The Nordic Pitch at SXSW 2018 @ SXSW, Austin [13 March]

The Nordic Pitch at SXSW 2018

16:00 - 18:30

 Facebook event page
Austin, Texas 78701
Every year 90 000 innovation players and 1500 from the Nordic countries meet at the world's leading tech conference SXSW.

On March 13th we invite people who are curious as to what is happening in the Nordic startup scene for a social mixer and a pitch showcase! US, Nordic and international investors, tech corporate leaders and media along side nordic startups, policy makers and ecosystem players are welcome to join us at The Nordic Pitch SXSW.

H.R.H. Crown Prince Haakon of Norway will be present and open the pitch night.

We are excited to announce that the five startups from the Nordic deck that will get to pitch to a heavyweight investor panel are No Isolation (NO), Penstable (DK), LexploreSweden (SE), Diwala (NO) and Mightifier (FI). The companies have been selected by a highly qualified Nordic jury, consisting of investors and founders. These startups provide sustainable solutions to societal issues and represent the best of the best in the Nordic eco-system.

The event is by invitation only, request invite

4.00pm Doors, drinks and food
4:30pm Welcome by Kjetil Lund, Vice Mayor of business — city of Oslo
4:40pm Talk by HRH Crown Prince Haakon of Norway
4:50pm Pitches by Diwala, Penstabe, Lexplore, Mightifier and NoIsolation. Feedback and questions from a panel of investors and technology experts tba.
6:00pm Drinks and food
6:30pm The end

The event will be a unique opportunity to meet and mingle, and have some food to nibble on, and drinks, of course! Follow on Facebook for more info on the startups and updates.

The event is hosted at House of Scandinavia, 2 min from the Convention Center.

The event is by invitation only. We reserve the rights to decline requests if you do not match criteria above. Age limit is 21. Request invite

The event venue House of Scandinavia is powered by Scandinavian Airlines and is located 2 min from the Convention Center.

Powered by Oslo Business Region and SAS Scandinavian Airlines.
Community partners include The Nordic Web, Oslo EdTech Cluster, TheFactory, STARTUPLAB, SUP46, Start-Up People of Sweden, Danish Sound, Media Evolution, Icelandic Startups, Nordic Impact, Nordic Innovation House,, Business Sweden, Norwegian Consulate-General, Houston, Business Finland, ArcticStartup, Norway Health Tech, TechBBQ, Dansk Design Center, Women Investing in Women Digital

4 January Application submissions open
15 January Application deadline
15-20 January Jury decides
22/23 January Finalists announced
12 March Flight to Austin with SAS
13 March The Nordic Pitch at House of Scandinavia @ SXSW 2018
15 March Return flight to the Nordics with SAS
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