Meet the founders: Hermund Arntzen Dale


Hermund Arntzen Dale

CEO & founder


How did you come up with the idea for your startup?

When I moved back to my hometown after 5 years in the military, I experienced that it was hard to stay updated on the cultural scene such as events and activities. I found out that I was not alone and started to develop Asamt.

What's your entrepreneurial history, or is this your first go at a startup?

This is my first startup, which started as a student company at the bachelor program Innovation and project management at Østfold College University.

If you weren’t building your startup, what would you be doing?

Building another startup.

What are you REALLY into outside of building your company?

Surfing, food, my girlfriend, friends, and family

What have been the hardest part during the early stages of your startup?

Finding the right people for the team

 The Asamt team

The Asamt team

What's the one thing you wouldn't manage without when starting your company?

My core team

What drives you as an entrepreneur?

Solve people's problems

What's your experience of fundraising and dealing with investors?

In our first emission. Have been funded by Innovation Norway (100k)

What do you look for in an investor?

Funding and knowledge

Why did you decide to apply for Angel Challenge?

To learn, be investor ready and find investors

What's the one thing you feel that you are better at than most other people?

Learn and do stuff I have no experience with.