The partners have substantial experience from technology, investments in growth companies, private equity best practice, operational management, business development, sales and distribution, public relations, M&A and finance. A member of the team will sit on the Board in all portfolio companies and actively support and advice the entrepreneurs and management in order for them to achieve their targets

Anders Brandt

Managing partner | | +47 934 27 000

+20 years’ experience as “angel investor” and strategic growth advisor for larger corporations

Co-founded/financed and exited numerous companies. DinSide, OMG, Viken Fibernett, Mytos, Meshtech, Bubbly Group, Domos, Shepper ltd, Play Magnus. Board member of several tech companies, 14 years on boards of listed companies Oslo Børs and Nasdaq Stockholm.

Kristian Øvsthus

Partner | | +47 911 11 216

12 years’ experience as strategy and M&A advisor. Partner in Arkwright and co-founder of Arkwright Corporate Finance. Worked on numerous cases with venture companies, venture funds and growth companies within various industries.

Experience from working with large international companies (both listed and private).

Rune Holen

Partner | | +47 924 68 480

19 years’ experience from international private equity. Co-founded and developed Storebrand Alternative Investment ASA to become the leading player in private equity fund-of-funds in Norway. 8 years’ investment experience from family office. 3 years’ experience from Forex and international finance in Bergen Bank.

Experience from investments in growth companies.  Board member in several companies over the years.

Espen Agdestein

Partner | | +47 922 55 093

Manager of current Chess World Champion Magnus Carlsen. Vast international footprint into investor network and relevant industrial networks relevant for VC companies. Previous director in Egmont, responsible for their digital offerings.

Start-up experience, both from founding companies and investing.

Frida Rustøen

Investment Manager | 

Frida holds an MBA from IESE in Barcelona and is an analytical and structured problem solver and entrepreneur with proven leadership capabilities.

Broad experience as co-founder, COO, product manager, sales manager, and sales team lead. Curious, energetic, positive, with an international mindset. She has lived in California, Seoul, Hong Kong, and Barcelona.