Nikolaj Nyholm Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Status
  • Active

  • Investments
  • 5

  • Portfolio
  • 4

  • Exits
  • 1


Nikolaj Nyholm General Information


Mr. Nikolaj Nyholm serves as Board Member and Advisor at Traplight. He also serves as Senior Advisor at The Raine Group. He is a Co-Founder and serves as Chairman at Astralis Group. He served as Chief Executive Officer at Astralis Group. Mr. Nyholm co-founded and served as Chief Executive Officer, Copenhagen at BLAST Premier. He was A Board Member of Previously he served as Board Member at Everywear Games. He also served as Venture Partner at Heartcore Capital. He serves as a Board Member at Crate Technology. He also served as a Board Member at the Ministry of Games and Seriously. He co-founded Imity. Prior to joining Polar Rose, he worked with O'Reilly Media producing the European Open Source Convention (EuroOSCON) and CustomerMade conferences. He remains a member of O'Reilly's 'Radar' team, which Wired Magazine recently dubbed 'legendary'. He has founded several technology companies, including Speednames/Ascio in 1998, the company which supplied the first global domain name search (acquired in 2007 by Group NBT); and Organic Network, a now-defunct Wi-Fi startup whose legacy is, the leading open-source Wi-Fi project. He is a founding investor and board member of CloudMade, the open geodata company behind, a 'Wikipedia of maps', board member of Epista A/S (YouCalc) and Neo Technology AB and co-organizer of reboot, a heralded conference that has for 11 years drawn a community of visionaries from across Europe and North America to Copenhagen each June to discuss topics within technology and culture. He served as the Board Member of Skylab. He holds degrees from Roskilde University, Tufts University, and Universidad Nacional.

Business Details

Year Founded
Investor Status
Actively Seeking New Investments
Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Otto Busses Vej 7, 2nd floor
  • 2450 Copenhagen
  • Denmark

Nikolaj Nyholm Investments (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Traplight 09-Jul-2020 Later Stage VC 000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
Mojiworks 29-Nov-2016 0000 00000 00000 Entertainment Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
CrateDB 01-Nov-2015 0000 00000 00.000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000
Prezi 19-Nov-2014 Later Stage VC 0000 Multimedia and Design Software Generating Revenue
CloudMade 01-Jan-2007 Seed Round 00000 Business/Productivity Software Generating Revenue 0000000 000000

Nikolaj Nyholm Exits (1)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
CloudMade 10-Nov-2016 000000000000000000 0000

Nikolaj Nyholm Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

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Nikolaj Nyholm Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Nikolaj Nyholm Angel Investor 00 0 0 Copenhagen, Denmark

Nikolaj Nyholm Co-Investors (6)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
EQT Ventures 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Heartcore Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Henric Suuronen 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Initial Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Silverhorn Investment Advisors 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Nikolaj Nyholm FAQs

  • Who is Nikolaj Nyholm?

    Nikolaj Nyholm is an angel Investor who has made 5 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Nikolaj Nyholm?

    Nikolaj Nyholm is an angel investor.

  • What does Nikolaj Nyholm do?

    As an angel investor, Nikolaj Nyholm invests personal money into promising companies, typically in exchange for equity.

  • What has Nikolaj Nyholm invested in?

    Nikolaj Nyholm has made numerous investments in companies like Traplight, Mojiworks, and CrateDB within the Entertainment Software and Business/Productivity Software industries.

  • What has Nikolaj Nyholm invested in recently?

    Nikolaj Nyholm's latest investment was on 09-Jul-2020 in Traplight, a company within the Entertainment Software industry.

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