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Mapping the Nordic Startup and Investing Ecosystem

Mapping the Nordic Startup and Investing Ecosystem

THE IDEA – HAPPENING FALL 2018

This initiative will create an overview of venture and investments expertise in the Nordic. They will gather information regarding startups and angel investments and create a platform that will provide a geographical map over all the Nordic countries. It will contain information about where to find different tech-industry clusters, incubators, events, current angel networks, educations and existing venture capital firms. It will save time and money for the investor looking for new investment targets as well as researchers.

CONTACT

Anette Nordvall, SweBan

Nordic Roadshows 

Nordic Roadshows 

THE IDEA – HAPPENING FALL 2018

Nordic Roadshows helps Nordic companies raise funding, develop their businesses and get international investor coaching. The roadshows are organised three times a year in cooperation with the entrepreneurship societies around the whole Nordics. They gather the most promising startups and leading investors both from the Nordics as well as international. The aim is to make fundraising as easy and fast as possible. The organizers include Aalto Entrepreneurship Society, Excitera and Stardust-DTU.

CONTACT

Aleksi Löytynoja, Aaltoes

 

Nordicmade Impact Investment

Nordicmade Impact Investment

THE IDEA

Nordicmade Impact Investment is an event that connects the Nordic impact investment ecosystem with the international audience. Nordicmade Impact Investment will show and develop solutions for Impact Investing ecosystem especially led by startups while also connecting them with networks not just from Nordics but also globally. The project is organized by The Nordic Frugal Innovation Society, Intersection Point Social Business Association and Sjalfsbjorg landssamb fatladra.

 

CONTACT

Venkata Gandikota, The Nordic Frugal Innovation Society

Nordic Impact Investing Network – NIIN

Nordic Impact Investing Network – NIIN

THE IDEA – HAPPENING FALL 2018

NIIN aims to connect the impact investors, activities and communities across the Nordics. To further facilitate and grow the network, the network will co-host meetings and events for investors and startups in the Nordics. NIIN is initiated by the investor collective at Nordic Impact and events such as Impact for Breakfast and Katapult Future Fest. The project is organized by Nordic Impact, Wave Ventures and The Shared Value Company.

CONTACT

Kaja Kirstine Lilleng, Nordic Impact

Startup Portfolio Presentations

Startup Portfolio Presentations

THE IDEA – HAPPENING FALL 2018

The project is a group trip for 40 Nordic business angels. The angels will either visit Paris or Berlin to connect with local investors and present the most interesting startups in their portfolio. Both trips will take 2 days with the goal to share the best practices in startup investing and strengthen cooperation between Nordic and central European angel communities. Rising North funding will be used cover event production costs in Paris and Berlin.

 

CONTACT

Reidar Wasenius, Finnish Business Angels Network


Techbikers Nordic

Techbikers Nordic

Techbikers Nordics brought over 60 investors, technologists and founders together to cycle 420 km for a one-of-a-kind event from Copenhagen to Berlin. This was a charity bike ride to promote increased collaboration between Nordic startups and to connect the tech ecosystems of the Nordics and Berlin. 

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Nordic Angel Choice Award

Nordic Angel Choice Award

The purpose with Nordic Angel Choice Awards (NACA) was to create more cross-border Business Angel investments and highlight the role of Business Angels from all Nordic regions. The goal was to bring together both the Nordic startups and the Nordic Business Angels and to highlight and showcase good Business Angel practice and foster investments and syndications across borders.

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Investors on the Rocks

Investors on the Rocks

THE IDEA

Investors on the Rocks is an exclusive event tailored to attract venture capitalists and business angels from North America, Europe, and Asia where the Nordic tech and startup community will be put front and center. Building on relationships with this particular audience, that have been established and cultivated through co-Nordic grass root activities and our participation in international projects, conferences and events during the past few years, we have created a community driven event geared towards personal connections and impactful experiences. 

 

CONTACT

Svava Björk Ólafsdóttir, Icelandic Startups