Latest Scandinavian Start-up News

The Elevator Pitch Competition Hong Kong calls out to Nordic Startups

The Nordic Innovation House Hong Kong (NIH-HK) announced on 28 September to Nordic Tech startups that The Elevator Pitch Competition (EPiC) is taking place on 6-13 Nov 2020 Organised by NIH-HK’s supporting partner Hong Kong Science Park (HKSTP). EPiC is an exciting tech startup challenge drawing hundreds of brilliant minds from the globe to unleash…

Nordic-China Startup Forum is looking for passionate team members in Bergen

On 1 October 2020, the Nordic-China Startup Forum announced, is now looking to recruit passionate people to the Bergen team. Here we provide driven young people a multicultural platform where you get to organize events, build a network in an entrepreneurial community across the two biggest markets – the Nordics and China. Seize the opportunity…

Doerscircle: new platform and solutions for self-employed – entrepreneurs, freelancers

At last, a new start-up that delivers 360-degree solutions and solves the pain points of freelancers and the self-employed – a group of people that Doerscircle call Independent Doers. Danish Helle Priess is the brainchild behind this highly relevant concept. ‘What took this so long?’ was my first thought when I came across the Doerscircle…

The NIH-HK calls out to Nordic startups to join a Global Pitch Competition

The Nordic Innovation House in Hong Kong is pleased to be a global partner of JUMPSTARTER Global Pitch Competition – The World’s Largest Online Startup Contest, organized by Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund. The winner will be awarded up to US$1M investment. Worldwide call for startup applications open now. If you have a creative idea, an innovative…

Finnish start ups get ready to E-Pitching your projects on 15 September

The Finnish Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong announced on 7 September 2020, to not miss out on E-pitching webminar for Finnish start ups on 15 September 2020. Their statement said: Hey Finland based Start-ups! Don’t forget to register! Helsinki Business Hub and Business Finland, together with UFirstCapital, are organizing a virtual event where Finnish startups…

Nordic Innovation House Hong Kong invites start ups to webinar

The Nordic Innovation House Hong Kong invites start ups to learn more of Capital landscape via a webinar on the 10 September 2020 together with the Innovation House in New York. “Are you a startup wondering how to pivot to the new economic landscape when raising capital? Join Nordic Innovation House New York’s second in…

ScandMedia intensifies social media presence

ScandMedia has launched the start of a long term project to intensify the company’s presence on social media. In charge of this initiative is Monica Moller, the youngest of the two daughters of ScandMedia’s founder Gregers Moller. Monica Moller is a social media marketing specialist and apart from increasing ScandMedia’s own social media presence, she is…

The Finnish Huhtamaki is looking for the most innovative start ups to promote circular economy

The Sanfrancisco base company, Food System 6 has a program sponsored by the Finnish companyHuhtamaki Suomi, aimed at surfacing and supporting the most innovative circular economy startups worldwide. ​ As part of this program, FS6 will offer mentorship, advising, and networking opportunities to help amplify the impact and reach solutions. For more details and to…

Finnfund invests in Proximity Finance to help reach more smallholder farmers in Myanmar

Proximity Finance, Myanmar’s first farmer-focused finance institution, signs a 14 million US dollar equity package with Finnfund, Nordic Microfinance Initiative (NMI) and Proparco. Proximity Finance was launched in 2010 as the microfinance arm of Proximity Designs, one of the largest agricultural services platforms in Myanmar, that provides farm technology, agronomy advice and financial services to…