At heart we're half educators, half entrepreneurs. We love startups, and help them thrive.
We collaborate with leading startup programs, incubators and accelerators and serve on the Board of Advisors of up-and-coming ventures. Our goal is to help founders to achieve growth by giving them the Silicon Valley mindset and training them in the design-thinking tools.
Learnlink aims to make personalized learning available to everyone. Although proven to be the most effective way of learning, one-on-one tutoring has been reserved for the wealthiest few percents of the population. By connecting tutors and students directly, Learnlink reduces transaction costs and prices dramatically.
Flare makes the world safer through connecting people. By creating a quick and easy way of reaching out to nearby people in emergencies, Flare represents a new dimension within personal safety. With over 5.000 users, this four-man startup has developed one of Norway's fastest growing, socially responsible apps.
Astronaut is a referral recruitment platform for people who love to make connections. Astronaut "connectors" recommend friends to job openings and get paid while doing so. This disruptive company's strategy is designed to spread great work opportunities to the right people. Astronaut's ultimate mission is to help people find more meaningful work.
Wipe It is on the mission to help keep men's private parts dry and bacteria free. Through an innovative, water soluble tissue and human-centered dispenser, Wipe It plans to revolutionize the way men urinate. This taboo-shattering company has received seed funding from Petter Stordalen, one of Norway's leading entrepreneurs.