Meet Argentum - Our main partner!

We are very lucky to have Argentum as our main partner at Startup Extreme. Argentum is a leading private equity investor in Northern Europe managing investments on behalf of the Norwegian government and institutional investors.

Argentum aims, through its investments, to nurture an internationally competitive venture capital and private equity environment in Norway. 

Join us for Argentum session at Startup Extreme

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On the 12th of June Argentum will be hosting a session at Startup Extreme in Bergen. The topic is from startup to scaleup. What are the do's and don'ts when you are a startup ready to scale? Some of the top VCs share their insights. 

Ingibjörg Meyer-Myklestad is the Head of Corporate Affairs at Argentum, one of the leading private equity fund investors in Northern Europe. She will be one of the speakers during Argentum session at Startup Extreme. 

Ingibjörg has broad experience from investment management and communications with background as an analyst at DNB in Oslo and New York and consultant at Burson-Marsteller. She is also a former journalist. She holds an M.Sc. in Economics and Business from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).

 

 

 

 

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Haakon Øverli from Dawn Capital has extensive investing, operational and venture capital experience. 

He co-founded the London based venture company Dawn Capital in 2007, one of the top performing venture managers in Europe. Dawn investments include Mimecast [MIME: Nasdaq} and IZettle (acquired by PayPal in May 2018). Prior to Dawn, Haakon co-founded Self Trade, an online share dealing platform that was floated in April 2000 and then sold to DAB for €911 million.  Today Håkon serves on the boards of Conversocial, LeadDesk and looks after Minute Media and Neo Technologies for Dawn. Haakon Overli studied Mathematics at the University of Oslo and holds a B.A. (Hons) in Economics from University of Durham.

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Hadean Ventures was started recently by Ingrid Teigland Akay is a medical doctor and experienced investment professional with background in healthcare, consumer goods and technology.

During her investment career, Ingrid has invested into and supported start-up companies globally in different phases of development, from R&D to commercial stage. In 2016 she co-founded Hadean Ventures, a venture fund focusing on life sciences companies in the Nordics. Hadean Capital I held a first close in December 2017, and May 2018 they made their first investment in the pharmaceutical company AttgeNO. Ingrid holds a medical degree from Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, Germany, and an MBA with Finance Concentration from London Business School.

 

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Katja Bergman from MOOR Capital has longstanding experience building global internet and software businesses. She was part of building Nokia Networks’ commercial offering in the very early days, and has held senior business development positions at both Nokia and Ericsson.

As co-founder of Pipebeach, she took part in taking the tech start-up from the idea phase to becoming a profitable business and global leader in the interactive voice services field. Pipebeach was acquired by HP. Katja holds a M.Sc in Engineering and an MBA from the University of Technology, Helsinki.

 

 

 

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In 2016 Magne co-founded SNÖ Ventures, a venture capital firm focused on empowering the next generation of Nordic tech superstars.

Prior to SNÖ, Magne was the founder and CEO of the digital marketing agency Qualité, before it was sold to the global media group Dentsu Aegis Network. He then took on the role as CEO of iProspect, and grew the company from 5 to 50 people and took the position as market leader in Norway within digital marketing. Magne has also held leading digital marketing positions at FINN.no and Schibsted. He received the Honorary Award at the 2015 IAB Performance Award for his contribution to the Norwegian digital scene.

 

Maria Amelie