Nordic Female Investor Meetup 2020
October 15th

Getting more women into investing and entrepreneurship

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Diverse teams create more value.

It is 2020, and female founded & co-founded companies still get less than 7% of the total investments worldwide. We need more female investors, and we need more women to realize that they have the power to become investors and entrepreneurs themselves. That’s why we are bringing some of the most prominent voices together on Nordic Female Investor Meetup (NFIM2020), on the 15th of October. We believe that together, we can help female founded and co-founded companies to receive more. Nordic Female Investor Meetup (NFIM) is held for the fifth time to set focus on the challenges and opportunities still lying ahead, and to encourage and inspire more women into the startup world.

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Program

8.30
Breakfast
9.00
Welcome
10 min
9.10
Pinc Capital
90 min
10.40
Break
20 min
11.00
Intro NFIM
10 min
11.10
Emma Heikensten, Ownershift & SEB
30 min
11.40
Charlotta Tönsgård, Kind
30 min
12.10
Short break
10 min
12.20
Heidi Lindvall, Pale Blue Dot VC
30 min
12.50
Prize giving ceremony Pinc Capital, closing remarks
10 min
13.00
Lunch

Speakers

Emma Heikensten
Ownershift
Emma is a doctor in Economics, strategic analyst at SEB as well as the research lead and one of early forces behind the think tank Ownershift. Her topics are within behavioral and experimental economics and she has mostly focused on topics related to gender and economic decision making, policies to reduce gender differences as well as meta studies on the quality and how to improve experimental research.
Heidi Lindvall
Pale Blue Dot VC
Heidi Lindvall is a founder and general partner at Pale Blue Dot, a climate tech VC based in Malmö, Sweden. Heidi has a background in media and human rights. She has founded a tech startups and spent time in London and Silicon Valley and more recently set up a startup accelerator in London before moving to Sweden to help run Fast Track Malmö, the accelerator at Minc.
Charlotta Tönsgård
Kind
Charlotta started her career in the telecom industry, but her passion since 2015 has been healthcare. She was the CEO of Min Doktor where she led the company to become Sweden’s largest primary care unit. In the beginning of 2018 Charlotta founded Kind, a fast-growing startup with the mission of making healthcare scale, in a sustainable way.

Moderator

Sandy Errestad
Sandy is a communications specialist who has worked with startups, investors, and startups community organisations across the Swedish, British, and American markets. She has worked directly with more than 50 startups, ranging from pre-seed to post-exit stage, including with names like TransferWise and Klarna. Sandy was named one of the most influential tech profiles in the Nordics in 2017 and 2018 by Slush and The Nordic Web, and Resumé recently named her one of Sweden’s top marketing talents.

Pinc Capital

Are you a female founder or co-founder running a high-potential startup? Then take the opportunity to pitch at Pinc Capital and win 50.000 SEK, proudly sponsored by TicTac Interactive on the 15th of October. Pinc Capital is a pitching event held by Minc in conjunction with the highly appreciated conference Nordic Female Investor Meetup – NFIM20. NFIM aims to inspire more women to go into entrepreneurship and investing.

Pinc Capital is open for Nordic startups with at least one female founder. Applying companies should be innovative startups with high ambitions and growth-potential. Applicants must be established businesses and should preferably have raised some investments before the pitch.

Would you like to pitch? Apply before the 10th of September by clicking the button below! The selection process starts at the beginning of September and, if selected, you will be contacted for an interview before September 20th.

Companies presenting

Arctic SpaceTech

Arctic Space Technologies offers sustainable satellite communication in high latitudes. Customers can benefit from green power from our partnership data center, and long communication times near the polar circle. Arctic space will host the satellite operators' antenna within this infrastructure, which is highly secure and fulfilling the communication requirements. Combined with automated IT for mission control, Arctic Space becomes a cost reducing part of the chain, all while being environmental friendly.

Cellugy

Cellugy is a biotech company located in Aarhus, Denmark. Officially incorporated in April of 2018, Cellugy is harnessing the power of biofabrication to produce disruptive bio-cellulose materials to enable a more readily recyclable alternative to conventional packaging.

Gardenize

Gardenize helps people become better planet-keepers, and take care of their part of the world by caring for the plants around them. They provide a digital garden diary where users document and follow their garden over time, to learn and share success and failures that will make each small part of the world a better place.

Moving Floor

Moving Floor Gotland AB (MF) is a Swedish technology company with a mission to fundamentally improve global animal protein production by increasing yield and reducing emissions and antibiotic use. MF aims to disrupt the animal husbandry industry by bringing a completely automatic and digital cleaning solution for farm buildings allowing for a more sustainable and circular system. MF has developed a patented technology, the Moving Floor Concept, to give farm animals “a toilet” substantially improving the living conditions for the animals and, for pigs, resulting in an estimated 19% less carbon footprint.

