Join the Startup Challenge @VivaTech 2019!

Want to pitch your idea or product to one of the world’s leading tech fairs? Norwegian tech start-ups are invited to compete for a place at VivaTech Paris 2019. Sign up by March 15th. What: Challenges for startups at the biggest tech event in Europe When:  16 – 18 May, 2019 Where: Paris Expo Porte… Read More

Five reasons to grow your fintech in London

We have listed some of the reasons why you should look at London when it comes to scaling your fintech business. Customers at your doorstep Several of the world’s largest banks, including HSBC, Barclays, Lloyds and Standard Chartered, are headquartered in London – and all experimenting with fintech in one way or another. All of… Read More

Is Germany in need of Norwegian EdTech?

Norway is a leading country when it comes to Education Technology (EdTech). Germany is a country where digitalization within education has not come as far. Can Germany learn something from Norway? We believe there are opportunities for Norwegian EdTech companies in the German market, but companies need to be aware of the obstacles and overcome… Read More

Welcome to the world of future transportation in Lyon, EVS32!

This year’s Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition is hosted in the capital of French electromobility Lyon. The key word for the event is sustainable mobility and EVS welcomes leading actors within electric mobility and green transport from over 50 countries to come together to share their experiences and do business. What: EVS32 – the leading… Read More

Smart Cities opportunities in South Korea

The long history of Smart Cities in different names Urban development plans in South Korea in the 20th century were managed by the state and the large private conglomerates which caused growing urban issues which was a global trend towards urbanization. The plans have led to many issues in large cities such as congestion, environmental… Read More

Paris: Take your startup to the City of Lights

Paris’s startup scene is bustling with over 21 000 startups, and the city is frequently ranked as one of Europe’s best places to scale your business. The city has several hundred co-working spaces and hosts the world’s largest incubator, Station F. Innovation Norway’s Paris office is located at one of these co-working spaces, and we… Read More

Rekordstor oppslutning rundt smarte byer i Barcelona

Norske byer ønsker å bli smartere. Det kan bli en lur investering for fremtiden ifølge Innovasjon Norge. “Smarte byer skal bli en stor norsk eksportvare”, sier Gaute Hagerup, ansvarlig for smartby-satsingen i Innovasjon Norge. 13. til 15. november 2018 reiste rekordmange norske byer og bedrifter til verdens største smartby-messe og -konferanse, Smart City Expo i… Read More

Join the Indian Edtech Revolution!

With an internet penetration of 500 million and more than 25% of the population below 25 years of age, the business potential for edtech in India is for all to see. Add to this the rising disposable income, growing number of job seekers and dissatisfaction with the current education system, and you have a clear… Read More

7 Reasons for Norwegian Companies to Look to the South African market

South Africa is known for its beautiful beaches and landscape. The country is also known for some of the best wines globally. But the country has more to offer. There is plenty of market opportunities waiting to be grasped. (Photo: Andreas Selter) A gateway to Africa Looking to the South African market, opportunities are not… 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