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Startup Grind Gothenburg Hosts Caroline Krensler (Vinngroup)

  • May 28, 2014 · 6:00 PM
  • eHive


Caroline Krensler, Vinngroup
(Entrepreneur of the Year, 2013)

Take the opportunity to join us at eHive on Wednesday May 28th to listen to the story of Caroline Krensler, Co-Founder and COO at Vinngroup.
Founding Vinngroup in the midst of the financial crisis of 2008 she has since built ten companies.
Packing a lot of experience from previous endavours she is a multi-entrepreneur helping other visionaires become successful entrepreneurs.

Caroline has more than 20 years of experience from building rapidly growing service companies, in which she has been responsible for both strategy and business development, as well as investor relations. Caroline has also been a managing director at well renowned tech consultancy Semcon. In the midst of the financial crisis of 2008 Caroline co-founded Vinngroup, which builds and develops agile, personal and specialised consultancies in IT, R&D and Communication. Vinngroup has since experienced rapid and profitable growth, and currently consists of 12 specialist companies. Caroline’s motto is “Teamwork, specialisation and dedication”.




18:00 Networking and Food
19:00 Fireside Chat, Swedish Fika, Q&A 
21:00 Networking and Drinks



Micaela Ahdrian, Event Manager

Micaela is constantly in search of new challenges and solutions to existing problems while she is passionate about quality and details. Her background as an MBA offers her ample opportunity to twist and turn every coin. As one of the founders of COUS Event she strive to develop the meetings industry. She lives to make others smile!

Email: [masked]

Anna Åberg, Event Manager

Anna is a driven creator and entrepreneur who is passionate about creating experiences for other people. With Business IT - education for the basic, she is today a great project manager who has worked in various industries such as IT, PR and with various forms of communication. Today she runs her event company COUS Event with her partner Micaela Ahdrian.

Email: [masked] 

Jonathan Fager, Community Manager

Jonathan is a entrepreneurial whirlwind of creativity. With a true passion for creating, no matter the form, he is a visionary entrepreneur with the entrepreneurial philosophy of always asking "why?", "how?" and "why not this way?". Currently project leader of Square One, an accelerator thinking outside the box, he uses his philosophy, experience and creativity to help start ups and entrepreneurs.

Email: [masked] | Twitter: @faaager

Clobbe Norman, Community Manager

Clobbe is a social student in mechanical engineering at Chalmers with a interest for graphic design, business development and a dedication for entrepreneurship. Loves to meet new people and to inspire others to entrepreneurship. Currently running Square One, an accelerator for students to help them with business development.

Email: [masked] | Twitter: @clobbe

Filip Askviken, Fireside Chat Host

Founder of - Helping ecommerce reach a targeted audience and bloggers to make money inspiring their peers. Former Chalmers & Gothenburg Business school student and a creative geek with love for people. States when it is convenient that everything interesting in life happens between 22:00 and 10:00. Builds, breaks & dances to Kenny Loggins – Dange Zone.

Email: [masked] | Twitter: @filipaskviken

Global Partners

Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products.

Google for Entrepreneurs


Local Partners

Cous create creative experiences in the form of corporate and public events throughout Sweden. We are convinced that marketing and communication through physical meetings with intelligent design delivers results. Cous offers project management which helps to keep together throughout or part of the event. Cous can also assist when creativity runs out by sharing ideas with customers to help them get the best conditions to achieve the aims of the meeting.


Square One is a freshly started accelerator looking for its first few teams to join in during the summer. We will provide you and your team with an awesome office, opportunity to collaborate with other teams, help from buisness coaches and alot of drive! During the summer you will have the opportunity to join in and work at our office and take your idea from just that, an idea, to reality. And by the way it’s free!

Square One - Helping ecommerce reach a targeted audience and bloggers to make money inspiring their peers.


Honoring its ongoing commitment to innovation and social responsibility, Verizon announced its 2014 Powerful Answers Award. The multi-million dollar global challenge, which debuted last year with much success, encourages innovators, developers and entrepreneurs to create ideas that solve the world’s biggest issues and leverage Verizon’s cutting edge technology to deliver ground-breaking solutions and social good. This year’s categories are: education, healthcare, sustainability, and transportation. Submissions will be accepted through June 30, 2014 at


Näringslivsgruppen at Göteborg & Co is a collaboration platform between the academia, the private industry and the city & region of Gothenburg. We initiate and support different projects that boost entrepreneurship and create great conditions for innovative and creative people to live and work in Gothenburg.

Näringslivsgruppen at Göteborg & Co



What is Startup Grind?

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 50 cities and 20 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.

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  • Johannes T.

    Would loved to have come, but can't seem to be able to free up this evening.

    May 23, 2014

    • Per C.

      Too bad! Next time!

      May 31, 2014

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