Kjartan Olafsson Overview

  • Investor Type
  • Angel

  • Investments
  • 3

  • Portfolio
  • 1

  • Exits
  • 2


Kjartan Olafsson General Information


Mr. Kjartan Olafsson is a Co-Founder and serves as Chief Executive Officer at Transition Labs. Mr. Olafsson has served as the chairman of the board of directors since 2013. He has a MSc in Fishery Science from the University of Tromso with emphasis on economy and finance. Further, he is founder and managing director of Marko Parnters, an Icelandic Seafood advisory boutique. Current position: Managing Director of Marko Partners

Business Details

Primary Investor Type
Angel (individual)
Corporate Office
  • Strandgata 1
  • Bildudalur, 465
  • Iceland
+354 456 0000

Kjartan Olafsson Investments (3)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Company Stage Lead Partner
Laxey 22-Apr-2024 Later Stage VC 0000 Aquaculture Generating Revenue 0000000 00000000
Blendin 10-Apr-2014 0000 00000 00000 Application Software Out of Business 0000000 00000000
Watchbox (Palo Alto) 00000 (00000 00000 Social/Platform Software Out of Business 0000000 00000000

Kjartan Olafsson Exits (2)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size
Watchbox (Palo Alto) 01-May-2019 Out of Business
Blendin 01-Oct-2017 000 00 00000000

Kjartan Olafsson Investments by Industry, Year, and Region

Investments by Industry

Investments by Year

Investments by Region

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Kjartan Olafsson Team (1)

Name Title Deals Funds Boards Office
Kjartan Olafsson Angel Investor 0 0 0 Bildudalur, Iceland

Kjartan Olafsson Co-Investors (4)

Name With Exits Lead Partner Series Industry
Blue Future Holding 1 0 Series chart Industry bar
Nutrecon 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Seaborne Capital 0 0 Series chart Industry bar
Westmann Islands Pension Fund 0 0 Series chart Industry bar

Kjartan Olafsson FAQs

  • Who is Kjartan Olafsson?

    Kjartan Olafsson is an angel Investor who has made 3 investments.

  • What kind of investor is Kjartan Olafsson?

    Kjartan Olafsson is an angel investor.

  • What does Kjartan Olafsson do?

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

  • What has Kjartan Olafsson invested in?

    Kjartan Olafsson has made numerous investments in companies like Laxey, Blendin, and Watchbox (Palo Alto) within the Aquaculture, Application Software, and Social/Platform Software industries.

  • What has Kjartan Olafsson invested in recently?

    Kjartan Olafsson's latest investment was on 22-Apr-2024 in Laxey, a company within the Aquaculture industry.

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