Our investment managers have extensive hands-on experience in chemistry, optics, electronics and energy. We are supported by a strategic advisory board and a global network of value-added partners.

Eva Bjorseth
Founding Partner & Managing Director

Eva Bjorseth has 18 years industry experience from global energy, chemicals and technology industries. Prior to co-founding Oceanshore , Eva served as Trade Commissioner of Innovation Norway at the Royal Norwegian Consulate General in San Francisco, where she worked on developing trade and research relations between Norway and U.S.

Before her work with Innovation Norway, Eva was part of the founding team of Presidio Ventures Partners, the venture capital arm of leading global trading company Sumitomo Corporation. In the years at Presidio and Sumitomo, Eva was instrumental in the development of long-term industry relationships that lead to international sales, partnerships and strategic investments in chemicals, food and agriculture, as well as managing venture capital investments in U.S. information technology companies.

Eva started her career in the U.S. sales team of Hydro Agri (now Yara Intl.), the former agricultural chemical unit of Norsk Hydro A/S, a global leader in energy, chemicals and materials. At Hydro, Eva worked on chemicals and materials sales to the U.S. agriculture and water and wastewater industries. Eva holds Master and Bachelor degrees in Business Administration from California State University. Eva currently manages investor relations for Oceanshore , holds portfolio board observer seats, and works with the team on evaluating new technologies and industry relations.

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