Maria Bo

In her role as Senior Vice President for Relationship Management, Maria Bo is focused on expanding SVB's presence within the innovation ecosystem in Denmark. On a day-to-day basis, Maria works closely with entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, investors and founders to help them grow their businesses with the support of SVB’s network and proven track record.

As an entrepreneur herself, Maria has founded multiple businesses including a fintech startup and over the years has offered consulting services to other founders. She is regularly called upon to judge and mentor at startup competitions and to this day volunteers her expertise to the Siri-Committee and the Innovation Fund Denmark.

Maria is at the forefront of driving more diversity, equity and inclusion within the innovation ecosystem and is helping ensure SVB leads on this agenda. Her experience and unfounded passion for the innovation economy positions Maria as a central player in the Danish startup ecosystem.

In recognition of her work, Maria was named ‘Digital Leader of Year’ by WonderTech Summit in 2018, nominated for Tech Crunch’s ‘The Europeas Hottest Startups’ in 2017 and was listed on Innovate Finance’s ‘Women in FinTech Powerlist’ 2017.

To relax, outside of all this exciting innovation, Maria loves kite surfing.
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Senior Vice President - Relationship Management Denmark