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30.06.2024
Friar Venture
Friar Venture off to a great start securing three investments in the first 6 months

Friar Venture, our regional venture fund in Telemark and Vestfold, has hit the ground running in its first six months. The fund is experiencing strong deal flow, showcasing the incredible innovation happening within the region. We're thrilled to announce that Friar Venture has already made three exciting investments so far

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15.06.2024
Skagerak Capital
Join Skagerak Capital's Exciting Events at Arendalsuka 2024

We are excited to host two engaging events on August 15th 2024 at Arendalsuka. We invite you to join us for inspiring discussions that will shed light on important topics in investment and local value creation

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04.03.2024
Friar Venture
New investment: Cemit is Transforming Railway Maintenance with AI, lowering the carbon footprint

New investment that reflects Skagerak Capital’s commitment to fostering innovation in sectors that have a significant environmental impact

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Agder Seed
Driving Environmental Impact: Opt-E's CO2 Reduction Solutions

With a focus on reducing CO2 emissions and enhancing sustainability, Opt-E has emerged as an innovative provider of energy-saving solutions across diverse sectors. Since its inception, Opt-E has empowered its customers to achieve remarkable results in energy conservation.

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14.03.2024
Skagerak Capital
Scaling Impact: Skagerak Capital presented impact contributions from investments at Slush’d Energy

At Slush’d Energy, a gathering of leading founders, leaders, investors, and companies who are committed to accelerating the transition to cleaner, more sustainable future, Skagerak Capital hosted an investor lounge. More than 50 % of Skagerak Capital's portfolio companies contribute to CO2 reduction efforts, yielding significant annual CO2 savings.

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20.02.2024
Skagerak Capital
Vixel Revolutionizes Construction Sector with VR Solution, Driving CO2 Emission Reductions

In the realm of construction and industrial innovation, Vixel stands out as an innovative provider of VR solutions, transforming the way projects are envisioned and executed. The impact of Vixel's solution extends far beyond mere efficiency gains, with customers realizing substantial cost savings and CO2 emission reductions.

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05.12.2023
Friar Venture
Friar Venture launched

Friar Venture is an investment fund to accelerate growth in tech companies in Telemark and Vestfold. The investment mandate is flexible in terms of company size, technology and industry. The establishment of the fund represents an important step in strengthening innovation and ventures in Telemark and Vestfold.

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31.10.2023
Skagerak Capital
Get to know our partner André Berg Edvardsen

André has been a cornerstone of Skagerak Capital for close to 20 years, specializing in venture capital investments within the B2B SaaS sector. André has led multiple investment rounds and successfully orchestrated numerous exits for portfolio companies.‍

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12.10.2023
Agder Seed
Setting new standards in cardiac care technology

AppSens has launched a wireless sensor that detects atrial fibrillation and other heart arrhythmias in real-time. Easy to use and powered by advanced algorithms and AI, it offers up to two weeks of continuous monitoring. With growing global adoption, AppSens is setting new standards in cardiac care technology.

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28.09.2023
Skagerak Capital
1X: Unleashing Innovation in Robotics

1X (formerly Halodi Robotics) stands out in our portfolio. We believe in their mission to reshape robotics and AI. Their unique ability to generate data, anticipate future needs, and prioritize safety makes them a transformative force. As they venture into security and explore various sectors, 1X's vision isn't about replacing humans but enhancing our lives.

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14.09.23
Skagerak Capital
Tunable's digital nose will transform marine emissions monitoring and reduce food waste

Tunable has introduced a "digital nose" to monitor marine emissions. This tool utilizes optical techniques to identify and quantify gases, showing potential in areas from dairy product freshness checks to meeting the EU's marine emission standards. With its ability to examine molecules in fumes, Tunable offers insights for both environmental understanding and practical applications like food waste reduction.

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05.09.2023
Skagerak Capital
Labrador utilizes the power of AI for journalism.

Labrador CMS integrates AI to aid journalists in crafting compelling headlines and streamlining content creation. With tools for text refinement and data privacy assurances, Labrador balances tech advancements with journalistic integrity.

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16.08.2023
Skagerak Capital
Introducing Karoline Hegreberg Yuzer

Introducing Karoline Hegreberg Yuzer; Strengthening our Financial Expertise at Skagerak Capital! 👋We're thrilled to introduce Karoline, our latest team member who joins us as a Finance and Compliance Analyst. With her proficiency in financial management and compliance, Karoline is poised to contribute significantly to our mission.

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27.07.2023
Skagerak Capital
Agder Seed
First Seed
Feature in Finansavisen

We got featured in Finansavisen, sharing the success of our regional funds and Venture Fund! 🚀 With 1,200 MNOK in assets under management, mainly invested in B2B software and AI, we are committed to supporting great entrepreneurs and company builders of the future.

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25.08.2023
Skagerak Capital
Pioneering functional, responsible AI in the workplace with Decisions

Since 2006, our AI investments have grown significantly. Decisions is a standout. Their AI-powered meeting management, integrated with Microsoft tools, has streamlined our work. Using Decisions since 2018, we've witnessed meetings become more efficient thanks to their AI assistant, transcription, and agenda generation.

