EXPERIENCED TEAM

MAGNUS ERIKSSON
General Partner, Advanced Industrial Technology

magnus.eriksson@stoaf.se

  • 2000-2019 Gartner Consulting. Group Vice President. EM, Head of Sweden, Head of Scandinavia, Head of Germany, Head of EMEA.
  • Former chairman of Gartner Denmark AS, Board member of Gartner Sverige AB and Gartner Norway AS.
  • Technical Attaché, San Francisco/Silicon Valley 1996-98.
  • Established operations in Finland, Russia and India. Pioneer in VR and Home automation. Two profitable exits. Head of nuclear reactor physics at Vattenfall AB.
  • B.Sc. Physics, Lund University and University of Sussex. M.Sc. Physics Major Lund University. International Business Development, VMI. Stockholm School of Economics.

KLAUS GOTTWALD
General Partner, Sustainable Energy Technology

klaus.gottwald@stoaf.se

  • Managing GP of Stoaf Start II. CEO and board member of Stoaf Management, Sustainable Energy Angels, Stoaf Start I and II.
  • Entrepreneur and founder of entrepreneurial ventures, exit of founded ventures.
  • Diploma in Business Administration and IT. Has held senior positions in IT.
  • Chairman, member of board and senior advisor in several entrepreneurial ventures.

LENNART OHLSSON, Assoc. Prof.
General Partner, Chairman of Investment and Deal Flow Committees

lennart.ohlsson@stoaf.se

  • Originator of the Stoaf group’s due diligence and investment analysis methodology.
  • Chairman of Investment and Deal Flow Committés
  • Co-founder of eight business angel companies
  • Co-founder of Innovation Market (now NGM) and Chairman of Innovation Managers with 7 listings valued at SEK 13 billions in 2017.
  • Author of 20 books, four on VC methods and business angels
  • Associate professor in economics from Uppsala University

CLAES POST, Professor.
General Partner, Life Sciences

claes.post@stoaf.se

  • 30+ years from senior positions large and start up pharma
  • Published >140 articles in peer reviewed journals
  • Former Venture Partner, HealthCap. Former Partner Danske Life Science. Former Venture Partner Nordic Biotech. CEO of several startup companies in pharma, Sweden and Denmark. Former CEO of Karolinska Innovation AB.
  • 2010-2017 Investment Manager at Almi Invest

FREDRIK RUNNQUIST
General Partner, Advanced ICT

fredrik.runnqvist@stoaf.se

  • GP and Member of Stoaf Start IIs Managing Board.
  • 25+ years IT management, Business CIO Ericsson, Head of IT Philips, Sweden Post and Swedbank.
  • 30+ board assignments, incl international. Investing since 2001, 20% IRR, one 20x
  • Graduated as M.Sc from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, and holds a B.Sc in Economics, Stockholm University.

PER ANDERS WÄRN
General Partner, CEO

per.anders.warn@stoaf.se

  • Retired Gartner Inc., Stamford CT, Executive Vice President
  • Investor and adviser in hi-tech ventures
  • 20 years Gartner experience including 10 years as leader of Gartner’s Global Consulting business
  • Overseen 30,000+ client engagements across commercial, public, hi-tech and academy sectors in 20+ regional markets
  • Managing Director Vattenfall Data AB and Senior Director of Vattenfall AB Corporate IT Strategy
  • Executive MBA, Stockholm School of Economics

THE FUND: STOAF III SCITECH

A ”Catch Early & Ride Longer” Venture Fund Concept. Unique deal flow generation, unique deal selection process for home run accuracy and superior Venture Management.

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THE CASE: CASCADE DRIVES

Cascade Drives develops the next generation of electromechanical linear drives for mobile and industrial applications with high load capacity combined with high speed.

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THE CASE: CAPTARIO

Captario is a small, fast-growing software product company catering to the pharmaceutical industry. Captario develops SUM™ – Strategic Uncertainty Management, a cloud-based modeling software.

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