Bergen Startup Weekend

    Friday, November 22, 2013


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  2. Speakers
  3. Judges
  4. Coaches and Mentors
  5. Sponsors
  6. Organizing Team
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Bergen Startup Weekend

Friday, November 22, 2013



Friday, November 22, 2013




Bergen, Norway

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Speakers


Lasse Chor
CEO of Happy 42 - Entrepreneur and Investor

Lasse Chor is a Danish entrepreneur who founded his first company at the age of 13-years-old. Since then he's been heavily involved in the Danish and global entrepreneurship ecosystem.
Through his current company 
http://happy42.dk/, Lasse is currently mentor for a number of startups around the world, and advisor to a handful of large corporations including some Fortune 500 companies. Bonus info is that Lasse’s mom thinks that he’s is the best son in the world.

Event Judges


Monica Hannestad



Sturle Rasmussen



Maja Mujic



Alexander Sundli-Härdig



Roger Antonesen



Sidsel Lauvås



Coaches and Mentors


Aslak Sverdrup

Aslak Sverdrup is an Entrepreneur and energetic leader with broad experience from government - and private sector projects in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa. 
He is currently the Managing Director of Bergen Airport Flesland, a combination of large investment projects, operational management and massive growth in passenger numbers, are some of the ingrediences in the daily life at Flesland.  
Since 2012 he his Mentor and Chairman of Making Change an international network of creative people, dedicated to realize projects and ideas, world wide, for the common good of everyone.


Linn Søvig
Project manager - center for game development in Norway at Spillmakerlauget

Linn Sovig is currently building a Norwegian Resource Center for Game Developers. The game development industry in Norway is booming and Linn’s work is focused making sure that the industry is here to stay and will become a serious contender on the global game market.Linn Sovig is a media scholar who was late in discovering the magic and possibilities of computer games, and has since been committed to telling the world about the possibilities of our century’s most popular communication medium. She has hosted several events with a focus on computer games and computer games culture. Linn has worked as a journalist, speaker and communication consultant. She’s co-founder of Spillpikene.no and Girl Geek Dinners Bergen.


Frank Wisnes
UX-designer

An educated gentleman spending his days as a consultant improving digital tools. Believe computer systems should fit humans, not the other way around. Spreading the gospel of a user friendly world and how to achieve it. Enjoys classical litterature, clever solutions, and well-designed games. Frank has a great reputation as mentor for Bergen Startup Weekend, and we are lucky to have him onboard again!


Ina Stølen



Kåre Bottolfsen
CEO/Co-founder of TicketCo

Kåre Bottolfsen started as a manager and CEO of a restaurant chain and later on become the CEO of an IT management POS & logistics company. Since 2011 he is co-founder and CEO of TicketCo, who have just been awarded the Deloitte Rising Star.
Passionate about mountain running, Ducati motorbikes and playing around with IT technology and building stuff. 
His advise for Bergen Startup Weekend participants: "Find the problem, be passionate, give the extra effort and explain how you will monetize your genius idea!"


Arif Shafique



Event Sponsors, and Partners

The Bergen Startup Weekend team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
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Organizing Team

Techstars Startup Weekend Bergen is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
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  • Jarl
    Totland
  • Kathrine
    Marthinsen
  • Jørgen
    Eriksson
  • Stina
    Liland

Facilitators


Lasse Chor
CEO of Happy 42 - Entrepreneur and Investor

Lasse Chor is a Danish entrepreneur who founded his first company at the age of 13-years-old. Since then he's been heavily involved in the Danish and global entrepreneurship ecosystem.
Through his current company 
http://happy42.dk/, Lasse is currently mentor for a number of startups around the world, and advisor to a handful of large corporations including some Fortune 500 companies. Bonus info is that Lasse’s mom thinks that he’s is the best son in the world.

Event Staff


Christina Sundli-Härdig

Christina is Christina.


Kristine Lund

Kristine makes sure that everything concerning Bergen Startup Weekend's location goes smooth - thanks to her volunteer effort we'll have a roof over our heads!


Ingrid Kristiane Fardal

Ingrid Kristiane is operations manager and makes sure that nobody has to go hungry or thirsty!


Tor Olav Gabrielsen

Without Tor Olav, there wouldn't be a Startup Weekend as he is in charge with securing sponsors.


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