Venture Day 2021 - Chalmers Ventures

Venture Day 2021


Live at last!

At last we can meet again! We are so excited to announce this years setup of Venture Day. A day dedicated to innovation, entrepreneurship and knowledge. See you on november 25th!

Sara Wallin
CEO Chalmers Ventures


Venture day

Venture day is our annual entrepreneurship event, hosted at Veras Gräsmatta at the heart of Chalmers E-village. The schedule this year far exceeds those of previous, with more keynotes, investor meetings, panel discussions and workshops. Make sure to register today and join us for this fantastic day!

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08:30 - 09:30

Nasdaq morning

Event open for public

- Bell ringing live from Chalmers E-village
- Panel talk
- Breakfast mingle and networking

10:00 - 11:45

Professional Sales Network

Event for portfolio companies to VINK-incubators

- Keynote: Henrik Larsson Broman
- Sales workshop // Peer-2-Peer

11:30 - 16:30

Investment track

Event for portfolio companies

- Networking lunch & mingle
- Keynote: Investment trends
- Panel discussion: Impact & deeptech
- Reversed pitches by VCs
- 1:1 meetings: investors and startups

16:30 - 18:00

Acceleration pitch

Event open for public

16:30 mingle & snacks
17:00 Chalmers Ventures Acceleration Pitch Competition
- 50 000 kr cash prize!

08:30 - 09:30

Nasdaq morning

Open for public

Come join us for a breakfast seminar with Nasdaq. Breakfast mingle, bell ringing ceremony live from Chalmers E-village and expert panel discussion. In collaboration with Nasdaq, Minesto and Chalmers E-village.



Networking breakfast & mingle


Nasdaq bell ringing ceremony


Panel discussion

"IPOs and taking a startup to the stockmarket"

Expert panel

Helena Ribbefors Venture Day

Helena Ribbefors

Moderator / Head of Legal at Chalmers Ventures

Dr Martin Edlund

CEO at Minesto

Niklas Holmgren Venture Day

Niklas Holmgren

Managing Director Global Listings at Nasdaq

Håkan Krook fund manager Venture Day Chalmers Ventures

Håkan Krook

Fund Manager Chalmers Ventures

10:00 - 11:30

Professional Sales Network

Open for portfolio companies to VINK-incubators

Portfolio companies of any VINK-incubator (see incubators to the right) are invited to join for a Sales Keynote with Martin Larsson Broman and a subsequent Sales Workshop with Charlotte Emlind Vahul and Johan Sköld

10:00 - 10:45

Sales Keynote

Super trends: how you secure your sales and marketing for the future

Henrik Larsson Broman Venture Day

Henrik Larsson Broman

Trend analyst & Sales Expert

Henrik is a trend analyst, sales expert and author of the book ”Super trends - how you secure your sales and marketing for the future”. With over 1 000 lectures given, he is one of Sweden’s most hired lecturers in sales, growth, entrepreneurship and the future trends. Named one of Sweden’s best speakers in 2018 and 2019.

The customer list includes ABB, Adobe, Canon, Coca-Cola, DHL, Dustin, Ericsson, Länsförsäkringar, Microsoft, PostNord, Salesforce, SCA, Scania, SEB, Swedbank, Telenor and Telia.

10:45 - 11:30

Sales workshop: How to evolve future sales

After the keynote we'll arrange a special peer-2-peer workshop. During this time you will be matched with other attending companies in small groups and together share how to evolve future sales. Facilitators of the workshop are Charlotte Emlind Vahul and Johan Sköld.

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Charlotte Emlind Vahul

Head of Business Coaching at Chalmers Ventures

Johan Sköld Venture Day

Johan Sköld

Entrepreneur in residence at Chalmers Ventures

11:30 - 16:30

Investment track

Open for portfolio companies

Take the chance to network with investors and/or aspiring entrepreneurs, listen to keynotes, book investor meetings and listen to exciting panel discussions.

In collaboration with #GreenUps network.

11:30 - 12:30

Networking lunch

Startups & investors

Grab a lunchbox, mingle, talk and connect. A great way to open doors and get some facetime.

12:30 - 12:45


Impact investment trends

Fabian Erici Norrsken VC Venture Day Chalmers Ventures

Fabian Erici

Investment Manager at Norrsken VC

12:45 - 13:05

Panel discussion

Deeptech investments: Will 2022 be the year?

Sara Wallin

CEO at Chalmers Ventures / MODERATOR

niklas bergman EIC Fund Venture Day Chalmers Ventures

Nicklas Bergman

Investor at EIC Fund

Matti Zemack

Investment Director at Industrifonden

13:05 - 13:15

Keynote discussion

Future investments Where to invest?

Lena Apler Dragon Invest Venture Day Chalmers Ventures

Lena Apler

Angel investor at Dragon Invest

Sara Wallin

CEO at Chalmers Ventures / MODERATOR

13:15 - 14:15

VC Reverse pitches

We flipped the sides and will let some Venture Capital firms pitch to entrepreneurs, for a change.
Pitching VC's:
Norrsken VC, Almi Greentech Fund & Industrifonden.

Pitching VCs

anna ljungsdahl industrifonden Venture Day Chalmers Ventures

Anna Ljungdahl

Investment Director and Head of Sustainability Industrifonden

Fabian Erici Norrsken VC Venture Day Chalmers Ventures

Fabian Erici

Investment Manager at Norrsken VC

Stefan Söderling Almi Invest Greentech fund Venture Day Chalmers VEntures

Stefan Söderling

Fund Manager & CEO Almi Invest Greentech Fund

Question panel

Sofia Kocher Venture Day Chalmers Ventures VC

Sofia Kocher

Business Coach at Chalmers Ventures

Sofie Allert Venture Day Chalmers Venture

Sofie Allert

CEO & co-founder Swedish Algae Factory

Milton Lönnroth

CEO & co-founder at Atley Solutions

Johanna Nissén Karlsson

CEO & co-founder Vividye

14:30 - 16:30

Networking time

Investors and startups

Time for meetings and networking over coffe and snacks in the E-village lobby.

Additional 1:1 slots for some investors and startups to meet and connect. Schedule possibilities will be emailed to participants a few weeks before the event. In collaboration with GreenUps network.


Attending investors

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16:30 - 18:00

Acceleration pitch

Open for public

Welcome to one of Gothenburgs greatest pitch competitions! This is the newest of our great startups. A great variety of ideas and research are presented to an expert panel.

16:30 Mingle & Snacks
17:00-18:00 Pitches

Pitching startups

Open for public

Live Jury

Annica Karlsson

Innovation Venture Manager at Inter IKEA

Katarina Brud Mobility Xlab Venture Day Chalmers Ventures

Katarina Brud

Director at MobilityXlab

Johan Felix

Director Strategic Collaborations at Chalmers Industriteknik

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Christopher Jacklin

Co-founder at Lucero Bio / Acceleration Pitch Winner of 2020