Bo has more than two decades of experience in venture capital, investment management, fundraising, organizational and strategic development as well as sales and marketing. Having lived and worked in the UK, Italy, France, Switzerland, Finland, Spain and Singapore, he comes with a global view to business.
Bo began his career in the telecom infrastructure business with Alcatel and Nokia where he launched some of the first GSM networks in the world and negotiated GSM supply contracts in Europe and South East Asia.
In 2002 Bo joined Vertex Management, where he managed several investments with successful M&A transactions generating in excess of $300 million. Bo has also started two companies and raised money for an investment fund focused on Eastern Europe.
Bo graduated with honors with a Masters in Electronics Engineering from Aalborg University, Denmark. Bo is based in Europe.
Board & Advisor Roles (2)Update
|Dec, 2014||InVisage Technologies||$32.5M / Series F (Lead)||Nokia Growth Partners (NGP)|
|Apr, 2014||InVisage Technologies||$18M / Series E (Lead)||Nokia Growth Partners (NGP)|
|Aug, 2013||Pelican Imaging||undisclosed amount / Series C||Nokia Growth Partners (NGP)|
|May, 2013||Pelican Imaging||$20M / Series C (Lead)||Nokia Growth Partners (NGP)|
|Feb, 2013||InVisage Technologies||$27.5M / Series D||Nokia Growth Partners (NGP)|
|Feb, 2011||Fyber||$5M / Series A (Lead)||Nokia Growth Partners (NGP)|
M.S., Electronics Engineering1983 - 1988
|Jun 9, 2016||Business Insider Australia - Nokia VC: European startups will struggle to invade the US unless they relocate their CEO|
|Jun 8, 2016||Business Insider (tech) - Nokia VC: European startups will struggle to invade the US unless they relocate their CEO|
|Apr 28, 2016||PE HUB - Drivy raises $35 million from Cathay, Nokia, Via-ID, Index, Ecotechnologie|
|Jan 26, 2016||PE HUB - Cedexis scores $22 mln Series B|
|May 1, 2013||ZD Net - Pelican Imaging lands $20m from VC arms of Qualcomm and Nokia|
|Apr 30, 2013||Gigaom - Nokia to invest in array camera outfit Pelican Imaging, report says|
|Apr 30, 2013||Engadget - Nokia to invest in 'array' mobile cameras that use small lenses to capture big images|
|Apr 30, 2013||ZD Net - Nokia's VC arm poised to invest in camera array firm Pelican Imaging|