Stockholm School of Economics launches evergreen VC fund
SSE Business Lab, the startup incubator of the Stockholm School of Economics, encourages entrepreneurship among students, alumni and faculty. Since its inception in 2001, SSE Business Lab has supported over 250 companies – among them well-known successes like Klarna, Budbee and Voi Technology.
SSE Business Lab is now closing a new 40 million SEK fund, SSE Ventures. The new fund will be led by CEO Julia Delin and is backed by investors such as Bonnier Capital and other well-known profiles like Sven Hagströmer, Willard Ahdritz, Anna Nordell-Westling, Anna Kinberg Batra, Johan Hägglund and Sebastian Knutsson.
“Bonnier has been supporting creators and innovators for 200 years. The ecosystem around the Stockholm School of Economics offers a unique opportunity with its strong heritage, its close ties to the business community and its talented students. The collaboration with SSE Ventures means that we can participate in building the companies of tomorrow”, says Johan Skagerlind, Investment Director at Bonnier Capital.