Our investment strategy

Fortress Fund is a pre-seed investor that actively supports Norwegian tech startups addressing global sustainability challenges, primarily through an enterprise SaaS business model. We provide an initial investment of 1-2MNOK, with the intention of further funding in the seed phase. With our hands-on approach, we offer valuable insights, connections, and domain expertise through our specialized investors and partners. Additionally, we take on board seats to guide key business decisions. Our comprehensive support extends to helping your venture grow, expand into international markets, refine your business model, develop a go-to-market plan, optimize fundraising strategies, create a technology roadmap, and build a strong team. Together, we can drive positive change and achieve success.

Our focus areas

At Fortress Fund, we recognize the crucial role that energy systems, AI, and climate tech play in shaping a sustainable future. Through strategic investments, we support entrepreneurs and companies that are driving meaningful change, pushing the boundaries of technology, and building a more prosperous future.

Fortress Fund’s objective is to pinpoint sustainable, enduring investment prospects while mitigating our involvement in sustainability-related risks that are deemed unacceptable (within the meaning of Article 8 of Regulation (EU) 2019/2088)

Energy Transition

Energy is the backbone of modern society, and transitioning to sustainable energy sources is vital for combating climate change and reducing our reliance on fossil fuels. By investing in energy systems, we support the development and adoption of renewable energy technologies, energy efficiency solutions, and smart grid systems. Our aim is to accelerate the transition to a clean and sustainable energy future, reducing carbon emissions and promoting a resilient and reliable energy infrastructure.



The power of AI is transforming industries and revolutionizing the way we live and work. We recognize the immense potential of AI in driving advancements across various sectors, from healthcare and finance to manufacturing and transportation. By investing in AI, we aim to support groundbreaking technologies that enhance productivity, optimize decision-making processes, and shape a more intelligent and connected world.


Climate Tech

Climate change is one of the most pressing global challenges we face today. Investing in climate tech allows us to support innovative solutions that mitigate the impact of climate change, reduce carbon emissions, and promote environmental sustainability. From renewable energy solutions to carbon capture technologies, our focus on climate tech aligns with our commitment to creating a greener and more resilient planet.

Screening and investment process

Our screening and investment process is designed to be efficient and streamlined, allowing us to identify and support the most promising companies in an effective manner. We begin with a thorough evaluation of submitted applications, followed by screening meetings to learn more about the founders and their business ideas. We then proceed to a more comprehensive due diligence process to evaluate the company's potential and make an investment decision.

1 Team Member > 1 day

2 Team members 1-2 Weeks

2 Team members
2-4 weeks

1-2 Weeks

4 Team members
2-4 Weeks

2-4 Weeks

Investment process