Entrepreneurs and Investors


Fredrik Arnander

Co-founding Partner

Fredrik brings to Standout his experience as an entrepreneur and founder and CEO of several tech companies including Fondex, Sidewalk Express and Keybroker. Fredrik has a degree from the Stockholm School of Economics, and executive programs at Stanford and Harvard.

Klas Hillström

Co-founding Partner

Klas brings over 15 years experience from growth capital investing at Investor AB and 3i, with an extensive track record from investing in the technology industry. Klas has a degree from the Stockholm School of Economics including studies at Wharton.

Erik Wästlund

Co-founding Partner

Erik has a 20 year international experience from London and New York as a software entrepreneur, investment banker at Morgan Stanley and growth investor focusing on the technology sector. Erik studied at the Stockholm School of Economics.

Christine Ahlstrand

Investment Team

Christine joined Standout from Morgan Stanley where she worked with investment banking and corporate finance in both Stockholm and London, bringing experience from transactions and analysis. She has a degree from the Stockholm School of Economics.

Filip Lidman

Investment Team

Filip brings half a decade of experience from investing in and developing Nordic businesses. Filip has previously held positions with strategy consulting firm the Boston Consulting Group, technology focused private equity fund Via Equity and with Google. Filip holds an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleau and a degree from School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg.

Nathaly Fonseca

Operations Manager

Nathaly brings 16 years of experience in administration and accounting. Joining Standout from a real estate firm in Rio de Janeiro. Previously worked with and managed internationally well known profiles. Nathaly has studied at IHM Business School.

Sebastian Johansson

Investment Intern

Sebastian brings both operational and technology transaction experience, having worked at a fintech start-up and done investment banking internships at GP Bullhound and Valentum. He holds a B.Sc. degree in Business and Economics, from the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE), and is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Finance at SSE.