Nicklas Bergman is straight-talking Swedish entrepreneur,investor and thinker with a first-hand understanding of the megatrends currently shaping business, society and culture.
To this date, Nicklas has been a private investor in more than 20 tech startups throughout Europe, granting him with an unrivaled understanding of the trials and tribulations of investing in the tech space. Since July 2020, Nicklas is also one of seven managers at the EIC Fund, an EUR 4 billion deep tech VC fund that is investing in more than 100 European startups per year.
As an entrepreneur and venture capitalist, Nicklas lives with technology 24/7/365 and meets with scientists, innovators, entrepreneurs, and fellow investors daily. He’s optimistic about the promises emerging from new technologies but is also concerned that society is not ready for the upcoming techstorm.
With over 30 years of working as an entrepreneur, Nicklas has an immense level of foresight in building companies across different regions and economic climates. From being the co-founder and largest investor in an electron microscopy company featuring unique patented technologies and used by high-profile customers in more than 30 countries worldwide, to setting up a Volvo distribution network in Romania that grew into a 300 million EUR business, Nicklas is able to capitalize in emerging areas that are often shrouded in ambiguity and uncertainty thanks to an unflinching desire to understand how trends work. Even outside of the tech world, Nicklas is the co-founder and largest investor in a Scandinavian ski resort that has attracted investments close to 200 million EUR over the past fifteen years.