Zenia W. Francker

Recognized as one of the most influential women in Scandinavia

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Biography

Zenia W. Francker is a renowned connector and entrepreneur with over a decade of experience in fostering relationships between startups, corporates, and investors. Prioritizing startups, she has become a sought-after public speaker and moderator.

As former CEO of two companies and a board member at Matrikel1 and BetterMetrics, Zenia co-owns Mesh Community, a flexible workspace company in the Nordics that attracts 100,000 visitors annually to its spaces like Founders House, StartupVillage, and Digs.

A key driver in the Danish and Nordic startup ecosystem, Zenia is actively involved in initiatives such as The Diversity Commitment for VCs, Time to Raise, and #NordicMade. She has advised hundreds of startups on fundraising and has held leadership roles at SEED Capital, Digital Hub Denmark, and the U.S. Embassy in Denmark.

Currently, Zenia empowers startups as a board member and advisor, and helps VCs address implicit bias through Intentional (The Diversity Commitment). She is also a Venture Partner at INFRAVIA Capital Partners. Recognized among the top influential women in Scandinavia, Zenia features on The Nordic 100, The Startup Explorer, and Females in DK Tech lists.

Connect with Zenia here: www.linkedin.com

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