Sunstone Capital, Partner
Nikolaj Nyholm is an accomplished Internet Entrepreneur who has spent the last 13 years pushing the forefront of Internet infrastructure projects through commercial ventures or community activity.
Nikolaj is Partner at Sunstone Capital which he joined in 2010 from image recognition company Polar Rose (acquired by Apple). Prior to Polar Rose, Nikolaj founded Speednames/Ascio, the company which supplied the first global domain name search (acquired by Group NBT); Imity, a mobile presence application (merged with Zyb and acquired by Vodafone); and Organic Network, a now-defunct Wi-Fi startup whose legacy is OpenWRT.org, the leading open source Wi-Fi project.
Nikolaj is founding investor of CloudMade, the open geodata company behind OpenStreetMap.org, a 'Wikipedia of maps', board member of Neo Technology, Microtask and InfoHubble, advisor at Mojang (Minecraft), and co-organizer of Reboot, a heralded conference based in Copenhagen that has for 11 years drawn a community of technology and culture visionaries.
Nikolaj is 35 years old and lives in Copenhagen.