Who drives us
Strand Ventures was founded by Patrik Hellstrand, a People-Centric Entrepreneurial Thought-Leader with broad executive experience in Hospitality, Consulting, Food & Beverage, Restaurants, Retail, Fitness, Health & Wellness, and Technology.
Patrik has held several CEO, Board, and Advisor roles for VC- and PE-backed companies, and early-stage and mature businesses. Having built his career in Hospitality, Consulting, Food & Beverage, Restaurants, Retail, Fitness, Health & Wellness, and Technology, Patrik has the unique advantage of being able to envision growth strategies and affect success by influencing his teams to mature beyond their traditional silos. As a leader, he cross-pollinates experiences from multiple industries. He combines knowledge, expertise, and creativity to solve unpredictable, complex, and multi-dimensional challenges while maintaining his commitment to both revenue growth and people-centricity.
Patrik is also the founder and author of thrivewired, an original and curated content-driven site offering advice on tackling the challenges of excelling in a growing business while achieving a thriving life.
Experience with some of the best brands
Through work at some of the best brands, Patrik has gained knowledge and mastery through involvement in and exposure to what various industries and best-in-class companies do particularly well, and not so well.
What inspires us
thrivewired, inspiration for thriving careers and lives