Mentors

Lena Ramfelt

PhD, Co-founder of Gear Up Venture

Lena is currently developing an online platform where the vision is to offer easy to use tools to enhance or disrupt existing business and markets ,or to create new market opportunities.

Lena is the lead author of: Gear Up. Bring Business Opportunities to Life and Business Creation, published 2013, Gear Up. Test Your Business Model Potential and Plan Your Path To Success, published 2014, and Gear Up- test your Business Model Potential and Plan your path to Success, published 2014.

Lena has been teaching entrepreneurship, marketing, and innovation at Stanford University and Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden. She is the program director for a program called “From Research To Business”, where the aim is to support researchers who are interested in commercializing their research.

Lena has funded two non-profit organization named “Make a Kid Smile” and “Global Buddy Schools”, and is one of the two co-founders of a non-profit organization with the aim of increasing entrepreneurship in Swedish high schools and universities.

She is currently on the board of directors for 3 start-up companies and is actively investing money in early phases of high-tech start-ups.