[ADV] 4 Tips For Traveling To Norway This Summer

YoungUpstarts

This summer, try something different – Norway. This can’t be the first time you will hear this, but Norway is one of the most breathtaking countries in the world. Here are 4 tips for traveling to Norway this summer. What not to miss while traveling to Norway.

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At SXSW, Norway’s Crown Prince Focuses on Tech for Sustainable Development

SiliconHills

The post At SXSW, Norway’s Crown Prince Focuses on Tech for Sustainable Development appeared first on SiliconHills. By Susan Lahey Reporter with Silicon Hills News It is always ironic when the tech doesn’t work at SXSW, which happened to Norwegian Crown Prince Haakon, speaking at SXSW on Tuesday about creating innovation that solves problems. Starting his presentation with a video about the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals he ran into technical […].

State of the Digital Music Industry 2014: An Insider’s View

VC Cafe

Digital is now the majority of revenues in markets such as the US, India, Norway and Sweden. Music is everyone’s favorite example of digital disruption done wrong. After peaking at $38 billion revenue more than a decade ago, the industry stabilized last year at $16.5 billion.

Oslo and Austin: Creative Cities on the Edge of Innovation

SiliconHills

By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News OSLO, NORWAY – At SXSW 2015, Austin and Oslo announced a memorandum of understanding to forge a Creative Cities Alliance. At the time, Oslo had its own SX lounge and Norwegian company Kahoot!, which has most of its customers in Texas, announced that it would office in […] The post Oslo and Austin: Creative Cities on the Edge of Innovation appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

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Oslo Innovation Week Starts With Female Keynote Speakers

SiliconHills

By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News OSLO, NORWAY – Just as the event got underway, master of ceremonies Torgny Amdam—among whose credits are as a singer in a hardcore band—announced: “Let’s all stand for the Crown Prince Haakon!” The crowd of about 200 people stood, the prince came forward, and the rap song […] The post Oslo Innovation Week Starts With Female Keynote Speakers appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

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Austin Companies Compete For Free Trip to Oslo Innovation Week

SiliconHills

By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News Oslo, Norway, is the home of Edvard Munch’s The Scream, the Viking Ship Museum, and a growing innovation conference where, this October, some intrepid central Texas startup will get the opportunity to pitch against contenders from Hackney and several Nordic countries, all expenses paid.

London Company Wins Pitching Contest at Oslo Innovation Week 2015

SiliconHills

By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News OSLO, NORWAY: Despite a remarkable collection of Nordic startups, the surprising winner of the 100 Pitches competition at Oslo Innovation Week, which included two outliers from London and Austin, was the London company: Skin Analytics.

The Best Places to Start a Business in 2015

Up and Running

Norway. Arctic Norway lends itself to some ethereal sights, like these reindeer. “[Norway] ranked third in Gallup’s latest global happiness survey. and Norway is internationally considered to be easy to do business in.

[Singapore][Competition] Applications For 14th Start-Up@Singapore Now Open

YoungUpstarts

Its recent edition attracted more than 3,000 teams and 9,000 participants, both locally as well as from countries such as Australia, Canada, Norway, India, Brunei, Pakistan, Russia, Greece, the Philippines and Indonesia.

How DragonBox an educational app beat Angry Birds in the AppStore

Aymeric Gaurat-Apelli

DragonBox teaches kids algebra in a innovative and fun way and has reached the #1 spot in the Games category of the AppStore in Norway. Aymeric I have interviewed the founder of the company We Want To Know that is behind the app DragonBox. Click here to check out the app on the iTunes store. [.]. General

8 Tips On Intercultural Communication And International Etiquette To Create Successful Business Relationships In Asia

YoungUpstarts

at the high end (Australia and Norway, tied for the top ranking) to 26.1 On the Global Gender Gap Index, for instance, the Philippines ranks second only to Norway in women’s ability to rise to leadership positions in enterprise. By Sharon Schweitzer, J.D.,

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7 Rules For Better Data Protection Compliance

YoungUpstarts

Always seek the concerned individual’s consent before you place information pertaining to them online (apart from perhaps basic office contact details) and before you send any personal data outside Norway, Lichtenstein, Iceland, or the European Union.

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In the Lean In Era, Business And Tech Still Fail To Promote Women; 4 Ways To Fix The Problem Now 

YoungUpstarts

Ideas include comply or explain requirements (“if not, why not?”), certificate programs, pledge regimes, quota laws (Norway, Spain, Italy, France, Germany but probably not for the United States), mandatory disclosure, voluntary disclosure, structured search (Rooney Rule) adoptions, and more.

