norrsken

Where doing good meets modern technology

We want to create a world that is optimised for both people and planet. We believe that entrepreneurs building rapidly scalable businesses are the best bet to solve some of problems facing our world. That’s why we’re using our experience from founding and leading startups to support the best impact entrepreneurs across the world.

 

Norrsken is an ecosystem consisting of Norrsken House, a coworking space for over 350 impact entrepreneurs in Stockholm, and our seed fund Norrsken Founders Fund which invests in companies with the potential to radically improve the world.

NORRSKEN INITIATIVES

The Norrsken initiatives combine high risk with high impact. We believe this is an unexplored territory in a world where non-profits avoid financial risks and venture capitalists focus only on financial return.

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KLARITY

Klarity engages citizens in exposing everyday corruption. 1 out of 4 people around the world have to pay bribes to access public services, Klarity aims to give them a voice.

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29k

Increasing our speed can never compensate for heading in the wrong direction. We believe a better society comes from wiser decisions and actions. Therefore 29k aims to democratize personal growth by combining the best empirical experience, research and tech.

NORRSKEN INVESTMENTS

We support the most driven entrepreneurs out there solving some of the world’s biggest problems. With funding, expertise and networks, we help them and their big ideas reach full potential and maximum impact.

COMPANY 001

DOCTRIN

Doctrin is on a mission to significantly improve the quality and efficiency of healthcare through their e-health solutions. Doctrin’s belief is that patients are an under-utilised resource that wants to be more involved in their own healthcare process. Therefore, they have developed digital solutions for doctors' consultations to increase patient involvement and facilitate doctor-patient communication.

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KARMA

One third of all food produced is never consumed. Karma reduces food waste by helping restaurants and grocery stores sell their surplus food instead of throwing it away. The consumers can save food directly in the Karma app at a discounted price and get high quality food for less.

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WELCOME

A digital meeting place where friendships and real-life value are created, right in your smartphone. Welcome tackles integration issues by connecting locals and the newly arrived.

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WORLDFAVOR

Worldfavor makes it easy to coordinate, assess and visualize your organization's sustainability. The leading platform to manage, report and share sustainability data digitally.

COMPANY 005

ENEO SOLUTIONS

Using roof-mounted solar panels to generate electricity, or on-site ground-source heat pumps to generate heating and cooling, Eneo offers its customers easy access to green energy.

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HYGGLO

What if you didn't have to own anything, yet everything was available to you? 

Hygglo is a service which allows its users to rent the things they need, and rent out the things they own. Putting good things to good use and reducing production.

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MATSMART

If food waste was a country, it would be the third largest producer of carbon dioxide in the world. 

Matsmart sells surplus and expiring food items that would otherwise go to waste, and ships it to your door.

COMPANY 008

Wefarm

As a farmer, a single bad yield can mean months of struggle, and it's often very hard to know what went wrong.

Wefarm is a free peer-to-peer service that enables farmers to share information via SMS, without the internet and without having to leave their farm. 

COMPANY 009

QuizRR

Workers in factories are often exposed to poor working conditions and unsafe environments, and many are not even made aware of their rights and responsibilities.
 
The training is essentially about human rights and the benefits of dialogue at the workplace – to help people improve their lives. Beyond audit.

WHAT WE'RE AFTER

Impact

We are looking for businesses focused on solving the world’s biggest problems, accelerating positive change.

 

Business model

We believe that the next generation business model is one where profit and impact go hand in hand. That being said, we don’t shy away from backing the bravest impact ideas in the non-profit space.

Technology

We invest in innovations that use technology as a tool in creating and scaling solutions.

 

Stage

We focus on early stage businesses with initial results showing a lot of potential.

EUROPE’S BIGGEST HUB
FOR IMPACT AND TECHNOLOGY

Norrsken House is a 2400+ sqm creative cluster for over 300 entrepreneurs solving some of the biggest issues of our time.