Anton Fast and Simon Geldner, founders of Ophena, were awarded The Growth Rings in Gold as Young Founder of the Year at Stockholm City Hall the 16th of September in 2021.

Jury Motivation for Anton Fast and Simon Geldner
"The winner has identified a clear problem, shown a learning mindset, and executed flawlessly from start to end, creating a platform with high future potential for both growth and profitability."

Anton Fast and Simon Geldner - Ophena

Ophena revolutionized the equestrian industry with the world's first magnetic safety stirrup sold direct-to-consumer. With customers in over 70 countries and 1000 verified 5-star reviews, riders are loving their products.

By offering a product that prevents dangerous accidents, Ophena's goal is to become the most desired equestrian brand in the world and to deliver the very best products with world-leading customer service for a reasonable price.

The company focuses on a friendly and open work environment where diversity, sustainability and growth are valued. By offering products Made In Sweden that have a long lifetime Ophena minimize the environmental impact.