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Gro Dyrnes - Nordic Innovation House - European Startup Bridges - Stanford Engineering - Jan 4 2016

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Talk by Gro Dyrnes, CEO - Nordic Innovation House, at Stanford on Jan 4 2016, in our session on 'European Startup Bridges in Silicon Valley'.

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Gro Dyrnes - Nordic Innovation House - European Startup Bridges - Stanford Engineering - Jan 4 2016

  1. 1. EUROPEAN STARTUP 'BRIDGES' IN SILICON VALLEY Nordic Innovation House by Gro E. Dyrnes, Innovation Norway
  2. 2. THE NORDICS – YES, UP NORTH… Source: Google NORDIC INNOVATIONHOUSE
  3. 3. KNOWN FOR NATURE…. Source: www.visitnorway.com NORDIC INNOVATIONHOUSE
  4. 4. DESIGN… Source: www.denmark.dk NORDIC INNOVATIONHOUSE
  5. 5. TECHNOLOGY… Source: From company websites. Examples only. NORDIC INNOVATIONHOUSE
  6. 6. A GREAT REGION TO INNOVATE, DO BUSINESS AND LIVE # Best Country to Start Business (1) Global Innovation Index (2) Global Competitiveness Index (3) Human Development Index (4) 1 Denmark Switzerland Switzerland Norway 2 New Zealand UK Singapore Australia 3 Norway Sweden USA Switzerland 4 Ireland Netherlands Germany Denmark 5 Sweden USA Netherlands Netherlands 6 Finland Finland Japan Germany 7 Canada Singapore Hong Kong Ireland 8 Singapore Ireland Finland USA 9 Netherlands Luxembourg Sweden Canada 10 UK Denmark UK New Zealand 11 Hong Kong Hong Kong Norway Singapore 12 Switzerland Germany Denmark Hong Kong 13 Iceland Iceland Canada Liechtenstein Sources: (1) Forbes (2) Johnson Cornell University/INSEAD/World IntellectualPropertyOrganization (3) World Economic Forum (4) United Nations NORDIC INNOVATIONHOUSE
  7. 7. THE NORDIC ENTREPRENEURSHIP SCENE IS BUSTLING Nordic companies represented 9% of all global BUSDtech exits in 2005-2014», Creandum,Nordic Exit Analysis, March2015 «The Nordic region is second only to Silicon Valley» Paul Grossinger, Blog,Moneybox,Dec 2015 “The Nordicshave a unique blend of a strongengineering, design, and data culture that goes back many generations,a small tech savvy local market which is a great t est bed before going global, and most importantly a product-driven problem solvin g mindset that startswith the individual and goes all the way up to policymaking" Marta Sjogren, Northzone “The sheer quantity and quality of technologicalinnovation going on within these five countriesdeserves to be told in a dedicated manner…..one of the World's most interesting and importantstartupecosystems.” Neil Murray, The Nordic Web NORDIC INNOVATIONHOUSE
  8. 8. NORDIC INNOVATIONHOUSE COLLABORATE WHEN YOU CAN, COMPETE WHEN YOU MUST Source: Jenny Blake, «Norsk, ikke sant?»
  9. 9. 9 Nordic Innovation House is a Co-workingspace – Resource center – Networking hub for Nordic tech startups, corporates and investors : InnovationNorway,Nordic InnovationHouse
  10. 10. NORDIC INNOVATIONHOUSE CO-FINANCED BY NORDIC INNOVATION TO STIMULATE VALUE ADDED ACTIVITIES ACROSS THE NORDIC COUNTRIES •
  11. 11. NORDIC INNOVATIONHOUSE TECH STARTUPS IN ALL INDUSTRY VERTICALS ARE REPRESENTED AT FinTech EdTechBig Data SecurityIoT Software platform Smart EnergySensor Technology
  12. 12. NORDIC INNOVATIONHOUSE WE OFFER A SOFT LANDING IN THE EPICENTER FOR INNOVATION - SV Accelerator programs for startups and research projects Financing Advisory services - through national bridge organizations
  13. 13. For more information www.nordicinnovationhouse.com I @innorhouse I Innovationhouse I | @grodyrnes I | gro.dyrnes@innovationnorway.com |
  14. 14. NORDIC INNOVATION HOUSE Helping Nordic Start-ups succeed in Silicon Valley www.NordicInnovationHouse.com

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