As Operating Partner of Creandum, Daniel manages Creandum's operations, LP relationships, investment advisory process, and fund strategy across its offices in Stockholm, Sweden, Berlin, and San Francisco. Before his role as Operating Partner, Daniel was a partner in the investment team focusing on SaaS and Games.
He led the Creandum funds' investments in Small Giant Games (acquired by Zynga), Neo4j, Opbeat (acquired by Elastic), Peak (acquired by Hachette), BravoCompany, Resolution Games, Nonstop Games (acquired by King.com), and Futureplay.
Daniel has a solid startup background from the software sector and significant international experience. Prior to Creandum, he was Vice President of Marketing at Ascade and was part of building the company into a leading international software company. He has also worked for Volvo IT in Great Britain and Gulf Agency Company in Dubai, UAE.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Daniel holds an MSc in Industrial Engineering and Management - International from Linköping Institute of Technology and EPFL in Lausanne, and an MBA from Stockholm School of Economics.
He lives in Stockholm, Sweden with his wife and two kids and has previously lived in US, UK, France, Switzerland, and United Arab Emirates.
A member of Class 16, Daniel served his fellowship at Creandum under the mentorship of Johan Brenner. He was a mentor to Andris K. Berzins (Class 22) of Change Ventures.