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Venture Capital to set Innovation in Motion – Mathias Kaasgaard, Investment Associate at Vækstsfonden  

We often marvel at the heroic feats of entrepreneurship that founders and innovators achieve when they combine their determination and execution ability to bring new products and services into existence. However, for most of us, how capital flows behind the scene to fuel all this innovation is still a bit of a mystery.

We had a chance to catch up with Mathias Kaasgaard, Investment Associate at Vækstfonden who was able to expertly explain the role of Venture Capital and how it powers the dreams that are changing the world. In this enlightening primer on Venture Capital you’ll learn about different types of funding available to founders, the pros, the risks and what goes on in the mind of venture capitalists.

Chris Crespo
Chris Crespo
Chris is a Founding Partner and Chief Editor at Nordic Fintech Magazine, where he simplifies complex financial ideas into easy-to-understand content. With nearly 20 years of experience in management consulting and financial services, including leadership roles with some of Europe's largest banks, he offers profound industry insights. Previously serving as the Chief Futurist at the largest bank in the Nordics, Chris has sharp views on the Future of Financial Services, Money, Disruption, and Ethical AI in Finance. He is also a guest lecturer at Stanford University, Singularity University and Copenhagen Business School, where he frequently discusses the future of Money, Finance, and Entrepreneurship in Financial Services. As a Behavioral Economist, Chris is passionate about studying how human behavior and decision-making relate to risk. He also delves into the connections between psychology, leadership, and technology within financial services.
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