OmMej

OmMej is a SaaS company developed to solve problems such as the ever-growing mental ill health in Sweden and the enormous human suffering and considerable financial costs it imposes to society. OmMej (AboutMe) is a new digital service developed to provide solutions such as: Ensuring that it is the child or young person who is at the center of decision making and the support available in contact with welfare services, a problem identified by practitioners, the government's national social services coordinator for children and young people, and by researchers. To give an understanding of a child's well-being in their existing situation, it considers the greater impact on a child or youth and their developmental needs. To identify areas for collaboration to be able, in a coordinated way to meet specific needs, and to improve the health and well-being of children and young people. To ensure that preventive measures are identified as early as possible to avoid major or developmental problems and social costs.

Relox Robotics

Relox Robotics develop autonomous robots with the purpose of removing manual labor for repetitive tasks. Their robots navigate using RTK-GPS and smart path planning to cover an area efficiently, and they are all connected and can be upgraded remotely for higher efficiency and reliability in the system. The first market vertical they are entering is within the golf industry, where the robots are used for golf ball collection on ranges. They offer the robots as a service through a subscription model. During this year the company has deployed the first robots to customers in Sweden, and are now in the process of expanding to Europe and the US.

Scriin

SCRIIN is tackling one of the increasing problems in our digital society – children all over the world are becoming less physically active and spend a lot of time in front of screens. SCRIIN’s approach is that technology should solve the problems that technology has created. We are developing innovative products to help families and schools balance screen time with physical activity. Almost 100 schools has used our solution over the last 12 month and we are now raising capital in a seed round to scale up the school business and launch a premium version of our app for families.

Tendo

With the support of NASA, Odense Robotics and Ideon, we have developed a disruptive technology - a unique, minimalist exoskeleton, a robotic glove that assists the user in gripping, holding and releasing objects intuitively to increase independence and quality of life. The user controls the product intuitively with non-invasive, smart biometric sensors, which allow the exoskeleton to assist a movement that the body itself does not respond to. A revolutionary system for robotic - human interaction. With a weight of under 200 grams, meaning about 1/4 of the closest competitors' weight, we offer a truly wearable solution that brings independence and quality of life to the users, and thus welfare savings. Our patented Tendo Technology has been developed with potential users to make sure that we are creating the right product, for the right people, at the right time.

The Fit

The Fit provides an AI solution for personalized size & fit recommendations online. Working in the forefront of deep learning and edge computing The Fit’s mobile body scanning technology measures the human body, just using two photos in under 30 seconds. The sizing solution helps retailers increase conversion and reduce returns while the data brings insights to enable data driven decision making to improve product design, assortment planning and marketing for a more sustainable fashion industry. The Fit changes the online experience of the future by powering personal, relevant experiences for millions of shoppers. By democratizing body data The Fit disrupts the way we produce, distribute and consume online.

WordDiagnostics

We reduce suffering from mental health issues with support from artificial intelligence. We offer a digital platform to collect and analyze patient data to provide clinicians with predictions on psychiatric diagnoses to support their decision making. This reduces the time needed for diagnosing and leads to faster treatment for patients while also improving the clinic's efficiency, quality and business model.

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Ann-Sofie Hörlin
Almi Invest
As an investment manager at Almi Invest Ann-Sofie responsibilities include the entire investment process - scouting the best startups, investing  and supercharge them and finally support the exit process. Before joining Almi Invest, she was Head of Sustainability in the aviation industry, project manager in telecom and business consultant with a focus on e-commerce. She has a Master of Science in Engineering from Chalmers and an Executive MBA from the Stockholm School of Economics.
Heidi
Lindvall
Pale Blue Dot VC
Heidi Lindvall is a founder and general partner at Pale Blue Dot, a climate tech VC based in Malmö, Sweden. Heidi has a background in media and human rights. She has founded a tech startups and spent time in London and Silicon Valley and more recently set up a startup accelerator in London before moving to Sweden to help run Fast Track Malmö, the accelerator at Minc.
Eva
Hultman
Tassaka
Eva Hultman has a long background in the software industry, particularly in ERP, and has held leading positions in various companies. Since 2011 she invests in software companies of various sizes, mainly through her family office Tassaka. She is deeply involved in the startup community in Malmö both as investor in several startups and as investor and board member in Fast Track Capital. She is also an investor and board member in Pangara, the talent network company. Outside of the tech industry she is a board member of Anagram, the film and TV production company.
Git Sturesjö Adolfsson
BGA Invest
Git Sturesjö Adolfsson is vice president of BGA Invest. She has many years of experience in running companies as CEO, top management leading position in marketing and sales organisations in both international and domestic business. Outside BGA Invest, she is a Board Director of Smartrefill AB, Board Member Acconeer and Minesto (both listed on Nasdaq), Board Member Member Watersprint AB, CEO and Board Director Digimail.

How to invest

Wan’t to start investing but not sure how? Listen to these conversations between Jeanette Andersson - CEO at Minc and Ann-Sofie Hörlin - Almi Invest, when they explain the basics in how to start invest.

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