05 Mar Grundr – Empowering the Norwegian startup community
Founder & CEO: Raja Skogland
Grundr is a consulting and investment company, founded in 2015 with the vision of empowering entrepreneurs and contributing to fostering the Norwegian startup community.
Grundr’s first initiative in 2015 was DrinkEntrepreneurs.no, a series of networking events for entrepreneurs. The events were a great success and gathered over 100 entrepreneurs each month. In 2016, Danske Bank approached Grundr to launch HUB.NO, Danske Bank’s platform for startups. Grundr has managed the online platform till August 2018, after growing it to over 1200 Norwegian startups.
After helping 1000s of entrepreneurs via different initiatives, Grundr is now creating a digital platform, Grundr Academy, in collaboration with different players in the startup ecosystem. Grundr Academy is giving entrepreneurs access to courses, tools, knowledge and network of experts they need to become profitable, attract funding and grow beyond borders.
Grundr has also invested in several US based and Norwegian startups.