2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

The Oslo Startup Story

Saturday, March 14
9:30AM - 10:30AM

Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon E
500 E 4th St

Oslo is the fastest growing capital city region in Europe. It has a booming startup scene and a strong focus on raising the number of them with international potential.
So what is Oslo’s story? What does the Norwegian business ecosystem look like? What are the region’s challenges? And how does the city work to support startups to successfully launch and grow business ideas? What are the barriers to growth and successful exits? What are the emerging tech and startup companies in Oslo?

Join Vice Mayor Hallstein Bjercke from the City of Oslo, journalist Cecilie Asker (Norway’s biggest daily newspaper) and entrepreneurs Jostein Svendsen CEO from WeVideo and Kjartan Slette Co-founder and COO of Unacast to discover and discuss the Oslo startup story in the SXSW Startup Village.

Visit The Oslo Lounge, 9-19 March
Address: 607 Trinity Street
See www.oslolounge.com for more info and program.
#theoslolounge @theoslolounge

Presented by Oslo Business Region.


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Cecilie Asker

Commentator & journalist

Aftenposten AS

Hallstein Bjercke

Vice Mayor City of Oslo

City of Oslo Dep of Culture & Business Development

Jostein Svendsen



Kjartan Slette

Co-Founder & COO



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