We are Business Angels Norway

What do we do?

Provide arena to meet startups and investment projects

The 2nd Wednesday every month BAN does the Angels' Club. This is angels-only, to meet, learn and invest. Program 1630-1700, mingle before and after.

The 3rd Wednesday every month the BAN group Green Angels does an event for Angels and startups interested in green investments. Program 1630-1700, mingle before and after.

Represent angels in the Norwegian society

BAN represents the Norwegian angel community towards the society. We have worked a successfully on getting the tax incentive for angels and are now working on options and the investor visa.

Educate angels and potential angels

BAN supports all angel education programs – both for potential angels and experienced angels.

Our board

We have assembled a team of highly experienced professionals with broad connections in Oslo, Norway, and around the world to help to build your business here and globally. Contact us with questions about your business needs, office spaces, event venues, our programs, pitching, and investors, or international business.

Per Arnold Dyrkoren


Jørn Lein-Mathisen

Board Member and Founder

Håvard Lillebo

Board Member

Ingar S. Bentsen

Board Member

Sten Magne Hansen

Board Member

Our administration

Jørn Lein-Mathisen

Managing Director

Elisabeth Kalsnes

Legal Representative

Prashant Sharma


Begilhan Gungor


Lars-Petter Hillestad

GUST Coordinator

Sister Entities

Oslo International Club

Oslo International Club is a community of international professionals and Norwegian repats aimed at fostering networks and friendships.

Global Talent Centre

The Global Talent Centre aims to connect your business to some of the professionals in Oslo to help your team succeed and reach your goals.

Oslo International Angels

Oslo International Angels is a business angel network with over 80 investors based in the international community at International House, Oslo.

Bærum International Hub

Bærum International Hub is our sister hub in Bærum, that is perfect for companies looking for their main or secondary office in the sister city.