Founder talk with Ville Houttu/Vincit
Oct
19
9:00 AM09:00

Founder talk with Ville Houttu/Vincit

Join us for a founder talk about the journey from the Nordics to conquering the US!
Ville Houttu is the Founder and CEO of Vincit California, Inc. Previously, he worked as the Head of Business Development at Vincit Group, helping the Finnish company to reach 350 employees and make it public in Nasdaq First North marketplace. During last few years Vincit’s leadership model has received several recognitions, including Best Place to Work in Europe 2016, Workforce Game Changer 2016 and the Best Workplace in Finland 2016, 2015, 2014.

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Don't predict - Be prepared: Principles to Future Proof Your Business
Oct
31
12:00 PM12:00

Don't predict - Be prepared: Principles to Future Proof Your Business

Is your company set up to capitalize in the age of data and behavioral science?

Join us for a presentation by Calculai, highlighting the value of data and behavioral science in different sectors, and helping you understand how using data affects the future of business. The goal is to understand the key principles for success - not just technological investments, but cultural and organizational investments that will set your company apart from the competition.

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Translation Book Sprint
Nov
5
9:00 AM09:00

Translation Book Sprint

The Global Book Alliance and the Global Digital Library are organising a workshop books sprint to increase the number of high quality reading books in under served languages. Our focus will be to translate simple books for children. This means that YOU can translate one book into a new language by donating one hour of your time.

We are looking for volunteers that speak languages like Hindi, Bangla, Kiswahili, Arabic or any other of the 300 languages supported by the Global Digital Library.

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Setting Strong Sales Foundation
Oct
11
12:00 PM12:00

Setting Strong Sales Foundation

Join us for a lunch & learn on optimizing your sales!

Chances are that you have at least a few questions about how sales will work either for your specific startup or just in general. Whether it's closing your first sale, hiring your first account executive, or conducting your first big pitch, everyone will take something from this workshop run by the founders of Mile Square Labs.

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DNB: Scouting in Silicon Valley
Oct
9
5:00 PM17:00

DNB: Scouting in Silicon Valley

Join us in welcoming DNB to Silicon Valley!

DNB is Norway's largest financial services group and one of the largest in the Nordic region in terms of market capitalisation. As a major operator in a number of industries, DNB also has a Nordic and international strategy. DNB is one of the world’s leading shipping banks and has a strong position in the energy sector.

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Networking Reception with Norwegian Construction Industry and REACH
Oct
8
6:00 PM18:00

Networking Reception with Norwegian Construction Industry and REACH

Join us in welcoming delegates from the Norwegian Construction Industry and REACH Program participants to Silicon Valley! Come, network over drinks, exchange ideas and make connections.

Connect with C-suite Execs from leading Norwegian companies interested in 'Digitalization in the Construction Industry'. Also meet REACH Program participants APPIOTS, ByLife, InnoSense, Playful Learning and Super Radio.

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Cardano Blockchain
Sep
26
6:00 PM18:00

Cardano Blockchain

Join us for an introduction to Blockchain and Cardano.

And find out what makes Cardano the 3rd. gen. blockchain.

This meetup group is for people interested in the Cardano platform and the ADA digital currency.

The purpose is to come together to learn, teach, co-create and participate in the long-term growth, governance and success of the Cardano ecosystem.

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Nordic Women in Technology & Innovation
Sep
13
6:00 PM18:00

Nordic Women in Technology & Innovation

Fueled by passion, drive, and determination, five Nordic women climbed to the top in Silicon Valley’s competitive Tech industry.
On Sept 13th, come and hear their stories, network with fellows, and gather strategic insight that can help you on your own journey. This inspirational event is brought to you by SWEA Professional in collaboration with Silicon Vikings and Nordic Innovation House. 

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Transcending Borders: US Visas for Startups
Sep
5
9:00 AM09:00

Transcending Borders: US Visas for Startups

Are you coming to US for business, but find the ever changing immigration policies challenging?

Join us for a breakfast with local experts from D'Alessio Law Group, who will walk you through the requirements for different visa types and how far ESTA will get you (if anywhere).

The main topics for this talk include understanding the complexities of the US immigration system and the changing policies under the current administration. Get information on:

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Applications of AI In Business Use Cases
Aug
2
6:00 PM18:00

Applications of AI In Business Use Cases

If you are a Machine Learning/AI enthusiast or a Product Manager wondering how to use these technologies in your products or an entrepreneur looking for the next killer use case to solve for here is an event to show up at.

Meet leading product managers, senior technologists, proven change leaders from top leading companies and find out how they decide to choose ML/AI in their business use cases. This is not a technical session but more on how you apply the right technologies and use advanced analytics to build better products and win customers.

Event organized by Calculai.

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The U.S. Payments Industry
May
8
9:00 AM09:00

The U.S. Payments Industry

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. 

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Nordic Innovation Conference
May
3
5:30 AM05:30

Nordic Innovation Conference

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.

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Oura Ring Sizing Pop-Up, Palo Alto
Apr
12
8:00 AM08:00

Oura Ring Sizing Pop-Up, Palo Alto

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!

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Women in Tech Festival
Apr
12
to Apr 13

Women in Tech Festival

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/

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Startup Financing: Angel, VC, Crowdfunding, Crowd Financing and ICO
Mar
29
9:00 AM09:00

Startup Financing: Angel, VC, Crowdfunding, Crowd Financing and ICO

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.

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Future of Transportation: T-pod by Einride
Mar
27
3:00 PM15:00

Future of Transportation: T-pod by Einride

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.

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Machine Learning Demystified - Intro to Google Cloud tools for startups
Mar
21
9:00 AM09:00

Machine Learning Demystified - Intro to Google Cloud tools for startups

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.

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StartUp Accounting Essentials & Lunch
Mar
14
9:00 AM09:00

StartUp Accounting Essentials & Lunch

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.

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Venture Summit - West
Mar
13
to Mar 14

Venture Summit - West

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/judgespresentations by more than 50 Top Innovators seeking funding, and high-level networking opportunities

Get a discount for your tickets with the code NIHVIP

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State of SportsTech
Mar
8
3:00 PM15:00

State of SportsTech

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).

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Nordic SportsTech Program
Mar
5
to Mar 9

Nordic SportsTech Program

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.

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Kahoot!'s Story - Founders' Talk with Morten Versvik and Falguni Bhuta.
Feb
27
3:00 PM15:00

Kahoot!'s Story - Founders' Talk with Morten Versvik and Falguni Bhuta.

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!

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Neemo - Visual dialogue method for managing change, strategy and brand work
Feb
15
9:00 AM09:00

Neemo - Visual dialogue method for managing change, strategy and brand work

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.

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