Cinthya Sopaheluwakan

Cinthya Sopaheluwakan

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Join us on the #NordicMade Tour to San Francisco!

Join us on the #NordicMade Tour to LAUNCH Festival in San Francisco this March! Flight and accommodation are covered!   The #NordicMade Tour is part of an initiative to promote the thriving Nordic startup scene and connect with successful startup ecosystem. Previous tour was to Pirate Summit in Cologne, and this time to one of the largest startup conference in the world.   With 15K attendees, four stages, and 250 speakers focusing on helping founders … Continued

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10 days until the 10th Startup Weekend on Oct 10th!

Well it’s now 9 days until the next Startup Weekend, and we now have an awesome lineup of speakers, judges and mentors from Google, Telenor, Spond and Ardoq. We’re stoked to have them on board!     Speakers   Nicolaj Broby Petersen is the co-founder of Dirtybit, the company behind the popular game Fun Run. With over 45 million downloads, the company has established itself as one of Norway’s most promising mobile start-ups. With big ambitions and passion … Continued

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Save the Date: October 10th -12th!

The tenth edition of Startup Weekend Oslo is coming soon, and this time Startup Weekend is kicking off the Oslo Innovation Week.          It will be organised at Startup Lab again, as with the previous Startup Weekend and Startup Summer. The facilitator for this edition of Startup Weekend is Kathleen Fritzsche. Kathleen is fascinated by the startup community since attending her first Startup Weekend in 2010. In 2011, she co-founded StartUp Stuttgart, the … Continued

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Camping with Entrepreneurs

We are always in the lookout for not only exciting startups but also one that can open ways for collaborations with other countries, especially in the Nordics as a start. That’s why we are excited to hear about Workaway.   What caught our attention was this pitch: 20 entrepreneurs get together for a week in a beautiful remote house north of Barcelona, to focus on their project, get feedback and new perspectives.   A camp … Continued

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9 Startups in One Cool Startup Summer

UPDATE: You can signup and attend Startup Summer demoday! Signup here: Sign up for Startup Summer demoday here: https://startupsummer-demoday14.eventbrite.com Startup Summer has started last week in Forskningparken and is now entering the second week. We have 25 participants working on 9 exciting startups. Each day started with pitching exercises to different target audience, then a masterclass and mentoring in different topics.   Speakers that has shared their expertise and experiences were Benjamin Sommer, Leo Gasteen, Thomas Kjemperud, Satya … Continued

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Startup Summer 2014

An upcoming event for startups this months is Startup Summer! What is Startup Summer?   Startup Summer is an intensive 2 week accelerator program for early stage startups to kickstart their business. It is aimed at young entrepreneurs that has started or wants to start a business. They bring in great ideas, a kickass team and lots of energy and will get the chance to validate their concept and understand the customer’s problems, learn through … Continued

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Liveblogging Startup Weekend Oslo!

Sunday June 15th: Last day of the Startup Weekend!   20.50 pm: Aaaand that’s a wrap folks!!!! Thanks everyone for a great experience!!! Party time!!!!   20.49 pm: And the winner of Startup Weekend Oslo IX is ………Langally!   20.47 pm: Second prize: Evil Cat!   20.45 pm: Third prize: Help With!

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Startup Weekend Oslo IX kicks off tomorrow!

  Tomorrow at StartupLab in Forskningparken is where the exciting, inspiring, and crazy fun Startup Weekend will happen. 54 hours of frenzy in creating your own startup with fellow aspiring enterpreneurs. SWO IX features Ingrid Ødegaard, who will talk about the butterfly effect that grew the number of daily appear.in users;  Jose Iglesias, who oversees all UP Global activities in Europe; and Peter Inselseth Jørgensen, founder and CEO of EduKarma, who will also coach at … Continued

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Flashback to the Nordics Startup Awards

We have been a bit busy after the Nordics Startup Awards that we haven’t updated the blog with the winners, but suffice to say that it went with a bang! Hosted by Daniel Mann from Google Ground Budapest, we got covered by BBC, attended by 400+ people, and ended literally with a fanfare with a fun samba band guiding the attendees from Edderkoppen Theater to the after party event at MESH.  

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What does it mean to be nominated?

Here’s what Blink, feat.fm, Kahoot!, mCash, StartupLab, Founders Fund, Dirtybit and Erling Løken Andersen think on being nominated!     “We’re so lucky to be nominated, and It’s great to see that The Nordic Startup Awards and the community welcomes more social and consumer faced startups! It’s not easy being from the cold North, but the Nordic Startup awards are an honor and a warm welcome and into the community.» Martin Jensen CEO & Co-founder, Blink … Continued

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Vote for Norwegian National Winner and People’s Choice Award!

    You can vote here: http://j.mp/RAsrVb Voting will remain open for ALL SHORTLISTED nominees all the way to the Grand Final – so even if you are not a National Winner, you will STILL be able to win People’s Choice on the 22nd of May in Oslo. The national winners from Norway will be announced on Thursday may 22nd, same day as the grand finale. The announcement will be made at the pre event … Continued

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Take your startup to the next level at StartupDay

Grab an incredible chance to get top-notch business advice from experienced entrepreneur for FREE!     On June 5th, StartupLab is organising StartupDay, where several established Norwegian entrepreneurs and industry leaders are going to give 6 ambitious startups high quality advice on how to tackle the challenges and obstacles faced in building a startup.