#NordicMade at SXSW 2018

#NordicMade showcases the coolest Nordic startups, films and bands as well as the beautiful landscapes and untamed nature of the 5 Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden). Come and learn more about the various products, consumer devices, mobile apps, online services, health products, movie production incentives, Nordic Genre movies, as well as about the diverse musical landscape of the Nordics.

A lot of things are happening at House of Scandinavia (powered by SAS and Amex). Check their event listing / schedule at their web site!

If you find any mistakes, omissions, or incorrect event information on these pages, please inform Hartti Suomela (hartti.suomela (at) businessfinland.fi)

Nordic Films

Nordic Music

Presentations with Nordic Connection

Nordic Companies at SXSW

Our Nordic Side Events


Super Finland - Frozen lakes, Guitar tunes & a Polar bear

Monday, March 12th, noon-3pm, at House of Scandinavia, Cafe Blue Downtown Austin, 340 E 2nd Street

Features Superwood Festival style performances of Tuomo and Markus, Lone Deer Laredo and New Silver Girl. Also "Winter swimmer Erkki", latest documentary film by Paola Suhonen will screen continuosly in the space. Tasty Pulled Oats miniburgers by Gold & Green is served at the event. 


Your Next Portfolio Company is Nordic

Monday, March 12th, 4pm-6pm, at at House of Scandinavia, Cafe Blue Downtown Austin, 340 E 2nd Street

Did you know that the Nordics is the biggest unicorn factory in the world? 
That while the Nordics represent only 3% of Europe’s population, it accounts for more than 50% of the billion dollar exits in region between 2005 and 2015?
Please join us for a beer, short talks and presentations, and a lot of meeting new business partners.



Nordics & Creativity at MobileMonday Austin

Monday, March 12, 6pm-11pm, at Palm Door at 6th, 508 East 6th Street

After a panel discussion on Nordics and Creativity, the DemoExpo hosts 20 #NordicMade startups showcasing their coolest in tech innovations. Additionally 10 pre-selected Nordic startups pitch to the judges and the MobileMonday audience.



The Nordic Pitch

On Tuesday, March 13th, 4pm-6:30pm at House of Scandinavia, Cafe Blue Downtown Austin, 340 E 2nd Street

Five startups providing sustainable solutions to societal issues from the Nordic will pitch to a heavyweight investor panel

  • No Isolation (NO)
  • Penstable (DK)
  • LexploreSweden (SE)
  • Diwala (NO)
  • Mightifier (FI).

H.R.H. Crown Prince Haakon of Norway will be present and open the pitch night.

Request an invitation.

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