October 13, 2022

DORA - Nordic Fe:male Founder of the Year

DORA - Nordic Fe:male Founder of the Year

Big congratulations to DORA for being Nordic Fe:male Founder of the Year and winning 100.000SEK*

Make sure to follow their journey into digitizing the road freight transport industry and strengthening horizontal collaboration by providing SaaS solutions that enable haulers and freight forwarders to improve their workflows and use data-driven insights in their route planning.


The jury had a hard task infront of them and they spend 1,5 hour going back and forward on who will be this years winner! The jury consisted by: Cecilia Hultén - Co-founder, CFO at CBio A/S & Angel Investor, Gwen Sandberg - Investment Director, Inventure, Alberte Schmidt Koefoed  Investment Manager, PreSeed Ventures, Nibras Stiebar-Bang - Angel Investor, and Virginia E. Vegas - Managing Director at VC Challenge. Their motivation:



“We looked at the pitch, we looked at the idea the opportunity the market fit but and also the team. (…) The winner has come far in a very short amount of time and they are solving real problems for customers, and that is one thing that was very impressive for us. We also wanted to add is not the sexiest industry and females are leading the way. (..) it’s a company that we think is brilliant”


We are extremely impressed will all the  9 pitches, you all did an amazing job!



*Sponsored by: Tassaka, Skabholmen, Grenspecialisten and Nudging Capital



Meet the top  Nordic fe:male-founders who faced the jury during the pitch competition Nordic Fe:male Founder 2022!


Jenny Johansson & Stefanie Najafi
- Sweden -
a revolutionary AI-based software that detects the influence of drugs and alcohol through image analysis of the eye area and eye movements

Karoliina Kauhanen
- Finland -
platform where individuals, companies and nonprofits come together to help one another, for free


Lisa Rooth
- Sweden -
hardware solutions that help accelerate the development of quantum computers

Ann-Mia Ambjerg
- Denmark -
by utilizing AI and Robotics to sort waste for achieving better recycling

Brandy Xu
- Sweden -
B2B SaaS reimagining post-market success for medical devices


Gabriella Bossman
- Norway -
empowering fashion lovers to make more sustainable decisions



Sidsel Høyer Knudsen
- Denmark -
digitizing the road freight transport industry and strengthening horizontal collaboration by providing SaaS solutions that enable haulers and freight forwarders to improve their workflows and use data-driven insights in their route planning

Tilda Lundgren
- Sweden -
scheduling optimization platform, tailor-made to meet the staffing challenges of the health and long-term care sectors, using advanced mathematical optimization (a subfield of artificial intelligence)

Anna Åslund
- Sweden -
platform that turns everyone into an interview professional and helps you find the right person for the job using a structured interview approach that is objective and candidate friendly




Make sure to follow all of them and see what's next for them. And if you missed the pitches, make sure to watch them here

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