byFounders Collective

May 20, 2024

Embracing Mudita: How Collective Success Shapes the byFounders Culture

In this article, Eric speaks of the importance of Mudita (finding joy in the success of others) as a life philosophy and core value of byFounders, encouraging people to ask: how can I help?
February 15, 2024

How to Nail Product-market Fit by Fine-tuning your Strategy with Customer Needs

Collective member and former CPO of Calm, Mads Johnsen, and former product leader turned investor, Magnus Hambleton, share their experiences and advice on how to nail your product-market.
January 30, 2024

Packaging 101 for Pre-seed & Seed Stage Companies

Palle Broe shares a detailed step-by-step guide on how to create your first pricing strategy. This is Part 2 of a two-part series.
December 19, 2023

Pricing 101 for Pre-seed & Seed Stage Companies

Palle Broe, a valued member of the byFounders Collective, shares a detailed step-by-step guide on how to create your first pricing strategy.
March 14, 2023

byFounders Basecamp: Setting Founders Up for Success

In March 2023, we premiered our new concept exclusively available for our portfolio founders: The Basecamp. A comprehensive two-day course to learn from the best and reflect on their journey together. Read on for the full transcript.
January 19, 2023

Community Power: Frida Siwe Steps in as Advisor for Francis

Frida Siwe is currently the CFO of ABC Labs. Her solid financial background and experience from investments, finance, data and management, means she's mainly focused on growing and expanding companies, making her a great asset to our portfolio founders. Frida joined us already for the onboarding day of Francis and she's been a great support to them ever since.
November 15, 2022

Community Power: Robin Daniels Finds a "Match Made in Heaven" in Uizard

Robin Daniels is a constant ray of energy in our community! An experienced CMO from WeWork, Salesforce, Matterport, and others, he has supported several of our portfolio companies on their growth journey. In this clip, Robin and Tony, from Uizard, speak shortly about their long-lasting partnership.
October 12, 2022

Community Power: Kasper Hulthin Steps in to Support Normative

Normative's fast growth came, as it usually does, with some challenges that Kasper Hulthin, co-founder of Peakon, had seen on his journey as well. Kasper took a very hand-on approach to supporting Kristian Rönn and his team. Here, they shortly speak about the importance of the business and the problem they're trying to solve for.
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, 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.
January 25, 2021

We’re Welcoming Marie Mostad and Christian Mikalsen to the Collective

Further bolstering our position in the Norwegian tech ecosystem, the byFounders Collective now encompasses a total of 65 of the most successful entrepreneurs and operators in the Nordics and Baltics, providing its portfolio companies operational expertise and a global network.
November 20, 2020

Our Secret Sauce

What makes us a community-powered VC fund? Our Collective members, portfolio founders, and core team, of course. Let us introduce you to them.
October 2, 2020

Josefin Landgård Joins our Collective

Perhaps best known for her time as co-founder, COO, and interim CEO of KRY (2014–2018), Josefin previously founded Glossybox and has served as COO at Videoplaza and Faction Skis.
November 6, 2019

Three New Norwegian Founders Join the byFounders Collective

We’re proud to welcome three new founders to the byFounders Collective: Christine Spiten, Lasse Andresen and Karl Munthe-Kaas.
February 20, 2019

Jani Penttinen Joins byFounders as Entrepreneur in Residence

We're proud to announce that serial entrepreneur and founder of Transfluent, Jani Penttinen, joins byFounders as our first Entrepreneur in Residence (EIR) to support the next generation of Nordic and Baltic founders.
February 19, 2019

Thinking Strategically About Startup Marketing

Robin Daniels (Matterport, Salesforce, Box, LinkedIn, WeWork) shares some key marketing lessons you should keep in mind as you grow your own company.