The new Nordic Museum in Seattle will host this one-day conference, which will feature keynote talks and panels by tech and innovation luminaries from the Nordic region, including Kristin Skogen Lund (NO), Fredrik Cassel (SE), and Niels Røine (NO). The goal is to build awareness about innovation and opportunity in the Nordic countries and to lay the groundwork for the development of deeper relationships between the tech and innovation sectors in Seattle and the Nordic region. More information and registration.
Is your company accepting or processing payments in the US? This Lunch & Learn will provide you with a high-level understanding of the U.S. payments landscape and the key areas of potential impact to companies entering the U.S. market from abroad.
The award-winning accelerator program TINC is kicking off again, with a fantastic batch of Nordic startups attending the spring program. Come meet the companies and hear their stories and how they are going to spend these intensive 4 weeks in Silicon Valley!
The new Oura smart ring is the world's most advanced wearable for getting more restorative sleep. Designed to be worn around the clock it empowers you to see how your lifestyle affects your body and mind. Do you want to find out your Oura ring size? Or just see the new Oura ring in real life? Come and check out the rings at Nordic Innovation House!
Two incredible days of support and inspiration—don’t miss Silicon Valley Forum’s 4 th annual Women in Tech Festival! This is your chance to connect with and celebrate women in tech, STEM, and business leadership careers. The Festival kicks off with a pitch day for female-founded companies on Thursday, April 12th; the following day, Friday, April 13th, is an all-day action-packed event, filled with panels, keynotes, workshop sessions, and tons of amazing networking. Get 10% off tickets with code NIH10! Snag yours here: https://siliconvalleyforum.com/women-in-techfestival/
Securing funding for your startup can be a difficult and confusing process. Roger Royse, founder of the Royse Law Firm, will discuss some of the options and funding strategies available to your business. He will also discuss some of the recent trends and potential issues with crowdfunding and ICOs. Feel free to bring your questions.
Join us at Nordic Innovation House to explore the future of transportation!
Einride is the next generation’s disruptive road transport solution: safe, cost-efficient and emission-free. By rethinking the foundation of transportation, Einride‘s T-pod is the first transport vehicle designed and developed for self-driving electric propulsion. Einride’s mission is to be a major contributor to a sustainable society by lowering the carbon dioxide emissions of the transport industry.
Are your ready for Machine Learning? Welcome to join our hands-on session with Qvik - Mobile Development Studio from Helsinki, qvik.com.
Jerry Jalava, Senior Architect, and Google Cloud Training Master, will share some key takeaways with us who are pondering how to confront the open questions of Machine Learning as a feasible tool to gain more profitable business.
Inspiring program fitted for Nordic startups early in their business development, focusing on business idea development and business model development. The program is aimed to help participating companies reach their full potential through iteration, focus, speed and customer interaction.
Whether you're bootstrapping or venture-backed, pre-funding or post-funding, pre-revenue or turning a profit, there are steps you need to take to stay on top of your finances, maintain compliance, and establish the foundation you'll need to scale. In this hour-long session, we'll cover how to implement an accounting system that will grow with your company, effective payment collection processes, tax obligations, financial statements, and more.
Join 700+ VCs, Corporate VCs, Angel Investors, Investment Bankers and Founders of venture backed, emerging and early stage companies at Venture Summit | West.
Whether you’re a startup seeking capital and exposure, or an investor seeking new deals, this exclusive annual summit presented by youngStartup Ventures - is one event you won't want to miss.
A highly productive full-day venture conference, Venture Summit | West is dedicated to showcasing VCs, Corporate VCs and angel investors committed to funding early stage and emerging companies.
This summit focused on connecting the hottest startups with active investors will feature a distinguished line up of more than 100 VCs as speakers/judges; presentations by more than 50 Top Innovators seeking funding, and high-level networking opportunities
Get a discount for your tickets with the code NIHVIP
Join us for a deep dive in the latest themes and challenges in SportsTech with an amazing group of industry experts coming together at Nordic Innovation House. The panel is moderated by Mounir Zok (US Olympic Committee) and includes Per Lundstam (RedBull), Marilou McFarlane (Women in SportsTech), John Paul (Venue Next), and Neda Tabatabaie (San Jose Sharks).
Nordic Sports Tech Program is continuation for the Nordic Sports Tech Challenge organized in the Fall 2017 by Nordic Innovation House and Smash, Helsinki. The program targets the top sports technology startups from the Nordic region (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden) operating in one of the five selected tracks: wearable technology and smart clothing, virtual reality and augmented reality, sports analytics and artificial intelligence, fan experience, and eSports.
Since its launch in 2013, Kahoot! has turned game-based learning into a pop culture phenomenon. The game platform now hosts over 70 million monthly active users and a public library of 51 million learning games, created and shared by fans in more than 200 countries. Kahoot! is on a mission is to unlock the deepest potential of every learner, regardless of age or context, by making learning fun, magical, and engaging through games. Kahoot! is a global company with offices in Oslo, London, Austin and Palo Alto. Let’s play!
Welcome to join us for Neemo's photography based workshop on Thursday, February 15th - and learn how to lead change, strategy, brand, and teamwork in a creative and innovative way. Neemo's design thinking approach is based on a visual dialogue method, which uses emotional intelligence, subconsciousness and cross-disciplinary thinking through photographs.
Roz Thomsen will describe the laws and regulations governing the export from the United States, and import into the United States, of key hardware, software and technologies typically developed in Silicon Valley. He will provide examples from the Information Technology, Life Sciences, and Autonomous Vehicle industries. Roz will point out where U.S. and Nordic countries laws and regulations are similar, and how they diverge in important respects.
Supporting Hiring Of Foreign Workers Under The New Administration And What To Expect For H-1B Cap Season.
David will be discussing best practices related to immigration given the changes we’ve seen this past year, including some tricks and tips to ensure you’re well prepared to avoid issues when hiring foreign talent in today’s climate. He will focus on the L and the E visas and their viability for setting up companies in the U.S., as well as the International Entrepreneur Rule, and what to expect for this H-1B Cap season.
You are welcome to join us for Founders' Talk with Sondre Rasch from SafetyNest and Søren Therkelsen from Qurasense, two Nordic founders currently attending Y Combinator. They will share about their journey: How is it? Where do you start? What are the pitfalls of coming here? When are you ready?
The Nordic Innovation House member and Solar Energy company United Sun Systems will be signing an significant licensing agreement with US Department of Energy and we have invited them to share about their game-changing solutions.
The seminar will provide insights into United Sun Systems technology and its potential, and to allow for a broader discussion on the current state of the industry, both in the US and elsewhere.
Welcome to join us for a talk with May Kristin Roen. May is an experieced business professional with a strong background in consulting and finance operations from startups to unicorn! Her current roles:
- VP Finance in Buoy Labs (raising series A, in active Due Diligence)
- Interim CFO Inboard Technology, just closed Series A
- VP Finance Folloze, closed Seed, Series A and in the process of raising Series B
- CFO and co-founder Pathogenomix, raised Seed and in process of raising a Convertible note