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26.05.2022
Skagerak Capital
Enhancing Efficiency with Semine's AI-Powered Invoice Automation

Discover how Semine's AI-driven approach revolutionizes invoice automation with precise, transparent, and time-saving systems. Achieving an impressive 97% automation rate, Semine's AI models seamlessly integrate with ERP systems for rapid invoice processing. Their commitment to transparency and explainable AI builds trust, empowering businesses with enhanced efficiency and valuable insights.

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09.05.2023
Skagerak Capital
Improving fish farming with AI and machine learning

OptoScale uses AI and machine learning to monitor fish weight, welfare, and lice status in real-time, providing fish farmers with accurate data. The system has replaced traditional, labor-intensive methods, improving the efficiency and profitability of fish farming while ensuring fish welfare.

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25.04.2023
Skagerak Capital
AI-Powered SaaS Solutions: A Game-Changer

At Skagerak Capital we have been investing in AI-enabled SaaS solutions for years, recognizing the technology's potential to revolutionize industries and enhance customer experiences. Around half of the growing tech companies in our portfolio leverage AI to provide more efficient, automated, precise, and personalized solutions.

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24.03.2023
Skagerak Capital
We're thrilled to be a part of 1X Technologies' latest funding round alongside other great investors such as OpenAI, Tiger Global, Sandwater, and Alliance Ventures.

The Norwegian robotics startup, 1X Technologies, has raised $50 million in a Series A funding round led by Tiger Global. Other notable investors in the round include OpenAI, Sandwater, and Skagerak Capital. The company is developing advanced humanoid robots for industrial and commercial use cases, and plans to use the funds to expand its team and accelerate the development of its technology.

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19.01.2023
Skagerak Capital
As a proud investor, we are thrilled to join esteemed investors in supporting Tunable's ambitious growth plans

Our participation in the latest fundraising round has resulted in an additional 16 million Norwegian kroner being raised, further solidifying our belief in the company's potential for success.

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12.01.2023
Skagerak Capital
CB Insights' 2023 Tech Trends: Digital Smell Technology Set to Revolutionize Industries.

Our portfolio company Tunable leads the way with compact sensors

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10.01.2023
Skagerak Capital
Reflecting on the past year

We made several significant accomplishments that we are proud to share

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03.01.2023
Skagerak Capital
Labrador CMS has hired Jan Thoresen as its new CEO

The market leader in Norway is looking to take on new international markets and has appointed a new head to lead the company in this expansion.

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01.01.23
Skagerak Capital
Erik Edvard Tønnesen is stepping down as Managing Partner

While we will greatly miss Erik's leadership in this position, we are fortunate that he will continue to be actively involved in the company and our regional funds

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30.09.2022
Skagerak Capital
Our latest investment, Publish Lab.

The all-in-one Content Management System (CMS) for creating and publishing great-looking digital publications and magazines

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03.09.2022
Skagerak Capital
Kudos to sensiBel!

For being recognized as Innovator of the year in the startup category by Dagens Næringsliv.

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19.09.2022
Agder Seed
Welcome to the family, Diller!

Check out our new portfolio company

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16.09.2022
Skagerak Capital
Way to go, Tunable!

The company raised 64MNOK

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15.08.2022
Skagerak Capital
Vilmer at Arendalsuka

VilMer contributing to an important debate

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30.06.2022
Skagerak Capital
Our latest investment

Read about our investment in Ignite Procurement

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03.05.2022
Skagerak Capital
Tunable and sensiBel are creating high-tech jobs

Our portfolio companies are featured in Dagens Næringsliv

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06.04.2022
Skagerak Capital
Fonn raises 55 MNOK

Exiting times ahead

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15.04.2022
Skagerak Capital
Say hello to our new portfolio company

Excited to be a part of the journey!

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26.03.2022
First Seed
VilMer raises 18 MNOK

Our portfolio company VilMer is featured in Dagens Næringsliv.

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10.02.2022
Agder Seed
Agder Seed

We are excited to announce we have raised a new fund that will contribute to growth and increased innovation pace in Agder!

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03.08.2021
Skagerak Capital
Summer party

As the Covid restrictions eased we were able to throw our annual summer party with our portfolio companies and investors. We had a fantastic day in Mandal with sports activities, great food and amazing people.

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23.09.2021
Skagerak Capital
Sanner på Sjøhuset med skattenyhet

Jan Tore Sanner delte at beskatningen av aksjeopsjonene vil bli endret slik at selskaper i tidlig fase kan bruke aksjeopsjoner og ivesteringsprogrammer som en del av kompensasjonen for tidlig ansatte.

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01.06.2021
First Seed
Lokket techinvestorer med oldemor-VR

– Om ikke kommunene så behovet før, ser de et skrikende behov nå, sier salgssjef Marthe Dyrud i VilMer. Nå har oppstartsselskapet fått med seg techtungvektere på eiersiden.

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