I am enthusiastic about the partnership with Nordic Semiconductor as it is the leading company in a market that is about to boom, with a cascade of new products and services being developed all over the world.
Nordic Semiconductor is a Norwegian, world leading developer of semiconductors for short-range wireless applications. You will find “Nordic inside” in a wide range of products, like wireless mice and keyboards, tablet keyboards, fitness monitoring, sports equipment and toys.
Nordic has been key in defining the new world standard for Bluetooth Smart, which are now being adopted in all smartphones sold. This will open up to an endless stream of new products with Nordic chips inside. Expect a revolution in new, cool ideas that can enhance peoples daily life – and be sure to learn the new buzzword “the internet of things”. In just a few years everything will be connected, not only people. A revolution is about to start.
I was very happy to partner up with Arctic Securities, for both chess players and an investment bank precision is essential and mistakes can be fatal. I have in common that we are dependent on performing at our best to achieve our goals. I respect Arctic Securities achievements and what they represent.
Arctic Securities is an independent investment bank owned by Arctic’s employees and the Rasmussen family. Arctic Securities’ absolute commitment to integrity, quality and independent research, focusing on competence, discretion and rapid execution, are their core competitive advantages.
Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig has assisted me with legal advice since I was thirteen. They still do. When they told me that one of their sayings was “failure is not an option” it reminded me of the words of my former coach Garry Kasparov – “losing is not an option”.
Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig is one of the leading law firms in Norway. With approximately 85 lawyers and offices in Oslo, Kristiansand, Stavanger and Tromsø they are well represented locally. Simonsen Vogt Wiig provides professional legal assistance within all aspects of the business law. Their clients includes Norwegian and foreign corporations, institutions, organisations and individuals as well as governmental bodies.
VG has covered my career closely for many years already. Journalists from VG have been traveling with me to New York, Moscow and other venues for great chess events. VG has an incredible reach in Norway and their success at digital platforms are truly impressive. I hope my partnership with VG will ensure even more exposure of chess to the Norwegian mainstream audience.
Verdens Gang AS is a media company whose objective is newspaper publication and related activity. The objective of the newspaper Verdens Gang is to be a party-politically and financially independent daily newspaper covering the whole of Norway. The main office is in Oslo, but there are local editorial teams in other Norwegian cities, and in some cities abroad. VG is owned by the Scandinavian media Group, Schibsted.
VG aims to be the leading contributor of news, to entertain and to be useful. VG’s core values is to be courageous, open and people-minded. With these values VG sets the agenda for both the public and the official news in Norway. With skillful journalists, sharp headlines and good use of pictures, VG gets through to the people. Since its foundation in 1945, VG has grown to be the most read newspaper in Norway on all platforms; paper, web, cell phone and iPad. In the future VG’s focus is to continue to grow with its digital services, and to stop the fall for the printed newspaper.
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