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The Founder Institute, the world's premier startup launch program, is currently exploring a new semester launch in Oslo for 2018 to help local entrepreneurs build meaningful companies.

If you'd like the Founder Institute to help you launch your startup, then fill out an Interest Form or attend a FREE event to learn and learn from top startup experts. If enough people complete this form by the Launch Deadline (Oct 16, 2024), the Founder Institute will formally launch a 2018 program in your city.

Here's what Adeo Ressi, CEO of the Founder Institute has to say:

The Oslo startup ecosystem is growing into one of the strongest in Europe. The Founder Institute’s step-by-step curriculum and global mentor network combined with the amount of early stage investment in Oslo will be an excellent mix for local startup founders.

To test the demand for a Norway - Nordics Fall 2024 program, the Founder Institute will host several FREE startup events in Oslo:

  • Startup Pitch Practice: Share Your Idea and Get Expert Feedback: 2:00am, May 28, 2024 (Europe/Berlin):
  • Founder Institute Online Information Session:
  • How to Quickly Establish Safe, Reliable, and Compliant AI Startups: 7:00pm, May 29, 2024 (Europe/Berlin):
  • How to Get Funded as an Early-Stage Startup in Nordics?: 6:00pm, Jun 03, 2024 (Europe/Berlin):
  • What is Entrepreneur DNA? Insights from 15 Years of Social Science Research: 7:00pm, Jun 03, 2024 (Europe/Berlin):
  • Ask an Investor Anything: Q&A with a Venture Capitalist: 2:00am, Jun 06, 2024 (Europe/Berlin):
  • How to Come Up with Great Startup Ideas: 2:00am, Jun 11, 2024 (Europe/Berlin):
  • Startup Success: Mastering the Product Discovery Process (Online Workshop): 7:00pm, Jun 11, 2024 (Europe/Berlin):
  • [Restricted] Venture Trailblazers, featuring James Currier (Founding Partner at NFX): 4:45pm, Jun 12, 2024 (Europe/Berlin):
  • Co-Founder Networking: Find a Business Partner: 7:00pm, Jun 17, 2024 (Europe/Berlin):
  • How to Launch a Startup in Europe: 7:00pm, Jun 20, 2024 (Europe/Berlin):
  • How to Take a Value Proposition to Finding Product Market Fit: 7:00pm, Jun 24, 2024 (Europe/Berlin):
  • Startup Pitch Practice: Share Your Idea and Get Expert Feedback: 7:00pm, Jun 26, 2024 (Europe/Berlin):
  • Adam Robinson’s Journey: Bootstrapping to $22M ARR: 6:00pm, Jul 12, 2024 (Europe/Berlin):
  • How to Achieve a Product-Market Fit: 7:00pm, Aug 07, 2024 (Europe/Berlin):
  • The Startup Founders’ Guide to Building AI Products Quickly & Easily : 7:00pm, Aug 14, 2024 (Europe/Berlin):

Leading the Founder Institute's efforts in Oslo are local startup leaders Alex Hsi (Performance Marketing Specialist / Digital Tech Specialist, Re:Media AS), Dimitris Polychronopoulos (Congress Coordinator, SIETAR EUROPA), and Bruno Pešec (Lean Innovation Coach, DNB).

Dimitris Polychronopoulos:

The Oslo startup ecosystem already has several startup accelerators, but the Founder Institute is unique because it appeals to people who barely have started dreaming of becoming an entrepreneur, AND those who graduate have a phenomenal success rate.

Other successful entrepreneurs who have pledged their support to mentor founders in a Oslo Founder Institute program include:

  • And many more to be announced.

Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 200 cities and 100 countries, the Founder Institute has helped launch some of the fastest-rising startups across 6 continents, including Udemy, Realty Mogul, iCarsClub, Itembase, goplaceit, Appota, and many more. The company's mission is to "Globalize Silicon Valley" and create sustainable startup ecosystems that will create one million new jobs worldwide.

The Founder Institute is the most challenging and effective step-by-step startup launch program for talented and motivated aspiring entrepreneurs. Our program gives you a structured process and constant feedback from expert mentors and a global network of entrepreneurs. In addition, the Founder Institute is the only program of its kind that focuses on people versus ideas, accepts founders with day jobs, and shares equity with all participants.

Leaders of the world’s fastest-growing startups have used the Founder Institute to transition from employee to entrepreneur, test their startup ideas, build a team, get their first customers, raise funding, and more.

Help bring the Founder Institute to Oslo and fill out an Interest Form today.

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