At Fortress Fund, we believe in the power of ideas and the potential of early-stage startups to shape the future. As a pre-seed venture capital fund, we are dedicated to supporting and nurturing promising founders towards creating a positive impact.
Our passion lies in identifying and investing in disruptive ideas across a range of industries. We are particularly interested in startups that demonstrate a strong market fit, a clear value proposition, and a potential for scalable growth.
We don’t just provide capital; we become true partners to the startups we invest in. Our experienced team of investors and advisors bring a wealth of knowledge, expertise, and industry connections. We work closely with founders to help them navigate the challenges of building a business, providing guidance, mentorship, and access to our extensive network.
With our first operating year in late 2022, Fortress Fund is ready to make a lasting impact. Contact us today!
Our investment team is dedicated to identifying and supporting early-stage startups that we believe can leave a lasting impact in their industries. At Fortress Fund, we strive to build strong and collaborative relationships with founders. We believe that a close partnership based on trust and open communication is crucial for mutual success. By actively engaging with founders, we can provide valuable guidance, support, and resources to help them navigate the challenges of building a successful startup and achieve their growth ambitions.
What makes us different from other investors?
Supported by Norways largest innovation and research company
In close collaboration with Smart Innovation Norway, we offer founders direct access to an innovation platform that provides extensive support. With a workforce of over 70 experienced professionals from various industries specializing in commercialization and research, as well as an own venture-team of senior business development advisors who work closely with startups on a daily basis, we provide a wealth of resources and expertise. Additionally, three clusters consisting of over 250 potential customers and partners further enhance the opportunities for collaboration and growth. To learn more about Smart Innovation Norway, please visit their website: https://smartinnovationnorway.com/no/
At Fortress Fund, we not only provide initial investments to promising startups but also prioritize follow-up investments to support their continued growth. By offering follow-up funding, we enable startups to allocate more time and resources towards what really matters: acquiring customers and building a product they really love. Additionally, our follow-up investments send a strong signal to potential investors, demonstrating our confidence in the startup’s long-term value increase and providing added support for future fundraising rounds. We are dedicated to building long-term partnerships and helping startups thrive years to come.
We can provide soft landing opportunities in the US, Finland and Denmark. As we have supported Norwegian startups with their internationalization process for years, we have a broad network of international investors and other startup ecosystem players that can support the transition from national to international.
We understand the challenges and opportunities that arise when startups embark on their internationalization journey. With our extensive experience in supporting Norwegian startups, we offer valuable soft landing opportunities in key markets such as the US, Finland, and Denmark. Our well-established network of international investors and startup ecosystem players enables us to facilitate a smooth transition from a national focus to a global presence. By leveraging our connections and expertise, we help startups tap into new markets and access the resources they need to succeed on an international scale.
Backed by active investors
We are proud to have carefully selected our investors based on their shared vision, expertise, and active involvement in Fortress Fund. Our investors are not just passive investors; they are active participants who bring immense value to our fund and the startups we support. Furthermore, they are also activly looking to co-invest together with Fortress Fund.
Do you have any questions about Fortress Fund, our portfolio companies, co-investments, upcoming events, or media enquiries? Please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. We are always happy to connect with entrepreneurs and potential partners, and we look forward to hearing from you.