Meet the FinTech Mentors

  • Simon Letout
    Leyton, Portfolio Manager & R&D Financing
    Copenhagen, DK
    Simon Letout
    Leyton, Portfolio Manager & R&D Financing

    Solid scientific background (PhD. in Physics) combined with an 8 years’ business experience in consultancy for top managements • Committed to innovation excellence with an insight of innovation driven environments in various industries • 4 years’ experience at a managerial level as a team and portfolio manager • Proven record of leading large-scale projects in complex organizational settings to implement R&D tax saving strategies • Strong stakeholders’ management skills and ability to act as an interface between technical and business representatives • Analytical and yet pragmatic, aims at bringing value where overview, a challenging mindset and a proposal driving force are needed

  • Rune Ørndrup
    CathVision, Co-Founder
    Copenhagen, DK
    Rune Ørndrup
    CathVision, Co-Founder

    I am a passionate entrepreneur within medical technology and a corporate consultant dealing with strategic uncertainty.
    In startups i have:
    - Co-founded CathVision where we secured funding through public funds and investors
    - Presented our case for way too many VCs, corporates etc.
    - Participated in Accelerace incubator program focussing on clarifying our values and goals to secure funding
    - Been a jury member in venture cup for many years

  • Rasmus Madsen
    Dinero, Relations Manager & Partner
    Copenhagen, DK
    Rasmus Madsen
    Dinero, Relations Manager & Partner

    Uddannet revisor som nu arbejder ved Dinero

    Har en del projekter bag mig:
    http://www.rasmusmadsen.dk/projekter

  • Peter Røhe
    AIG, COO
    Copenhagen, DK
    Peter Røhe
    AIG, COO

    Finance professional with a strong business acumen, strategic focus and wide experience base,
    Experience from CFO to specialized line functions, mainly centralized around strategic management , business analyses and operational efficiency. Long international experience with global companies.

    Strategy implementation
    Governance
    Business Intelligence
    Management Accounting
    Budget and planning
    Consolidation
    Business insight

  • Peter Nordgaard
    Eduzen ApS, Founder & CEO
    Bunkeflostrand, SE
    Peter Nordgaard
    Eduzen ApS, Founder & CEO

    Executive Vice President in large companies, associate professor on MBA studies and Entrepreneur

  • Peder Nedergaard
    Capital2Grow, Co-founder & CEO
    Copenhagen, DK
    Peder Nedergaard
    Capital2Grow, Co-founder & CEO
  • Niels Hangaard
    Heaps, Co-Founder & CEO
    Copenhagen, DK
    Niels Hangaard
    Heaps, Co-Founder & CEO

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  • Nick Hawtin
    Capital2Grow, Founder & CEO
    Copenhagen, DK
    Nick Hawtin
    Capital2Grow, Founder & CEO

    Experienced founder, mentor, and startup ecosystem builder with very international background.

  • Morten Holst Henriksen
    Debito ApS, Debt Collection Director
    Aalborg, DK
    Morten Holst Henriksen
    Debito ApS, Debt Collection Director

    Graduated from Aalborg University as accountant.
    Former co-founder of a Danish software company, back in 2010.

    Today co-founder and collection director at the danish fintech startup, Debito who won Venture Cup in 2014. Today Debito is one of the largest fintech startups in Denmark and run a online debt collection service - www.debito.dk

  • Martin Guerin
    Nyuko, CEO
    Luxembourg, LU
    Martin Guerin
    Nyuko, CEO

    Martin Guérin has, over the last ten years, created and developed the entrepreneurial support programme created for use by 250 startups in the network of Paris&Co, the agency for economic development and innovation in Paris. He is a graduate of the Ecole de Management de Normandie (cursus HEC entrepreneurs), a certified professional coach – he has personally coached more than 200 entrepreneurs, including Jonathan Benassaya, Deezer’s founder – and a confirmed entrepreneur himself (he has 3 startups to his name already), he is also a teacher at ESSEC and the Ecole Centrale Paris (innovation, entrepreneurship and business development).

  • Mads Bukholt
    Cuponation & Rocket Internet, Managing Director
    Munich, DE
    Mads Bukholt
    Cuponation & Rocket Internet, Managing Director

    I'm a nerd an all-rounder in the online space who love to work with young, hypergrowing companies and take them to the next level.

  • Leif Helth Jensen
    Leif Helth Care A/S, CEO
    Copenhagen, DK
    Leif Helth Jensen
    Leif Helth Care A/S, CEO

    Leif Helth Jensen has more than 30 years of experience within the life science industry and been involved in a number of the most successful Danish Biotech companies. He has been the CEO of two Biotech companies (Cureon (now called Santaris Pharma) and Glycom), on the Board of Directors in more than 20 Biotech companies (including Genmab, Zealand Pharma, Cureon, Exiqon), Chairman in more than 10 companies (including Nobak, Bone Medical (Australia)) and been the co-founder of 4 Biotech companies (NeuroSearch, Zealand Pharma, Cureon and Synome (UK)). He has previously held other positions such as Director of Pharmacology at NeuroSearch, CEO of Danske Life Science, VicePresident Portfolio Management at LifeCycle Pharma and Investment Manager at CAT. He is currently the CEO of Rose Pharma and Leif Helth Care and Chairman in Synome (UK) and BluSense Diagnostics (Dk) and Board member in Lighthouse Quantum Technologies (Dk). He has a M.Sc. in Biology from the University of Copenhagen. He is a co-author of more than 50 peer-reviewed scientific papers and a co-inventor of 19 patent families.

