Who is TINC for?
Your start-up is a good fit for TINC if most of these descriptions fit you:
Nordic technology company, working on a real problem for which you have a solution
Nordic technology startups with global potential and ambitions
Strong entrepreneur team with the skills to succeed. Driven, open to learn, humble and able to execute
High potential and scalable business
Desire to engage the Silicon Valley mindset, to learn and to build valuable relationships
Founding and/or C-level teams. We recommend two people from each company
What is the right timing for TINC?
Your start-up is ready for TINC if most of these descriptions fit you:
You have momentum and traction in your local market
You have a product to work with: minimum MVP or prototype
Your company has the basic financing in place and is in a sound situation where you are able to validate and follow up from the program
You have the possibility to take four weeks in Silicon Valley to focus on supercharging your business and preparing yourself and your company for long-term sustainable growth.
What you should expect
A reality check and mind changing experience
To be challenged in a way you have never been before
To validate your technology and business model in a highly competitive market
Mentoring from World Class mentors
Expanding your network and building valuable relationships
To never be the same again!
What we expect
That you make the most out of the program
That you participate. Show up for workshops, participate, give input and feedback and make each other good
That you listen, learn and are open to input and feedback and further development
That you work actively with what you learn
Network! Silicon Valley is all about Serendipity & Network effect
“Silicon Valley is a mindset not a location”: Work hard – play hard!
Main takeaways from our alumni
Focus, focus, focus
Prioritizing based on metrics and experimentation
Speed – pivoting and growth scaling
The mindset of iterating and relearning, use the trial and error forward approach
Getting outside the bubble and learning how tough the competition can be
Time to think and reflect
Learning from insight into the ecosystem of Silicon Valley and the mindset
Think bigger. Make smaller incremental changes. Start with why
People - contacts. With concrete outcome. Presentation material. Pitch deck. Practical tools and US mindset. US presence - perspectives on presence and funding
“The impact you get during the four week program, is the impact you would get from two years back home”