Oslo Tech Excursion
The Oslo Tech Excursion is a yearly event bringing together the best early stage tech companies Norway has to offer with key stakeholders from across the European venture ecosystem
Next Tech Excursion will be the 23rd of April 2020
Previous companies presenting (2016-2019)
Here’s a look at some of our past Oslo Tech Excursion events:
Fireside chat with Michael Rogers
The continuing development of the entrepreneurship culture in Norway
Venture Capital and Founders
Areas of the technology sector Norway (should) specialise in
SNÖ and Concentric teamed up with Bloomberg to explore some exciting technology themes of 2016 including the topic, ‘Technology and Innovation in Norway’. With this in mind we visited Oslo with a compact group of ~25 international technology investors
Keynote by Tellef Thorleifsson, Northzone, discussing Nordic market growth.
How can Norway and Norwegian technology innovations compete in the global market?
Anita Traaseth — Head, Innovation Norway
Rolv Erik Ryssdal — CEO, Schibsted
Johan H. Andresen — Owner, Ferd
Rikke Eckhoff Høvding, CEO, NVCA
Sean Percival — Head, Nordics 500 Startups
Sindre Kvalheim — Founder, Lefdal Mine/Hosting
Ståle Bjørnstad — CEO, Cxense
Jostein Svendsen — Founder, FMB
Select debate topics:
“Norway” — Has the wealth stopped innovators from innovating and has Norway forgotten to facilitate for next generation entrepreneurs?
Resting on its laurels or actively developing an entrepreneurial culture
How can the oil riches both be a friend and foe for Norway?
Oil price developments — less income for Norway — will this cause more or less capital for tech entrepreneurs?
Denmark and Sweden have had some tech success-stories — When will the wave of Norwegian tech success stories happen?
Framework in place for entrepreneurs
How to stimulate hunger among Norwegian entrepreneurs
What is missing for next generation tech companies to succeed internationally?
Role models for Norway — who are the entrepreneurs looking up to?
Anita Traaseth / Head, Innovation Norway
Rolv Erik Ryssdal / CEO, Schibsted
Johan H. Andresen / Owner, Ferd
Rikke Eckhoff Høvding / CEO, NVCA
Tellef Thorleifsson / Northzone
Thomas Falck / Chairman, Investinor
Jon Hindar / Chairman, Argentum
Karim Jalbout / Partner, Egon Zehnder
Natasha Ratanshi Stein / Principal, Piton Capital
Eeswaran Navaratnam / Co-founder and Partner, 01Ventures
Johan Brand / Founder, Kahoot!, Partner, We Are Human
Sophia Bendz / Partner, Atomico
Michael Rogers / CEO, VirtuGO, 4 x Olympian
Tom O. Collett / Collett & Co