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Attendees 2013

GP Bullhound Summit:STHLM, 23 May 2013

GP Bullhound invited the pioneers and thought leaders of Europes Digital landscape to the exclusive Berns Hotel in Stockholm to spend a day and evening together brainstorming, networking and celebrating the successes in the Industry.


First NameLast NameCompany Current Title
Mathias Ackermand Investor Founder
Niklas Adalberth Klarna Founder
Sasha Afanasieva GP Bullhound VP
Niklas Agevik Instabridge CEO & Co-founder
Robert Ahldin Edastra / Sidecar Founder / Inv Committee
Mats Alders Hantera / Dandy Founder
Tommy Andersen Libratone CEO
Cyril Andrino Privateoutlet CEO
Fredrik Arnander Keybroker Group CEO
Igor Artemenko SeoPult Co-founder
Colette Ballou Ballou PR CEO
Thomas Behring Campadre Scandinavia AB CEO
Mark Beilby Lumimobile Co-founder
Torbjörn Bengtsson Stockholm Business Region Business Development Manager
Alice Bentinck Entrepreneur First Co-founder
Mathias Berg Mathem Founder
Carl Bergholtz GP Bullhound VP
Konrad Bergstrom Zound Industries CEO
Matteo Berlucchi Anobii CEO
Mark Bertram Olswang Partner
Alex Bisbe Whisbi CEO
Guillaume Bonneton GP Bullhound Partner
Patrick Borre Halloun CEO
Richard Brass Berenberg Bank Managing Director
Andrew Bucher MedicAnimal COO
Julia Bösch Outfittery Managing Director
Hugh Campbell GP Bullhound Managing Partner
Sean Carasso Falling Whistles Founder
Andreas Carlsson Idol / xFactor / Dandy Music professional and producer
Alessandro Casartelli GP Bullhound Associate
Swee Yeok Chu EDBI CEO and President
Charles Claisse Kemp Little Head of Corporate, PE & VC
George Coelho Good Energies Managing Director
Kerstin Cooley Moor CEO
Kevin Cornils Glasses Direct CEO
Xavier Court Vente Privee CEO
Alastair Crawford Co-founder & CTO
Iman Crisby GP Bullhound Business Development Manager
Nancy Cruickshank MyShowcase Founder
Julie Curran SEP Principal
Gianluca D'Agostino Neomobile CEO
Nick D’Aloisio Summly Founder
Ali Dagli GP Bullhound Director
Gleb Davidyuk iTechCapital Managing Partner
Andrew Davidson SEP Partner
Jacob De Geer iZettle CEO
Hubert Deitmers Endeit Managing Partner
Hannes Dernehl OpenRatio COO
Ryan Dignan Carloans4u Director
Hugo Drayton InSkin Media CEO
Andreas Ehn Wrapp Co-founder
Louise Eriksson AdProfit CEO & Founder
Henrik Eskilsson Tobii Co-founder
Patrick Eve TranslateMedia Managing Director
Simon Fabich Monoqi CEO
Patrik Fagerlund Widespace CEO & Founder
Mark Fahy London Stock Exchange Head of UK Primary Markets
Jan Farrarons paymentsense Founder
Malcolm Ferguson GP Bullhound Associate
Gi Fernando Techlightenment Founder
Martin Forbes Vibrant Media CEO
James Freedman thisiszone CEO
Daniel Freeman Fjord Service Design Director
Mike Gibbons Mobica CEO
Philippe Gremillet GP Bullhound Analyst
Gustaf Hagman LeoVegas CEO
Guy Halfhead Livebookings CEO
Johan Hedberg CLX Networks CEO 
Luke Heron CEO
Måns Hultman Zobito / Qlik Technologies Founder, ex CEO & Chairman Qlik Technologies
Nick Hynes Somo CEO
