Startup Grind Nordics Regional Summit | Building & Fundraising in Turbulence

Wednesday, March 22, 2023, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM UTC

Welcome to Startup Grind Nordics inaugural Regional Startup Summit for Entrepreneurs, Investors and Startup Ecosystem Builders.

About this event

Welcome to Startup Grind Nordics inaugural Regional Startup Summit for Entrepreneurs, Investors and Startup Ecosystem Builders.

In this All-Day (digital) Regional Summit we connect you with the Nordic and Global startup ecosystems for best practices in startup building and raising funding as the global economy and VC funding pass through unprecedented turbulent times.

AGENDA (CET / Stockholm Time)

10:00 Welcome by Regional Director Nordics, Startup Grind (Naimul Abd)

10:10 Keynote Addresses

- Pär Hedberg, Founder & CEO Sting

- Linus Dahg, CEO / Managing Partner Inventure

- Jessica Rameau, Partner & Fund Manager Wellstreet

- Thomas Bigagli, Partner EMEA Ventures Plug and Play

- Mikael Angesjö, General Manager Nordics Crowdcube

11:00 Panel: Startup Fundraising in the Nordics

- Max Samuel, Partner SNÖ Ventures

- Ragnheidur Magnúsdóttir, Founder & Chair of Board Nordic Ignite

- Andreas Grape, Founder & CEO, Nordic Angels

- Axel Bruzelius, Co-Founder & COO Ark Kapital

- Arne Tonning, Partner Alliance VC

12:00 Panel: Supporting Startups in the Nordics

- Nea Harjanne, CEO KIUAS

- Josephine Benzie, Networks Lead Maria01

- Enrique Montaño, CEO Nordic Startup Ventures

- Teemu Seppälä, Startups Soft-Landing Lead Business Helsinki

13:00 Nordic Ecosystem Spotlights

- Bala Kamallakharan, Founder Startup Iceland

- Martine Mæland, Project Manager Startup Oslo Business Region

- Jakob Lindmark Frier, Head of Communications Digital Hub Denmark

- Vaido Mikheim, Deep Tech Project Lead Startup Estonia

14:00 Highlights from Startup Grind Global Network

- Shahar Matorin, Country Manager Startup Grind Israel

- Patrycja Maksymowicz, Chapter Director Startup Grind Leeds & Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

- Corey Hart, Chapter Director Startup Grind Greater Grand Rapids, Michigan Area, US

- Mo Salah, Chapter Director Startup Grind Muscat

14:30 Pitching Best Practices for Your Startup

- Startup Pitching Fundamentals w/ Andrew Hennigan, Pitching Expert & Speaker Coach TEDxStockholm

- Global Pitching Landscape w/ Nick Hughes, Founder & CEO Founders Live

- Pitching your Startup in Sweden w/ Mehkar Sheikh, Regional Manager (East) Venture Cup Sweden


- Building a startup? Join and learn best practices & make connections.

- Working with or investing in startups? Join and find founders to support on our live chat.

- Want to share your startup building & fundraising experience? Get in touch to speak.

See you at the Summit!

// Startup Grind Nordics

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