Bastian Larsen

Bastian R. Larsen is the Founder and CEO of BlackWood Ventures and sits on the firm’s investment committee. BlackWood Ventures is a pan-European early-stage VC based in Copenhagen, focused on supporting visionary entrepreneurs within Fintech, Web 3.0, and Cleantech.

He previously worked for BlackRock in London and Geneva within their alternatives investment group, before co-leading global product strategy for the firm’s $10bn M&A hedge fund in New York.

He has an MBA from the University of Oxford, a BSc from Copenhagen Business School, and was selected as a Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe 2023 – Finance.