Susanne Birgersdotter, a Swedish self made entrepreneur, shares her inspirational entrepreneurial journey to become founder of Igotcha, SthlmAppLab, SBDM and a partner in the VC company, Milky Way Cap within 7 years. Working from her kitchen table and using only online help, Susanne took it upon herself to create a math app to help her daughter practice her multiplication tables.
Susanne’s strong instincts and intuition has helped her grow and expand her companies. Susanne shares her experiences including her setbacks and challenges while revealing the truth about the tech and start-up world and how she has stayed motivated to succeed as a female entrepreneur.
Based on that success, Susanne went on to develop her first app that was ranked #1 in the Apple App Store and while Pokemon Go was still on the drawing board began development of a massively multiplayer online game (MMO) based on a disruptive location idea.
Susanne is dedicated in growing her business in a sustainable way and works actively to support other women entrepreneurs, encouraging more women to start companies and helping them get access to funding opportunities.
Susanne is an active mentor and member of Founders Institute, FemTech, as well as on several other boards and is editorial advisor for Veckans Affärer Women’s entrepreneurial venture. Susanne gives lectures and workshops on entrepreneurship, Tech, venture capital and start-ups.
Susanne was nominated for Sweden’s most powerful female founder in 2017 and 2018.