Karl Andersen

Karl AndersenLess


Karl Andersen is the Founder and CEO of AV Group Ltd. and is the President of Amundsen Ventures LLC, a venture advisory in New York City. Mr. Andersen has been investing in and advising Norwegian and Nordic companies coming to the US and abroad. Mr. Andersen is a serial entrepreneur within the financial world having founded a broker-dealer, hedge fund and reinsurance company that were all highly disruptive in their respective spaces. Mr. Andersen has raised over $500 mm for these projects.  

Mr. Andersen is on the Executive Committee of the Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce and works closely with Innovation Norway (the trade and industry division of the Norwegian Government) to bring the best companies to the US. Mr. Andersen has experience founding/buying/selling financial based companies. Additionally, Mr. Andersen has raised close to $500 million in equity for insurance linked securities and hedge funds. Mr. Andersen is a graduate of The University of Oregon and Copenhagen Business School.