DO YOU WANT TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS?

Techinvestor offers Growth Advisory, Board and Investment services,
to companies focused on Sustainable Growth, Internationalisation and Digitalisation.

The world is changing to a global market and digitalisation creates opportunities to develop new services in every sector. At the same time sustainability has to be taken into account in all aspects of corporate life.

To be able to grow in a sustainable way in this new global digital landscape we can help you with a toolbox of packaged services to form the foundation for sustainable growth: Growth Advisory, Boards and Investments. We can also help you execute your plans in the Board or as Interim CEO, Interim Sales or Interim Investor Relations.

Techinvestor Sweden has a network with specialists in Growth Advisory, Boards and Investments and is founded by Magnus Forsbrand. He is a professional board member with experience from >10 board assignments. He also has operative experience from 4 CEO roles and is serial entrepreneur from 3 start-ups. His speciality is growth companies, with experience from 4 growth journeys, international expansion, digitalisation and active in several investor networks.

Magnus is today Chairman of the Board at Pro Health Pharma Sweden AB and Almi Företagspartner Blekinge AB, Member of the Board at Gimmersta Wallpaper AB, Aqua Robur Technologies AB, Safe at Sea AB (publ) and Cigol AB / TopLogic.

REFERENCES

GROWTH - 4 GROWTH JOURNEYS

  • Deputy CEO & CTO Europolitan Vodafone (publ). Growth case. Team 10 to 600 staff and budgets >4 BSEK. Leading 3G Infrastructure Project, 10 BSEK. Building Vodafone Global organisation in Düsseldorf.
  • CEO Densitet. 2x growth case. Doubling the Turnover of the company. 17 to 35 employees. Awarded “Årets Gasell” (Fastest growing company) in major business paper Dagens Industri.
  • CEO MultiQ International (publ). Turn-around & 2x growth case. 25 to 80 employees. Successful sales, restructuring and acquisitions/mergers. Reached profitability Q1 2014, first time since 2011.
  • CEO Blue Science Park AB. Owned by university, enterprises & municipality/region. Attracted 85 members and grew from 0 to 18MSEK in turnover and 0 to 13 employees.

INTERNATIONALISATION

  • Increased international sales network to 30 countries at Kamstrup SVM and was part of the global management team in Denmark.
  • Increased international sales prescence with daughter companies at MultiQ in Denmark, Norway, Germany and UK.
  • At the pharmaceutical company Pro Health Pharma, we are expanding internationally in several countries staring with Italy and Spain.
  • At Gimmersta Wallpaper we are selling to over 50 countries with a combination of our partner network of resellers and distributors togheter with our e-commerce platform.

DIGITALISATION

Software and SaaS-companies:
  • myZenPlanet Start-up in Silicon Valley: Facebook & YouTube in the mobile funded by LG Ventures
  • SignPay Start-up in Sweden: “BankID in mobile” to Internet Bank of Swedbank, awarded “Cut the Wire Awards”.
  • Densitet (SecuritySaaS), SecurePhone to block mobile phone cameras.
  • MultiQ digital publication Software-as-a-Service.
  • CloudBackend with an Edge database Platform-as-a-Service.
Internet of Things:
  • First in the world in the 1990s to connect machines at Europolitan, the Cradle of IoT.
  • First major IoT-application in the 2000s, in the energy sector at Kamstrup SVM. All households in Sweden was
    equipped with smart meters.
  • Digital IoT-monitors at MultiQ in buses, trains and retail shops. Worlds largest installation.
  • Testbed for IoT, to test new innovative solutions, e.g. in Healthcare, together with companies at Blue Science Park.
  • Aqua Robur Technologies with IoT devices with build-in energy harvesting and software solutions to collect, analyze & act upon data from water networks.

NEWS

Member of the Board at Gimmersta Wallpaper AB

Magnus Forsbrand is elected Member of the Board at Gimmersta Wallpaper AB in Borås. Gimmersta design, produce and sell premium wallpaper to over 50 countries with brands Rebel Walls, Sandberg Wallpaper and Happy Walls . Gimmersta is the first wallpaper company in the world to launch a traditional wallpaper assortment produced 100% with digital technology at an industrial scale sold in an online store. Read more at www.gimmersta.com

Member of the Board at Cigol AB / TopLogic

Techinvestor Magnus Forsbrand is elected Member of the Board at Cigol AB / TopLogic. Based is Stockholm, Cigol is the mother company of the Logistics consultant companies TopLogic AB in Sweden and TopLogic AS in Norway. Toplogic are independent specialists in freight procurement with consultants helping you renegotiate your freight costs. We only charge for the positive results on the freight agreements. Read more at www.toplogic.se


Member of the Board at "33-list" company Aqua Robur Technologies

Techinvestor Magnus Forsbrand is elected Member of the Board at Aqua Robur Technologies, based in Gothenburg, one of Sweden´s top young tech companies on the “33-list” in NyTeknik. Aqua Robur Technologies designs and manufactures IoT devices with build-in energy harvesting and software solutions to collect, analyze & act upon data from water networks. Read more at www.aquarobur.com

Re-elected Chairman of the Board at Almi Blekinge

Magnus Forsbrand is re-elected Chairman of the Board at Almi Företagspartner Blekinge AB for the 7th year term. Almi offers loans to companies with growth potential and assists in their business development. This applies to businesses in the start-up phase as well as established companies. Almi welcomes all companies and business concepts that have growth potential. The greater the potential for growth, the greater the commitment from Almi. Read more at www.almi.se

Member of the Board of Advisors at CloudBackend

Techinvestor Magnus Forsbrand becomes Member of the Board of Advisors at CloudBackend, based in Linköping Sweden. CloudBackend provides a world-wide service for accelerating applications and harvesting data through a global distributed edge data layer with intelligent data management. Read more at www.cloudbackend.com

Chairman of the Board at Pro Health Pharma

Techinvestor Magnus Forsbrand is elected Chairman of the Board at Pro Health Pharma. Based in Helsingborg, Pro Health Pharma is a pharmaceutical company with international growth plans, here with owner Anders Norberg.

Member of the Month in the Swedish Academy of Board Directors

Månadens Medlem februari är Magnus Forsbrand från Karlskrona, som är en engagerad medlem som driver Techinvestor Sweden. Han har haft VD-rollen i bolag som t ex börsnoterade MultiQ och är just nu ordförande i ALMI Företagspartner Blekinge samt Pro Health Pharma. Ta del av Magnus intressanta tankar om tillväxt, digitalisering och kundfokus. Läs mer på https://www.styrelseakademien.se/sydost/arkiv/manadens-medlem-februari-2021/