Kasper Vardrup

Founder & CEO, Rainmaking Venture Studio, Nordics at Rainmaking

Kasper Vardrup is the founder and CEO of Rainmaking Venture Studio, Nordics at Rainmaking. Kasper has previously worked as a senior strategy consultant at Bain & Company, as well as CEO and founder of Smartlaunch Systems and GreenWire Worldwide. Kasper also has experience working with startups, having been a part of Undo, Talent Garden Rainmaking, and Startupbootcamp. Vardrup has a background in strategy development, transaction services, investment proposals, and assessment of the commercial attractiveness of new ventures in media and technology segments.

Kasper Vardrup has a MSc. in Economics and Marketing from Copenhagen Business School, a BSc. in Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School, and has taken MBA courses in Advanced Corporate Finance, Valuation, International Financial Management & Supply Chain Management at the National University of Singapore.

Some direct reports include Marcus Bodnia - Business Developer, Mads Lee Jensen - CTO Venture Studio. They work with Fermin Bueno - Finnovista Co-Founder & Rainmaking Partner, LATAM, Samuel Hall - Partner, APAC, and Lee Pickrell - Founder & CTO, Rainmaking Venture Studio UK. Kasper Vardrup reports to Carsten Kølbek, CEO & co-Founder.



  • Founder & CEO, Rainmaking Venture Studio, Nordics

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