Fellows Directory

Fredrik Cassel


Fredrik is one of Europe's most experienced investors and one of the most trusted advisors to the Creandum portfolio companies. Fredrik is an early backer of several companies that have grown to dominate their respective markets, such as Spotify (NYSE:SPOT), KRY / LIVI, depop, and Kahoot! (KAHOOT:NO). Focused on B2B and B2C companies disrupting large markets, often with marketplace models, he also leads or has led Creandum's work with Virta Health, Shapr3D, Xeneta, Careship, Soundtrack Your Brand, Cint (sold to Nordic Capital), Videoplaza (Ooyala), 13th Lab (Facebook) and Autobutler (PSA Group).

Education, Personal, and Fellowship

Fredrik has lived and worked in Germany, France, Switzerland, Norway, and Sweden. He has a degree in engineering physics from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and is a Kauffman Fellow. In 2018, he was ranked #5 on the European Midas List and in 2020, he made it to the global Midas List as one of the very few European investors.

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