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Founder Institute Mentors

Nordics Spring 2024

Founder Institute Mentors join weekly feedback sessions, host office hours, and in general provide you feedback every step of the way. In addition, through our Equity Collective, Mentors are invested in the success of your company both during and after the program.

See the list of current and past mentors for the Nordics program below.

Mentors

Abdellah

Abdellah Aouf

Chief Executive Officer, GO PLATFORM
Ali

Ali Jamal

GP, First Check Ventures
Amanda

Amanda Evans

Chief Growth Officer, Enigio
Amanda

Amanda Enocksson Gyllenberg

COO l Portfolio Manager l Partner, VNTRS
Andreas

Andreas Svendsen

Senior Consultant / Engagement Manager, Rouse AB
Andrew

Andrew Hennigan

Lecturer, Coach, Writer, Andrew Hennigan Consulting
Anette

Anette Nordvall

Venture Partner, Butterfly Ventures
Annika

Annika Vangstad

Head of Marketing Sweden I CMO, Danske Bank
Arcui

Arcui Usoara

Founder/CEO, Iaculus
Benjamin

Benjamin Stacey

CEO, Pitchverk
Berg

Berg Moe

Owner, Berg Moe Media
Caritta

Caritta Seppä

Investment Manager, Spintop Ventures
Caroline

Caroline Wachtmeister

Principal, Industrifonden
Charlotte

Charlotte Christensen

Executive Director, Fintocat
Charlotte

Charlotte Ekelund

Investor & External Relations Director, Sting
Chintan

Chintan Oza

Founder, Anantam Ecosystems
Chris

Chris Foltz

Entrepreneur In Residence, Founder Institute + Responsible Solutions Ltd + IRG 100 CMO's & Change Agents
Christian

Christian Schaffner

CEO, 61st Digital Agency
Dennis

Dennis Kibirev

Chief Growth Officer, Mesh Ai
Donnie

Donnie Sc Lygonis

Innovation Strategist & Business Coach, KTH Innovation
Dr. Hanan

Dr. Hanan El Basha

Founder & CEO, The Business Doctor
Elena

Elena Mlotok

General Manager, Head of EU Newsstand, Amazon
Elsa

Elsa Hyland

Angel Investor, Startup Advisor
Emelie

Emelie Gustafsson Maistedt

Founder & CEO, Gemme & Co-founder & CEO, Gemme
Emil

Emil Jerndal

Venture Principal, Invenio Growth
Erik

Erik Afzelius

CEO, Humla Games
Fredrik

Fredrik Rosengren

Accelerator Manager & Business Coach, Sting
Gabriele

Gabriele Garavini

New Business Development Manager, Telia
Gemma

Gemma Whitehouse

Founder & Director, Ingeniva
Gustaf-Wilhelm

Gustaf-Wilhelm Hellstedt

Startup Coach, H & Partners Global Vision Ltd
Hannes

Hannes Rosén

CEO & Co-Founder, StartupTools
Ida

Ida Herbertsson

Head of Fast Track Capital, Minc
Idowu

Idowu Akinde

Founder, Boolean Labs
Iñaki

Iñaki Escudero

Brand Strategist & Co-Founder, The Real Hero
Isabel

Isabel Nilson

Investment Manager, Spintop Ventures
Jenny

Jenny Gizard

Innovation Advisor, Almi Stockholm
Jens

Jens Wernborg

Director, Startup Grind Hong Kong
Joachim

Joachim Widd

COO and Partner, VNTRS
Joachim

Joachim Rittfeldt Hofvenschiöld

Co-Founder, uBIT
Johan

Johan Attby

General Partner, Norrsken Accelerator
Johan

Johan Berglind

CTO, VNTRS
Johan

Johan Johansson

Angel Investor & Board Professional, Ageris Holding AB
John

John Drakenberg Renander

CEO & Co-founder, Alex Therapeutics
John

John Rush

Founder, MarsX Inc
Jonas

Jonas Glädt

Chief Operating Officer, Legal Career
Jonatan

Jonatan Håkansson

Growth Consultant, Hawkeye Invest
Leif

Leif Frykman

Founder & Chairman of the Board, LegalWorks Nordic
Lesley

Lesley Pennington

Founder, BEMZ
Magret

Magret Jokela

Head of Program, Hanken Business Lab
Malcolm

Malcolm Larri

Founder, Brave Personal Development
Mara

Mara Rada

CEO & Chief of Strategy, Feral (thinkferal.com)
Marie-Louise

Marie-Louise Dahl

Senior Consultant Innovation & Strategy | Program Manager, Invenio | Mastercard Lighthouse
Matti

Matti Lindberg

Associate, Legal Counsel, Rouse Sweden
Mehkar

Mehkar Sheikh

CEO, Venture Cup Sweden
Mikael

Mikael Blix

CEO & Founder, Heja
Mikaela

Mikaela Larsell Ayesa

COO, uBIT.vc
Milena

Milena Kraeva

Founder & CEO, Nexus Impact Ventures
Moaz

Moaz Hamid

founding partner, mvmt ventures
My

My Mattsson

Senior Associate, Rouse
Naimul

Naimul Abd

CEO, Connect East
Nea

Nea Harjanne

CEO, Kiuas
Niklas

Niklas Rudemo

Chief Product Officer, StartupTools
Olena

Olena Rogozina

FI Mentor
Olena

Olena Bochulia

Co-Founder, Severus
Oskars

Oskars Jepsis

FI Mentor
Patrik

Patrik Kägu

Innovation Advisor, Almi Stockholm Sörmland
Per

Per Björklund

Partner, Further Than Capital
Peter

Peter Ingman

FI Mentor
Pontus

Pontus Lund

Investment Manager, Wellstreet
Pouria

Pouria Kay

Mentor, Founder Institute
Preben

Preben Fjellaker Mathisen

Senior Advisor - Startups, Innovation Norway
Reid

Reid Jackson

Investment Manager, Luminar Ventures
Remi

Remi Saint-Jean

Founder, delighting.io
Richard

Richard Cristina

Co-founder (MentorLabs), Founder (Bloom), Principal Director (Founder Institute)
Rita

Rita Anson

Project Management, Oslo International Hub and Business Angels Norway
Russell

Russell Brand

CEO & Founder, Responsible Solutions Limited
Sameer

Sameer Sortur

Founding Partner, SquareCircle Ventures
Sameh

Sameh Katr

Chairman of the Advisory Board, Boost Turku
Sandra

Sandra Jona

Legal Counsel, LW Advisory
Simon

Simon Olson

Founding Partner, XY Ventures
Sofie

Sofie Marin

Founder & CEO, Arts Dynamics
Steph

Steph Thommen

Founder, purposeful.tech
Stéphane

Stéphane Nasser

Co-Founder, OpenVC
Svetlana

Svetlana Stotskaya

Mentor, Techstars Sustainability Paris
Taylor

Taylor Ryan

6x Start-up Founder, Investor, and Web3 Expert, Layer Three Ventures
Tetiana

Tetiana Siianko

Head of Accelerator Program, NoMoonShot
Trevor

Trevor Longino

Founder & CEO, CrowdTamers
Ulf

Ulf Linden

Founder and COO, LegalWorks Nordic
Victoria

Victoria Kopylov

Founder, ThinkAloud

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