Energy has been at the core of Norwegian society and economic growth in the past decades. With amount of capital and brainpower in this sector, we should expect a prosperous Energy Valley of the world with booming energytech and cleantech companies conquering the world. Building an energy startup might be hard, but we want to understand why and provide you the tools to succeed. Startup Grind Oslo and Techstars Energy Accelerator are bringing the most interesting names in the energy space to help energy entrepreneurs.
Join us on the April 24th for an evening that will include:
• Networking with energy startups
• Startup Grind fireside chat with Andreas Thorsheim, Founder & CEO Otovo
Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 350 cities and 120 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead.
Techstars Energy Accelerator is Techstars first Nordic accelerator based in Oslo, Norway, organized in partnership with Statoil, KONGSBERG and McKinsey & Company. The program was launched this spring and is aimed towards startups with innovative solutions within 4 areas in the energy sector: oil and gas, new business models, digitalization and renewables.
Andreas is the Founder and CEO of Otovo. Otovo's aim is to build a leading distributed energy company providing Europeans with clean, abundant and inexpensive energy made nearby. Otovo is both a virtual microgrid neighborhood power provider and a company that makes solar power easy for households. Otovo has a proprietary technology to algorithmically plan and price solar projects and an online sales platform to show customers the results.
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