Oscar Höglund Epidemic Sound CEO
Geraldine Höhne Founder
Martin Ingemansson Facebook Country Manager Nordics
Jon Ingram COO
Matt Isaacs Essence CEO
Anton Johansson Osom CEO & Co-founder
Lars Johansson Johansson  
Axel Kalinowski London Stock Exchange Primary Markets Manager, Cont. Europe
George Karibean paymentsense Co-founder
Jan Karlsson Digital Route CEO
Martin Kelly Infectious Media Managing Partner
Pär Kempe Avalanche studios CFO
Jonas Kjellberg Kinnevik Head of Online
Thomas Kleist Native Founder
Mark Klimmek GP Bullhound VP
Christian Lagerling GP Bullhound Managing Partner
Peter Larsson Episerver Chairman
Richard Law GB Group CEO
Matthias Lehleiter Berenberg Bank Director
Gary Lin Glispamedia President and Co-founder
Oskar Linde 13th Lab CEO & Co-founder
Per Lindtorp GP Bullhound VP
Ingo Lippert CEO
Manish Madhvani GP Bullhound Managing Partner
Bo Mattson Cint CEO
Kajsa Medin Hansen Aller Media Head of Digital
Florian Meissner EyeEm Co-founder & CEO
Robert Mellberg Founder & CEO
Erik Mellström DeliveryHero CEO
Nicolas Mendiharat Recommend Founder &CEO
Joseph Michael Stockholm Business Region Project Director
Mattias Miksche Stardoll CEO
Andy Moseby Kempe Little Corporate Partner
Alexander Nedelchev B2X Care Solutions GmbH Vice President Business Development
Simon Nicholls GP Bullhound Partner
Magnus Nilsson iZettle Co-founder & COO
Jan Nordlund Omnifone Managing Director
Markus Nyström DICE Founder
Erik Olsson Traduko Founder
Jari Ovaskainen    
Alexandra Pascalidou Pascalidou Moderator
Fredrik Persson TVNU CEO
David Piehl Pokerstars Senior Manager
Marcus Polke Acton Capital Partners Investment Director
Pär Jorgen Pärson Northzone Partner
MT Rainey Think Chairwoman
Peter Read Entertainment Insights Chairman
Mike Reid Frog Capital Managing Partner
Ivan Retzignac MedicAnimal Founder & CEO
Julian Riedlbauer GP Bullhound Partner
Cecilia Roman GP Bullhound Marketing Director
Per Roman GP Bullhound Managing Partner
David Rosenthal Privateoutlet Founder
Olof Rustner GP Bullhound Analyst
Siggi Saevarsson Muzicall CEO
Torbjörn Sandberg Netadminsystems CEO
Dr. Rüdiger Schulze Mobile Event Guide COO & Managing Director
Alexis Scorer GP Bullhound VP
Frank Seehaus Acton Capital Partners Managing Partner
Morgan Seigler TA Associates Principal
Mikko Setälä Rovio EVP
Titus Sharpe MVF CEO
Magnus Silfverberg Betsson CEO
Jeremy Smith GP Bullhound Sidecar Director
Paul Sonkamble EMI Head of innovation
Michael Tomlins Infomedia Services CEO
Lance Traore Unrulymedia Managing Director
Carl Uminski Somo Co-founder & COO
Dmitry Volkov IT-Online CEO
Gustav Von Sydow Burt CEO & Founder
Carl Waldecranz Tictail Co-founder
Simon Wallen Rabble Communications AB COO
Tony Wang Twitter Head of Europe
Carl Wessberg GP Bullhound Associate
Darren Westlake crowdcube CEO
Max White Berenberg Bank Director
James Wilkinson Carloans4u CEO
Robert Willis Olswang Partner
Liljana Xheka GP Bullhound Analyst
Chia-Li Yeung EDBI Investment Manager
Daniel Zeitun Rabble Communications CEO


