Ferd Social Entrepreneurs

We create measurable social results by investing in social entrepreneurs and strengthening their markets.

Social results

Social entrepreneurs create important benefits for society.
Here are the social results our portfolio companies generated in 2023.

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83 100

Total number of people for whom companies in our portfolio had a positive impact.

5 000 people

Life-enhancing impact

78 100 people

Life-changing impact

Making a Difference

The portfolio companies of Ferd Social Entrepreneurs (FSE) created a positive impact in the lives of more than 70,000 people in 2022. – Our goal is for these companies to grow stronger so they can reach even more people, says Director Katinka Greve Leiner.

The digital tools developed by Lifetools help vulnerable individuals without verbal speech to comprehend and be understood. Photo: Simen Falck

Investing in Social Impact

Ferd Social Entrepreneurs invests in social entrepreneurs and social impact companies that deliver strong social and financial results. We support the companies through our dedicated employees, network and solid financial base.

Trivselsleder works to promote well-being, to increase activity levels and to reduce bullying during school recess. Photo: Hans Granberg

Our Portfolio

We choose companies where we can help make an important difference and create good social and economic results. In the various companies, we have contributed equity, various hybrid instruments or grants – adapted to the company’s needs and phase.

Unicus only employs neurodivergent IT consultants. Photo: Oda Hveem.


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Katinka Greve Leiner. Photo: Dag Knudsen

Katinka Greve Leiner

Director of Ferd Social
Ferd Social Entrepreneurs
Phone: 95 72 17 40
Espen Daae. Photo: Dag Knudsen

Espen Daae

Investment Chief,
Social Investments
Ferd Social Entrepreneurs
Phone: 93 47 00 07
Henriette Skretteberg. Foto: Dag Knudsen

Henriette Skretteberg

Development Manager,
Social Impact
Ferd Social Entrepreneurs
Phone: 98 84 22 40