About this event
Awarded "Founder of the year" in Sweden by Nordic Startup Awards in 2015.
Johan Attby is a serial entrepreneur with a passion for building game changing businesses.
He founded the software company Tific and took it all the way from an idea and raising venture capital to a highly profitable company with a rapidly growing international customer base.
In spring of 2011 he orchestrated a successful exit when the company was acquired.
These days Johan is the co-founder & CEO of FishBrain which is the world's fastest growing mobile app & social network for the world's biggest hobby - sport fishing.
Recently Fishbrain closed a $8 million Series A funding round, led by Northzone (the Stockholm and NY-headquartered investor in Spotify).
He is also an investor in, advisor to and board member at early stage hi-tech companies and is a frequent speaker on entrepreneurship and startups.
Johan lived in Silicon Valley and Boston and has extensive networks (hi-tech and VC) both in the US and in the Nordics.
Specialties: Entrepreneurship, innovation, strategy, corporate development, venture capital, business development, M&A, early stage management, bringing Swedish hi-tech companies to the US