Press & News


Schibsted invests in the Norwegian healthtech company Maja

Maja, a company offering a digital network of licensed doctors to women, has rapidly established itself as one of the largest digital clinics on the Norwegian market. Schibsted Ventures now joins the company and investment manager Kajsa Gatenbeck becomes a member of the board. Maja was launched in 2020 and

Schibsted invests in the cryptocurrency exchange platform Firi

With over 125,000 verified customers on the platform, Firi has the ambition to increase its growth rate and international expansion. Firi, the leading Scandinavian trading platform for cryptocurrency, has made a new investment round of NOK 60 million led by Schibsted Ventures. “Our ambition is to make it safe and

Schibsted invests in Harvard insights

230 Schibsted managers are to attend the Harvard Business School course in Disruptive Strategy For all our businesses in Schibsted, it is crucial to anticipate the future. Where is the market going? Who are the upcoming players? What will the consumer need in the future? How is technology developing and

Schibsted invests in Swedish marketplace for preloved fashion

Plick was founded in 2013 and has today more than 500,000 users. “We are really excited to join the founders and the team, and to help develop Plick further,” says Christian Printzell Halvorsen, EVP Nordic Marketplaces in Schibsted. The second-hand market is growing rapidly. While fashion is one of the

Schibsted invests in a marketplace that offers sustainable camping

The Norwegian tourism-tech company Campanyon has the vision of making nature accessible to everyone. Campanyon offers a digital marketplace for camping, tents, glamping and hammocks, among other things. Schibsted joins the company with NOK 11 million, thus becoming the largest individual owner. The sustainable holiday trend, where experiences close to

Schibsted invests in Norwegian health-tech startup, Askin

Askin offers consultation and e-prescriptions through an in-house developed platform is currently experiencing an increasing interest in its services. Schibsted Ventures is investing in Askin following a new share issue in which the health tech company raised a total of the equivalent of NOK 20 million. The company expects growth

Schibsted presents Future Report 2022

It’s that time of the year. Our annual outlook on key trends within tech, people and business, written by our own employees, is finally here. “Today, after 180 years of entrepreneurship, innovation and investments, Schibsted has grown into a family of strong brands ranging from media houses to online marketplaces,

New Senior Vice President of Strategy & Business Development in Schibsted Nordic Marketplaces

Antti Hovila comes in with a strong M&A and strategy background from the tech industry. “I am very much looking forward to working on the next-gen transformation of our services,” says Hovila. Antti Hovila comes from the role of Executive Vice President of Strategy in F-Secure, a cyber security company

Celebrating our fourth internal Product & Tech festival

It’s a wrap! We’ve just completed our fourth internal Product & Tech festival, which is dedicated to all our 1300 talents working with product, UX and tech across 50+ brands in five different countries. We celebrate creativity, inject inspiration from world-class keynote speakers and learn from lots of exciting internal

Schibsted Future Report 2022 launch event

We’re happy to announce the program and speakers for the launch of the Schibsted Future Report 2022! The event, which will be streamed live on 16 December at 08.30, will be hosted by Aftenposten Junior Editor-in-Chief Mari Midtstigen. Mari will take us through an inspiring morning where we’ll also hear

Introducing the Schibsted FAST Framework

FAST is a new Schibsted-wide framework for risk analysis in AI. The framework provides a common basis for approaching risks in the areas of Fairness, Accountability, Sustainability and Transparency, and it is currently being piloted across our group. Artificial intelligence (AI) has great potential for a group like Schibsted. But

Follow our Schibsted Future Report launch!

  It’s that time of the year – when we launch the Schibsted Future Report! Follow an inspiring launch event from the leading Nordic startup community Mesh in Oslo on December 16 where we will discuss the future of investing and how to create a successful brand. Schibsted Future Report