for a deep dive session harnessing the power of fundraising for high-growth companies. In this session, our speakers will shed light and give tips to establish a rough roadmap that founders can follow while trying to solve the fundraising riddle and find unique answers to fulfill their company’s needs.

About the speakers

Luca Banderet, Founder, J12

Luca co-founded the today listed consumer fintech NOWO and the Stockholm School of Economics alumni investor network DHS. Today he’s the managing partner of J12, a Nordic early-stage VC investing in groundbreaking companies enabled by software, data, and new technologies.

Stefan Guter, Financial Advisor, ALMI

Stefan is an alumnus of SSE and acts as a financial advisor with Almi Stockholm. He has a solid background in the entrepreneurial arena in Stockholm. Stefan has many years of experience and knowledge in the financial sector including both large-scale projects and early-stage investments.

Alexis Kopylov, Founder, DBT Capital

Alexis is the CEO and Founder of DBT, a Sweden-based platform SME lender on a mission to provide Swedish growth companies with the debt funding they need and deserve. Previously, Director and Partner at Arkwright, focusing on strategic advisory within financial services and private equity. M.Sc. Stockholm School of Economics and HEC Paris.

Caroline Lumpp, SVP Ventures and M&A, Bring Ventures

Caroline recently joined Bring Ventures, the corporate venture arm of the Norwegian Post (Posten Norge) and a strategic investor with a focus on sustainability and digitization, as Strategic Value Partners. Originally from Germany, she has a background in financial due diligence with 7 years of advisory experience in the deals area. Bring Ventures is the corporate venture arm of the Norwegian Post (Posten Norge) and a strategic investor with a focus on sustainability and digitization.

Mårten Skogö, Partner, Node Ventures

Mårten has a background as co-founder of Tobii AB Publ., the global leader in eye tracking. After 20 years in different technical roles building companies, he came over to the investor side when he joined Industrifonden as CTO. Today Mårten is a partner at Node Ventures, a Nordic early-stage VC run by true operators and entrepreneurs.


(Thursday) 12:00 - 13:30 CEST


The Terrace, Epicenter Stockholm

Mäster Samuelsgatan 36


Epicenter Stockholm Mäster Samuelsgatan 36

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