Startup Weekend Trondheim
Friday, September 25 - 27, 2015
Friday, September 25 - 27, 2015
Event starts at 6:30 am
NTNU University at Gløshaugen, Drivhuset, IT-bygget
Sem Sælands vei 9
Creativity and Entrepreneurship in Trondheim
Startup Weekend is back in Trondheim for the 6th time. During this weekend you get hands-on experience in starting a company.
How it works:
- Pitch ideas (optional)
- Team up
- Build a prototype
- Do market research
- Develop a business model
- Get mentored by entrepreneurs and experts
- Win prizes
- test if your idea has "legs to walk on"
- find a co-founder, and new friends
- experience the process of making a startup
- get mentoring
- learn a new skill
Tickets cover meals throughout the weekend, mentoring from successful entrepreneurs and experts, and an international facilitator from Startup Weekend.
- For: professionals, students, designers, developers, entrepreneurs, hackers, dreamers, change makers and catalysts, business people, innovators, anybody who has an idea, or is curious about starting a business
- Language: The pitching is held in English, other than that you are free to communicate in whatever language you prefer
- You don’t have to have an idea. You can spend this weekend to co-create with others, or learn a new skill
Friday September 25th
Saturday September 26th
Sunday September 27th
He is one of the inventors of the successful AVR microcontroller and has been working in the semiconductor industry for over 20 years. He graduated from NTNU in 1992 and in 1995 he traveled together with his companion, Vegard Wolland, to Atmel's headquarters in California and convinced the company that the Norwegian microcontroller was the future. Today it is the second most used microcontroller in the world with more than one billion produced every year.
Alf Egil was also a cofounder and Chairman of Chipcon, a company that became market leader in low power RF solutions. The company was acquired in 2006 by Texas Instruments Inc. for 1.3 billion NOK. In 2013 he served as the CMO of Energy Micro assisting the sale of the company to Silicon Labs where he now serve as a board member. In 2013 Bogen became CEO of Novelda, a provider of advanced radar sensors.
As one of the driving forces behind Maker Faire Trondheim, he is inspiring young makers as he once was (and still is) one himself.
Thale is on Technoport’s board of directors. She has chaired the jury of Innovator/Startstøtte and been a mentor with Ungt Entreprenørskap.
Coaches and Mentors
Haakon holds a Master of Science degree in electronics from NTNU, and has spent most of his working career in leading positions selling technology to household names such as Apple, Samsung, Nokia, Motorola, Microsoft, Dell, HP, BMW, Porsche and many, many more.
Specialist on protection of Competitiveness with a special focus on intangibles, IPR and standardization.
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Startup Weekend Trondheim team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
Learn how to become a sponsor here.
Techstars Startup Weekend Trondheim is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
Learn how to get involved here
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