"The birth of a Norwegian Investment Community"
1: Welcome to Startup Extreme
By Startup Norway and main partners, Innovation Norway & DNB
- Maja Adriaensen, CEO & Founding Partner
Startup Norway, Angel Challenge, Startup Extreme
- Knut Wien, Founding Partner Angel Challenge
- Kari Olrud Moen, Executive Vice President DNB
- Nina Broch Mathisen, Director Innovation Norway
Nina is the Director of Innovation Norway, Hordaland , Western Norway. She has expertise within branding, management and strategy. She has experience from finance business, food industry and tourism. Previously, she has been managing director at KLP and Fjord Norge AS.
She really like outdoor activities and specially cross country skiing and cross country race, participated in Birken and Marcialonga.
Kari is former Group Executive Vice President for Product and Corporate Center since 2005. Her previous experience are as State Secretary at the Ministry of Finance, consultant at McKinsey & Co., adviser to Høyres Stortingsgruppe and consultant in the Finance Department of the Finance Department. She holds a civil economist degree from Norway's Business School and Master of Business Administration, MBA, from the University of California at Berkeley.
2: The entrepreneurial engine of Norway
A deep dive into the history of the tech entrepreneurial engine of Norway. You will get insight into the driving forces of the Norwegian ecosystem, from serial entrepreneurs to key investments and exits and get an understanding of the areas where Norway has it's strongest opportunities.
- Erling Maartman-Moe, Alliance Venture
Management experience from New Media Science and Cell Network. Applied research experience from the Norwegian Computing Center Co-founder of Alliance Venture in 2001. MSc. degree in Computer Science from the University of Oslo and INSEAD IEP.
3: Extreme Challenge's with Polar Explorer Børge Ousland
With solo expeditions to both the South and North Poles and solo crossings of both the Antarctic and the Arctic from coasts to coasts, Børge Ousland is established as the leading polar explorer of our time. He will take us through the learnings of pushing limits in several ways & situations.
- Børge Ousland, Polar Explorer
Børge Ousland is established as the leading polar explorer of our time. He has done numerous solo expeditions to both the South and North Poles and solo crossings of both the Antarctic and the Arctic from coasts to coasts. In 2007, Børge and expedition partner Thomas Ulrich set of from the North Pole to follow in Fridtjof Nansen’s historical expedition from 1895 through Frans Josef land until they reached the remote Eva-Liv Island and followed the historical route through the archipelago until Cape Flora, three months after they left the North Pole. Nansen’s journey is regarded as one of the most daring in polar history and for the first time someone has followed in his footsteps.
He is one of the few speakers represented by National Geographic Speakers Bureau; a part of the National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C. He has also held several lectures for the Royal Geographic Society in London.