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Nordic Women in Tech and Innovation 2019
Sep
26
6:00 PM18:00

Nordic Women in Tech and Innovation 2019

Nordic Innovation House-Silicon Valley and SWEA Professional SF are excited to announce the upcoming Nordic Women in Tech and Innovation event coming up on September 26th, in Palo Alto!

The first NWTI event was held on September 2018 and it was a great success. We had a full house of participants gathering to hear the experiences and insights from a group of Nordic women who shared their amazing journeys to success in Silicon Valley.

Save the date now and sign up to our mailing list for updates on the event and be the first to know when tickets come on sale.

Want to become a sponsor? Email us at post@nordicinnovationhouse.com for more information.


Looking forward to seeing you there!

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Pitch & Pizza at Nordic Innovation house
Jun
3
11:30 AM11:30

Pitch & Pizza at Nordic Innovation house

Join us for lunchtime pizza & pitches at Nordic Innovation House!

Smart Innovation Norway is connecting three Norwegian startups to Silicon Valley ecosystem to learn and to meet entrepreneurs, investors and potential business partners. You are invited to meet with the group on Tue June 3rd at 11.30am at Nordic Innovation House-Silicon Valley. 

The companies will have a short pitch and you will discover new technologies, interesting business opportunities, and maybe even provide useful feedback to help them evolve.

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TINC Spring 2019 - Pitch Graduation
May
21
5:00 PM17:00

TINC Spring 2019 - Pitch Graduation

Nordic Innovation House-Silicon Valley invites you to join us for the graduation event of the TINC Spring 2019 accelerator program! The event is hosted at Alley powered by Verizon.

Nine Nordic companies have gone through an intensive four-week program and are excited to present their stories to you and a panel of local investors. TINC is an accelerator program for Nordic technology startups. The spring program brings nine startups from Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland to Silicon Valley.

The companies are AiveroBusTravelIT CE Check GreenvoltJET SeafoodNjus Media PodmosphereSOMAand TenkLabs.

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Nordic Founder Talk with TINC: Acceleration in Silicon Valley
May
1
5:30 PM17:30

Nordic Founder Talk with TINC: Acceleration in Silicon Valley

  • Nordic Innovation House-Silicon Valley (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Silicon Valley is the place for startups to accelerate, grow and conquer the world.

Come and meet the latest batch of Nordic startups beginning their Silicon Valley journey in our TINC Accelerator Program and hear the experiences of local Nordic founders who are already well on their way.

We will host a discussion with alumni from Y CombinatorVillage GlobalAlchemist and Plug&Play. You will get their take on how Silicon Valley Accelerators support startups and how to tackle the challenges of getting seed funding.

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Hiring in the U.S. - How to Succeed in Recruiting
Apr
10
12:00 PM12:00

Hiring in the U.S. - How to Succeed in Recruiting

Need to hire your first salesperson in the U.S. but don't know where to start?

Join us for a lunch event with Kristin Speer and from Westwood&Wilshire and learn how to succeed in finding the right person and what challenges you can expect.

The topics covered include:

  • Why startup hiring is hard and different

  • What do you need at each stage?

  • How to present your opportunity to the market?

  • How do you get candidates?

  • How to leverage your network

  • Different kinds of recruiters and approaches

  • How do you evaluate candidates?

  • How do you know how much to pay people in cash and equity?

You will also hear what kinds of roles does WW fill and you will get a chance to evaluate what kind of help do you need. The event is followed by a Q&A.

Join us in Palo Alto or online - RSVP here.


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Game-Changing Entrepreneurship with Susanne Birgersdotter
Apr
2
6:00 PM18:00

Game-Changing Entrepreneurship with Susanne Birgersdotter

How do you become a successful serial entrepreneur?

