Innovation Norway is the Norwegian Government's most important instrument for innovation and development of Norwegian enterprises and industry. Innovasjon Norge support companies in developing their competitive advantage and to enhance innovation.
DNB is Norway's largest financial services group and one of the largest in the Nordic region in terms of market capitalisation.
The Group offers a full range of financial services, including loans, savings, advisory services, insurance and pension products for retail and corporate customers.
IKT-Norge is the interest group for the Norwegian ICT industry. IKT Norgre represent the full range of the spectrum from the major players down to small entrepreneurial companies.
Bergen Teknologi Overføring
Bergen Teknologioverføring AS (BTO) is the technology transfer office in Bergen. BTO works to develop innovation and commercialisation of research in the Bergen region, and are the regional centre of expertise for innovation and commercialisation of research results.
Established in 1987, Arkwright is a strategy advisory firm with a staff of about 80 professionals and partners, with offices in Hamburg, Oslo, Stockholm and Zürich. Arkwright closely works with a wide range of private corporations—both small cap and large, blue-chip companies—all of which share the objective of optimizing their businesses and increasing profitability.
Visma are the efficiency experts. If you have a business - small or large - Visma can improve it. Visma simplifies and digitalizes your core business admin processes, so that you can focus on what you love.
500,000 customers in Northern Europe utilizes their products and services, and an additional 300,000 use them as a hosting partner.
Oslo Business Region
Oslo Business Region develop arenas, networks and tools to support startups to successfully launch and grow their business ideas. Oslo Business Region cooperates with companies, knowledge institutions and other development agencies in the region to highlight leading R&D and business sectors, as well as conduct international profiling of Oslo. Oslo Business Region also monitor and analyse international rankings, indexes and benchmarks to keep an overview of Oslo´s performance in business, innovation and entrepreneurship, and to identify strengths and challenges.
JO Capital AS
JO Capital AS is an investment company based in Bergen, and the company's future focus and activity will to an increasing extent be related to early stage investments. The company wishes to contribute to promising start-up initiatives by ensuring good conditions for further development and value creation, including capital and competence support. JO Capital and its partners work closely to ensure good assessments of incoming investment proposals, and then provide guidance for further development, capitalization and commercialization of early stage companies with attractive potentials.
Founded in 2009, after graduating from the TechStars program, SendGrid developed an industry-disrupting, cloud-based email service to solve the challenges of reliably delivering emails on behalf of growing companies. Like many great solutions, SendGrid was born from the frustration of three engineers whose application emails didn’t get delivered, so they built an app for email deliverability. Today, SendGrid is responsible for sending billions of emails for some of the best and brightest companies in the world.