NORRSKEN IS AN IMPACT ECOSYSTEM WHERE ENTREPRENEURS CAN FIND EVERYTHING THEY NEED TO MAKE SAVING THE WORLD THEIR BUSINESS

Norrsken is a non-profit, non-partisan and non-religious foundation. It was founded by Niklas Adalberth, co-founder of payment services unicorn Klarna. Our work stems from a belief in entrepreneurship and new technology as forces that can positively impact the world.

We run award-winning Norrsken House hubs in Stockholm, Sweden, Kigali, Rwanda and Barcelona, Spain.Norrsken’s five funds have raised >750mUSD to back exceptional entrepreneurs who combine profit with positive global impact: Norrsken VC, Norrsken22, Norrsken Accelerator, Norrsken Launcher and Norrsken Africa Seed Fund.

Because if they win, we all win.

NORRSKEN FOUNDATION

Irene Ndizeye
Operations Lead, Kigali
Emma Stibi
Members Associate, Stockholm
Aieli Vaziri
Front Desk Associate, Stockholm
Kajsa Alenmyr
Head of Global Strategic Initiatives
Eva Umwari
Finance Manager, Kigali
Rita Tifang
Front Desk Associate, Stockholm
Che Rupari
Community Manager, Kigali
Akanksha Sadhu
Front Desk Associate, Stockholm
Funda Sezgi
Co-CEO
Cornelia Bazley
Content Designer
Thomas van Putten
Head of Partnerships and Business Development
Manuela Mejía
House Associate, Barcelona
Rocío Alcocer
COO, Barcelona
Amanda Kai
Communications Manager, Barcelona
Vera Markovic
Strategic Initiatives and BI Associate
Júlia Devin
Growth & Partnerships Manager, Barcelona
Niklas Adalberth
Founder & chairman
Histeven Peruggi
House Manager, Barcelona
Arnold Kwizera
Ecosystem Manager, Kigali
Viviane Widman
Head of People and Culture
Daniel Goldberg
CCO
Pelle Tamleht
Marketing & Partnership Manager
Paulina Drewniak
Financial Lead, Barcelona
Elie Habimana
Managing Director, Kigali
Emma Sahlin
Expansion & Strategic Initiatives Associate
Nina Wenström
Art Director
Viktoria Hensler
Ecosystem Manager, Stockholm
Sofia Lindelöw
Nordic Managing Director
Sandra Katarama
Partnerships & Projects Lead, Kigali
Sandra Ekdahl
Talent Lead
Michelle Umurungi
Deputy Managing Director, Kigali
Sara Kappelmark
Co-CEO
Cristian Samuelsson
Head of Tech
Anna Söderstedt
House Operations Manager, Stockholm
Anton Andersin
Business controller
Isimbi Fatina
Events Lead, Kigali
Erik Granholm
Digital Marketing Manager
Alessandra Bolla
Community Lead, Barcelona
Marc Jordana
CEO, Norrsken Barcelona
Joan Jofra
Impact Week Project Lead

NORRSKEN VC

Cecilia Ma
Investment Manager
Tove Larsson
General partner
Luke Richardson
CMO
Fabian Erici
Investment manager
David Frykman
General partner
Alexander Danielsson
Investment director
Agate Freimane
General partner

NORRSKEN ACCELERATOR

August Källström
Investment Intern
Love Redin
Investment Intern
Bruno Nettarp
Investment Intern
Johan Attby
General Partner
Ebba Forsberg
Operations Analyst
Alex Bakir
General Partner
Magali Roy Bentley
Investment & operations associate
Inez Atmer
Business Development Manager

NORRSKEN 22

Stine Foss
CFO
Olamide Balogun
Finance & Operations
Ofure Isenmila
ESG, Impact and Compliance Manager
Nivesh Pather
Investment Manager
Ngetha Waithaka
General partner
Natalie Kolbe
General partner
Maina Murage
Investment manager
Lexi Novitske
General partner
Laurie Clark
Chief of Staff
Hans Otterling
Founding partner
Bernad Ghartey
Investment manager
Amanda Plowes
Executive assistant

NORRSKEN LAUNCHER

Fredrik Jung Abbou
Co-Founder
Anna Fredrixon
Co-Founder and Partner
Ash Pournouri
Partner
Jakob Flack
Investment Analyst
Johanna Blendow
COO
Erik Engellau-Nilsson
Co-founder

NORRSKEN MIND

Marcus Strath
Head of Communications
Emma Christersson
Managing Director & Interim Chair

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Srishti Gupta Narasimhan
Niklas Adalberth
Founder & chairman
Mike Kubzansky
Mark Boutros
Helene Adalberth
Carl Manneh

FAQ

IT’S A LOT TO TAKE IN, WE KNOW. LET’S TRY TO CLEAR UP ANY MIXED MESSAGES.

