About

- Mission -

To enable current and future actors, in the constantly evolving esports community, to structure their ventures profitably and sustainably.

- Values -

Transparency – Creativity – Sustainability 

Araña is a Scandinavian based company with offices in Oslo, Norway. 

Araña delivers connecting services, through our extensive network and specific focus, on the esports industry. Our team, and our partners offer opportunities for companies looking to get into the esports business, but are unsure where to start. We also offer representation and consulting services, for teams and talents.

The team

Peter Kneiszl

Co-Founder

Experience from working with companies in industries like: Consumer Goods, Hospitality and Esports.

Education
Bachelor of International Marketing, from BI Business School, Oslo, Norway & ESADE, Barcelona, Spain.

With minors in Business Law from Uppsala University, Sweden and Blockchain from the University West, Sweden.

Languages
Swedish, English, French and Spanish

Sondre Kallhovd

Co-Founder

Management Consultant, with experience from industries like: Retail, IT/Banking and Public Sector Marketing.

Education
Master of Science in Business with a Major in Strategy from BI Business School, Oslo, Norway & University of Florida, Gainesville, USA.

Bachelor Of Business Administration, from BI Business School, Oslo, Norway.

Languages 
Norwegian and English

Stefan Sandén

Legal Advisor

With 40 years experience as a lawyer, 26 of which as a senior partner in DLA Piper in Stockholm, Sweden. Stefan has worked mostly with contract disputes. Oftentimes these disputes where of such nature that the press would cover the proceedings extensively.

Education
Stefan is currently pursuing his PhD in Contract Law at the University of Stockholm.

Languages
Swedish and English

Erik "ZiViZ" Lövgren

Consultant

Being the 1v1 World Champion in League of Legends, and also having extensive experience with CS:GO is a fantastic asset for any company. In addition, he has diverse knowledge with games like DotA2 AC and Rocket League, which gives Araña an incredible access to industry specific knowledge.

Education
System Science at Gothenburg University.

Languages
Swedish and English

Kristian Hederfeld

Accountant

The accountant on team Araña has experience from multiple industries and multiple organizational forms, Araña is able to offer guidance in financial matters for both players and teams.  

Education
Master of Science in Business and Economics with a Major in Finance and Auditing from the University of Linköping, Linköping, Sweden.

Languages
Swedish and English