Mentoring

The application period for startups is now closed.
In response to the current pandemic and upcoming recession, Silicon Vikings is gathering together the smartest, most experienced minds in our network to mentor startups for free! Why struggle with re-inventing the wheel on your own, when you can get insights from our most experienced and successful venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, industry experts, sales experts, etc.

Our mentor base is growing daily, but here are just a few who are stepping up to help during this unprecedented crisis:

  • Marten Mickos, CEO of Hackerone
  • Carl Fritjofsson, Partner, Creandum
  • Michel Wendell, General Partner at Nexit Ventures
  • Bill Reichert, Managing Director at Garage Technology Ventures // Partner at Pegasus Tech Ventures
  • Ted Elvhage, Managing Partner at Edge Venture Capital & Chairman of Keiretsu Forum Nordics
  • Jenny Elfsberg, Director Innovation Lab Hub Us, Volvo Group Connected Solutions. Head of Volvo Group's Innovation Community #hub335
  • Trisha Harry, Principal, Global Investments (Pathfinder Ventures), Hewlett Packard Enterprise
  • Gisli Olafsson, CTO, One Acre Fund; Former Emergency Response Director of Net Hope; Author of “The Crisis Leader: The Art of Leadership in Times of Crisis”
  • Ari Tulla, Board of Directors, Quest Analytics (Former Founder & CEO)
  • Pekka Pärnänen, CEO/Founder Mad Partners
  • Karen Lee, Head of Strategy & Innovation, Logistics Solutions-Operations at Volvo Group 
  • Manali Mohanty, Creative Director, Incubator, Fossil Group
  • Anette Nordvall, Early Stage Tech Investor, Keiretsu Forum Chapter President/ceo, Venture Partner at Butterfly Ventures, Managing GP Nordvest, Venture Partner at Capital A Partners, Partner Stockholm Business Angels, Etc
  • Jk Sharma, Vice President | CTO | CMO | CEO | CBO | Innovation, Mobility, Sensors, Robotics, Autonomous Vehicles, Saas, Ai/ml & Iot
  • Rachel West, Director of Business Development at Revtech Ventures
  • Lars Nilsson, Founder & CEO of Salessource, Vp of Global Inside Sales for Cloudera From Startup to IPO; Lars Has Served in Sales Executive Roles at Arcsight/Hewlett Packard, Riverbed Technology and Portal Software – All Three of Which Achieved IPOs, in Addition to Cloudera
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