DVCA’s bestyrelse har til formål at repræsentere og varetage DVCA’s medlemmernes interesser. I bestyrelsen er både venture- og kapitalfonde samt business angel repræsenteret, og den samlede bestyrelse arbejder for at søge at skabe gode rammevilkår og et sundt investeringsmiljø i Danmark.
Bestyrelsen understøtter DVCA’s politiske arbejde for både at sikre og udvikle investorforeningens medlemmers interesser, ligesom bestyrelsen målrettet fokuserer på at udvide og kvalificere kendskabet til venture- og kapitalfonde samt business angels i Danmark. Dette sker både gennem medier, medlemsarrangementer og møder med andre interessenter, hvor oplysning om DVCA-medlemmernes arbejde med risikovillige investeringer, aktivt ejerskab, udvikling af vækstvirksomheder og professionalisering samt ekspansion er blandt hovedtemaerne.
Managing partner, Axcel
Mr Frigast has a background in the banking sector. In 1994, he founded Axcel Management as Denmark's first private equity firm. Since then, he and his team have selected companies with growth potential, investing some EUR 1bn and returning almost EUR 4bn to investors. The current company portfolio is valued at around EUR 0.5bn. MSc (Econ.) from the University of Copenhagen with additional qualifications in corporate strategy and executive management from Stanford University and The Wharton School.
Managing Partner, Polaris
Partner, Heartcore Capital
General partner, Northzone Ventures
Gregers Kronborg is venture partner of Northzone Ventures, serial entrepreneur, non-executive director and business angel. Gregers is living in London, and focus on Danish growth companies. Gregers is board member of companies such as TrustPilot and Fintech Solution Lab, and served on the boards of Napatech and Asetek during their early development and their respective IPO’s. Gregers also serves as deputy Chairman of the Danish Venture Capital and Private Equity Association, Chairman of the venture segment of DVCA. Gregers holds a MsC in Engineering and a Bachelor BA.
Chief Executive Officer of Vækstfonden since 2001. Christian Motzfeldt has worked for Danmarks Nationalbank, the European Commission, Danske Bank and the Danish Ministry of Economics and Business Affairs. Graduated from the University of Manchester (MA Econ 1985) and Aarhus University (MSc Econ 1986).
Partner, Kromann Reumert
General Partner, Sunstone Life Science Venture
Sten Verland is a partner in the Life Science group and one of the three co-founders. Sten focuses on therapeutics investments.
During his career, Sten has been active as a serial entrepreneur and business angel and has co-founded ten start-ups, primarily in the biotech and CRO fields. While at Sunstone, Sten has played a key role in executing two exits (Action Pharma and Zymenex). Both deals made it to the global Top Ten list of published upfront cash deals in 2007-2012.
Sten holds a Master’s degree in Biology and Mathematics and a PhD in Immunology – both from the University of Copenhagen. Sten serves as a board member of the Danish Venture Capital Association. In his spare time, Sten is both a keen yachtsman and a big admirer of classical music.
Managing partner, Seed Capital Management I/S
Ulla has more than 20 years of experience working with innovation and business.
She has an extensive network within venture, media and the political sphere.
Board positions; Amminex, Expanite, DVCA, Tivoli, the Oticon Foundation, WDI and the Mary Foundation.
Ulla holds an MBA from Columbia Business School in business strategy, marketing and Corporate Finance.