3 November 2018

Successful launch of the «Nordic Meetup» in Mumbai

50+ entrepreneurs, business angels, VC´s, corporates and officials met with one clear mission: to connect startups with opportunities. Even a Bollywood Star entrepreneur joined us to explore Nordic-India Business.

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16.00 – Welcome by Trond Skundberg, Co-founder NHI and Marlies Bloemendaal, Founder Ministry of New

16.10 – Keynotes and moderated discussion / Q&A session. Moderator Jignesh jain.

«The contribution of the Snapdeal founders to India´s startup ecosystem» 

Bipin Shah, Venture investor in Titan Capital, 
the Angel Investment office of the Snapdeal Founders Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal

«IIT Bombay´s entrepreneurship cell: doing what entrepreneurs want» 

Poyni Bhatt, Chief Executive Officer at Society for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (SINE) – IIT Bombay

«Accelerating startups, the angel investor way» 

Akshit Gupta, Co-founder in FundTonic
Startup investments. Digital Lending Expert. Evangelist of building ethical businesses.


17.10 – Launch of our 2019 Smart Village program
In cooperation with U.C. Berkeley we will bridge Nordic startups with clearly defined needs in village India. More about the program here.

17.20 – “Nordic Talk 5×5”
Showcasing bold Nordic entrepreneurs and startup initiatives in India.

Cecilia Oldne, Sweden
Marie Ahlmann-Ohlsen, Denmark
Inger Solberg, Norway
Caroline Espegård, Norway
Hampus Olsson, Sweden

17.45 – Startups pitching.
Meet some our game-changing startups that will get live feedback from our panel of investors and advisers.

Ultycycle Solutions
Aquasolis Global

The event was followed by a Networking reception/dinner
Hosted by The Royal Norwegian Consulate General Mumbai.

The event was  part of the 4-day Nordic Meetup, our regular coworking  meeting place for Nordic startups and Indian partners. Join our next meetup planned in January 2019. Remember, the person sitting next to you could become your next client, partner or investor.

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