PayTrip AS (Ltd.) was launched in 2019 and is incorporated in Bergen, Norway. Between us, we have more than 150 years of diverse business and start-up experience, in addition to the needed tech and development skills.
Core development work is performed by expert devs at our strategic partner Valuecoders.
CEO & Chief of Technology
Pål (Paul) is a true entrepreneur, and his relentless drive for innovation and a passion for product and concept development serves as the company’s engine. His background means he has broad commercial experience and is fluent in both blockchain technology and business development.
Having worked in numerous marketing roles agency and client-side, Archie
is currently working as Global Marketing Manager at Microsoft’s Xbox. With
investments in a range of start-ups, he simply couldn’t be hands-off with
PayTrip and had joined the team!
Archie says: “The job of a marketer is to tell a story but, Paul and his team
have almost made it too easy with this company! By combining cutting edge technology, a simple UI and clever gamification methodologies, PayTrip has tons of potential and I’m grateful to onboard.”
Ruben is an entrepreneur at heart. With his countless interests and ability to learn fast, he has grown into a passionate multi-tool. He inspires with his creativity and artistic contributions, but does also have a feel for professionalism and efficient management.
“When I first researched this project’s fundamentals, I immediately understood that proof-of-travel will be a gamechanger. The fair and sustainable approach combined with the excellent accessibility that a smartphone app provides, was something to fall in love with. It was a true privilege to be recruited, and I will use all my abilities to further polish this gem!“
Client Relations Manager
A skilled and level headed entrepreneur with years of experience in general management. Over the past seven years, he has gained experience in:
With an emphasis on innovation processes, strategy, and entrepreneurship, Fredrik handles the day to day general management of the company with his characteristic high precision.
Jimmy is an angel investor who specialises in investments with big potential and fast growth. He started his career in the oil industry in 1997 and, in 2006, he moved into real estate and construction investments. Jimmy has broad experience from his own previous startups, and he is a great mentor for the entire team. His extensive contact network is particularly valuable.
Jimmy says: “The market for this app is endless and, when we launch, it’s going to spread on autopilot. I really admire the drive and tech knowledge possessed by our co-founder and CEO Pål Sverre Lokøen and his team. I am very grateful for the opportunity to be onboard this project from the start”.
COB & Head of Research
Øyvind is a Norwegian stock and equity investor with a portfolio focused on technology startups and blockchain-related projects. However, when he invested in our project, he was so excited he wanted to take a more hands-on role.
Øyvind is an enthusiastic and energetic motivator for everyone in the team and, as one of our key drivers of innovation, his eye for detail and talent for systematic thinking shine through in our work.
Øyvind says: “This was a once in a lifetime opportunity for me and I couldn’t let it slip away.There is only going to be one outcome from this launch – huge success”.
Head of Legal
Anna is a skilled attorney and well connected to the landscape of business law. She is at ease with legal strategic planning and is equally hands-on with any contract negotiations and deliberations.
Annas’s progressive thinking extends beyond the legal aspect of the business, and, like all our team members, she actively contributes to our innovation.