Wellstreet Journal - 2 / 2024

Wellstreet Journal: Portfolio news, thoughts from the team and much more
April 22, 2024
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Wellstreet Journal - 2 / 2024

Dear friends,

Spring is here, and we're amped up for its arrival! We hope you're feeling the same level of excitement and energy that we are. Check out below what’s been cooking at Wellstreet lately. As always, we've also curated a selection of articles that have piqued our team's interest, along with some exciting job opportunities within our portfolio companies.

Happy reading!

Team Wellstreet

Portfolio Highlights.

Wellstreet Ventures News.

Wellstreet Fintech News.

Wellstreet News.

🛎️ Wellstreet & Insights

In our ongoing series about individuals who've significantly influenced Wellstreet, delve into the story of Viktor Rask-Andersen, our former Associate turned VP of Finance in our portfolio company DanAds.

Our CEO Evelina Anttilla was recognized by Breakit as one of "Top 100 AI Players in Sweden".

🛎️ Community & Events:

As part of our collaboration with Villa Pauli Investment Club, we gathered a second time for a well-attended pitching event! A huge thank you to everyone who participated and made this event such a success!

On International Women’s Day we hosted a breakfast event in collaboration with deb. and Bank Hotel, with the aim of advancing diversity in Swedish boards. Through engaging panel discussions and purposeful matchmaking, we aimed to catalyze tangible steps towards greater diversity and inclusion in boardrooms.

Our second Fintech Afterwork event fostered genuine connections among industry experts, strengthening the fintech community and paving the way for future partnerships. Let us know if you want to join us next time!

🛎️ Upcoming Events:

Here's where you'll find us in the coming weeks:
AI Strategy Summit, May 7
Nordic Fintech Summit, May 16
Breakit Femtalk, May 29
Årets Unga Idé, May 30

Food for thought.

That is why the City of London is opening an office in Stockholm, DI Digital (Swedish)

Euro tech hubs find ways to flourish beyond capital cities alone, Sifted

Women-led venture capital funds are helping drive increase in funding for women-owned startups, CNBC

What went wrong at Techstars, Founders’ Co-op

France declares war on fast fashion, The Times

In Paris, the Olympics Clean Up Their Act, The New York Times

Faltering Tesla Faces a Familiar Question: Is It an ESG Stock?, Bloomberg

When Hype Cycles Meet S-Curves: The Roll-Out Conundrum of Generative AI, B2Ventures

Job opportunities.

⬥ DanAds: Marketing Manager, Inside Sales & Lead Generation Manager

⬥ ICANIWILL: Country Manager - Germany

⬥ Lesslie: Sales Executive

⬥ Maintract: Senior Fullstack Developer/CTO

Just one more thing! Are you looking for an office space for your company? Come sit with us at The Factory, in our coworking space, in a room of your own, or on your own floor! Read more here and contact our Head of Hubs, Amanda Livh, at amanda [@] to know more.

That’s all from us for now! 👋

The Wellstreet Team