Bjarne Lie is Managing partner at Verdane Capital Advisors, a Euro 700 million Nordic firm focused on secondary direct and select growth investments. Held key management roles throughout transition of firm from Norwegian venture capital to Nordic secondary direct leader with offices in Oslo, Stockholm and Helsinki. Leads the firm's energy technology investment activies and chairs the internal investment committee. Former Associate in Mckinsey and MBA from Harvard Business School.
Sean Percival is a Partner at 500 Startups working on the Nordics and accelerator programs. Previously Sean was the co-founder of Wittlebee, the kids clothing club and Vice President of Online Marketing at Myspace. Originally from Los Angeles he now calls Silicon Valley home. That means he spends less time in traffic and more time helping founders navigate the great journey that is building a startup.