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Morten Lund

Morten Lund

Morten Lund, is the CEO of Everbread Ltd.. a travel-search company, and Chairman of Tradeshift Ltd. the worlds first open business network.

Described variously as an ‘archangel investor’, startup ‘ideologist’ and ‘visionary’, Morten has been one of the most active seed investors in Europe, through his startup catalyst LundXY.

Known for his keen eye for turning existing business models and distribution methods on their head, Morten has co-founded and invested in more than 80 high-tech start ups, since selling his consulting company Neo Ideo to Leo Burnett 1999.

Most famous amongst his investments are Skype, the VoIP star snapped up by eBay for $2.6 billion in 2005 and mobile backup site ZYB sold to operator Vodafone Europe BV in 2008 for a sum believed to be in the region of $49m.

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Company Date Round Size Participants
itembase 10/2013Seed$3.25M4
Glaxstar 5/2008Series A$3M1
Muzui 5/2008Angel1
LiveStub 1/2008Angel1
Zecco 11/2007Series B$25M5
Noovo 10/2007Angel€300k4
Wamba 9/2007Angel€3M1
Trivop 6/2007Angel7
ZYB 1/2005Angel1



LEgandary speach at LeWeb 2008

Added: 10/14/10


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