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PANGSTART ACCELERATOR

PANGSTART ACCELERATOR

Accelerating your growth

Pangstart Accelerator is Smart Innovation
Norway’s three-month program to
accelerate tech startups for growth.

Pangstart Accelerator will take place in the spring/summer of 2020.
You are still a bit early, but you can register your interest now.

The goal is to help you raise capital and boost your sales with our innovation platform and sales corporates.

Pangstart Accelerator is an experience-based program designed by serial entrepeneurs, investors and seasoned leaders.

1

We pair you with a business and industry advisor that will help you scale your business.

2

1 on 1 meeting with the staff of Smart Innovation Norway to create deal flow with our corporate partners.

3

Experience-led workshops in critical practices like go-to-market strategy, fundraising and sales.

4

Startups graduate from the program by attending Demo Day, presenting to investors looking to join funding rounds and compete to win the grand prize of NOK 100.000

WHY YOU SHOULD APPLY TO PANGSTART ACCELERATOR

MENTORS

Valuable advice from successful serial entrepreneurs who want to see you succeed too.

CUSTOMERS

Through our network of over 100+ corporations, we can help you create valuable deal flow.

CAPITAL

We co-invest with our network of investors to fuel your growth.


OUR EXPERIENCE

For the past 6 years, we have accelerated 50+ startups and helped them raise over
NOK 100 million in funding.

NETWORKING

Join networking arenas where you can exchange knowledge with other like-minded entrepreneurs.

DOMAIN EXPERTISE

We have experienced advisors across most industries, and we will assist you in picking the one that is right for you.

OUR ALUMNI HAVE A GREATER CHANCE OF SUCCEEDING

95%
97%
13%

HAVE RAISED FUNDING

ARE STILL IN BUSINESS
ARE RANKED AS THE BEST IN NORWAY
95%

HAVE RAISED FUNDING

97%
ARE STILL IN BUSINESS
13%

ARE RANKED AS THE BEST IN NORWAY

SMART
ENERGY

WHO IS THE PROGRAM FOR?

Pangstart Accelerator is aimed at tech startups focusing on our industry verticals smart energy and AI.

Roughly, ten startups are selected every year to take part in the program and receive an investment from Smart Innovation Norway’s fund.

These are the requirements:

  • Passionate team with international ambitions
  • Positive market feedback
  • You have a team
  • You have a product (minimum MVP)
  • You are fully committed to your startup

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

THE GOAL OF PANGSTART ACCELERATOR IS TO HELP YOU RAISE FUNDING AND BOOST SALES

This is how we do it

Funding

  • We may invest in you
  • We introduce you to investors
  • We prepare you for the investment process

Sales

  • We match you with our 100+ corporate partners
  • We facilitate pilot projects
  • We help you brand and position your startup

MOST SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS HAVE

  • PRODUCT
    Have a product to work with (minimum MVP / prototype).
  • MARKET
    Have enough customer traction to prove there is a market need.
  • TEAM
    Minimum two founders, one of which should be the CTO.
  • FUNDING
    Have basic funding in place so that you have enough fuel to maintain momentum during and after the program.

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