Prior to starting his investment holding company, Nova Founders Capital, Mads was Global Partner and Managing Director of the German internet giant, Rocket Internet; Head of Asia at Groupon (the world’s fastest growing company), and a Management Consultant at McKinsey & Company. Mads received his bachelor from Copenhagen Business School and his MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.Mads has delivered hundreds of keynotes and speeches across Australia, Asia, Europe and North America, across conferences, universities, company and private events.
If an Entrepreneur is going to spend 16 hours a day, 7 days a week creating a company, Mads argues you might as well build it big and build it international. Sharing his wealth of incredible experience, let Mads inspire you to start your next global adventure. “Just like the saying that entrepreneurs will work 80 hours a week to avoid working 40, I believe that if you do what you truly love, it never really feels like work”
Mads is the Managing Partner at Nova Founders Capital and has been named one of the top talents in Denmark. He is an expert adviser on web entrepreneurship to the EU Commission. As of today, he has started over 30 companies globally.
Mads’ keynotes has historically been on;
- Innovation and tech
- Venture Capital
- Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship
- Education and Career
- Financial services innovation and fin-tech
- Insurance innovation and ‘insurtech’
- Asset Management innovation and Amtech
- Logistics and delivery tech
McKinsey, PWC, Uber, Insead and Massachusetts Institute of Technology Industry Conferences, Government, Media, Newspaper groups, Banks and Asset Management Firms, Bloomberg