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Anna Omstedt Lindgren, Tasteline / MedUniverse
Meet the Swedish power-woman who created Sweden's largest recipe website, started two of the hottest professional networks and is an ambassador for gender equality.
On Dec 4th, we have the honor to welcome our first woman-entrepreneur to tell her personal story. Bring your friends and join us as we pay another visit to the trendy home of many of Stockholm's tech entrepreneurs, SUP46, to get educated, inspired and connected.
Anna co-founded and headed Swedenâs largest food and drink website, Tasteline in 1999. Several years in the dotcom industry has formed her career. She sold the company to Schibsted in 2005 and after a couple of years as Deputy Manager of SvD Digital Media she was ready for new entrepreneurial adventures. In 2008, Anna founded MedUniverse â a community where physicians can discuss important clinical and career issues with colleagues. It is today Swedenâs largest digital networks of physicians, connected to 2 million physicians worldwide via Networks in Health.
6:00 Networking and Food
7:00 Fireside Chat
Hosted By Per Bergstrom, Stockholm Chapter Director
Per is a young, driven mind with passion for entrepreneurship, business design and urban development. At the age of 22 he entered as CEO of the IT-consultancy startup We Know IT alongside his engineering studies and has ever since been loving to inspire and connect people.
Email: [masked] | Twitter: @mynameisper
Hosted By Jonas Almeling, Stockholm Chapter Manager
As a teenager, JonasÂ started working in his mother's accounting firm and quickly got an understanding of how businesses work. It's really the creativity, the creation and the delivery of something that solves problems for others that is the essence of his entrepreneurship.He studied Global development & Human ecology, he is the founder of Why5 for life. Jonas is also the Regional Manager and CEO of Venture CupÂ VÃ¤st and managesÂ a team of project leaders with the mission to develop and run one of the largest competitions for business ideas and business plans. The western region is the largest region in Sweden with between around 400 business ideas and 6-700 people competing every year.
Email: [masked] | Twitter: @almeling
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Upcoming events you should attend!
Cambridge hosts Rory Sutherland Ogilvy UK 11th of November 2013
Dublin hosts Brian Caulfield Partner, DFJ Esprit 14th of November 2013
London hosts Giles Palmer Brandwatch 27th of November 2013
Zurich hosts Manuel Grenacher Mila.com / CoreSystems 3rd of December 2013
Berlin hosts Stephan Schambach Demandware 10th of December 2013
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 StartupGrind.com or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.