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


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

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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 hosted by Whitebull.

This pre event is invitation only. If you have not received your invitation yet you can request one here.

The winner will compete with other national winners from Denmark, Sweden, Finland and Iceland in the Grand Finale of Nordics Startup Awards held in Oslo on May 22nd.

Here are the one that made the list for Norway:

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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.

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Announcing the Nordic Startup Awards 2014

Forget the trashy pop melodies, garish outfits, sexually-ambiguous dancing and political drama of Eurovision. The number one show this May is the Grand Finale of the Nordic Startup Awards – and it’s happening right here in Norway.

Thursday 22 May is the day for your diary as the startup ecosystems of Sweden, Denmark, Iceland and Finland join us in Oslo for a celebration of all things startup.

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Spectacular Technology and Innovation Week in Trondheim

Trondheim is the place to be this month!



Trondheim Technology and Innovation Week (April 25th – 30th) is kicking off soon, with 3 cool events happening: Startup Weekend kicks off on the 25th-27th, followed by Trondheim Designevent on the 26th and 27th, and ends with Technoport on 28th-30th .

The events followed an incredible March, where Start NTNU and Spark NTNU managed to achieve an amazing feat during the StartIT event by inviting Steve Wozniak. Yes, Woz himself was in Trondheim last month!

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Digging DIGS, Trondheim’s First Coworking Space

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DIGS is Trondheim’s first coworking space, innovation center and community hub for startups, makers and doers.

Situated centrally in Olav Tryggvasons Gate 30, it covers 1050 square meters on three floors with offices, flexible desks, meeting rooms, a common open space, a makerspace, and a cafe, serving coffee from the local roaster Jacobsen & Svart.

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Nordic Startup Conference – March 28th 2014



Are you an entrepreneur ready to take your startup to the next level? Or maybe you are an investor looking for late-stage startups? Or are you a technology geek looking for an opportunity within the startup community? It does not matter whether you are an entrepreneur, geek, investor, pioneer or a community builder. Nordic Startup Conference is a unique opportunity for the entire Nordic startup eco-system to connect! Continue reading “Nordic Startup Conference – March 28th 2014”

Live equity crowdfunding opportunity for Norwegian startups

Live Crowdfunding Experiment

Do you have a brilliant idea and an established AS (Norwegian limited company), but lack funds to implement? Then the Live Crowdfunding Experiment could be for you.

Held as part of the Technoport 2014 innovation event in Trondheim this April, the Live Crowdfunding Experiment offers Norwegian companies the chance to sell shares in exchange for cold, hard cash. By joining the experiment, participating startups get more exposure through their presence at the event, maximising their opportunity to speak with potential investors. The showpiece live event on the evening of 29 April will gather the startups together for their final pitches, followed by the final chance for investors to put down their money. Continue reading “Live equity crowdfunding opportunity for Norwegian startups”