Hvert år samles gründere, investorer, forskere, studenter og privat og offentlig næringsliv i Trondheim for Technoport-konferansen. I år har NVCA gått sammen med Investinor, Abelia og FIN for å lage en pitchekonkurranse som en del av programmet på Technoports dag 2. Med på laget har vi også fått Startup Sauna. Kjenner du et oppstartselskap som burde søke, eller vil du være publikum? Les mer under.
Scale-up Challenge – Technoport Pitch 2017
Powered by NVCA, Investinor, Abelia and FIN
NVCA, Investinor, Abelia and FIN invite tech startups to apply for an exclusive pitching event at Technoport 2017. This year we have teamed up with a Finnish accelerator Startup Sauna who will facilitate half a day coaching event with selected serial-entrepreneurs and investors from their network making sure that all the teams are ready to shine in the pitching competition.
15 startups will be selected to attend Startup Sauna coaching session on 7 March 16:00-20:00. Based on the coaching session 10 startups will be selected to the pitching competition the following day.
The winner of the pitching event will be selected by a jury consisting of leading seed and venture funds. The winner will receive a cash prize of NOK 50,000 sponsored by Investinor. In addition, Startup Sauna will select 1-3 companies to be fast-tracked to the last selection stage of their next accelerator program. One lucky startup will win a complimentary ticket to Slush 2017.
We are looking for technology-based startups with a scalable business model, international growth ambitions, and a capital need of app. 10-30 MNOK.
Apply now by submitting a one-page business plan and slide deck (max 10 slides) to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 15 Feb. Successful startups will be notified by 17 Feb. Guide for your application here: Scaleup Challenge 03.
Jury members include Jon Øyvind Eriksen, investment director at Investinor, NVCA board member and managing partner Norwegian seed fund Terje Eidesmo, and partner at Viking Venture, Eivind Bergsmyr, also an NVCA board member, and Bente Loe, partner at Alliance Venture and NVCA board members, and Trond Riiber Knudsen, business angel and head of TRK Group.
Where: Cosmos 3A, Clarion Collection Hotel, Technoport
When: 9th of March at 10-12, registration and coffee from 09.30. Networking lunch at noon.
Who should attend: Startups and other people from the startup scene looking for inspiration and feedback on the art of pitching, business angels, corporates and other investors looking for high quality deal flow and great networking opportunities.