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Tommy Ahlers

Tommy Ahlers is a Danish serial entrepreneur and CEO of the Danish software startup, Podio, which Tommy joined Podio as CEO and angel investor in August 2010. Podio connects work processes and interactions in an online environment,

Prior to joining Podio, Tommy Ahlers founded the networking and mobile backup site ZYB in 2005 and sold it to Vodafone Europe BV for nearly $50m in May 2008.

Ahlers holds a masters degree in law from the University of Copenhagen, graduating in 2000 and was previously with McKinsey & Company for more than four years, where he served as an engagement manager.

Ahlers is a regular on the technology startup conference circuit, speaking at the likes of Mobile 2.0 Europe, DLD, the European Directory Marketplace Conference and TheNextWeb.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
GameAnalytics 2/2013Seed$2.5M5
Drivr 11/2012Angel$1.5M1
Lightbox 2/2011Seed$1.2M11
InfoHubble 12/2010Seed2
Podio 8/2010Angel$500k1



  1. Game Analytics Opens To The Game Developing Masses, Raises $2.5M From Sunstone Capital, CrunchFund, And Others ( [edit]
  2. Beep Beep! Car Service Aggregator Click A Taxi Raises $1.5M From Podio’s Tommy Ahlers, Expands In Europe ( [edit]
  3. Lightbox wants to be Android's new camera app, raises $1.1 million from Valley players ( [edit]
  4. InfoHubble Secures Seed Funding To Link Geo-data To Local Search ( [edit]
  5. TechCrunch ( [edit]
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