|Phone||+47 23 11 70 00|
|Description||Venture Capital Firm|
Kistefos Venture Capital AS is a venture capital investment arm of The Kistefos Group specializing in early, mid, and later stage investments. It prefers to invest in technology mainly software, telecom, green energy, and financial services sectors. In the technology sector, the firm targets investments in enabling technologies and Internet based meta services and exchanges. Its telecom sector investments include enabling technology for wireless, IP, content, and telecom related services. It also invests in shipping, and real estate. The firm typically invests in offshore, Scandinavia , and Nordic region. It seeks to be a lead investor but does not require majority control. The firm prefers to take board membership in its portfolio companies. It seeks to exit its investments within three to five years through a public offering or sale to a trade buyer. Kistefos Venture Capital was founded in 1997 and is based in Oslo, Norway.