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Sam Eshrati


At TechBBQ, we bring together talent, capital, and knowledge to reach our common goals: support the Nordic startup ecosystem, celebrate our successes, and learn from our failures. We build communities and foster growth for startups and scaleups based on the distinctive Nordic traditions of openness, trust, and inclusion.

Magda Posluszny

Senior investor - Lakestar

Magda Posluszny, investor at Lakestar, is ex-founder and an operator. Magda started her career on the operational side as a founder and gained her experience leading international expansion at and investing at Speedinvest in the UK.

Thorsten Dittmar

Founder & CEO - polypoly

Thorsten is the initiator of polypoly a cooperative which works to reclaim sovereignty over our data. He has been a technologist, entrepreneur, mentor and social impact investor for over thirty years.

Douglas Leone

Partner - Sequoia Capital

Douglas M. Leone is an American billionaire venture capitalist and managing partner of Sequoia Capital.

John Thompson

Venture Partner - Lightspeed Venture Partners

John Wendell Thompson is an American technology executive who was the chair of Microsoft from 2014 until June 2021, and chair of Illumina since 2021.

Ivan Soto-Wright

Co-founder & CEO - MoonPay

Ivan is a financial technology entrepreneur, investor, and early adopter of digital assets. He is Co-Founder & CEO of MoonPay. He is also Founder & General Partner at HODL, a venture capital fund and company builder.