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10 Careers You Can Take Anywhere

YoungUpstarts

You could work for home builders in Melbourne or office construction in Norway. With some careers, you’re stuck. You might love teaching scuba diving lessons, but you couldn’t exactly move to Ohio and keep your same career.

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Entrepreneurs are Everywhere Show No. 6: Al Milukas, and Zahra Aljabri and James Faghmous

Steve Blank

It was (in Norway) that this idea started percolating, because over there the shopping was so much better to find things that met my needs, that were modest, and I was trying to explain to James why the shopping was so much better.

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Here are The Missing Positives of This Election

Both Sides of the Table

Liberia, Argentina, Bangladesh, Lithuania, Trinidad, Brazil, Kosovo, Slovenia, Denmark, Jamaica, South Korea, Norway, Poland & Croatia. It’s hard to feel any positives these days: We’re in the eye of the storm. We’re at peak anxiety. Maximum rancor.

Brexit: What Start-ups Need to Know

Cracking the Code

like Norway, Iceland). In 30 days, on June 23rd, UK voters will be asked a simple question: “Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?”

Hands-on Lessons for Advanced Topics in Entrepreneurship

Startup Lessons Learned

One day, they saw that Norway just fell off the map. So they called the Norwegian customs office, and they found that Norway a week before had consolidated all of its post offices. By contacting customs in Norway, they were able to work out how to label things to actually get them delivered a little faster. Guest post by Lisa Regan, writer for T he Lean Startup Conference.

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Brexit: Why the EIF must remain

The Equity Kicker

The good news is that there are precedents, as David notes Israel has a deal which allows the EIF to invest in their country and Norway has something similar. The European Investment Fund (EIF) is an EU institution that exists to stimulate the startup ecosystem by investing in venture capital funds. They have made a huge contribution to the UK scene, backing 37% of UK based venture funds between 2011 and 2015.

How to be an Olympian in Your Business

Growthink Blog

This is well shown by Norway - with a population less than that of Colorado but with arguably the world’s best Athletes Development and Coaching Program, leading the Olympics Medals Count while the US is 5th and Russia 7th.

Austinpreneur’s SXSW 2018 Wrapup

Austin Startup

London Mayor Sadiq Kahn promoting the rights and opportunities for women around the world. This was an awesome SXSW by just about every way you could measure it.

How to Start A New Business in Less Than 50 Hours

ReadWriteStart

I could have gone to Nice (France) or Minsk or Bergen (Norway), but the event in my hometown was a lot easier to get to. Just about every weekend someplace on the planet a peculiar series of meetups is happening called Startup Weekend.

Startup Revenue Milestones

K9 Ventures

Photo Scott Sporleder, Trolltunga, Norway. At K9 we invest in companies which have a clear/direct revenue model and typically don’t invest in companies that follow the Ubiquity first Revenue Later (URL) revenue model made famous by Eric Schmidt in 2007.

Global Multichannel Consumer Behaviour (Research/Purchase) Analysis

Occam's Razor

For example, from the outside Sweden and Norway are practically one and the same.

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Here’s to You, Women in Business

Up and Running

Finland, Norway, Sweden and Denmark are close runners up, leaving the rest of the world trailing sadly behind. The United Nations Headquarters, pictured here, will hold the inaugural Women’s Entrepreneurship Day Conference.

10 Companies Want To Show You The Money

YoungUpstarts

Currently available in Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Italy, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Spain, Norway, Germany, Portugal, Netherlands, New Zealand, United Kingdom and the USA.

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What Tech Entrepreneurs Could Learn from Chamillionaire

Both Sides of the Table

It allowed him to do big shows down the line in places like Norway & Dubai. On why you should be an entrepreneur, “A lot of people do what they have to do. You want to get yourself to a position where you can do what you want to do&# (Chamillionaire).

Balloon Wars

Steve Blank

Hundreds of these balloons took off from secret sites in Norway, Scotland, West Germany, and Turkey carrying a gondola with two reconnaissance cameras. In the 1950’s the U.S. Military and the CIA enlisted balloons (some as tall as a 40-story building) as weapons systems targeting the Soviet Union. Throughout the decade they launched a series of Top Secret/ codeword balloon projects and thousands of balloons, to gather intelligence about the Soviet Union.

