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Jon Lieberkind

Jon Lieberkind is the co-founder and CEO of Grandhood, building occupation pension programs, that are 100% digital and entirely suited for the needs of SMVs .

Grandhood is all about simplifying pension at large through digital integration. This allows pension savers more control over their savings and thereby their senior life.

Before establishing Grandhood, Jon spent several years building a strong career within the global financial sector.  Starting off as Analyst in Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London, Jon later became Associate – Credit Strategist with Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Global Research unit in New York. Ultimately, Jon became VP Investment Strategist at Bank of America, Merrill Lynch’s Global Wealth & Investment Management unit.

After working many years in the financial sector, Jon became interested in applying his extensive knowledge to create a smarter pension solution. Alongside his fellow co-founders Jens & Mathias, Jon built a 100% digital pension solution specifically targeted towards small businesses.

During the process of establishing and developing Grandhood, Jon and his team successfully raised several millions in funding from PreSeed Ventures, SEED Capital, business angels and others VC’s.

Jon holds a Master’s Degree in Economics and Finance from the University of Copenhagen.

Jon will be one of the speakers at PreSeed Academy #6 @TechBBQ, where he will share his experience with raising the first investments for Grandhood and offer tangible advice for how to prepare a startup for early stage funding.