Jan Hillered founded Round2 Capital in 2017, the first regulated fund of professional investors offering revenue-based financing in the European Union. Round2 currently manages two Alternative Investment Funds, financing European Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies during the growth phase. Previously, Hillered was Western Union’s senior vice president for Europe and the CIS, responsible for the company’s business across the region’s 55 countries.
Hillered also has extensive experience from over 20 years in international banking. Prior to joining Western Union, he was senior vice president with the largest Nordic bank, Nordea, working in Sweden and in Hong Kong from 1984 to 1995. From 1995 to 2005, Hillered was general manager at ING Bank International, holding senior positions in several European countries.
A Swedish citizen, Hillered also speaks English, German, and French. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Uppsala University, Sweden, and has completed the program for executive development at IMD, Switzerland, as well as the general management program at CEDEP, France.
Hillered has served on several boards of regulated financial services institutions in Asia and Europe and currently serves on the boards of Compodium AB (publ), Sweden, Round2 Capital Partners (EuVECA) GmbH & Co KG, Austria and Round2 Capital Luxembourg S. à. r. l., Luxembourg.