Johan Brenner Joins Creandum

Johan Brenner has joined Swedish venture capital firm Creandum. He previously spent four years as a partner with Baldterton Capital


Creandum, a venture and growth capital firm investing in the Nordic region, has joined forces with Johan Brenner in its ambition towards building the leading Nordic venture capital firm.

Johan is an experienced entrepreneur and investor in technology and growth companies. Recently, he
spent more than 4 years as a General Partner at Balderton Capital (previously Benchmark Europe)
working with investments such as LiveBookings, Habbo Hotel, Rebtel, Zopa and others. Prior to
joining Balderton, Johan has been involved in building several successful companies as an
entrepreneur, investor and board member, such as Jobline, E*Trade Nordic, DIBS and Tradera. Johan
has also held various executive positions with the Kinnevik Group and MTG, and spent 10 years with
the ABB Group in various executive positions.

“I really look forward to working with the Creandum team”, says Johan. “They have a built a strong
position in the Nordic market to become the leading firm, and have a very exciting portfolio including
companies such as Cint, Videoplaza, Appear TV, and Spotify. In addition, I am very excited to
continue to be working with Nordic’s best entrepreneurs building great businesses.”

Staffan Helgesson, General Partner at Creandum, continues” Johan fits the bill perfectly. He’s a serial
entrepreneur as well one of the most experienced venture & angel investors around. Johan’s track
record and international network will be very valuable for Creandum and our entrepreneurs in building
world-class companies.