How to Scale a Sports Startup to 50+ Countries w/ Mikael & Johan from Heja

About this event

Welcome to our fireside chat with the Mikael Blix, CEO & Founder of Heja - Sweden's leading sports platform that's on a mission to make it possible for youth across the world to experience the joys of team sports!

Mikael and his co-founder Johan have dedicated their entire lives to contributing to a positive impact for the sports community through their companies Heja and Laget.se and in this fireside chat we discuss:

⭐️ What are some of the issues youth are facing around the world?

⭐️ How can sports be a channel for positivity and self expression for youth?

⭐️ How did it all start and what's the connection between Laget & Heja?

⭐️ How was the experience of building the companies - challenges, missteps?

⭐️ How did they manage to onboard a massive 200,000 teams on the platform?

⭐️ What does it feel like to impact sports infrastructure in 50+ countries?

⭐️ Has funding been a challenge? How did they overcome it?

⭐️ Where are they headed, and what can entrepreneurs learn from their journey?

The discussion will be moderated by Naimul Abd, Business Advisor & Partnerships Lead at Coompanion Stockholm, serial impact entrepreneur, Strategic Advisor at the Founder Institute, and Director Startup Grind Stockholm.

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  • Naimul Abd

    Naimul Abd

    Coompanion Stockholm

    Director Startup Grind Stockholm

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  • Jens Wernborg

    Jens Wernborg

    Startup Grind Hong Kong

    Mentor Stockholm Chapter

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  • Amanda Berglund

    Amanda Berglund

    Brim Global AB

    Social Media Lead Startup Grind Stockholm

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  • Marina Nart

    Marina Nart

    Beyond2030

    Community Ambassador Startup Grind Stockholm

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  • Beril Kocadereli

    Beril Kocadereli

    Norrsken Impact Accelerator

    Community Ambassador Startup Grind Stockholm

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  • Vinod Thomas

    Vinod Thomas

    VentureBean Consulting

    Community Ambassador Startup Grind Stockholm

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  • Sokol Vjerdha

    Sokol Vjerdha

    Startups Lead Startup Grind Stockholm

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  • Aleksandra Hansen

    Aleksandra Hansen

    Startup Grind Stockholm

    Partnerships Lead Startup Grind Stockholm

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  • Mehkar Sheikh

    Mehkar Sheikh

    Nutty Ventures

    Ecosystem Lead

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