WE ARE NOT THE ORDINARY INVESTOR – WE ARE COMPANY BUILDERS.
TOGETHER WITH THE ENTREPRENEURS WE ARE BUILDING COMPANIES TO SUCCESS. 

Blq, Building legacy quota, invest is a tech fund investing in early-stage tech companies, based in Stockholm, Sweden. 

Blq invest is investing in 10-15 companies. SEB, Lena Apler, Lars Backsell and Noel Abdayem are some of our investors.

Blq invest is founded by Kamjar Hajabdolahi and the team consists of the partners Kamjar Hajabdolahi, Bodil Sidén and Erik Halvord.

Kamjar Hajabdolahi

Kamjar Hajabdolahi
Founding partner

Kamjar is the founder of blq invest. As a serial entrepreneur Kamjar knows what it is like to walk in a founder’s shoes. Kamjar holds a master of law from Uppsala University. He is enthusiastic about his two kids, padel and falafel (startups from Skåne are always interesting).

Kamjar Hajabdolahi
Bodil Sidén

Bodil Sidén
Partner

Bodil is a storytelling expert with a background as head of communication Nordics at Uber and a previous life in politics. Bodil hols a Bsc in Business Administration from Stockholm Business School. She is an aspiring yogi/runner and has been working on her first novel since the age of 14.

Bodil Sidén
Erik Halvord

Erik Halvord
Partner

Originally from Gothenburg, Erik worked with Serendipity’s M&A team prior to joining blq Invest. He holds a MsC in Industrial Management and Engineering from KTH, Stockholm. Outside of work, Erik spends his spare time playing football, skiing and travelling (ideally combining the last two options).

Erik Halvord
Karin Bjerde

Karin Bjerde
Company builder

Karin has been in the Swedish start-up world for 5 years prior to blq, scaling Kognity’s commercial operations. Prior to that she worked 4 years at Morgan Stanley, and has an MSc from Stockholm School of Economics. Identified as top 75 global leader by Goldman Sachs, and having lived 15 years in the US, China, and UK, she has a broad perspective with an aptitude for understanding trends and connections. Originally from Sweden’s west coast, so good jokes and affinity for salty water is given.

Karin Bjerde
William Köhler

William Köhler
Company finder

William is currently pursuing a MsC in Industrial Engineering and Management at KTH, focusing on applied mathematics and finance. At blq invest, William spends his time sourcing and screening investment opportunities, always on the lookout for interesting tech companies. Aside from studies and work, William likes to travel and is enthusiastic about running and skiing.

William Köhler
Ebba Sundström

Ebba Sundström
Company finder

Ebba is currently pursuing a MsC in Industrial Engineering and Management at KTH, with a focus on computer science and machine learning. At blq invest, she is exploring the techspace for interesting investment opportunities. Apart from work, Ebba enjoys being close to nature (preferably up north) and is currently trying to master the windsurfing board.

Ebba Sundström
Ellen Brantberg

Ellen Brantberg
Company finder

Ellen is pursuing a MSc in accounting, valuation and financial management at Stockholm School of Economics. At work she is searching for the next blq investments. Apart from school and work she is almost a pro golfer and happy camper whenever she is outdoors.

Ellen Brantberg