Through our events, we develop arenas, networks and tools to support startups, to successfully launch and grow their business ideas, initiate experiments, putting focus on smart city solutions, and support and promote the cultural entrepreneurs, festivals and institutions of Oslo. Here’s what we have done so far!
Cities and regions have a vital role to play in leading the low carbon transition. They consume over two-thirds of the world’s energy and are responsible for as much as 70% of man-made greenhouse gas emissions. This will be compounded by an expected rise in global urban population of 1.63% per year between 2020 and 2025, […][ Read more ]
On 20 March we gathered 400 front runners in tech and startup to kick-off Oslo Innovation Week 2018. To inspire future event organizers and attendees, to give valuable insight and tools to the community, and facilitate for networking amongst the event organizers. Oslo Innovation Week positions Norway, and Oslo, as the capital region for sustainABLE entrepreneurship, […][ Read more ]
We organized the Nordic Mixer in collaboration with Slush Helsinki, Slush Tokyo and Innovation Norway Japan at the Norwegian bar ØL in Tokyo on 28 March, Day 1 of Slush Tokyo. The purpose of the event was to connect the Nordic startup community to other entrepreneurs, investors, tech experts and potential partners. And to have […][ Read more ]
Oslo Business Region and Nor-Shipping recently went into a close collaboration, kicking off with a workshop on the 13th of April, gathering a diverse group of local smart city stakeholders within the Oslo area. The aim was to assess how Nor-Shipping activities can promote the Oslo city region, consolidating its position as a natural centre […][ Read more ]
We hosted The Nordic Pitch at the world’s largest technology conference South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas. The intention was to attract investors, partners and media to the event, highlight the Nordic startup scene and presence amongst leading international innovation players, through Nordic collaboration, showcasing the best Nordic startups and presence from high profiled […][ Read more ]
On Monday 19 March, we joined our friends at Pådriv at “Fremtidens kommuner” in a workshop about Hovinbyen, one of the most important development areas in Oslo when we speak about smart city development initiatives. The topic for the gathering was sustainable local societies – from intention to action, and the UN sustainability goals were […][ Read more ]