Innovate and digitize your funeral business 

Our mission is to innovate and lead the digital transformation of the global funeral industry. By doing this,
we strive to reach our vision to become the place where billions of people share their memories and pay their tributes. 
And, we are driven by making the day a little bit better, for those who lost someone the love.


Simon Hansen Elvestad founded Market Management, which was the precursor to Adstate back in 1998. Market Management served their clients with supervising in marketing strategies and business development. When the focus changed into development and operation of IT solutions for the media- and funeral industry the Adstate was taken in year 2000. Today Adstate operate trough its own companies in Norway, Sweden, Denmark, The Netherlands, Slovakia and United Kingdom. Eigil Rudsar was hired as CEO in November 2013 and both Simon and his wife Ellen Elvestad are still working in the company.



Who we are

Adstate is a multinational IT- and consultancy company in the media market, funeral industry and the recruitment business. All our long term strategies and daily decisions are based on our strong culture for innovations and generosity. We develop and host IT solutions, we educate Adstate users and provide first class support.