Susanne Birgersdotter is the self-taught entrepreneur who launched twelve apps in 1 year without knowing anything about programming or developing. With the firm belief that “You can do anything you want to” she then went on to set up her own gaming studio. She is an entrepreneur of entrepreneurship, and one of Sweden’s most successful businesswomen.

Event organized by the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce.

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Filing U.S. taxes: What you and your company need to know
Mar
20
12:00 PM12:00

Filing U.S. taxes: What you and your company need to know

Are you and your company ready for filing your U.S. taxes? Did you know that you need to file your taxes even if your U.S. company did not conduct any business during 2018? How do your taxes affect your personal property in your Nordic home country?

Join our event in Palo Alto or access online and get your questions answered! The event is co-hosted with our partner US Law for Nordics.

We will cover topics on the most common types of taxes corporations should expect to be able to file for and pay (income, payroll, sales and use), what they are, how they are calculated and the general filing requirements for each (on a Federal and State level). You will also get insight on managing your personal taxes as a multi-national individual and compliance for structuring of international business operations.

Read more and RSVP for the lunch event or for the webinar here.

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Nordic GDC Breakfast Workshop
Mar
19
8:00 AM08:00

Nordic GDC Breakfast Workshop

The Annual Nordic GDC Breakfast Workshop provides an opportunity for the Nordic game developers to network with their Nordic peers, while also listening to a number of short presentations about latest market developments & trends relevant to the game developers from Nordic region. The event is organized by Nordic Innovation House in collaboration with Neogames, Goodbye Kansas and Nordic trade promotion organizations.

We are serving some breakfast, coffee, tea and refreshments.

Welcome!

Check out the agenda and sign up here.

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Nordics at SXSW
Mar
8
to Mar 17

Nordics at SXSW

South By Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. An essential destination for global professionals, the event features sessions, showcases, screenings, exhibitions, and a variety of networking opportunities. SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together.

Nordic Innovation House-Silicon Valley will be in Austin, March 8-17 for SXSW 2019 as many other Nordic companies, artists and delegations. See below which events we are taking part in and where you can find the other Nordics.

Events supported by Nordic Innovation house - silicon valley

MobileMonday with Nordic Pitch night @ EU House at Palm Door on 6th March 10

Are the Nordics the World's Next Unicorn Factory? March 12

Nordic Mixer - for the tech, innovation and startup scene at SXSW March 12

House of Scandinavia

Program

Facebook group

EU at Austin

Website

Nordics in the program

Finland

Anu Partanen, Nordic Theory of Everything, March 10

Steve’n’Seagulls, March 15

Aurora, by Miia Tervo, March 10, 12, 15

Denmark

The Nordics: The New Global Hub for Impact Startups March 11

Human-Centered Tech and Design Shaping Society (including Denmark’s Tech Ambassador), March 8

Passport to Music Cities, March 16

Documentary Shorts, March 9, 11, 14

Fair Competition in a Digital World, March 10

Tracking Plays Worldwide, March 15

Lowly, March 14

Powersolo

ZNR, March 13

X&Y, Mar 8, 10, 14

Norway

Nordic Data Goes South, March 9

Outsourcing Creative, March 13

Darling West, March 15, 16

Das Body

Death by Unga Bunga, March 14, 16

Farao, March 14

Intertwine, March 14

Orions Belte, March 14, 15

The Other End, Mar 14

Pasha, March 16

Soft as Snow, March 16

Unge Ferrari, March 14

Wet Dreams, March 15

Virgins4Lyfe, March 9, 11, 14

Sweden

Algorithms Go to Law School, March 11

The Future is Functional Nootropics in your Daily Live, March 11

Music Blockchain Use Case: Mycelia, March 15

Music Video / Animation, March 11

Women Investing in Inclusive Innovation (Palm Door event), March 9

Ayelle

Bladee

Broder John, March 16

Bror Gunnar Jansson, March 14

El Hijo de la Cumpia, March 14, 15

Emma Elisabeth

Henrik Appel , March 15

Light Vibes, March 16

Magic Potion, March 15

Merely

Morabeza Tobacco

MUSICOMEXP, March 15

Nadia Tehran

Shit Kid, March 12, 15

Sudakistan, March 15

Viagra Boys

ViVii

Yung Lean

Fuck You , Mar 9, 11, 14

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The Important Role of Pricing
Mar
6
12:00 PM12:00

The Important Role of Pricing

Getting your pricing right is crucial for the success and growth of your business.

