Education: BA from Dortmund Technical University and MSc International Management, BI Norwegian Business School & ESCP Business School Paris.
Lena is the founder & CEO of Brite Payments, one of Europe’s fastest growing payment companies. A dual citizen of Sweden and Germany, Lena has close to 15 years of experience in the European fintech sector, with a focus on payments and consumer credit. Prior to founding Brite in 2019, Lena served as CEO of Qliro Financial Services. She also spent seven years in leading positions at BNPL market leader Klarna, where she built the company’s global business marketing. In 2023, Lena was recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the top 10 women in European Fintech.
At Incore Invest, she scouts new fintech business models and advises on B2B & B2B2C fintech go-to-market.
Brite Payments is a fast-growing second-generation challenger in the European payment space. Allowing consumers to make payments using their bank account, Brite employs state-of-the-art open banking technology to process instant payments across Europe across a wide range of verticals. With connections to many of the continent’s largest banks, consumers and merchants receive their funds instantly, making online payments safer and more convenient than ever. Brite was founded and led by an experienced team of FinTech executives from the likes of Klarna, Qliro, Trustly and iZettle, to name a few.
Mynt is a Swedish fintech offering smart company cards that simplifies expense management. Hand out a Mynt card to everybody in the company and set individual spending limits to each person, giving the CFO control over the company’s spend in real time. With full integration to the accounting system, users save both time and money by automating expense management and sending all receipts straight into the accounting system. Mynt is building smart solutions around all corporate spend that makes everyday business life easier.
SAVR is a disruptive marketplace for savings with the ambition to create transparency and improved experiences for long-term savers. SAVR offer a fund and pension saving platform without high commission and distribution fees. On average customers pay half the fund fee compared to investments through other banks and saving services. All commissions are fully refunded to customers.
Kameo is an investment platform that offers attractive investment opportunities for everyone. Kameo’s platform connects more than 65,000 retail and institutional investors with Scandinavian real estate developers and companies. Since its inception in 2016, Kameo has facilitated over 1,000 loans, accumulating a total value of over SEK 5 billion. The average net return for investors has been more than 9 percent annually. Kameo employs a team of 30 professionals across its offices in Stockholm, Oslo, and Copenhagen. ABG Sundal Collier and Incore Invest are strategic owners in the company.