Northzone is a technology investment partnership. Since 1996, we have been chosen by exceptional entrepreneurs as a long-term partner for growth. So far, we have invested in over 100 companies, injecting some 200 years of collective operational and investment experience into businesses that truly make a difference.

TypeInvestor
HQLondon, GB
Founded1996
Websitenorthzone.com
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Northzone was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in London, GB

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Key People/Management at Northzone

Hans Otterling

Hans Otterling

Partner
Michiel Kotting

Michiel Kotting

General Partner
Par-Jorgen Parson

Par-Jorgen Parson

General Partner
Jeppe Zink

Jeppe Zink

General Partner
Bjørn Stray

Bjørn Stray

Partner
Jessica Schultz

Jessica Schultz

General Partner
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Northzone Office Locations

Northzone has offices in London, New York, Frogner and Stockholm
London, GB (HQ)
3RD FLOOR, 27 Kingly St, Carnaby
Frogner, NO
2 Bygdøy allé
Stockholm, SE
Kungsgatan 30, 10th floor
New York, NY, US
5 Union Square W 3rd floor
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Northzone News and Updates

SoftBank increases its stake in Kahoot, as Northzone sells 12 million of its shares for €90 million

Northzone has sold 12 million of its shares – or half of its ownership – in Kahoot, the Norwegian game-based learning platform, to SoftBank at a price of 79 Norwegian Krone apiece, netting the investment firm roughly €90 million at the current exchange rate. The deal gives SoftBank a total of 60 mil…

Infogrid raises $15.5M from Northzone to retrofit buildings with ‘smart’ IoT

Infogrid, an IoT startup which can retrofit an existing building to make it “smart”, has raised $15.5 million. The Series A funding round was led by Northzone, with participation from JLL Spark, Concrete VC, The Venture Collective, Jigsaw VC, an unnamed real estate investment group and an unnamed la…

Buzzy online events startup Hopin just raised $6.5 million from Accel and Northzone, after fighting off other major investors

London-based Hopin, an all-in-one online events platform, has raised $6.5 million in seed funding from Accel, Northzone, Seedcamp, and a number of angel investors.  The company, founded last year, drew frenzied interest from investors keen to be a part of the buzzy startup which offers to host any…

Spotify-Backer Northzone Raises $500 Million for New Investments

Spotify-Backer Northzone Raises $500 Million for New Investments

Northzone raises new $500M fund to back startups in Europe (and the East Coast, US)

Northzone, the European VC firm that’s probably best-known for being an early backer of Spotify, has raised a new $500 million fund, which it claims was oversubscribed and will reach its final close imminently. Dubbed “Northzone IX,” the new fund pretty much represents business as usual for Northzon…

Northzone leads $60 mln round for Pollen

Pollen, formerly known as Verve, has raised $60 million in funding. Northzone led the round with participation from other investors that included Sienna Capital, Draper Esprit, Backed and Kindred. In addition to the funding, Gareth Jefferies of Northzone and Timo Boldt, founder and CEO of Gousto, ha…
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Northzone Online and Social Media Presence

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Northzone Blogs

How a freight-forwarder (Forto) is valued $1.2bn in the middle of the biggest shipping crisis in history

The post How a freight-forwarder (Forto) is valued $1.2bn in the middle of the biggest shipping crisis in history appeared first on Northzone.

Freight tech startup Forto raises $240 million in Softbank-led round

The post Freight tech startup Forto raises $240 million in Softbank-led round appeared first on Northzone.

A Fika with… Sebastian Siemiatkowski, Co-founder and CEO of Klarna

The post A Fika with… Sebastian Siemiatkowski, Co-founder and CEO of Klarna appeared first on Northzone.

Day in the Life: NYC-based Associate at Northzone VC

The post Day in the Life: NYC-based Associate at Northzone VC appeared first on Northzone.

We’re hiring in New York and London!

The post We’re hiring in New York and London! appeared first on Northzone.

The most exciting “future of work” startups to watch, according to top VCs

The post The most exciting “future of work” startups to watch, according to top VCs appeared first on Northzone.
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Northzone Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Northzone founded?

    Northzone was founded in 1996.

  • Who are Northzone key executives?

    Northzone's key executives are Hans Otterling, Michiel Kotting and Par-Jorgen Parson.

  • What is Northzone revenue?

    Latest Northzone annual revenue is £1.2 m.

  • Where is Northzone headquarters?

    Northzone headquarters is located at 3RD FLOOR, 27 Kingly St, Carnaby, London.

  • Where are Northzone offices?

    Northzone has offices in London, New York, Frogner and Stockholm.

  • How many offices does Northzone have?

    Northzone has 4 offices.