Silicon Valley: – Farten er det nordmenn blir mest overrasket over

Denne artikkelen er et sammendrag av en lengre artikkel i Nettavisen. For å lese hele artikkelen, se Nettavisen. Nordic Innovation House, som ble initiert av Innovasjon Norge i 2011, tar sikte på å hjelpe nordiske oppstartsbedrifter og selskaper med å få en fot innenfor i Silicon Valley. – Målet vårt er å få nordiske selskaper… Read More

– Nå er det status å være gründer i Norge. Det var det ikke for ti år siden

Denne artikkelen er et sammendrag av en lengre artikkel i Nettavisen. For å lese hele artikkelen, se Nettavisen.   Innovasjon Norges regionsdirektør for Amerika Gro Dyrnes mener startup-miljøet i Norge har modnet.  Som leder for Nordic Innovation House i San-Francisco, har Gro Dyrnes sett på avstand hvordan startup-miljøet i hjemlandet har utviklet seg. Hun understreker at… Read More

Mining industry and opportunities for Norwegian companies in Russia

In terms of both area and the sheer variety of endowments, Russia figures as a major mining nation of the world. It is home to an array of minerals and metals including nickel, platinum, bauxite, cobalt, coal and tin. Russia accounts for a large share of the world’s output of diamonds, gold, silver and PGM.  … Read More

Skalere raskere i New York?

Innovasjon Norge samarbeider med en av New Yorks mest suksessrike akseleratorer, ERA (Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerators) om et akseleratorprogram i New York. Dette er et program for norske oppstartsbedrifter som vurderer å etablere seg i New York. Programmet gir kvalifiserte kandidater tre måneders intens oppfølging, rådgivning og verdifulle en-til-en sesjoner med industriledende eksperter i verdens raskest… Read More

The FinTech Landscape in Africa shows interesting Trends

Crypto-Currencies pave the way Africa is becoming an interesting market for crypto-currencies and next-generation peer-to-peer buying and selling of crypto-currencies is becoming a rapidly expanding market. In a recent article in ITWEB, dated 24 May 2018, it is noted that African virtual currency users are more likely to be male, under 30 years old and… Read More

Sweden Wood Building

Multi-storey wooden buildings are in focus in Sweden

The interest of multi-storey wooden buildings is increasing rapidly in Sweden. Today, only about 10 % of newly built multi-storey houses use wooden frames. Forecasts predict a sharp rise in this area. This growing trend is a good opportunity for the Norwegian building industry since we have a long tradition of using wood in residential… Read More

Agribusiness Opportunities in Kenya

Agriculture, which includes aquaculture, is a major contributor to Kenya’s economy. It is the leading economic sector, accounting for 22% of the gross domestic product (GDP). The sector also accounts for more than 50% of Kenya’s total exports and provides more than 16% of formal employment in the private sector. Growth of the national economy… Read More

Norwegian Industry needs new markets – South Africa’s challenges may be Norway’s opportunities.

South Africa is the second largest economy in Africa, behind Nigeria. South Africa accounts for 24 percent of Africa’s GDP , and it is ranked as an upper-middle-income economy by the World Bank – one of only four such countries in Africa.  The country is rich in natural resources and is a leading producer of… Read More