Upcoming program on May 16th, 2019 see format
Online Application
Are you looking to raise capital in the next 12 months?
WhaleShark offers the most intensive and interactive 3-day due diligence workshops to get you investment ready
  • Focus on the key elements that investors look for
  • Gain insight on team, personal branding, governance, scalability & fundraising
  • Validate your investment readiness with startup veterans with 15+ years of experience
  • Board members, founders or C-level executives are open to apply
  • Pitch competition with all-inclusive prize package including onstage pitch and boat cocktails with investors on June 6-7, 2019 a the Lisbon Investment Summit
  • Team assessment
  • Personal branding
  • Scalability & growth strategy
  • Pitch coaching
  • Fundraising insights
  • Startup-Investors matchmaking. Online pitch competition to international investors
LANGUAGE: the program and application is in English.
3 Days Executive Program + Pitching day “Shark Day”
Day 1: Thursday, May 16 @ 8:00-18:00
Day 2: Friday, May 17 @ 8:00-18:00
Day 3: Saturday, May 18 @ 10:00-16:00
Day 4: Online “Shark Day” — Thursday, May 31 @ 14:00-17:00
Participants ideally must attend all the sessions, and at least one participant should be present at each workshop day.
Spaces are limited. Apply before May 12th, 2019.
  • European based tech startup
  • Revenue-driven model
  • Early or later stage of internationalization
  • Seeking VC funding (€1M – €10M)
PRICE: 34.000 Sek (excluding VAT) per company, invoiced.
Includes: 2 participants, accommodation, food & beverage.
LOCATION: Epicenter (click to view)
Mäster Samuelsgatan 36, Stockholm.


Maria A. Dahrieh

Fundraising & Pitch training

Maria A. Dahrieh has more than 10+ years of international experience in business development and fundraising projects both for startups and fast growing companies such as Apple, Brighthandle, Bigbelly US, Wellness Telecom to name a few. Maria is an expert in investor relations and has a vast European and Asian network of investors.

Johan Norell Bergendahl

Team Assessment

Johan Norell Bergendahl spent more than 20+ years in Ericsson (telecommunications) after 10 years with Schlumberger. He held a number of senior positions with his eight last years in Ericsson as group CMO. Educated to professional coach (ACC / PCC), he has now spent 8 years in executive coaching.

Johan Widmark

Growth Strategy

Johan Widmark has 15+ years of experience from the financial industry, primarily in the listed environment, with focus on sales and research to institutional investors.

Annette Rosencreutz

Personal Branding
Annette Rosencreutz has more than 15+ years of international experience in branding strategy. Annette has worked with a vast number of startups and fast growing companies. Except SME clients include Vodafone, Ericsson, Exxon, Deutsche Bank to name a few.