Entrepreneurs and Investors

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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Alparslan Ugur
Investment Professional Intern
Alparslan joined Standout Capital in March 2021. Prior to joining, he was an analyst intern at DNB Markets Investment Banking Division and at Stockholm Corporate Finance. Alparslan currently pursues a Masters in Financial Accounting at Uppsala University.
Nathaly Fonseca
HR & Administration
(On parental leave)
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.
Charlotte Perlaky
Office Assistant
Charlotte brings with her 7 years of experience in service and administration. Charlotte holds a BSc in Politics and Economics from Lund University. She is currently pursuing a MSc in Political Science with a specialization in crisis management and security at SEDU.