We are a non-religious, non-partisan, non-profit foundation with a strong belief in effective altruism. Our mission is to help entrepreneurs solve the world's greatest problems. We do that by connecting founders with capital, knowledge, world-class working facilities and a global network of exceptional people and organizations. Although we are based in Stockholm, Sweden, we see ourselves as world citizens.

Emma Stibi

Rita Tifang

Akanksha Sadhu

Aieli Vaziri

Pelle Tamleht

Cecilia Ma

August Källström

Love Redin

Bruno Nettarp

Fredrik Jung Abbou

Anna Fredrixon

Ash Pournouri

Joan Jofra

Erik Granholm

Alessandra Bolla

Jakob Flack

Marcus Strath

Emma Christersson

Viktoria Hensler

Thomas van Putten

Sofia Lindelöw

Rocío Alcocer

Sandra Ekdahl

Paulina Drewniak

Nina Wenström

Manuela Mejía

Johan Attby

Júlia Devin

Kajsa Alenmyr

Histeven Peruggi

Cristian Samuelsson

Ebba Forsberg

Cornelia Bazley

Anna Söderstedt

Alex Bakir

Viviane Widman

Vera Markovic

Tove Larsson

Stine Foss

Srishti Gupta Narasimhan

Sara Kappelmark

Sandra Katarama

Olamide Balogun

Ofure Isenmila

Nivesh Pather

Niklas Adalberth

Ngetha Waithaka

Natalie Kolbe

Maina Murage

Mike Kubzansky

Michelle Umurungi

Mark Boutros

Marc Jordana

Magali Roy Bentley

Luke Richardson

Lexi Novitske

Laurie Clark

Johanna Blendow

Isimbi Fatina

Irene Ndizeye

Inez Atmer

Irembo

Helene Adalberth

Hans Otterling

Funda Sezgi

Fredrik Andersson

Fabian Erici

Eva Umwari

Erik Engellau-Nilsson

Elie Habimana

Emma Sahlin

David Frykman

Daniel Goldberg

Che Rupari

Anton Andersin

Carl Manneh

Bernad Ghartey

Arnold Kwizera

Amanda Plowes

Amanda Kai

Alexander Danielsson

Agate Freimane

Norrsken is privately funded by its founder.

Norrsken (802479-5448) is a Swedish foundation registered at Länsstyrelsen Stockholm and is fully taxable in Sweden just like any other corporation.The daily operations are run through a regular limited corporation (Stockholmsnorrskenet AB, 559032-5741) that is fully owned by Norrsken Foundation.

We are currently not open for donations, but we are always interested in getting in contact with companies who can support us pro-bono with their expertise. Please reach out to us at info@norrskenfoundation.org

We're constantly scanning the global impact tech scene for teams/companies with promising solutions to the world's most crucial social and civic issues. Read more about our funds, and how to get in touch, by clicking investments in the menu bar above.

Do you want to be part of our team? We are always interested in getting in touch with good people who have big ideas and even bigger hearts. You'll find open positions at Norrsken listed on our job board.

We believe that a diverse team produce better results so we try to staff and pay equally. We also think transparency is good and try to lead by example. We’re not perfect and we expect this section to grow and develop.

You can email us directly at info@norrskenfoundation.org.

Ok, that's not really a question. But we really would like to give our thanks to Projektbyrån, Nymans Elektriska, Gärahovs Bygg, Lintex, SA möbler, Meetech, A/O Interior Design, Evert Lindelöf Inredningsservice, Zound Industries, Reforma, Gunnebo, Lumen Arkitekter, Spektra Neon, NAI Swefa, Stureplansgruppen, Hässelby Blommor and Designers Guild for all sponsoring us with their invaluable knowledge, and for supporting us in building one of the important pillars that defines what Norrsken Foundation is all about.