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Opening Plenum

"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

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 

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
Earlier Event: June 13
Opening Ceremony