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The 9 Most Well-Known Accelerators and Incubators in Oslo

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Looking to start a business in Oslo?

You've come to the right place.

The accelerator and incubator ecosystem in Oslo is continually expanding, so you'll want to keep track of them all.

To help you, we've put together an exhaustive list of 9 of the best incubators and accelerators in Oslo.


The 9 Best Accelerators and Incubators in Oslo

1) Katapult Ocean

1) Katapult Ocean

Katapult Ocean conducts accelerator programs and impact funds that invest in the world's most innovative blue economy impact-tech firms.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Norway
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Anders Lier, Haakon Brunell, Maren Hjorth Bauer, Tharald Nustad
  • Industries: Impact Investing, Information Technology, Internet, Marine Technology, Seafood, Shipping, Solar, Sustainability, Transportation
  • Number of investments: 18
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 12

You can find their website here.

2) Katapult Accelerator

2) Katapult Accelerator

Katapult Accelerator is an accelerator program situated in Oslo that supports impact entrepreneurs with a technology foundation.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Norway
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Anders Lier, Haakon Brunell, Tharald Nustad
  • Industries: Clean Energy, CleanTech, Energy Efficiency, Financial Services, FinTech, GreenTech, Smart Building, Smart Cities, Transportation
  • Number of investments: 36
  • Number of exits: 1
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 12

You can find their website here.

3) StartupLab

3) StartupLab

Early-stage investor and technology incubator

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Norway
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Alexander Woxen, Karl-Christian Agerup
  • Industries: Angel Investment, Business Development, Incubators
  • Number of investments: 36
  • Number of exits: 1
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 12

You can find their website here.

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4) Pangea accelerator

4) Pangea accelerator

Pangea is a startup accelerator and investment platform that connects African startups with funding, expertise, and networks.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Norway
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Jonas Tesfu
  • Industries: Angel Investment, Consulting, Impact Investing, Incubators
  • Number of investments: 4
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 15

You can find their website here.

5) TheFactory

5) TheFactory

TheFactory is the leading finance and proptech accelerator and incubator in the Nordic region.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Norway
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Ingar S. Bentsen
  • Industries: Finance, Financial Services
  • Number of investments: 12
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 10

You can find their website here.

6) Techstars Energy Accelerator in Partnership with Equinor

6) Techstars Energy Accelerator in Partnership with Equinor

The Techstars Energy Accelerator, in collaboration with Equinor, works on disruptive energy solutions.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Norway
  • Industries: Energy, Oil and Gas, Renewable Energy
  • Number of investments: 10
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 13

You can find their website here.

7) Angel Challenge

7) Angel Challenge

Angel Challenge is a workshop-based program aimed at angel investors and entrepreneurs.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Norway
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Knut Wien, Maja Adriaensen, Thomas Berglund
  • Industries: Finance, Impact Investing, Venture Capital
  • Number of investments: 2

You can find their website here.

8) Oslo International Hub

8) Oslo International Hub

Where entrepreneurship and global business collide. An setting that encourages both social and professional networking.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Norway
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Jørn Lein-Mathisen
  • Industries: Coworking, Incubators

You can find their website here.

9) Techmakers Green Accelerator

9) Techmakers Green Accelerator

Getting fledgling companies to market faster.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Norway

You can find their website here.

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