Entrepreneurs and Investors

Carl Johan Kask
Investment Professional
Carl Johan has experience from investment banking, private equity and operational experience. Most recently Carl Johan was Head of Corporate Development at a large managed services provider owned by private equity. Carl Johan has operational experience from the tech, telco- and mediasectors in Scandinavia. Most relevant experience is from Iver, Telia, Oaktree and Merrill Lynch. Carl Johan has a degree from Lund University including studies at ESCP-EAP and Wharton.
Filip Lidman
Investment Professional
Filip brings over 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.
Daniel Raber
Investment Professional
Daniel joined Standout Capital from Proventus Capital Partners where he was part of the investment team providing expansion capital to entrepreneurial-led businesses in Northern Europe. Daniel has also worked as an investment banker at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London. He has a degree from the Stockholm School of Economics.
Johanna Vaksdal
Investment Professional
Johanna joined Standout from Boston Consulting Group where she worked with Nordic and international companies in both Stockholm and Sydney, bringing experience from a variation of industries and strategic topics. Johanna holds a MSc degree from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH).
Erik Wästlund
Investment Professional
& Co-founder
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.
Klas Hillström
Investment Professional
& Co-founder
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.
Nathaly Fonseca
HR & Administration
Nathaly brings 18 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.
Jacob Gren
Investment Professional Intern
Jacob joined Standout Capital in January 2022 after coming back from his exchange semester at Brown University where he studied finance. His previous work experiences include a summer internship at McKinsey and working part-time at scale-up company Gordon Delivery. Jacob is currently finishing up his Bachelor’s degree in Business and Economics at the Stockholm School of Economics.
Axel Eklund Bona
Investment Professional Intern
Axel joined Standout as an Intern in March 2022. He is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Economics at the Stockholm School of Economics. His work experience includes two years of working part time with investments at the Fourth Swedish National Fund. Most recently, Axel finished a year of working full time as the Vice President in the Student Association at SSE.
Fredrik Arnander
Senior Advisor
& Co-founder
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.