Magnus Gaarder is a technology focused venture capitalist, with a background in investment banking and computer science. As the Founding Partner of investment firm nFront, Magnus brings capital, software development and strategy support to companies across various stages of development. nFront’s focus is on game-changing, capital efficient, software propositions based in Europe or the U.S. Prior to nFront, Magnus was an Investment Manager at VC fund Nauta Capital in London, and a founding team member at M&A boutique Portico Capital’s European arm. He started his career as an M&A-focused investment banker in New York. Magnus has an educational background in computer science and finance from UPenn and NTNU, specialized in machine learning and financial engineering.