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Founders today have a choice.

You can choose to bootstrap, raise venture capital, or explore alternative modes of funding. You can partner with world-renowned investors, the up-and-coming former operators, and opinion leaders who can amplify your message. To tap into a global ecosystem and communities tailored to serve your specific needs. 

This is what we're up against. The choice is yours.

We're founders at heart

We invest in you as a founder and the relationship between us. Our compassion for founders permeates our every interaction, where we strive for transparency and candor.

Our community is global

We welcome you into a select and tight-knit community of founders and operators through which you can access a world-class network and operational expertise.

We care about tomorrow

We believe in the future and recognize the power we hold in shaping it. Seeking like-minded founders, we help you strive toward making a positive impact on the world.

We back globally ambitious
& impact-aware founders

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January 12, 2022

Cobalt calls for making PtaaS the core of proactive cybersecurity programs

Without proactively instituting preventative security controls, organizations are rolling the dice and leaving their luck up to cybercriminals. How pentesting (and addressing pentest findings in a timely manner) can be what prevents your organization from becoming the next security headline.
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January 12, 2022

Cobalt calls for making PtaaS the core of proactive cybersecurity programs

Without proactively instituting preventative security controls, organizations are rolling the dice and leaving their luck up to cybercriminals. How pentesting (and addressing pentest findings in a timely manner) can be what prevents your organization from becoming the next security headline.
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December 17, 2021

Fuzey raises $ 4.5 million in seed round

Fuzey, a “digital one-stop shop” for small businesses and independent contractors, raised $4.5 million in seed funding. Fuzey will use the new funding for product development and geographical expansion. They are already operating in select markets in Europe, the U.S. and Canada.
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December 17, 2021

Fuzey raises $ 4.5 million in seed round

Fuzey, a “digital one-stop shop” for small businesses and independent contractors, raised $4.5 million in seed funding. Fuzey will use the new funding for product development and geographical expansion. They are already operating in select markets in Europe, the U.S. and Canada.
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November 25, 2021

AeroGuest reaches big milestone of handling EUR 10M in payments

Our portfolio company AeroGuest reached a major milestone: they have handled over EUR 10M in payments between their guests and hotels. AeroGuest is accelerating with a current monthly transaction volume of EUR 1.5M.
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November 25, 2021

AeroGuest reaches big milestone of handling EUR 10M in payments

Our portfolio company AeroGuest reached a major milestone: they have handled over EUR 10M in payments between their guests and hotels. AeroGuest is accelerating with a current monthly transaction volume of EUR 1.5M.
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October 7, 2021

Bob W. comes to London

Bob W comes to city of London with its Watling Street property. This will be the company’s first to open its doors in London in 2022. The short-stay apartments are just down the street from St Paul’s Cathedral.
Portfolio News
October 7, 2021

Bob W. comes to London

Bob W comes to city of London with its Watling Street property. This will be the company’s first to open its doors in London in 2022. The short-stay apartments are just down the street from St Paul’s Cathedral.
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October 7, 2021

AeroGuest expands to the US

Bringing next level mobile hospitality to the US is the exciting next frontier for our portfolio company AeroGuest. Seeing how American travelers are very open to new technology, AeroGuest has experienced quite a lot of interest for their GuestTech ecosystem. Services such as mobile web check-in, choose your own room, mobile payment, digital key and easy re-booking are cool benefits that American travelers are looking for.
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October 7, 2021

AeroGuest expands to the US

Bringing next level mobile hospitality to the US is the exciting next frontier for our portfolio company AeroGuest. Seeing how American travelers are very open to new technology, AeroGuest has experienced quite a lot of interest for their GuestTech ecosystem. Services such as mobile web check-in, choose your own room, mobile payment, digital key and easy re-booking are cool benefits that American travelers are looking for.
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October 6, 2021

Normative receives €10 million in funding to fight climate change

The CEO Co-founder of Normative, Kristian Rönn, announces that Normative has received investments of €10 million to guide even more businesses along the path to net zero. Normative aims to set the norm so that all businesses can take responsibility for their carbon emissions.
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October 6, 2021

Normative receives €10 million in funding to fight climate change

The CEO Co-founder of Normative, Kristian Rönn, announces that Normative has received investments of €10 million to guide even more businesses along the path to net zero. Normative aims to set the norm so that all businesses can take responsibility for their carbon emissions.
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September 9, 2021

Corti.ai Raises $27 Million in Series A Funding to Transform Patient Consultations With AI

The funding will help expand Corti's patient base from 15 to 100 million consultations a year. Corti plans to use the money to fuel their expansion into primary care in the US.
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September 9, 2021

Corti.ai Raises $27 Million in Series A Funding to Transform Patient Consultations With AI

The funding will help expand Corti's patient base from 15 to 100 million consultations a year. Corti plans to use the money to fuel their expansion into primary care in the US.
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August 18, 2021

Uizard raises $15 Million Series A financing

This round of financing is expected to help Uizard advance their mission to democratize design to empower non-designers everywhere and enable Uizard to make key hires to scale their AI-powered platform.
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August 18, 2021

Uizard raises $15 Million Series A financing

This round of financing is expected to help Uizard advance their mission to democratize design to empower non-designers everywhere and enable Uizard to make key hires to scale their AI-powered platform.

What we bring to the table

When we invest, we welcome you to our family. A crucial part of that is our Collective, consisting of 70+ of some of the most accomplished Nordic and Baltic founders and operators.

