Serial entrepreneur and speaker Mads Faurholt has started over 20 companies and his sense of entrepreneurship is remarkable. Mads is a well-known entrepreneur and businessman, especially in his home country, Denmark, and has delivered many keynotes to international clients and companies.
Speaker Mads Faurholt has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Copenhagen Business School, which he finished in one year and eight months. He also has an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Mads is currently the managing and founding partner of Nova Founders Capital, a global investment firm which has 18 companies in its portfolio. Besides running successful companies and speaking, Mads is also an author, and his newest book, which was co-authored with speaker and fellow serial entrepreneur and and speaker, Lars Tvede, Entrepreneur – Building Your Business from Start to Finish quickly became a best-seller.
Mads was only 23 when he started his career as a management consultant at McKinsey in Switzerland. He later moved to Asia and became the manager for a few hundred employees at Groupon which later grew to 3000 employees. According to Forbes, Groupon is the fastest growing company to this day. Mads is the co-founder and shareholder of several companies including HelloFresh, valued at over $1 billion; Lion & Lion, which he sold for $15m; and CompareAsiaGroup with over 80m monthly users with 20% of the population in Hong Kong using the service.
As a speaker Mads Faurholt is engaging and practical. With his extensive knowledge and impressive resume, Mads knows what he is talking about, and he knows that providing practical take-home tools is the way to do it. He has many keynote areas but prefers to customize his keynotes to the specific audience and event in order to use relevant case material. Whether speaking to world top leaders or university students, he delivers his absolute best and takes his audience seriously. Mads is a top speaker in his field and will not disappoint.
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