Northzone founder and European VC pioneer Tellef Thorleifsson, has been appointed as CEO of Nordfund, the Norwegian Investment Fund for Developing Countries.
Tellef has been central to building Northzone to what it is today. He has also been heavily involved in investment projects in East Africa, through the Voxtra Foundation, that he co-founded.
Venture investing is about enabling businesses to change the world, and we are delighted that Tellef will bring his skills and experience to an organisation that is working hard to enact real change in developing countries.
Congratulations Tellef and Nordfund!