Looking ahead to the Nordic Startup Awards
Get ready to be inspired – all over again!
Hot on the heels of Technoport 2014 comes the Grand Finale of the Nordic Startup Awards.
To be held in Oslo on 22 May, the Grand Finale will showcase the very best of the startup ecosystems across the Nordic countries – that’s Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland. The show itself will be a networkers dream, gathering together over 600 entrepreneurs, VCs, angel investors, students, VIPs, tech journalists and of course, the eyes of the global startup community.
Here’s the CEO Kim Balle to explain a little more:
The Norwegian shortlist will be revealed soon and you’ll get the chance to vote for your preferred choices. The awards up for grabs are:
Startup of the Year – The startup that has shown the greatest development over the last year, in the form of growth, sales, product or service.
Founder of the Year – This individual has shown great leadership in the past year. Notable achievements could be fund-raising, great customer growth, or good financials.
Best Investor – This person or organization has displayed the best investment acumen, i.e. an exit, early investment, or realization of an earlier investment.
Best Service Provider – A noteworthy company that deserves the recognition for its help, services and support to the startup industry in the past year.
Developer Hero – In partnership with EESTEC. This individual has been instrumental in the development community in the past year.
Best Newcomer – A noteworthy startup that has less than 12 months in operation and yet has managed to establish a promising track-record.
Startup Journalist – This person has displayed passion for the startup scene by providing insightful and impacting coverage as either a blogger or startup journalist.