Fellows Directory

Fredrik Cassel


At Creandum, Fredrik has led the first institutional rounds of financing in several companies that have grown to dominate their respective markets, among others Cint, Spotify and Videoplaza. Focusing on digital media b2b and b2c companies, he also leads Creandum’s work with 13th Lab and Xeneta.

Currently based in Stockholm, Sweden, Fredrik has also lived and worked in Germany, France, Switzerland, Norway.

In the internet middle ages, before Fredrik joined Creandum, Fredrik ran the largest online search service in the Nordics at Scandinavia Online. Earlier he was part of the team launching the daily free newspaper 20 Minuten in Cologne, Germany.

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Fredrik holds a Master of Science in engineering physics, specializing in materials physics and semiconductor physics. He studied at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden and at the EPF in Lausanne, Switzerland. He speaks German, French and Russian in addition to English and Swedish.

Fredrik is currently re-learning programming on codeacademy.

Fredrik served his fellowship as a member of Class 12 under mentor Staffan Helgesson (KFP Class 10) at Creandum in Stockholm, Sweden.