The team leading Forecast have deep industry knowledge and first hand experience running highly successful software businesses. What brought them together was a belief that advanced technology could help better the daily lives for millions of knowledge workers around the globe.
Dennis Kayser is CEO and co-founder of Forecast. With more than 15 years of experience within management consulting and technology (IBM, Magento etc.), Dennis has helped global brands world-wide leverage new technologies. Dennis has an MSc. in Computer Science & Business from the University of Copenhagen and INSEAD in Paris.
With a background in Engineering and Business Psychology and 15 years of experience from the software industry, Jacob has been leading SaaS product teams within B2B and B2C, latest in Citrix and Trustpilot. Since 2018, Jacob has been heading the product department in Forecast.
Rob has over 15 years experience with high-growth start and scale-ups. Before joining Forecast as CRO, Rob spent the previous 5 years at BounceX (Wunderkind) where he built teams in both North America and subsequently Europe after he took over as GM EMEA. Prior to BounceX Rob was CRO at Opt-Intelligence for several years. He graduated with a dual Major in Psychology and Political Science from Syracuse University.
With a degree in Computer Science and over 20 years of software industry experience, Damantha leads engineering at Forecast. Damantha’s management experience comes from both large scale international organisations (SAS Institute, KMD) as well as successful startups, and his focus has been building scalable enterprise grade applications.
At Forecast, we have secured a network of strong strategic partners and investors that have joined us in our shared mission to unlock the power of intelligence to help people do the best work of their lives. They contribute not only with financing but also play an integral role in Forecast's development and growth.
Balderton is Europe’s leading early-stage venture capital investor, focused exclusively on European founded technology companies.Balderton invest in companies with the potential to disrupt huge industries, and the ambition to scale globally. They have a track-record of backing breakthrough companies ranging from MySQL to Betfair, and The Hut Group to Yoox Net-a-Porter.
Crane Venture Partners is a London, UK-based venture capital firm focused on backing the next generation of Europe's ambitious intelligent computing founders and helping them define their business models and routes to market. Crane helps founders move beyond product market fit to find a repeatable commercial model
Heartcore is one of Europe's most active early-stage venture capital firms. With offices in Copenhagen, Berlin, and Paris they invest in seed and Series A rounds in technology companies all across Europe. Heartcore is devoted to backing exceptional founders and manages €500 million in committed capital.
SEED Capital specialize in identifying, financing and developing competent and innovative entrepreneurial technology companies of the future. SEED invests inDriven, ambitious entrepreneurs, willing to go the extra mile in order to build a successful venture and has $320 million under management.