THREE TRACKS

CORPORATE TRACK

Join executives, founders & investors to learn about how the entrepreneurial revolution is affecting your company

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STARTUP TRACK

Join Investors, Founders & Executives for networking and talks, and the opportunity to showcase your startup to investors and media

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INVESTOR TRACK

Join the investor group to meet investors and investor ready startups

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PROGRAM TIMELINE


08:00 - 09:00

REGISTRATION
Come early - and dont miss the opening ceremony


09:00 - 09:30

OPENING CEREMONY - By His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon 

 

09:30 - 10:30

OPENING AND KEYNOTES

 

"Maja Adriaensen" - CEO Startup Norway

"His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon"

"Benedicte Schilbred Fasmer" - Executive Director at DNB

 

"Living on the Edge: Extreme Sport Lessons for Entrepreneurial Success" 
- James Brooman

James Brooman is an adventurer, entrepreneur, polyathlete and writer. He has cycled from the Arctic to the Antarctic, run solo and unsupported across Australia, BASE jumped and was climbing Mt Everest during the 2014 avalanche disaster. He’s even been kidnapped – twice! He is currently the founder of an early-stage sports technology start-up in based in San Francisco.

 

"The Evolution of the entrepreneurial industry" - Marc Nager

Marc will explore the evolution of the global startup community. Through the eyes of a global community leader, he will share with us a story of 8 years of trial and error as a startup company working to foster the global startup movement. He'll explore the history of entrepreneurship and the dynamics that have created an entire industry. He'll end with a look forward towards the opportunities and risks we face as a global community.

 

10:30 - 11: 00 - BREAK


11:00 - 12:00 (Corporate)

MATCHING THE SPEED OF STARTUPS

  • "Kolonial - The fastes growing online grocery platform" 
    Jon Kåre Stene, COO Kolonial.no
     
  • "Why most intrapreneurship programs suck and what to do about it" 
    Henrik Scheel, CEO Startup Experience
     
  • "Minimum lovable product - The story of Vipps" Thang Mahn Tran, Head of Business Development Vipps & DNB

11:00 - 12:00 (Startups)

SCALING FROM THE NORDICS

  • "How we entered 150 markets in 2 years"
    Carl Waldekranz, Tictail

Panel facilitated by Karen Elisabeth Ohm Heskja, DNB 

  • Johan Brand, Kahoot!
  • Kjartan Slette, Uncast
  • Lars Bjørkvoll, Xeneta
  • Carl Waldekranz, Tictail

11:00 - 12:00 (Investors)

HOW TO PICK A WINNER
(Closed investor Session)

  • “Extreme dealflow - How to get access to the best deals"
    Rebeca Hwang, Rivet Ventures
  • "What do investors look for in early stage startups? 
    Angela Lee
    , 37 Angels
     
  • "Invest to Exit - Know how to get out before you get in" 
    Nikolay Davidov
    , Gagarin Capital

12:00 - 13:30

NETWORK LUNCH AND STARTUP PITCHING


13:30 - 14:30 (Corporate)

UNLEASING INTRAPRENEURS
 

  • "Igniting Telenor"
    Gisle Pedersen, Head of Innovation Program Telenor
     
  • "How startups and enterprises must adapt to collaborate successfully"
    Vidar Brekke, Highsoft

Panel discussion facilitated by Rebeca Hwang, Rivet Ventures

  • Shane Reiser, Your Ideas Are Terrible
  • Daniella Smith, DMZ at Ryerson University
  • Gisle Pedersen, Telenor  
  • Vidar Brekke, Highsoft

13:30 - 14:30 (Startups & Investors)

GROWING WITH INVESTMENTS

  • “10 Ways to Turn off an Investor” 
    Jason Ball, Qualcomm Ventures
     
  • "Growth Hacking:  What do investors want to see around customer acquisition?" 
    Angela Lee, 37 Angels
     
  • Panel facilitated by Rikke Høvding, NVCA
  • Bjørn Christensen, Alliance Venture
  • Andrey Sebrant, Yandex
  • Jason Ball, Qualcomm Ventures
  • Angela Lee, 37 Angels

14:30 - 1500 (14:45 for investors)  - BREAK


15:00 - 16:00 (Corporate)

INNOVATING IN A NEW ERA

  • “The Challenges Your Employees Meet on the Road to Transformation” - Carie Davis
     
  • ”Growth in the age of disruption” -  Shane Reiser
     
  • “3D Printing, Innovation and Opportunities to come” - Scott Summit, Bespoke Innovations

15:00 - 16:00 (Startups)

THE SECRET SAUSE OF SCALING

  • “Scaling Solar” 
    Simen Fure Jørgensen
    , Otovo
     
  • “From Activation to Scale”
    Mik Stroyberg
    Lemonsqueeze
     

Panel - "The recipe is...." facilitated by Rolf Assev, Startuplab

  • Mik Stroyberg, 
    Lemonsqueeze
  • Anne Worsøe, 
    Bakken & Bæck
  • Alex Norman, 
    Homesav & TechToronto

14:45 - 16:15 (Investors)

PITCHES FROM 5 INVESTOR-READY STARTUPS
Closed investor session

  • FutureHome
  • Nabobil
  • NoIsolation
  • RIOT
  • Staaker

PLENUM STARTUP EVALUATION
Closed investor session

 

Panel participants:

  • Alexei Tuknov, Maxfield Capital
  • Bjørn Christensen, Alliance Venture
  • Jason Ball, Qualcomm Ventures
  • Ton van't Noordende, Keadyn Ventures

16:00 - 16:45 - BREAK


16:45 - 17:45

ANGEL CHALLENGE BERGEN - FINALE

Selecting the winner of a 1 million NOK investment

Since April, 20 investors have been working together through eight evening workshops to learn about startup investing. They started looking at 20 startups, and now there are 5 left. At the finale the winner of a 1 million NOK investment will be selected. The investors have already set aside 50 000 NOK each, ready to be invested it all in the winning startup.

Startups: 
EasyBnB, Minipro, Cowo, Odin Connect, Milla Says

www.angelchallenge.co


17:45-1820 - BREAK


18:20 - 18:50

ENDING KEYNOTES

"Hope of a startup revolution" - Akram Dweikat

"Extreme closing remarks" - Anita Krohn Traaseth
 

 

 

ANNOUNCING THE ANGEL CHALLENGE BERGEN WINNER
The winner of the 1 million NOK investment is announced

 


19:00

END OF CONFERENCE



19:00 ->

STARTUP EXTREME SUMMIT
Busses leaves from conference at 19:00

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