WHAT WERE THEY THINKING?

The stories behind Europe’s most successful clean mobility startups

Episode 2 : Lars 🇳🇴

Meet Lars, CEO of Norwegian startup Wanda!

When he couldn’t find a sustainable way for his own family consumption, Lars decided to create one. He didn’t do it alone;  Lars gathered a highly diverse group of colleagues and friends who eventually founded Wanda, fleshing out the idea over quite a series of beer-and-salmon nights. Wanda now has a turnover of over one million euros in two countries and expanding further in Europe. Lars is noe working on convincing his own daughters…

Lars Syse Christiansen
CEO & co-founder at Wanda

A podcast by EUSP

The European Startup Prize for Mobility is proud to present its podcast series, featuring the stories behind the women and men who won Europe’s largest acceleration programme for clean mobility startups. ‘What were they thinking’, moderated by our Managing Director, Dan Sobovitz in a one-on-one conversation with the founders and CEOs about the journeys that have transformed their professional and personal lives and that are about to transform European mobility as we know it.

What were they thinking? How did it feel to go the lonely road of an entrepreneur? Did people follow them easily or did they think they were crazy? Was it fun all along or mostly frustrating? Deep down, did they really believe they would make it this far?

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