Making up a tight-knit global community, the Collective and our portfolio companies fuels our Platform to provide you with everything you need on your journey to building a wildly successful company.
Johan Brand
Founder of Kahoot! and We Are Human
Josefin Landgård
Founder of KRY/Livi and Mantle

What we look for when investing

We evaluate companies using our 8 T Framework: Team, TAM, Timing, Traction, Tech, Transformational, Transparency, and Tomorrow.

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December 17, 2021

Why We Invested in Fuzey: the digital one-stop-shop for SMEs and independent contractors

We’re so proud to lead the €4m seed round in London-based Fuzey: the all-in-one messaging platform that centralizes small businesses’ communications, payments, marketing, and calendars. 
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December 17, 2021

Why We Invested in Fuzey: the digital one-stop-shop for SMEs and independent contractors

We’re so proud to lead the €4m seed round in London-based Fuzey: the all-in-one messaging platform that centralizes small businesses’ communications, payments, marketing, and calendars. 
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December 13, 2021

The Growth Journey of a CTO

Anne-Sofie Nielsen, VP of Software Development at the global HR & financial SaaS company, Workday, previous CTO of Peakon and nemlig.com, and an active member of the byFounders Collective, shares with us some of the challenges of growing with a CTO role, how to acquire some of the skills that will be needed along the way, and when to consider if you are still the best fit for the role - and vice versa.
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December 13, 2021

The Growth Journey of a CTO

Anne-Sofie Nielsen, VP of Software Development at the global HR & financial SaaS company, Workday, previous CTO of Peakon and nemlig.com, and an active member of the byFounders Collective, shares with us some of the challenges of growing with a CTO role, how to acquire some of the skills that will be needed along the way, and when to consider if you are still the best fit for the role - and vice versa.
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November 8, 2021

Steal, provoke & flatter: How to get media coverage through thought-leadership

Unless you have a celebrity founder, or a flair for spectacular press stunts, getting press coverage for your startup is notoriously hard. Very few have a revolutionary product to carry them through, and the reality is that 99% of startups aren’t inherently newsworthy.
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November 8, 2021

Steal, provoke & flatter: How to get media coverage through thought-leadership

Unless you have a celebrity founder, or a flair for spectacular press stunts, getting press coverage for your startup is notoriously hard. Very few have a revolutionary product to carry them through, and the reality is that 99% of startups aren’t inherently newsworthy.
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November 2, 2021

Our Investment in Monta: Powering the EV Ecosystem

We invested in Monta in March this year. Since then, Casper and Anders and the rest of the team have not looked back and we are firm believers in Monta being on track to be the dominant EV charging platform in Europe and beyond. Here’s why:
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November 2, 2021

Our Investment in Monta: Powering the EV Ecosystem

We invested in Monta in March this year. Since then, Casper and Anders and the rest of the team have not looked back and we are firm believers in Monta being on track to be the dominant EV charging platform in Europe and beyond. Here’s why:
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October 29, 2021

Why We Invested in PipeBio: no-code SaaS for bioinformatics and drug development

The human costs of the pandemic forced the scientific community to rethink how processes, such as drug development, can be done 10x faster than before. PipeBio is at the frontline of that development.
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October 29, 2021

Why We Invested in PipeBio: no-code SaaS for bioinformatics and drug development

The human costs of the pandemic forced the scientific community to rethink how processes, such as drug development, can be done 10x faster than before. PipeBio is at the frontline of that development.
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September 10, 2021

Why We Invested in Januar: Financial infrastructure for crypto companies

For too long crypto native companies have been lacking a stable and secure banking foundation to run their businesses from without the fear of being shut down by their, presumed, banking partner. Enter Januar.
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September 10, 2021

Why We Invested in Januar: Financial infrastructure for crypto companies

For too long crypto native companies have been lacking a stable and secure banking foundation to run their businesses from without the fear of being shut down by their, presumed, banking partner. Enter Januar.
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July 28, 2021

COVID-19 accelerated responsibility among investors & had an impact on mission-driven founders

Denmark is in a unique position to become one of the largest impact startup hubs in Europe. The responsibility of investors, beyond financial returns, is being taken more seriously following the corona crisis and criteria like ESG will soon become mandatory. Paired with a new generation of mission-driven founders, who are becoming more selective about what investors they will allow onto their cap table, we see the responsibility movement positively accelerating.
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July 28, 2021

COVID-19 accelerated responsibility among investors & had an impact on mission-driven founders

Denmark is in a unique position to become one of the largest impact startup hubs in Europe. The responsibility of investors, beyond financial returns, is being taken more seriously following the corona crisis and criteria like ESG will soon become mandatory. Paired with a new generation of mission-driven founders, who are becoming more selective about what investors they will allow onto their cap table, we see the responsibility movement positively accelerating.
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June 22, 2021

Why We Invested in GamerzClass

When first meeting Victor Folmann and listening to a very candid podcast episode he did on Iværksætterhistorier we learned that Victor’s entrepreneurial career started already in his teens. He quickly realized that he had a knack for sales; whether it was vegetables or cell phones didn’t matter; you had something to sell; he was your guy.
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June 22, 2021

Why We Invested in GamerzClass

When first meeting Victor Folmann and listening to a very candid podcast episode he did on Iværksætterhistorier we learned that Victor’s entrepreneurial career started already in his teens. He quickly realized that he had a knack for sales; whether it was vegetables or cell phones didn’t matter; you had something to sell; he was your guy.