I’ve worked with several venture funds and accelerator programs over the years managing 100+ investments. Through that work, I have personally deployed over $11,000,000+ USD in funding to startups.

Current Funds

These are funds that I’m presently actively involved in and have a carry stake in their performance.

Spring Capital (Estonia)
Fund I ($3.2M)

Spring Capital is an Estonian based seed stage venture fund investing in both the Baltics and Scandanvia. I’m part of the Investment Committee and help evaluate deal flow in addition to mentoring the portfolio. Want to pitch the fund? Fill out this form and also be sure to let me know.

Notable Fund Investments: Bolt (formerly Taxify), Monese

The Nordic Web Ventures
Fund II ($1.5M)

The Nordic Web Ventures invests in ambitious pre-seed Nordic startups. I’m a small LP investor in the second fund from Neil Murray.

Notable Fund Investments: PortalOne, Technebies

Katapult Accelerator
Multiple Funds ($22M)

Katapult is a leading impact-tech accelerator located in Oslo, Norway. Today I serve as a Growth Mentor.

Notable Fund Investments: Chooose, Sky Garden, Diwala, Walkolution, FlowVR

Previous Funds

I’ve worked previously the following venture funds and as a result, have a carry stake in their performance.

500 Startups

500 Startups is largest early stage venture fund based in Silicon Valley. Through this fund I ran the Silicon Valley based accelerator program.

Notable Fund Investments: FilmGrail, Ad Espresso, Shippo, UBiome, Pop Up Archive, App Zen,, Gitlab, FabFitFun, Eaze, MeUndies, Growbots, Stripe

500 Startups
FUND IV ($100M)

500 Startups is largest early stage venture fund based in Silicon Valley. Through this fund I invested primarily in Nordic based startups.

Notable Fund Investments: Grove Collective, The Pill Club, Many Chat, IRIS AI, Imerso

X2 Labs
SPV ($500K)

A startup factory based in Stavanger, Norway that operated in 2017 through several accelerator programs.

Notable Fund Investments: Bluelice, Fishency

Fund I ($10M)

One of the original startup studios based in Los Angeles. I was an early employee and founded a company here (Wittlebee).

Notable Fund Investments: Dollar Shave Club, Bird, Medium, Urban Remedy, Wealthfront

Personal Investments

I sometimes make small personal investments although I primarily invest through the venture funds I’m associated with. Here’s a few:


Iterate is a venture builder based in Oslo, Norway.


Sharebox simplifies your handover by offering a service completely managed by your phone.


LeapIN is a solution to start and remotely run your location independent company online, in Estonia


Occasionally I do in fact pick a winner! While the funds I’ve worked with have had many exits, these are the companies I was directly involved with and/or responsible for their investment. This list includes investments that resulted in a positive return so it does not include soft landings or acqui-hires.

Pop Up Archive
Acquired by Apple

Acquired by Marketo

Acquired by GoPro
Acquired by Stellar

Pitch Sean

I get a lot of startup pitches, mostly bad ones. I currently only do personal investments with companies I know, wait for it, personally. However, if you think you’re a match for a fund or accelerator I work feel free to send something over.

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