Team Spintop

We are a team of senior partners responsible for the day-to-day management of Spintop. Supported by both Senior Advisors and a Network of proven tech entrepreneurs this gives Spintop and our portfolio companies invaluable, deep domain knowledge and guidance on specific topics.

Our track record

Together, we have over 40 years experience in starting, managing and investing in tech companies in the Nordics, UK, Germany,continental Europe, Japan and the U.S.. Our investment experience includes making over 50 investments in early stage tech companies. So far, we’ve engineered more than 15 successful exits, including trade sales to Apple, Google and Nokia/Microsoft.

Our experience

We have all enjoyed successful senior management careers, making significant impact in the international tech sector as founders, CEOs, strategic and financial advisors and board members. Throughout our professional lives we have worked across the world. This international perspective together with our tech sector background, has resulted in a strong tech industry contact network that is a great support to the companies and entrepreneurs we invest in.

Your partner

Your venture is unique, with specific needs and opportunities. And as experienced, active investors we aim to become a valuable resource to you and your team. We see our role as a knowledgeable and well-connected partner, with you throughout your current and future journeys.

Peter Carlsson

Partner

Peter Carlsson

Partner
After 10+ years as CEO of PriceRunner, one of Europe’s leading price comparison sites, I have gained a lot of experience of the internet sector. However, I have also learnt…

Sami Niemi

Partner

Sami Niemi

Partner
I love technology, and the magic it enables. Tech is often too complex, and can always be simplified still letting the user do more. I like to think beyond the…

Erik Wenngren

Partner & Co-founder

Erik Wenngren

Partner & Co-founder
My board seats at Spintop portfolio companies, including TRV, Small Giants Games and Inkassogram, cover a mulititude of different sectors and fun challenges

Finn Persson

Partner & Co-founder

Finn Persson

Partner & Co-founder
Working as a management consultant and partner at McKinsey & Co in the telecoms, IT and Media sector throughout the formative years of the mobile and internet revolutions was certainly…

Mats Johansson

Co-founder, Partner Spintop I and Spintop II

Mats Johansson

Co-founder, Partner Spintop I and Spintop II
Together with Erik and Finn, I co-founded Spintop Ventures in 2009.

COMPLEMENTARY SKILLS

Start-up, business building, strategy, marketing, operations, M&A and financing

>50 INVESTMENTS

Across tech industry sub-sectors and geographies

>15 EXITS

Industrial buyers including Apple, Google and Microsoft, financial buyers and IPO experience.

ALSO ON A MISSION

Building Spintop into a successful Nordic early-stage tech investment firm