Verdane strengthens investment and operational expert teams

Verdane, the Northern European specialist growth investor, has welcomed three new members to its investment team; six new members to Elevate, its in-house operational expert team; and one new member to its Finance & Administration team. Verdane invests thematically in digital consumer, software and sustainable society-related businesses, with 61 employees based out of the Nordics and Germany. Verdane’s eight funds hold EUR2bn in total commitments.

Verdane’s new team members bring a wealth of experience from industry-leading businesses, including Danske Bank, Fluido, HIVE Streaming, OMD, Outnorth, Medallia, Nordea, Quinyx, SoftBank, The Humble Co. and Visma.


Investment team members

Fanny Stenmarck (Associate, Oslo)
Gustav Friberg (Analyst, Berlin)
Sebastian Stierncreutz (Analyst, Helsinki)

Elevate team members

Pauline Westerberg (CRM Expert, Stockholm)
Henrik Berg (CTO, Stockholm)
Giles Whiting (U.S. Operating Advisor, New York)
Maria Anette Wittingsrud (Data Analyst, Oslo)
Niclas Staberg (Customer Success Expert)
Pål Bruu (e-Commerce Operating Advisor, Stockholm)

Finance & Administration

Joakim Jeanson (Junior Financial Controller, Stockholm)

About Verdane

Verdane is a specialist growth equity investment firm that partners with ambitious Northern European tech-enabled businesses to help them reach the next stage of international growth. Verdane pioneered portfolio acquisitions in Northern Europe in 2003, and announced a complementary fund strategy entirely dedicated to direct investments in 2018. Verdane’s eight funds hold €2bn in total commitments and have made over 120 thematic investments into category leaders in digital consumer, energy & resource efficiency and software businesses. Verdane’s team of 55, based in Berlin, Copenhagen, Helsinki, London, Oslo and Stockholm, is dedicated to being the best growth partner in Northern Europe.

Press contact

Jonathan Bui
Communications Manager, Verdane
+46 76 27 28 100