John Sjölander

Partner @ Newion

John Sjölander is a partner at Newion, a venture capital firm based in Amsterdam, and primarily covers the Nordics investment. Formerly he was investment manager at Industrifonden.

He holds board positions at companies such as Mediatool, Fast Travel Games, Barnebys, Soundtrap, Starcounter, Widespace and has held C level positions at a variety of tech companies including CTO, COO and CEO.

John is a charismatic VC that is hard not to like, his panel on what VC’s really mean when they say no will be one not to miss!

Sessions with John Sjölander

3rd Dec 2021

11:00 - 11:30 (CET)

30 mins


What VCs REALLY Mean When They Say No! – And What To Do About It

Has a VC ever told you no? Be honest! In this fun fireside VCs will share some of the candid truths behind what that rejection really meant, and how you can handle it in the best way.


Tech startup in Sweden raising capital for a Health, Impact or AI company? Active tech investor? Then you need to get involved in this.