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Schibsted Growth

Our ventures team invests in ambitious digital companies, helping founders build great products, maximize growth and scale internationally.

We invest in great digital companies

We help smart founders and winning teams establish their products, scale their businesses internationally and maximize growth to become market leaders. We’re always on the lookout for disruptive, scalable and innovative business models that create unique value. Over the years we’ve made investments in companies like Blocket, Prisjakt, Hitta,, Let’s Deal, Lendo and many more. We’ve also successfully scaled concepts internationally.

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Meet our entrepreneurs

KickBack - Mats Staugaard, CEO and founderBynk - Dennis AhlsénHypoteket - Carl-Johan Nordquist and Dag Wardaeus
Mats Staugaard-CEO and founder of Kickback

“Schibsted Growth has helped us grow from a small startup to an international scale-up. ”

KickBack - Mats Staugaard, CEO and founder

KickBack is an e-commerce performance marketing platform helping businesses reach new customers and consumers saving money on their everyday purchases. KickBack has launched in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Poland and last year more than 1.5 billion NOK in e-commerce revenue went through the KickBack-platform.

Dennis Ahlsén-one of the entrepreneurs behind Bynk

“Although we are currently growing fast on our own, a great advantage onwards are the synergy effect we can create through Schibsted’s other companies. ”

Bynk - Dennis Ahlsén

The experienced entrepreneurs Dennis Ahlsén, Mathias Johansson and Jonas Hultin had a vision to create a new alternative to traditional banks. In may 2017, Bynk was launched with a profound new take on banking operations. Bynk’s offer is a 100% mobile bank, offering an attractive loan service to consumers.

Founders of Hypoteket-Carl Johan Nordquist and Dag Wardaeus

“Thru Schibsted we can continue to find new potential business fields. We still control the company but have chosen Schibsted as our investors to get access to their great input and network.”

Hypoteket - Carl-Johan Nordquist and Dag Wardaeus

Hypoteket was founded by Carl Johan Nordquist and Dag Wardaeus and is currently operating on the Swedish market. Hypoteket business idea is to disrupt the mortgage market by offering competitive morgages, financed by institutional investors, such as pension funds and insurance companies. The comapny uses Schibsteds channels to promote their products with successful results and is now growing rapidly.


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from Mexico City to Paris and from São Paulo to Oslo, we operate across 22 countries.

Contact Schibsted Growth

For general enquiries:


Are you an entrepreneur with great potential?

Dan Ouchterlony Investment & Business Area Manager Phone: +46 702585981
Kajsa Gatenbeck Investment Manager Phone: +46722131816
Pontus Ogebjer Investment Manager Phone: +46 705252147
Richard Sandenskog Head of Investments Phone: +46 761341434
Christian Horn Hanssen Investment Manager, Schibsted Growth Norway Phone: +47 95023457

HR and Talent

Would you like to join the team?

Josefina Levin Senior HR Manager Phone: +46 704166113
Agnes Banck HR Business Partner Phone: +46 737038930

Communication and marketing

Want to partner up with us in a joint activity?

Gustav Borg Head of Collaboration Fund Phone: +46 703334832
Dora Streiffert Tolstoy Communications Manager Phone: +46 739 24 23 30

Other functions at the Growth team

Aleksandra Stiller Compliance Officer Phone: +46 701619996
Caj Westlund Digital Marketing Expert Phone: +46 735 070241
Erika Sahlqvist Digital Marketing Specialist Phone: +46 72855 22 31
Göran Olsson Business Controller Phone: +46 766355055
Helena Siegbahn Digital Marketing Specialist Phone: +46 70 162 27 48
Karl Hahtovirta Finance & Strategy Director Phone: +46 70 685 30 86
Larry Pallas Digital Marketing Advisor Phone: +46 701619988
Martin Frey Acting CEO, Schibsted Growth & Managing Director, Stockholm Phone: +46 707757163
Mathias Lunneryd Business Analyst Phone: +46 728552150
Rune Røsten Country Manager Norway Phone: +47 91600409
Therése Rönnbäck Business Controller Phone: +46 728552259

Schibsted's Locations around the world