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When is Startup Extreme?  

The Startup Extreme Festival is in Voss from June 24th—26th, 2019.
The program starts in Voss at 13:00 on June 24th
The program ends in Voss at 10:00 on June 26th

Where is Startup Extreme held?

Downtown Voss, Norway right by the water. See map for more details.

Where can I stay in Voss?

Information on accommodation will be available soon. Those who have bought a ticket to the Startup Extreme Festival at Voss will receive access to buy accomodation and more info about how to book their stay.

 

What is there to do in Voss?

Voss is the extreme sports capital of Norway, but is also known for its beautiful and exotic nature. We have a fully packed program during the festival. But if you decide to stay in Voss for a day or two after the event, check out Visit Voss for more info.

 For rental cars, visit Rent-A-Wreck. If you are planning on staying in Voss after the event, there are several places you can book for accomodation. As always, you can also checkout Visit Norway for more inspiration ahead of your trip.

Do I need insurance?

IMPORTANT: Getting accepted into the Startup Extreme Festival requires you to have insurance to take part in the extreme sport activities. Startup Extreme takes NO Liability for any injuries incurred during Startup Extreme 2019.

What type of extreme activity can I partake in?

You can choose ONE activity that you would like to experience with others on June 24th. You will be transported to the location of the activity where there will be an expert to guide you. More information about the various activities and prices(TBA) can be found here.

Will food be provided?

You will be able to purchase delicious food from the Ekstremsportveko Camp. There will also be supermarkets close to the Festival Arena.

What do I need to pack?

"THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS BAD WEATHER, ONLY BAD CLOTHING"
—NORWEGIANS

The main rule when dressing for Norwegian weather is—more is better. Trust us, when we say it’s better to have the option of taking off a layer than being cold. Although, it is summer, it might still get chilly and rainy.  

Our recommended packing list includes:

  • Credit/Debit Card (we do not take cash at Voss)

  • Raincoat and pants

  • Thin windbreaker and hiking trousers (with good moisture transfer)

  • Fleece or thin heating jacket

  • Wool/wool mixture underwear

  • Socks with a lot of wool and good fit

  • Beanie

  • Swimwear

  • Indoor clothing and shoes

  • Hiking boots or shoes you can be active in

  • Shorts and t-shirt (wool / synthetic fiber) if it is notified hot weather

  • Sweater and pants

  • Personal toiletries, medication

  • Camera/GoPro

  • Small backpack for hiking

  • Sense of adventure

What method can I use to pay for purchases at Voss?

Card only! We do not accept cash at Voss. Please be sure to bring a card with you.

What can I expect from the Festival?

Expect the unexpected! The Startup Extreme Festival is unlike any tech conference you've experienced before.

 "PARTICIPATE, DON'T ANTICIPATE!"
—ANDREIOS, STARTUP EXTREME TEAM MEMBER

I still have questions

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