Emerging market accelerator program for Norwegian scale-ups. Part of Innovation Norways Global Entrepreneurship program.
Boost your global orientation, learn emerging markets, and explore the enormous opportunities in India -the world’s fastest growing major economy. Let us supercharge you with India knowledge, take you to meet some of the most successful entrepreneurs in India, match you with potential partners and hand-hold you the first important steps into India.
Get you in actual business in india. This is not just a workshop or a knowledge program. For 3 months, our team of Business angels is your mentors -and together we will work heavily to create actual business.
Norwegian tech companies ready for global scale-up. Any-tech, but we especially welcome FinTech, EdTech, GreenTech, Smart health, Biotech, Green buildings, Ocean industries and Smart City solutions in general.
6 months accelerator program accepting 5 companies. The program include a very intense visit to India to get your business off the runway. Workshops, matchmaking, networking events and participation in a high profile Entrepreneurship Summit and Expo with our own pavillion.
- Our Business Angel Board is your mentors throughout the program.
- Meet and get personal advice from some of Indias most successful entrepreneurs.
- Matchmaking: We will work actively to connect you with the right partners in India.
- Entrepreneurship in emerging market workshops in Mumbai.
- Best advise. Get straight feedback from a panel of Norwegian companies established in India.
- ”Business matchmaking night” that can create power-couples.
- Site visits: Small scale slum business, mega corporate, successful tech-startup, elite academic entrepreneurship.
- Mentoring and Individual work: We will push you to adapt your business model and marketing strategy.
- We will get you in front of potential partners, clients and investors in India.
What’s in it for you as an entrepreneur?
If accepted in our accelerator program, we will give your India venture a flying start through the intense knowledge program, networking and active matchmaking with India partners.
This is a subsidized program. Selected companies participate towards equity, a commitment fee and cover their own travel expenses. Additional funding is also availible.
- Announcement of the 5 participators in the program: Oslo 10th January.
- Individual meetings in Oslo to initiate the process of identifying the right partners- and clients in India.
- “Preparing-for-India workshop” at Oslo International Hub: Oslo 18th January
- Mumbai Week: intense workshops at the Innovation Norway office in Mumbai, site-visits, mentoring, partner meetings and the networking event hosted by the Royal Norwegian Consulate. 26th-29th January
- Participation in India’s largest entrepreneurship summit with our own Norway pavilion, B2B event and active promotion bynorwegian Consul General Ann Ollestad, that among other things will give a speech at the opening session. 27th-28th January.
- Monthly springboard follow-up events with our “Business Angel Team” in Oslo.
- Individual mentoring by the industry specific expert mentor allocated to you.