Lykke Westgren

Lykke Westgren

SWEDEN
Angel Investor and Start-up Consultant
Coached finalist: 
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Lykke has a strong background in start-ups and working with and as an entrepreneur.

Europe

As a freelance consultant of the start-up incubator of The Royal Technology Institute (KTH) in Stockholm, Sweden, Lykke works with researchers and students in designing their business plans and strategies, taking them from ideas, through verification, to investment stage. She works with businesses in industries such as carbon markets and standards, blockchain technologies, global financial inclusion, VR and AR, and dementia and Alzheimers. 

After INSEAD, Lykke became a General Manager Europe for a tech company in London selling cloud-based delivery management software for e-commerce companies. She developed and executed its expansion strategies, successfully bringing and setting up the company in 5 new markets across Europe. She is also the head of her family office which oversees the family’s private company, one of the larger whole grain processers and food manufacturer in North America.

Lykke has a Master of Science in Bioengineering from Lund University, Sweden combined with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. In 2013 she also earned an MBA degree from INSEAD Business School, France/Singapore.