Get ready for TINC Fall 2016!

With less than a week to go, the countdown for TINC Fall 2016 has officially begun.

On Monday October 24, ten Nordic tech startups will attend the 11th TINC Silicon Valley program in Palo Alto. The startups will spend four weeks in Silicon Valley attending workshops, mentoring sessions and events offered in the program as well as meetings with potential partners, customers and investors. We are very excited and looking forward to welcoming everyone here to Nordic Innovation House in Silicon Valley.

Anticipation and Networking

“We look forward to meeting inspiring people and getting a kick in the right direction,” says prospective participant Julie Hella Bauge from Norwegian FlowMotion Technologies.

Being part of the young entrepreneur-scene in Norway, Julie knows many people who have previously attended TINC Silicon Valley and gained valuable knowledge and insight into business development on a global scale. “Everybody recommends it,” Julie says.

Julie takes the program seriously and has already been in the Bay Area a month to establish relationships and networks in Silicon Valley and San Francisco. “You never know who you’ll meet when you’re in Silicon Valley,” she says.

Learning to build and scale

Among the former participants still in Silicon Valley is Nicolaj Broby Petersen of Megacool. He participated in the TINC program during the winter session in 2013.

The greatest benefit from the program, Nicolaj says, is the skills and knowledge available from TINC’s experienced mentors and advisors. He especially emphasizes the importance of understanding how to go from just having a product to having a full business.

“TINC helped us develop new and bigger goals and working actively towards it,” he says.

Preparations and hard work

TINC is always a hectic and exciting period at Nordic Innovation House, 

“Its kind of like Christmas, 4th of July , and May 17th all at once the day we welcome a new batch of TINCers,” says TINC Program Director Åse Pettersen Bailey.

Since 2012 almost 100 companies and more than 150 entrepreneurs have attended the program. We are thrilled to be able to make an impact and assist in the journey of so many amazing Nordic entrepreneurs. We are also very happy to welcome Icelandic companies to the program for the first time this fall. 

Companies

CEO Huxon's HR-Monitor is a measurement software system for Chief HR Officers that functions the same way that financial software works for CFO's.  It literally takes the "pulse" of the company for HR management. Think of it like taking an MRI of a company, it lets you see what is happening inside.

 


Watchbox helps companies make their employees happier and more engaged at work.

 

FlowMotion empowers people to capture their memories in the best possible way. With FlowMotion ONE, our high quality and affordable stabilizers for smartphones and GoPro cameras, anyone can capture perfect and smooth videos. Developed with extreme sports in mind, ONE is compact, versatile and water resistant.

 

RIOT is a one-stop shop for the creative industry, making it easier to buy and sell creative services, showcase your work and find any tools you need to run your company - thus giving easy access and saving time for employers and providing predictability for freelancers.


Inzpire.me is a fundamentally new way for influencers and brands to connect, communicate and scale their collaborations. It's a marketplace platform with all necessary features to utilize influencer marketing - including reviews and endorsements, an easy way to communicate and manage campaigns, and a safe and predictable payment system.

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Bluestone is software company that offers the next generation of Product Information Management (PIM) solutions that will support the API driven omni-channel world of tomorrow.  The service will help our customers to sell more and faster in multiple channels.

 

Learnifier makes it possible for organizations of all sizes to set up their own Online Academy in minutes. Being able to set up a beautiful Online Academy that is easy to use is valued by clients from from over 20 countries. Learnifier is used for delivering everything from longer leadership programs that are delivered as blended learning to shorter online programs in for example software training.


Friendbase is a virtual world where young people can hang out in a fun, friendly and safe environment with a mission to make the online world a friendlier place. Friendbase has users in more than 200 countries, the largest being Brazil and the US.

 

Lizer Group increases online sales conversion by giving retailers the ability to optimize item by item pricing according to what consumers actually want and are willing to pay. With a unique way of collecting and analyzing forward looking consumer behavioral data, the company can offer solutions which help online retailers sell more at the right price.


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