Circular Startup: Venture Studio

Create companies with like-minded forward-thinking entrepreneurs with one central objective: to make the world go circular. This program is in partnership with Askershus.
WhereOslo
When04 Oct, 21 - 17 Dec, 21
CostFree
CategoriesCreate a startup
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What you'll gain

BECOME A FOUNDER

Build your circular startup from the ground up and realise your entrepreneurial dreams

SOLVE REAL CHALLENGES

The ideas you develop are based on real challenges that corporates face and need solved

ACCESS TO EXPERTS & ADVISORS

Our team of business coaches and advisors will support you in your creation of your startup

GROW YOUR NETWORK

Meet other individuals who all desire to build a company and are passionate about circularity

HONE ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS

Develop the skills required to be an entrepreneur and to succeed with your venture

CORPORATE CLIENTS

Corporate partners are looking for teams and solutions that they would like to work with

About

Action - that’s what this studio is all about.

Circular Tech Venture Studio is designed to create the next generation of companies motivated by circularity and sustainability. Together with other bright and ambitious entrepreneurs from the Nordics and guidance from industry experts and business professionals, innovations are built and circular business models are developed.

The studio is structured into an intensive 3-month venture that will result in turning you into a circular startup founder. You will receive support in validating and assessing your business idea and in understanding circular economy.

We will help you transform ideas into climate action.

CHALLENGES

Our corporate partners provide you with real life circularity challenges that they are facing and need solving

SOLUTIONS

You and your team develop solutions to these problems that could be turned into full-fledged startup companies

ACTION

You validate these ideas and present your solution to the corporates to gauge their interest and plan for the future

SUPPORT

You will be supported throughout the entire process by industry experts and business coaches to help ensure your success

Agenda

Every step of the process includes facilitation from experts and advisors to help you understand, plan, and develop your circularity idea!

1

KNOWLEDGE MAP OUT

Gain a better understanding of circular economy and the corporate challenges presented

Online

2

TEAM CANVASING

Build a team with the other participants of the venture studio to achieve success

Online

3

IDEATION PT. I

Start the process on developing ideas to solve for the corporate challenges

Online

4

IDEATION PT. II

Begin to select the most realistic ideas and develop them further to prepare for validation

Online

5

VALIDATION PT. I

Begin the process of testing the problem-solution fit with the corporate and the broader market

Online

6

VALIDATION PT. II

Continue the validation process and start to put together the presentation of your solution

Online

7

PRESENTATION OF SOLUTIONS

Prepare to present your solutions and learn how to package it ready for potential partners

Online

8

DEMO DAY

Present your venture to the corporate challenge providers and other relevant stakeholders

Online

Who should join

  • Are you passionate about entrepreneurship or circular economy - or possibly both? 
  • We are looking for anyone who wants to use entrepreneurship and problem-solving as a concrete climate action, and who would like to do this amongst a team of peers and mentors. 
  • No matter if you already have an idea relating to the circular challenges presented, or if you want to ideate your way to such an idea together with your assigned team - you are more than welcome to apply.

Deadline to apply: September 30, 2021

Business and Circularity Coaches

Main Partners



Supporting Partners





CONTACT PERSON

Malin Frithiofsson

Program Manager

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