Entrepreneurship is everywhere! Traditional business executives fearing disruption or even extinction, need to innovate, transform and become entrepreneurial. Many attend seminars and courses to ‘learn innovation’, while others seek to … Read More
A recent study in Silicon Valley identified where smart money VCs are investing in early-stage companies and how that investment focus has shifted in the past years. This was based on … Read More
To many Norwegian entrepreneurs a key milestone on the path of success is attracting and securing venture funding. An even greater aspiration is funding from a US investor. However if … Read More
Patents may be viewed in Norway as an important part of Intellectual Property and of great value to the entrepreneur. It has even been stated that a patent ‘ensures a … Read More
With over 500 Fintech startups in Norway and much investment in development of blockchain and bitcoin offerings, this is clearly a ‘hot sector’. The question is what company and technology … Read More
Tech stocks plunged for the second day in a row after Donald Trump’s stunning presidential victory, a selling spree that engulfed big names like Google, Apple and Facebook. The SV 150 … Read More
After receiving initial seed or friends and family funding to build your offering and gain initial customers, you are ready to attract your next round of venture investment. US investors, … Read More
As IPO valuations fall in the ‘post unicorn’ days 2016, a successful exit through acquisition becomes the dream of many entrepreneurs. In a recent seminar in Palo Alto CA, investment … Read More
During the Global Startup Grind Conference in Redwood City CA, leading investors including Marc Andreeassen, Tim Draper and Vinod Khosla shared insights, success stories and advice with thousands of entrepreneurs. … Read More
How to succeed: Start with selling 10 Startup Lessons from Guy Kawasaki “Don’t focus on the bullshit, focus on the reality.” As the keynote speaker at this year’s Startup Grind, … Read More
Innovators in Silicon Valley bring a strong passion, willingness to take a risk and strong commitment to execution. This ‘hunger to succeed’ – professionally and personally can be driven by … Read More
Great companies are built from talented people working together for a common goal. In a strong economy with VC funded startups providing high levels of compensation and perks, competition for … Read More
Great things come from small groups of dedicated people – as demonstrated by leading water filtration solutions from Israel, oil and gas technologies from Norway and life changing innovations from … Read More
– A Norwegian to US Comparative Successful global growth of ICT, medtech, green tech/sustainability and consumer product innovations (as a result of great creative minds, research, academia and public support) … Read More
What are the real differences – is it a better idea, better access to funding, luck or market execution?
I USA lever gründerne på venner, familie, “bønner og ris” – i mangel av offentlige finansieringsordnigner, skriver Jennifer Vessels i Nextstep.
Over the past 5 years, many Nordic companies have eyed the US market as an opportunity and stepping stone for global sales expansion and profitability.
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