We are happy to present the independent Founder Awards Jury for Founder of the Year in the category for Small Size Companies.


The jury members are founders of companies headquartered in Sweden, India, the Netherlands and Switzerland with experience in sectors like Business Services, Event, Hospitality, Financial, Technology, Consumer, Tech, Edutainment, Media, Consumer, Music, Entertainment and more.


Sofi Franzén - Founder EVENTYR NINE YARDS, Harshil Karia - Founder Schbang, Level, Greger Hagelin - Founder WeSC, Partner & CRO Utopia Music, Vladimir Borisov - Founder TELEPORT and Sabina E. von Arx - Founder Q. Brands House Limited.


Out of a group of 500+ founders, 70+ founders were nominated for the award Founder of the Year from 26 countries; Albania, Austria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom and USA in the three categories - Small Sized, Mid Sized and Large Sized Companies.

The finalists were vetted out through Founders Index based on historic performance, future potential and societal value.

Now the jury will decide the gold and silver winners of Founder of the Year Small Sized Companies 2022 that will be awarded at the Founders Awards Gala at Stockholm City Hall on September 22.

The 21st Founders Awards Gala, Stockholm City Hall, September 22, 2022