Karen-Elisabeth is driven by her passions, and her passions lies in connecting people and stimulate the corporate/startup ecosystem to create impact and sustainable results.
Investment manager at DNB Ventures, DNBs corporate venture arm. DNB is Norway’s largest financial services group and one of the largest in the Nordic region in terms of market capitalisation.
Karen Elisabeth has worked with corporate innovation and the startup ecosystem since 2013 in two of the largest Norwegian corporates; DNB and Equinor. Previously worked in CHC on behalf of the Private Equity owners with reorganization of the European Operations. She also has experience from scaling a small Norwegian company in Mexico and expanding it to Cuba.
She is excited about the development of the corporate venture industry in Norway as a source of capital, competence and network for startups and scaleups, but also interested in the discussions an how to succeed with corporate venture. When she is not at work, she loves spending time outdoors with her two boys.