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Par-Jorgen Parson

General Partner at Northzone

With 20 years of VC experience, PJ has gained a strong relationship to some of the greatest entrepreneurs coming out of the Nordics. Consequently, he led the investment and serves on the Board of Directors in online music juggernaut Spotify, Russian online classifieds giant Avito.ru and hyper growth mobile advertising company Widespace, Stockholm. He also serves on the Board of Directors in payments company iZettle, Stockholm, Women´s lifestyle blog aggregator Bloglovin, New York, events promotion company Jukely Inc, New York, Mobile banking company Qapital Insight AB, Stockholm, Mobile gaming company Playdots Inc, New York and Crypto currency exchange Cryex AB, Stockholm

In September 2013, Pär-Jörgen was awarded “Investor of the Year” award at the InvestorAllstars gala in London, considered as “The Oscars of The European Venture Capital community”

PJ is particularly focused on early stage Internet Media, Adtech, Digital Content and Consumer Fintech.