Meet Argentum - Our main partner!

We are very lucky to have Argentum as our main partner at Startup Extreme. Argentum is a leading private equity investor in Northern Europe managing investments on behalf of the Norwegian government and institutional investors.

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Maria Amelie
Two factors that determined Candy Crush success

At Startup Extreme Northzone VC-fund is represented by Henrik Grim. Few know that Grim prior to Northzone used to work with business performance for the mobile games giant and unicorn King!. We asked him what he learned during his time and what are the common mistakes founders do.

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Maria Amelie
How to manage chaos when your team is growing?

Chaos is part of any startup but specially, part of any scaleup. How to navigate chaos when your team is growing? With bigger teams, founders cannot hope to talk with every employee and questions such as “How do we make sure everyone is busy and well informed?” arise.

Hampus Jakobsson, Venture Partner at Blueyard Capital, will talk about how scaling a team can pose a threat to the startup culture and how founders can manage chaos defining new organization systems.


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Maria Amelie
This is the main trend in tech startups

Andrew Steele and Reed Snyder are part of Activant Capital venture firm in New York. They are exploring the European startup scene, and will be speakers at Startup Extreme 12-14th of June.

We asked about the main tech trends for startups in 2018.

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Maria Amelie
How mission statement saved the unicorn!

David Helgason co-founded Unity Technologies in 2004 together with Nicholas Francis and Joachim Ante in Denmark. They failed with their first game – GooBall, but in the process realized how conservative the game development industry was. They decided to do something about it.

“The industry of game development was very closed and proprietary. If you wanted to create a game, the tools were expensive and access to tools restricted. That’s why we wanted to change and open up the industry to people like us.”


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Maria Amelie
Think global from day zero

Ari Helgason is one of the main speakers at Startup Extreme this summer, 12-14th June 2018. He is a former entrepreneur with both an operating and investing background. He is part of Index Ventures where his investment focus is enterprise software, SaaS and fintech across all stages.

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Maria Amelie
Scaling up future technologies

Sari Stenfors is a serial entrepreneur, scientist and consultant. She is passionate about helping our society to take a leap to the future with disruptive technologies like blockchain, virtual and augmented reality.

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Maria Amelie