The Art of Building Startups w/ Jens Collskog, CEO Colix Systems & ex-CEO Fortnox

Thu, Jun 3, 6:00 PM (CEST)

About this event

Startup Grind is launching its Växjö Chapter and we are honored to have with us Jens Collskog, Co-Founder and CEO of Colix Systems AB to discuss how to build successful ventures.

Jens has more than 25 years experience of working with SPCS (now Visma SPCS) and later with Fortnox where he was a co-founder. 

Later he launched Colix Systems AB and has also been a startup advisor.

In this virtual fireside chat we discuss:

1- Jen's professional and entrepreneurship journey

2- Lessons from working in small as well as large companies

3- How to build partnerships and support around your business idea

4- How to know when it is time to take the next leap

5- Why is Växjö a dream-place to build your next startup

6- Advice to university students and young entrepreneurs on building new ventures

Jens will be interviewed by Mehkar Sheikh, Director Startup Grind Växjö, communications specialist, and career educationist.


  • Jens Collskog

    Jens Collskog

    Colix Systems AB

    Co-founder & CEO

    Jens is a seasoned entrepreneur who has worked for more than 25 years in companies with strong growth, during the period 1989-2001 in SPCS (now Visma SPCS) and 2001-2014 in Fortnox AB,, which he co-founded. A distinctive and common denominator for SPCS and Fortnox is that the companies have grown strong and taken significant market shares in a relatively short time. Cur...

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    • Mehkar Sheikh

      Mehkar Sheikh

      Startup Grind

      Chapter Director

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