Nicolai Wadstrom

Nicolai Wadstrom

Founder, BootstrapLabs

San Francisco, CA

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Serial Entrepreneur with track-record with-in Enterprise Software, Internet, Computer Games. Multiple time Startup CEO, CTO. Raised capital from Angels, Private Equity, Investment Banks and VC’s. Been writing code since 10 years of age, and still an awesome developer. Founder of BootstrapLabs that builds disruptive companies with world-class entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley.
Work History
  • June 2013 - Present

    Founder

    BootstrapAccelerator Asia

  • September 2008 - Present

    CEO & Founder

    BootstrapLabs

    BootstrapLabs provides an out-post to help European companies get a presence in Silicon Valley to gain entry into the American market, do technology licensing, exits and funding.
    BootstrapLabs also operates a business lab that build companies out of disruptive ideas.
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  • February 2011 - Present

    Startup Advisor

    Zerply

    Advisor to the founders, through BootstrapLabs.
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  • January 2009 - Present

    Startup Advisor

    Prezi

    Advisor to the founders, through BootstrapLabs.
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  • January 2009 - Present

    Startup Advisor & Member of th

    Witsbits

    Advising the board of directors on strategic issues, and investor representative.
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  • ? - Present

    Entrepreneurial blogger

    Disruptive.nu

    I share my experience, and Silicon Valley encounters in Swedish on one of the most popular Swedish blogs about Entrepreneurship.
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  • January 2004 - March 2009

    Founder, Chairman, Board of di

    Enbou Ltd

    Enbou offers advisory and qualified management consulting resources to companies in different growth phases. Our expertise and focus is primarily with-in early stage technology companies with-in the MICE (Media, Internet, Communications and Entertainment) sector. We provide professional services and a virtual Business Lab concept to help accelerate the growth and development of early-stage companies.

    More info can be found at https://www.enbou.com/
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  • October 2005 - October 2007

    Lead Investor/Advisor

    360bet.com Holding Ltd

    Financial betting provider in the Nordic countries. Co-founder and seed investment, employed key staff (CEO), developed business models, wrote Business Plan, established initial service providers, doing Business Development to help grow the business.

    https://www.360bet.com/

    This company is now part of 360 Holding AB (publ) traded under 360H on First North (a part of Stockholm Exchange in Sweden)
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  • January 2005 - June 2005

    Project/Management Consulting

    SOS Alarm AB

    Delivering security services project with-in the Visual Surveillance business area of SOS Alarm

    Management consulting with-in the Visual Surveillance business area of SOS Alarm. Packaging of the services for the purpose of streamlining the service delivery model.

    This was an engagement as a independent contractor.
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  • March 2003 - July 2003

    System Architect

    IBM

    Responsible for the system architecture for the part of the project that concerned Portal Services and Content Management in a global Telecommunications project. The project was led by IBM Global Services. Work included setting up the structure and plan for this part of the project as well as the architecture using IBM Global Services Method.

    This was an engagement as a independent consultant/contractor.
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  • January 2003 - July 2003

    System Architect

    Orange

    Responsible for the system architecture for the part of the project that concerned Portal Services and Content Management in a global Telecommunications project. Work included setting up the structure and plan for this part of the project as well as the architecture using IBM Global Services Method.

    This was an engagement as a independent consultant/contractor.
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  • March 2000 - May 2002

    CTO, Founder

    VIOMA

    Product strategy, partnerships with software companies (IBM, GT Software, WRQ etc), and OEM sales agreement with GT Software for VIOMA's core technolgy during 2001. Raised an additional of aprox 10 MSEK (1.1 MEUR).
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  • January 1999 - March 2000

    CEO, Founder

    VIOMA

    Founded the company based on my products ideas for Content Management and System Integration Software. Raised aprox 17 MSEK (aprox 1.9 MEUR) in funding.
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  • January 1996 - January 1999

    CEO, Founder

    VIOMA digital media

    Media consultant company, that provides professional services with-in 3D animation, Virtual Reality, interactive programming (such as computer games), Internet solutions. Clients include Magasin du Nord, Telia, Swedish Television, Mute Records, various Ad agencies. Released Computer game titles for children and educational purposes (Mysteriet på Greveholm). Also the company behind the Malmo Hacker Academy.
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  • January 1993 - December 1995

    Product Management

    UpGrade

    Product management of Hardware products for distribution for sales channels (distributors and resellers through-out Scandinavia) later on Product Management of IBM Software though Swedish Sales Channels.
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