Velux's venture fund continues to invest despite global crisis

Last November, VKR Holding set DKK 1bn (EUR 134.5m) aside for an independent venture fund, Kompas, which has since invested in nine companies. It is only a matter of time before it makes its first Danish investment, says partner Sebastian Peck.

Sebastian peck, partner, Kompas | Photo: Kompas

It is less than a year since Danish holding company VKR Holding, which owns window giant Velux and the Dovista Group, established its venture fund Kompas.

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