  • Lars-Bo Sølvquist
    SOLVQUIST, CEO
    Copenhagen, DK
    Lars-Bo Sølvquist
    SOLVQUIST, CEO

    I’m Lars-Bo Solvquist nice to meet you! You might be wondering who I am and what I’m all about. First of all, I’m a proud father of a 5-year old son. But besides that, my full-time job is as a visionary, idea-machine, innovator and strategist. I dare to believe that I can make a change in your business www.solvquist.com/clients as I have with my own. www.linkedin.com/in/solvquist

  • Lana Sukhodolska
    DONG Energy, Commercial Manager
    Gentofte, DK
    Lana Sukhodolska
    DONG Energy, Commercial Manager

    Solid expertise within the energy sector across versatile markets and energy types. Broad experience in the wind, bio-, solar energy, energy efficiency and waste sectors. 14 years of international work in large, medium and small enterprises incl. start-ups across Sustainable Energy and Resources, Telecommunications, Investment banking and IT sectors.

  • Julie Bloch Jensen
    CORPORATE CAPITAL, Business Developer
    Copenhagen, DK
    Julie Bloch Jensen
    CORPORATE CAPITAL, Business Developer
  • Jesper Damlund Jeppesen
    HippoCorn, Business Developer
    Copenhagen, DK
    Jesper Damlund Jeppesen
    HippoCorn, Business Developer
    Did the startup: co-founded a company, build it up, and eventually sold my shares. Working at a Venture Builder company as a Business Developer I'm involved with startups at every stage. My job is to facilitate fundraising for startup! Passionate about Conceptualization, Commercialization, Business Models, Strategy, Go-to-market and much more…
  • Jens Faarup
    Copenhagen Markets A/S & Grønttorvert København, CEO
    Copenhagen, DK
    Jens Faarup
    Copenhagen Markets A/S & Grønttorvert København, CEO

    CEO, CFO, board of directors in sectors like food, media, high tech, tele/mobile. Plus 10 years in sales/marketing in beginning of career. Worked in DK, Norway, Sweden, Poland and worked with US, UK, France. Been mentoring startups for last couplle of years. M.Sc. international finance and strategy. Plus lot of humour and energy.

  • Javier Amigo Miranda
    AGERAS, CMO
    Copenhagen, DK
    Javier Amigo Miranda
    AGERAS, CMO

    Full-stack marketing professional with 10 years of international experience. Razor sharp strategist, with a deep understanding of the holistic overview of the revenue models, sales processes and marketing activities

  • Ingi Rafn Sigurdsson
    Karolina Fond, CEO
    Reykjavík, ISL
    Ingi Rafn Sigurdsson
    Karolina Fond, CEO
  • Hasan Surtiwala
    Aktieporteføljen ApS, Partner
    Copenhagen, DK
    Hasan Surtiwala
    Aktieporteføljen ApS, Partner

    I have been a passionate entrepreneur for +8 years, where I have through my succes and failures learned what makes a company go from 0 to one and how to avoid the pitfalls. My experience ranges from international trading to modern e and m-commerce business. My main role has been in developing a business and make it sure it's ready to launch with minimum risk of failure!

  • Frode Lundsten
    Lundsten & Partner, Managing Partner
    Hellerup, DK
    Frode Lundsten
    Lundsten & Partner, Managing Partner

    Experienced entrepreneur with a focus on business model, customer value, and market positioning that will keep the company focused on their vision.

  • Ditte Brammer
    Brammer & Co, CEO / Strategic Advisor
    Copenhagen, DK
    Ditte Brammer
    Brammer & Co, CEO / Strategic Advisor

    Strategic Advisor and Board Professional. Specialises in strategy and business development and strategic communications both as an Independent Strategic Advisor and as Chairman and Non-Executive Director. Primarily works with SMEs on understanding their strategic challenges and helping them develop and execute strategies that ensure sustainable and profitable growth.Assists both in strategy development and execution ensuring that strategies are realised and results are achieved.

  • Christian Havrehed
    VicNik Ventures, CEO
    Copenhagen, DK
    Christian Havrehed
    VicNik Ventures, CEO

    +15 years experience in strategy consulting, business development and general management in Europe and Asia. Key competence in cutting through the clutter and getting things to work.

  • Birgitte Mogensen
    Board Management, CEO
    Copenhagen, DK
    Birgitte Mogensen
    Board Management, CEO

    CSR Expert and Chartered Accountant.
    PwC Partner 20+ years
    Professional Board of Director

    See: www.boardmanagement.dk