The Future of Nordic Venture: New Funds, New Innovation

13:00 - 14:00
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Nordic Venture is an emerging Venture Ecosystem with more than 85% of fund managers managing three funds or less and nearly 50% managing their first fund.

VC Challenge has counted at least 65 first time funds being launched in the Nordic region since 2018, and 20 of those being launched in 2022 alone! In spite of the current market headwinds, Venture Experts believe this trend is here to stay. 

Join us in the webinar to learn what makes Nordic Venture truly distinctive, how are emerging managers shaping the Nordic region, and how to become an active member of the emerging Nordic Venture Ecosystem. 


13.00Welcome and opening remarks
13.05 What Makes Nordic Venture truly Nordic Insight into the unique characteristics of the Nordic Venture ecosystem
13.20 Emerging Managers Shaping the Region Panel discussion with new Nordic emerging managers
13.50Navigating the Emerging Nordic Venture Landscape Tips and strategies for how to engage in the Nordic Venture Ecosystem


  • Danchun Chen, Venture Expert
  • Kristjan Mikaelsson, Founding Partner, MGMT Ventures
  • Tarja Zu Dem Berg, Founder, STAR Impact
  • Shwetank Verma, Co-Founder, Leo Capital
  • Peter Munch-Madsen, Senior Advisor, Nordic Innovation
  • Asher Siddiqui, CO-Founder, VC Challenge (moderator)
  • Virginia E. Vegas, Managing Director, VC Challenge (moderator)