Vagn Knudsen

Venture Partner, Alta Ventures Fund II


Latin America




Vagn Knudsen has diverse experience in finance, technology start-ups, and entrepreneurial management in Colombia.

Since 2015 Mr. Knudsen has worked as manager of the flexible packaging division of Agraf Industrial, a Colombian family-owned business. In this operational role, Mr. Knudsen has led initiatives in sales, procurement, production, and financial planning in a turn-around environment. In the past three years, the division has doubled sales and increased EBITDA five-fold.

In 2012 Mr. Knudsen was part of the founding team of In 2013, while holding his post as manager of Linio, Mr. Knudsen was involved in the largest private placement of a technology startup in Colombia, when Linio secured 25 Million Euro from a Colombian publicly-traded private equity firm and a New York based family office.

As Venture Partner in Alta Ventures Fund II, Mr. Knudsen actively seeks investment opportunities in Latin America for companies in seed funding and growth stages.