Once a year GP Bullhound invites the top 100 stars of the digital economy to the GP Bullhound Summit. This event is by invitation only and open to entrepreneurs and CEOs. In 2013 we spent an awesome day and evening together at Berns hotel in the flourishing Internet hotbed of Stockholm.


In May 2014 we are taking the event to Paris, one of the major European hubs for Internet startups. Expect to be impressed by the quality of the companies in 2014's Media Momentum league tables listing the fastest growing and most promising companies in the European digital media economy.


Who attended? Meet the fastest growing digital companies in Europe and other decision makers. The winners of the Media Momentum Awards were revealed in Stockholm during the awards ceremony on 23 May 2013.


"Thanks for such a superb evening! This was the most impressively organized awards event I’ve attended, and it was a real pleasure to meet such a vibrant and successful group of individuals."

Paul Hartigan, CEO, PharmiWeb Solutions

"Manish, Fantastic event – just what the sector needs."

Seb Bishop, Founder , eSpotting

"Thanks so much for our invite to the wonderful event today. We will celebrate being on the radar screen in your wonderful new media awards. Congratulations on a very successful event!"

Karen Hanton, Managing Director,

"Thank you again for kindly including us in your Top 50 and for hosting an entertaining event. The PR on Media Week's website today is great for the event and for us. Hopefully we'll be back again next year!"

Andrew Troullides, Managing Director, Optimad Media Systems

"I personally thank you very much for including me last night and congratulate your team for having put together such a tasteful, fun and effective event. Well done! Great group of people - enjoyed meeting so many of them that I did!"

Suzanne Aaronson, Founder, Suzanne's Files

"It was an amazing night, thanks so much!"

Mark Charkin, Head of Sales & Marketing, Vice President, Bebo

"Quick thank you for last night, excellent event and very professionally managed. I met a number of great contacts who have already provoked positive strategic thoughts."

Ashley Harrison, MediaFed

"I’d just like to thank you and all the team at GP Bullhound for an excellent event, I thoroughly enjoyed your hospitality and the chance to meet some of the industries key people."

Craig Lister, Jellyfish

"I just wanted to say how delighted I was to have been one of the sponsors for MM in Barcelona. You pulled off a great event. Having the full day can be difficult but you kept it lively and varied and it made the dinner start with all the attendees ready to enjoy the evening."

Richard Brass – Schroders Private Banking

"Thank you for an outstanding time in Barcelona. I feel very inspired by the event. Well done to your team."

Chris Whitelaw – I Spy Marketing

"It was a real pleasure to come to the event!! Thanks for having me over. Really enjoyed. Great crowd!!"

Jose Marin – IG Expansion

"Many many thanks for including me. A super event! A big success, people will remember a great and unique setting."

John Meeks – TA Associates

"Thank you all for another wonderful event. It was a thoroughly stimulating and enjoyable day (and evening!), again filled with inspirational and dynamic characters from our industry.(2012) A huge thank you to all at GP Bullhound - from Hugo & the team at InSkin Media

It was a first-class event, great people, a stunning venue and brilliantly organised.  Thank you all.(2011)"

Hugo Drayton – InSkin Media

"… it was a terrific event and a highly impressive line-up of exciting entrepreneurs. All-in-all, more reasons to keep up the momentum and make it on the list of fastest growing companies in 2012 or 2013..."

Andreas Bodczek – SponsorPay

"THANK YOU for organising such an excellent event, it was very valuable to us and thoroughly enjoyable!"

Charles Wiles – VisualDNA

"I just wanted to say a huge thank you to you all for organising what was definitely the best event I have been to. The people you assembled and the general vibe of the day and evening was really great to be part of. We met some wonderful people and were really inspired to have such great feedback for what we are doing."

Alex Willcock – VisualDNA

"Thank you for a great event. It was really good for connecting with all the interesting people and I already see a lot of new great business opportunities for Starlounge."

Hans Becker - Starlounge

"I had a wonderful time and it was a really well run event!"

Chris Whitelaw–I Spy Marketing

"It was a really good event, thank you! Invitation much appreciated."

Mark Curtis – Flirtomatic

"Thanks for a good event."

Hjalmar Winbladh – Rebtel

"Thank you.  Please pass on my thanks to the team and also congratulations on a well-run, interesting event, with great mix of people."

Gareth Williams – Skyscanner

"Great event with an excellent turn out!"