Companies who take a scientific approach to pricing often grow twice as fast and with 25-40% higher margins compared to those who use gut feel, cost-plus or mimic a competitor to price their products or service. Thus, the correct approach the pricing really matter.

Join us for a talk with a pricing expert Per Sjofors from Atenga Insights to learn how to optimize your pricing, and hear what are the most common mistakes to avoid.

Topics covered include:

  • The Important Role of Pricing

  • Pricing theory/The psychology of pricing

  • Measuring value

  • Pricing mistakes

  • Take control of your pricing

  • Review of other ways to look at pricing

The talk is followed by a Q&A, and takes place at 12-1:30pm.

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Building a Financial Plan that Investors will love
Mar
1
12:00 PM12:00

Building a Financial Plan that Investors will love

Does your financial plan tell a story that inspires investor confidence and helps you to raise capital?

If your financials aren't telling a compelling story and you need help with financial projections and financial planning, please join us for this one-hour long session during which we'll discuss the importance of milestone funding, the components of your financial model, top-down and bottom-up financial projections, creating your budget, and more.

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Nordic Community at SG Global 2019 with Casey Fenton (Couchsurfing/Upstock)
Feb
12
5:45 PM17:45

Nordic Community at SG Global 2019 with Casey Fenton (Couchsurfing/Upstock)

Every year in February, Startup Grind Global Conference attracts a thousands of tech entrepreneurs to Redwood City for 2 days of inspiration. We are continuing the tradition from last year to get together everyone with a Nordic heart. The friends of Nordic Innovation House - Silicon Valley and Startup Grind Oslo will get together after the first day of the conference!

RSVP here.

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TINC Spring 2019 Applications open
Dec
17
to Jan 15

TINC Spring 2019 Applications open

Applications for the TINC Spring 2019 applications are open now until January 15th.

TINC is an intensive 4-week accelerator program for Nordic tech startups to validate their product/market and business model fit and potential for global scale in the most competitive startup environment in the world.

Apply to TINC and join us in Silicon Valley where you will work with world-class mentors and learn how to attract customers, partners and investors.

Application deadline: January 15
Interview and selection: January 21 - February 15
Kick off in Oslo: March 7 and 8
4 weeks in Silicon Valley: April 29 - May 24

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Nordic Christmas Get Together
Dec
11
8:00 AM08:00

Nordic Christmas Get Together

You are warmly welcome to Nordic Innovation House for a casual afterwork get together with our Nordic community, partners and friends.

Join us for taking a look back to the busy year that has passed and hear what we have planned for the new year - and get to the holiday spirit with warm glogg and pepparkakor!

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Nordic Breakfast at Slush18
Dec
4
to Dec 5

Nordic Breakfast at Slush18

Thinking of going global?

Come and recover from the previous night's after parties and kick off your Day 2, December 5th, at Slush Helsinki 2018 by joining us for breakfast at Messukeskus, Siipi 201.

Nordic Innovation House supports Nordic companies hit the ground running by offering community, connections and programs in the most competitive markets in the world. We offer services and networks for all parts of the business ecosystem whether you are startup, scaleup, corporate, or an incubator. Get your own office in the heart of Palo Alto or let us open doors for you in New York.

Building on our success in the US, we are now heading to Asia and launching in two more locations - Singapore and Hong Kong!

You will hear about the services different Nordic Innovation Houses offer around the world, and some of our member companies will be sharing their experiences.

Read more and RSVP here.

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