Accelerator Program - Pangstart Gründer | Tech Startups

From business idea to success

Pangstart Gründer is Smart Innovation Norway’s nine-week pre-seed accelerator for early-stage tech startups.

Applications for the 2021 program are open

The program aims at validating your problem-solution fit, as well as your business model.

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

1

Through mutual matchmaking you will have your own mentor to assist you in accelerating your business and expand your network.

2

Experience-led workshops in critical practices like go-to-market and business modelling.

3

Startups graduate from the program by attending Demo Day – presenting to an investor panel consisting of VC’s, angel investors and bankers.

WHY YOU SHOULD APPLY TO PANGSTART GRÜNDER

DOMAIN EXPERTISE

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

CAPITAL

We help prepare you for fundraising and the winner of Demo Day gets the grand prize of NOK 100.000

MENTORS

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

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.

CUSTOMERS

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

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Pangstart Gründer lasts for nine weeks and you will be working side by side other startups and serial entrepreneurs who want to help you succeed.

The workshops are held together with the other participants in Halden and Oslo.

Startups graduate from the program by attending Demo Day, where you pitch to a panel of investors and experts in our awesome Simulation Centre.

All selected startups have to pay a program fee of 2 000 NOK

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

MARKET DEVELOPMENT

PRODUCT STORY

BUSINESS MODELING

STARTUP FUNDING AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

BUILDING A STRONG FOUNDING TEAM

DEMO DAY

WHO IS THE PROGRAM FOR?

Pangstart Gründer is aimed at early technology-based startups with growth potential and a high degree of innovation.

These are the requirements:

  • Your are a tech-focused startup
  • Your product is innovative and scalable
  • You are willing to do what it takes to succeed
  • You commit to the program

IS THE TIMING RIGHT?

You do not need a fully functional product, but you should have a clear concept, ideally a prototype. You should also have made some reflections on the choice of technology.

The program is aimed at validating your problem-solution fit, as well as your business model. It is therefore essential that you have something feasible to work with.

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