Invest in Israel Newsletter – June 2012 Edition

VC Cafe

Girls in Tech London picked the top women in 19 countries – the UK, Ireland, Spain, France, Germany, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Turkey, Greece and Israel – on the basis of their leadership and excellence in innovation and technology.

How to get cheap and targeted paid traffic?

Aymeric Gaurat-Apelli

Aim for educated countries that speak fluent english instead like Norway, Finland, etc… Fine grained Facebook ads The Facebook ads platform is a different paradigm from Google Adwords advertising.

Should You Really Reduce Form Fields?

ConversionXL

A few years ago, Blivakker.no, a leading beauty eCommerce store in Norway, ran a test to discover the impact of removing form fields. You have a landing page and plenty of traffic, but no one is clicking the submit button on your lead gen form. What gives?

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Mass Shootings, Political Correctness, and Magical Thinking

Diego Basch

Norway has one of the best healthcare systems in the world, and that didn’t stop Anders Behring from killing 77 people. Speaking in Newtown, CT yesterday, President Obama said : We can’t tolerate this anymore. These tragedies must end. And to end them, we must change. We will be told that the causes of such violence are complex, and that is true. [.] Surely, we can do better than this.

Taking stock of the Dutch tech cluster: What The Netherlands needs to win the European startup scene

The Next Web

Our population churns out 181 patents per million inhabitants ranking us #8 in the world – ahead of the US, South Korea and Norway. Robert Verwaayen is a Dutch venture capitalist. He is currently setting up his own investment firm, RoBen, and was a principal with Prime Ventures.

Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Afritee.org

crowdSPRING Blog

is an organization started by Daniel Michalczyk from Oslo, Norway! There are so many great organizations out there helping third world countries but I’ve always thought the best thing we can do for third world countries is to help give them the means to educate.

Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Afritee.org

crowdSPRING Blog

is an organization started by Daniel Michalczyk from Oslo, Norway! There are so many great organizations out there helping third world countries but I’ve always thought the best thing we can do for third world countries is to educate them. Afritee.org, ( Join their Facebook group! )

6 Conversion Rate Optimization Case Studies With Surprising Results

ConversionXL

is one of Norways leading online cosmetics retailers with 20,000 visits per day. In the world of conversion optimization it’s always a good idea to keep your eyes open for case studies that you can learn from, adapt to your needs and go test it.

Invest in Israel Newsletter April 2011 Edition

VC Cafe

Israel was cited along with Australia, Canada, Korea, Norway and Sweden, as a country in which economic conditions and underlying price pressures are somewhat stronger than in other advanced economies. As every month, VC Cafe is re-posting the “Invest in Israel” Newsletter, published by the investment promotion center of Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor , which offers many helpful tools for prospecting investors. See the April 2011 edition after the jump.

How to get cheap and targeted paid traffic? | Aymeric Gaurat-Apelli

Aymeric Gaurat-Apelli

Aim for educated countries that speak fluent english instead like Norway, Finland, etc… Fine grained Facebook ads The Facebook ads platform is a different paradigm from Google Adwords advertising.

Reincubate: Blog: Chief Technology Officer job description (for web, start-up or corporate)

www.reincubate.com

Email us or call +44 (0) 844 3579899 home about services blog labs Chief Technology Officer job description (for web, start-up or corporate) « Upgraded your iPhone to OS 3 but files are missing? Apache with Django and mod_wsgi » Posted by Aidan, 6 th July 2009.

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ProfessorVC: Is it the Horse or Jockey?

Professor VC

Hvide analyzed 6,800 companies that started between 1996 and 2003 in Norway. ProfessorVC. The last blogger in Silicon Valley. Friday, June 6, 2008. Is it the Horse or Jockey? It seems appropriate to have this discussion as Kent Desormeaux grabs Big Browns reins and goes after the Triple Crown tomorrow at Belmont.There is an age old debate in the venture business on whether it is better to bet on the horse (business/market) or the jockey (management team/founders).

Which language should my startup use?

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Email us or call +44 (0) 844 3579899 home about services blog labs Which language should my startup use? « Launch48 last weekend Posted by Aidan, 20 th January 2010. Share this: net c# development django java language php software Were often asked by entrepreneurs which language their startups should adopt when developing their technology. Attending events around London, or talking with some of the development agencies present at the events, one might hear a startling set of opinions.

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