TRIPWESTScandinavian Investor Trip to Silicon Valley
INSPIRATION, KNOWLEDGE & NETWORKING Through a week of workshops, networking events, company visits and matchmaking forums, leading Scandinavian investors will be briefed with the latest . breakthrough technologies, investment trends and key methodologies for building scalable companies. Aim: to build valuable network in the innovation ecosystem of Silicon Valley
THE GOAL1 Extend professional network in Silicon Valley and Scandinavia2 Not science fiction! Updates on technologies to come3 Startup methodology - new tools to scale startups
SILICON VALLEY & INVESTORS? . Introduction to Silicon Valley and the role of the investor. How is the famous ecosystem put together, and how do investors fit in to this system?
SCANDINAVIA IN SILICON VALLEYWhat is happening with the Scandinavian .countries in Silicon Valley. Who are the startups,the organizations, the local Scandinavianinvestors and the government entities.Presented by Silicon Vikings
Value Propositions Key Activities Key Activities BUSINESS MODEL CANVASKey partners Customers The Business Model Canvas, is a strategic management and entrepreneurial tool. It allows you . to describe, design, challenge, invent, and pivot your business model. Costs Revenue Key Resources Channels www.businessmodelgeneration.com/canvas
IT COMPANY VISITThe Bay Area is well known for it’s massive ITsuccesses. We will visit, hear and learn from one of .the legendary companies (think Google, Facebook,Apple, Twitter)They made it from startup to industry leader
STARTUP INSIGHTS . Analytics from studies of 3200+ tech startups, cracking the code of innovation www.startupgenome.cc
SPEEDDATING Nordic investors . meeting Silicon Valley investorspitch your portfolio companies
IDEAS METHOD: THE LEAN STARTUPLEARN BUILD Lean startup processes reduce waste by increasing the frequency of contact with real customers, . therefore testing and avoiding incorrect market assumptions as early as possible. This is referred toDATA as Minimum Viable Product. PRODUCT MEASURE www.startuplessonslearned.com
FUTURE GROWTH OPPORTUNITIESArtificial Intelligence Robotics, Networks andComputing Systems Nanotechnology Future .Studies and Forecasting Medicine andNeuroscience Energy and EnvironmentalSystems Biotechnology and Bioinformaticswww.singularityu.org
STANFORD UNIVERSITY Stanford is usually considered the best school on the west coast, as well as one of the finest research and . teaching university’s in the world. We will visit the impressive campus, and learn more about the universities important role in Silicon Valley.
ESCALATING NORDIC TECHHow can we as a tech region survive in a globalized .world? What can you as a sole individual do to workon this important common goal?
NETWORKING AT ICDK Innovation Center Denmark invites you to a nordic networking event. We will invite the central players in . all of the nordic initiatives. Local Government representatives and scandinavian organizations such as Silicon Vikings and Young Scandinavians Club
DESIGN THINKINGThinking like a designer can transform the way youdevelop products, services, processes - and even .strategy. Learn from pioneers in this thinking abouthow they incorporate this mentality into theireveryday work.Workshop at IDEO or Stanford D.School
INTERNET OF THE FUTURE What is the Internet really? And what will the future . of the Internet be? Discussion on the Internet of things and the connected self. Held at archive.org
PREPARING PORTFOLIO COMPANIES What will it take a startup to access the U.S. market? Legal, accounting, visa issues, business . corporation and other important strategic considerations. A panel discussion with DLA piper, PWC and successful scandinavian entrepreneurs
SUCCESSFUL SCANDINAVIANS What does it take for a scandinavian startup to make it in Silicon Valley? .in We will ask people in: MySQL, Endomondo, Sitecore, Napatech, PODIO, Zendesk, Zensys, Ekahau, Skype, Fast Search & Transfer, Meltwater, Trolltech, Fox Technologies, Global IP Sound, Virtutech, Libratone, Prezi, Unity,
CLEANTECH COMPANY VISITThe vast majority of the Cleantech companies in theU.S are based in Silicon Valley. We will visit one of the .market leaders, to learn from their success stories.What can be applied to the Nordics?They made it from startup to industry leader
DEAL FLOW: STARTUPS PITCHING Together with a group of experienced Silicon Valley Venture Capital and Angel Investors, we will meet to discuss and be inspired by . pitches from promising start-up companies in Silicon Valley. We expect 4 quality startups looking for investment, present their technology at this event.
DANISH STARTUPS PITCHINGThe participating startups in SCALEit will pitch their .products and services. The investors will follow thispitch session with a group of Silicon Valley investors.
THE SUM1 Extend professional network in Silicon Valley and Scandinavia2 Not science fiction! Updates on technologies to come3 Startup methodology - new tools to scale
TRIPWEST Contact the organizers for questionsAlex PortillaClean Tech Account & Project ManagerTel.: +1 650 543 3183E-mail: email@example.com