Jonas Lauren Norr is a Swedish entrepreneur with a background in design and strategy. He founded the investment company Crypto Lotus in 2015 with his partner James Trinklein.
Jonas Lauren Norr was born in Stockholm, Sweden. He studied at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and went on to join the investment company Bellona Ventures. He later founded his own investment company, Crypto Lotus. His parents, Jonas and Katarina, are from Sweden and the United States.
He is the youngest of two. He has a brother, Johan Norr, who is also his manager and business partner. His son, Ulf Norr, was born in Stockholm in 2013.
Jonas Lauren Norr co-founded Crypto Lotus in 2015 with his partner James Trinklein. In 2017, the company was ranked by Deloitte as one of the fastest-growing companies in Europe. The company focuses on investments in blockchain startups. The company has invested in startups such as Lisk, Storj, and Digix Global (DGD). In 2017, Crypto Lotus raised a funding round led by Tim Draper to USD 10 million.
He is a member of the European Blockchain Association (EBA), an initiative that aims to promote blockchain technology across Europe. In 2018, he won a European Blockchain Award for “Most Impactful Person” at the EBA’s “The European Blockchain Awards” event in London. He was also listed among the most influential people in blockchain by Cointelegraph.
Jonas Lauren Norr has worked with many companies, including DDB Stockholm as a creative director for advertising campaigns. He also worked as an investor and senior advisor for several years at Bellona Ventures.
Jonas Lauren Norr has a degree from the Stockholm School of Economics and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He worked at Goldman Sachs as a strategist for ten years before quitting to start his own company.
Crypto Lotus is an investment firm that invests in crypto-based companies. The firm has invested in more than 20 companies since its founding, including Coinbase, Ripple, TokenCard, and Syscoin.
The European Blockchain Awards recognized his achievements in 2018, where he received the award for “Most Impactful Person” in Europe.
In his free time, Jonas Lauren Norr enjoys playing tennis and traveling. He is a fan of the movies “The Godfather” and “Goodfellas.”