Aurore Belfrage is a tech-geek-entrepreneur, angel investor, startup coach, news junkie, social media marketer, speechwriter, ex-scrap dealer, aubergine lover & a West Wing fan.
Aurore started her operational career as a scrap dealer in Stena Metal Group where she was managing director for the Czech and Italian subsidiaries/scrap yards. For the past 8 years Aurore has been working from London, Middle East, Stockholm and Silicon Valley with digital marketing, international tech startups and social media.
She co-founded the global gift card startup Wrapp with Skype founder Zennström and LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman as early investors. Global brands as well as startup entrepreneurs belong to Aurore’s on-going advisory and coaching clients.
The last 2 years she has partnered with the acclaimed Middle East current affairs site Your Middle East. Your Middle East is a young, innovative company that challenges existing structures and looks for new paths with the aim to change MENA societies and the world for the better.
Aurore managed, moderated and monetized their successful 10-city, no-nonsense MENA road show about startups and entrepreneurship “Saluting the Crazy and Naïve”. Read all about her thoughts on startups and follow her work on her blog iAubergine
Malcolm Burenstam Linder joined EQT as Management Associate in August 2014.
Prior to joining EQT, Malcolm was most recently Deputy CEO for the E-commerce company, Furniturebox. Malcolm has earlier internship experience from the Nordic Investment Banking team at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London and BTS Group in New York.
Malcolm has a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Accounting from Stockholm School of Economics.
EQT Ventures is designed as a hybrid between a VC and a startup. There’s the EQT Ventures fund with commitments of just over € 566 million, and some of Europe's most experienced investment advisors, most of them company builders themselves. EQT Ventures is part of EQT, a global leading private equity group. Building on EQT’s proven track record of developing companies (with more than 150 investments and 70 exits), vouches for that the right long-term growth focused strategy is put in place.
EQT invests in tech driven companies across all industries, from anywhere in the world, with primary focus in the European region.
- €500k - €10m