New York City's tech community, a significant part of which is already bolstered by foreign startups, is an ideal environment for Norwegian tech firms looking to enhance market knowledge, build networks, and refine strategies they can apply to grow their businesses both in the US and internationally.

Our brand new Global Entrepreneurship effort in New York will help you gain and strengthen the skills necessary to brand, market and sell your product or service in a highly competitive global marketplace. During the two week program you will learn and get feedback from some of the most successful players in the industry.


LEARN ENTREPRENEURIAL MARKETING IN NEW YORK

Are you ready to tell the world about your company and product, but are uncertain how to reach your audience and gain traction, get that first crucial international sale or significant customer? Join our Global Entrepreneurship program in New York on marketing and sales, and learn from the best and brightest in a global business hub.

Our new program will help you gain and strengthen the skills necessary to brand, market and sell your product and service in a highly competitive global marketplace. You will learn and get feedback from some of the most successful players in the industry, as well as be inspired by the activities and happenings taking place in New York City during Internet Week 2014.

WHY NEW YORK?

New York City is a global center for finance, fashion, advertising, publishing, and media & entertainment.  NYC has also emerged as a major hub for technology innovation as these industries have led the way in adopting the latest advances in IT.

With over 1,000 new tech startups, 21,000 new jobs and $12 billion invested by VCs since 2007, New York is now one of the world leading centers in ad tech, fashion tech, fin tech, digital media, ed tech, health tech, social networking as well as big data. The City is home to such eCommerce giants as GILT, Etsy, Fab and Seamless as well as to world-famous Internet companies Tumblr, Foursquare, Kickstarter, Vimeo, and ZocDoc among others.

New York City's tech community, a significant part of which is already bolstered by foreign startups, is an ideal environment for Norwegian tech firms looking to enhance market knowledge, build networks, and refine strategies they can apply to grow their businesses both in the US and internationally.


WHAT THE PROGRAM INCLUDES

  • Business development training delivered by successful executives and established business leaders on topics such as branding, strategic marketing, customer acquisition, protecting your IP and contractual negotiations.
  • Mentoring sessions tailored to company needs.

  • Seat at co-working space.

  • Pitch training and opportunity to present at networking event attended by relevant industry professionals.

  • Access to local meet-ups, as well as events and activities held as part of Internet Week New York 2014

Together with 10 to 15 fellow startup executives and entrepreneurs from Norway you will be immersed in New York City's “Silicon Alley” interacting with, and learning from, local peers and experts who will share their insights and experiences from having faced actual business challenges similar to yours.

The program takes place from the 19th to 30th May 2014 in New York City with kick off in Bergen on the 24th and 25th April 2014.

About InternetWeekNY 2014
The IWNY festival is an annual celebration of technology's impact on business and culture. This year's festivities will take place from May 19 to 25 and will attract more than 45,000 business professionals, working across all sectors, attending 250+ events produced in the IWNY HQ and 150+ organized by citywide event partners. Visit the IWNY site.


WHAT'S IN IT FOR ME?

You will participate in an immersive two-week program combining tailored workshops, industry events, group discussions, and matched mentoring with established market players and experts who have themselves launched and grown some the most recognized tech firms and global brands.

You will gain insights into successful marketing strategies and participate in valuable networking events with local peers, creative thinkers and business leaders from NYC's innovative start-up and entrepreneurial community.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

The program is intended for start-ups in a growth phase with ready-to-launch, tech-driven products or services that possess significant international market potential.

These are companies that are mainly in need of assistance to develop or refine branding and marketing strategies that they can adopt to succeed at the international level.

ADMISSION AND FEES

The program fee is NOK 12,000 per participant and includes all event admission fees and two group dinners.

Accommodation and travel is not included, but we can offer assistance in finding appropriate accommodations for your budget and needs.