Pascal Gauthier – Criteo

"I just wanted to briefly thank you -- it has been a truly outstanding event and experience, with great attendees, drinks and conversations (not sure if this is the right order of importance, though :). As always a pleasure to have been part of it."

Marcus Polke – Acton Capital Partners

"This was a great event!"

Nils-Holger Henning, Bigpoint

"It was a great experience – not only were the daytime discussions hugely inspiring and insightful, but it was a privilege to mingle with such a great crowd of people. A great event, all in all, and the location was stunning. Needless to say we are delighted with the award (which we are showing to anyone who’ll look!)"

Sophie Cornish – notonthehighstreet

"Great pleasure and much credit to you all for an excellent organisation."

Mark Sebba – NET-A-PORTER

"Thank you it was an honour to be on the panel and great to meet all the ambitious entrepreneurs. Nice to see that Europe can foster such an excellent breed of technology companies."

Mans Hultman – Qlik Technology

"I thought the event was excellent, it's quite rare for me to say so as with the ever increasing frequency of events most disappoint. Calibre of attendees was the most pleasing and I did receive some excellent feedback. I look forward to attending in the future as a company under consideration and not one of potential."

David Rose – We R Interactive

"Thanks so muchfor a brilliant event. I enjoyed every minute of it!"

Kate Burns - Accelerate

"Thanks for organizing this very interesting event!"

Reinout Dijkstra, ticketscript

"Big thanks for the greatest day of my life! The event was professional in every detail, great people, fantastic speeches, party, everything!"

Niklas Adalberth, Klarna

"Thanks for organising such a great event!"

Rob Jonas, inmobi

"Thank you for inviting me to the GP Bullhound Summit in Berlin. I found it a really interesting day and it was great to catch up on lots of digital happenings from all over Europe, as well as making some useful contacts."

Sarah Jordan, Oxfam

"It was a fantastic event. I met tons of interesting people and really enjoyed the content."

Andy Coker, Infectious Media

"Many thanks to GP Bullhound for the opportunity of presenting our company to such a qualitative event. I was very glad to meet fellow entrepreneurs, and actors of the european e-commerce sphere."

Guillaume Paoli, Aramis Auto

"Thanks for the invitation and it was a fantastic event! There were many great conversations with many interesting people"

Andy Chen, Preview Networks

"Thank you Per and Manish, a really fun yet also stimulating and thought provoking day. I can se why GP Bullhound has the excellent reputation it does."

Bernard Howard, Vive Unique

"Stort tack för fantastisk dag och kväll. Skall bli skönt när huvudvärken lägger sig senare ikväll..."

Jacob de Geer - iZettle

"Thanks again for having us along to a great event. It was another fantastic group of people. In particular, all of the entrepreneurs I spoke to felt it was a really special and unique event and were really grateful to you and the team for putting it on."

Stephen Lowery - Frog Capital

"Thank you very much for a great summit. It was good to speak to other experienced entrepreneurs. I really enjoyed it and it was highly useful - a lot of great connections came up."

Anders Ibsen - Atosho

"It was a great event and a great evening, quite unique (refreshing!) for an investment bank so, thank you for having me."

Brian Lieber - Battery Ventures

"Thanks a lot for the opportunity to meet so many interesting and successful people and share experiences. The event and venue were great, keep up the amazing job!"

Branko Milutinovic - Nordeus

"Thank you for inviting me and hosting another fantastic event, credit to GP Bullhound."

Martin Forbes, Chief Operating Officer & EU MD Vibrant Media

"Excellent. Just excellent. Thank you for being such gracious hosts."

Peter Read

"Many thanks for another excellent day and evening - in another beautiful European city. As ever you gathered an inspirational crowd and put on a great great show. Thank you."

Hugo Drayton, CEO, Inskin Media

"Thank you for a really enjoyable time in Stockholm. I found summit both fascinating and inspiring."

Michael Tomlins, CEO, Infomedia

"Thank you for hosting such a wonderful event yesterday - it was a fantastic opportunity to meet some very interesting people and it was clear how much thought and hard work had gone into making it all happen."

Alice Bentinck, Co-founder, Entrepreneur First

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