Claus is a serial entrepreneur with a global touch. Born in Denmark, he has been a self-employed entrepreneur since the age of 25 where he founded a his first venture and International Trading company.
Claus was one of the few and brave to enter the Russian market back in 1994, where he opened an office in Moscow dealing with various foodstuffs. Entering Russia led to the establishment of one of Russia’s first and largest professional Facility Service companies and later to a company distributing machinery from Nilfisk-Advance A/S across Russia.
Talk about taking huge risks! Operating in the aftermath of the post Soviet era as an entrepreneur has equipped Claus with a rare insight into running a business in chaotic and risky environments.
In 2001 he was awarded `Small Business of the Year` by the American Chamber of Commerce in Russia, and 2003 Claus succesfully exited Russia selling the Facility Service Company to ISS A/S of Denmark and the distribution to Nilfisk-Advance A/S of Denmark.
Since 2009 Claus has focused investments into Renewable Energy sector and in 2011 he founded S2 Development Ltd. Claus is also the Founder and CEO of AppPointment, a subscription-based Enterprise SaaS booking and CRM system operating Limassol. Cyprus. AppPointment gives small and medium size businesses the ability to manage existing and potential customers activity, leads and campiangs through Facebook.
Come to Startup Grind Cyprus on 4th of April, to meet Claus. The event will take place in Limassol and will promise to feature some rare insight into how to make it during times of uncertainty and chaos. Certainly applicable for today’s new reality in Cyprus.
7:00pm: Registration (pizza and drinks to be served)
7.30pm: Fireside chat with Claus
8.15pm: Q & A