Nikolaj Nyholm

Serial Entrepreneur and former Venture Capitalist. Now working in E-Sports and Gaming and is the Founder & Chairman at Astralis, a leading Global E-Sports Brand, as well as Founder & CEO at Scattershot, a Game Development Studio.


The Art of Expansion



Nikolaj Nyholm is a renowned Danish entrepreneur and investor with a deep impact on the European tech and gaming industries. As a co-founder of Sunstone Capital, he has driven the growth of numerous early-stage technology companies, demonstrating a keen ability to transform nascent ideas into successful enterprises. His notable achievements include founding Polar Rose, a facial recognition technology company acquired by Apple, and playing a key role in RFRSH Entertainment, the parent of the successful esports team Astralis.

With a focus on digital media, software, and esports, Nikolaj’s approach combines technological insight with operational excellence. He is adept at guiding companies through complex digital transformations and fostering a culture of innovation and resilience. His leadership has helped shape the strategies of startups and established firms alike, making him a pivotal figure in the tech landscape.

Nikolaj’s insights are highly sought after at global conferences, where he shares strategies on leveraging technology for sustainable business growth and building high-performing teams. His contributions continue to influence the future of technology and gaming, establishing him as a leading voice in the industry.


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