2ND ANNUAL "STATE OF NORDIC TECH IN THE BAY: STARTUP SHOWCASE" 2017

 

Location: DocuSign Executive Briefing Center, San Francisco

  KEYNOTE: MARTEN MICKOS, CEO OF HACKERONE AND FORMER FOUNDER OF MYSQL

KEYNOTE: MARTEN MICKOS, CEO OF HACKERONE AND FORMER FOUNDER OF MYSQL

  KEYNOTE: GUNNAR CARLSSON, FOUNDER OF AYASDI

KEYNOTE: GUNNAR CARLSSON, FOUNDER OF AYASDI

STARTUP EXPO:

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1ST ANNUAL “STATE OF NORDIC TECH IN THE BAY” 2016

Date: Thursday, May 19, 2016

From: 5:30pm-8:30pm

Location:  Bay Area Council Conference Center, San Francisco

Program:

Welcome:

Hilde Janne Skorpen, Consul General for Norway

Michel Wendell, Honorary Consul General of Finland

Richard Horning, Honorary Consul of Estonia

Sean Randolph, Bay Area Council Economic Institute

Charlotte Danielsson, Silicon Vikings Executive Director

Overview of Trends in Nordic Tech in the Bay by Country:

Gro Dyrnes, Innovation Norway

Anne Lidgard, Vinnova

Søren Juul Jørgensen, Innovation Denmark

Andrus Viirg, Enterprise Estonia

Hartti Suomela, Finpro 

Marko Turpeinen, EIT Digital

 

What's Next?

Nokia:  Hannu Kauppinen, Nokia

Ericsson:  Erik Ekudden, Ericsson

Spotify:  Kristian Lindwall, Spotify

 

State of Venture Capital in Silicon Valley for Nordic Companies:

Fireside Chat with Johan Brenner, Creandum

"Decoding Silicon Valley" with Jon Baer, Threshold Ventures

 

VC Panel:  Tips for Nordic companies seeking venture capital in Silicon Valley

Pekka Pärnänen, MAD Partners & Silicon Valley Catalyst

Michel Wendell, Nexit Ventures

Lars Jensen, Scale Capital

Arne Tonning, Alliance Ventures

 

Showcase of Nordic Startups in the Bay with Presentations by:

Brella

Neo Technology

Verbling

Vivino

Crowd Valley

Siren Care