Prizes for Bergen Startup Weekend

Join Bergen Startup Weekend and learn how to build a Startup, create a business model, meet co-founders and enlarge your network.

Is that all? No, Thanks to our partners we are offering very useful Prizes to transform your idea into a real business and make the event memorable.

TENK_IT is a media agency headquartered in Bergen. They offer a selected IT and design service to small and medium sized businesses and organizations and, among others, websites development and graphic design.
The winning team of Bergen Startup Weekend will benefit of Tenk.IT website design (from planning to web testing) with a value up to NOK 15 000 eks. mva.

T41 – Nyskapingsparken Inkubator provide knowledge, network and office space with infrastructure made ​​available for start-up businesses. The aim is to provide companies a faster and safer way from establishment to growth.
The winning team of Bergen Startup Weekend will benefit of a flex desk at T41 coworking space for 6 months, access to meeting rooms, social events and workshops at Nyskapingsparken.

Impact HUB Bergen is partly innovation lab, partly business incubator, partly membership community. They provide a collaborative work, meeting and learning space for people who seek to create positive impact.
Impact Hub Bergen is offering to the 2 Special Mention of Bergen Startup Weekend  2 consecutive months Flex membership, and 1 consecutive month Flex Membership to use within July 2016

2019 design illustrative posters of familiar and unfamiliar people, artworks and builds them in limited edition using innovative methods.
The winning team of Bergen Startup Weekend will be award with a “V for victory” poster with frame.

DUPO provide and distribute high quality prints made in limited editions. They work closely with both known and unknown artists from all over the world to the ensure That unique artwork Becomes available only through Dupo.
The 2 Special Mention Bergen Startup Weekend Teams will get a Mention Certificate worth 750NOK per item

AdO Arena is Norway’s main facilities for swimming and diving is offering to
ALL Bergen Startup Weekend attendees will benefit of 54% discount at Ado during the event and the most “sporties” will get a free voucher swimming cards

Sumo is one of Bergen’s most popular sushi and Asian restaurants.
Sumo si offering to Bergen Startup Weekend Winner one gift card worth 200NOK

Google for Entrepreneurs aims to bring together startup communities and create spaces for entrepreneurs to learn and work.
ALL Bergen Startup Weekend attendees will get $300 in Cloud Platform credit 

.CO support entrepreneurs in every way and help them to take off.
ALL Bergen Startup Weekend attendees will get free .CO Domain


MEET the Sponsor

DNB2DNB is an official sponsor of  Bergen Startup Weekend

We met Roger Antonesen, Responsible Businesses in Western Norway, to ask why DNB choose to support this global event in Bergen.


“Startup Weekend is an exciting boot camp where local ideas get help to accelerate and evolve into promising concepts.

We in DNB love cheering new ideas onward and serve them with competence and support. Through our “Starting a business” concept we want to contribute and increase the level of innovation in Norway.”

MEET the Judge – Mentor

Kåre Bottolfsen is the co-founder of TicketCo, who have just been awarded the Deloitte Rising Star

He will be the SuperMentor of Bergen Startup Weekend and will follow the whole process from the scratch idea to the final pitching

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MEET the Judge

Aslak Sverdrup is an entrepreneur and energetic leader with broad experience from government – and private sector with projects world wide
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MEET the Judge

Ida Nerbø shares this advise with Startup Weekend participants:
“Work hard, have fun and be a team player. Everything else we can fix.”

MEET the Mentors

Roald Brekkhus is a Lean Startup Enthusiast with a wide entrepreneurship experience,  constantly looking for new startups to invest in

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MEET the Facilitator

For most of the Startup Weekend addicts Michell Cuevas doens’t need any introduction, he is one of the pilars of Startup Weekend, currently working as Senior Director atTechstars.
Do you want to know more? Keep reading and meet him at Bergen Startup Weekend!
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MEET the Mentors

With his wide experience and his skills Thomas Knutsen will be very helpfull for those teams looking for untraditional business plans

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MEET – the Mentors

Mentors will guide the teams during the coming Startup Weekend, Vegard Jørmeland is a young and dynamic entrepreneur, he is the Problem Solver!

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MEET Startup Weekend Participants

We close this serie of QA with the two opposite profiles we met at Bergen Startup Weekend, the Art Director and the Software Developer. They share with us their perspective and experience

Do you identify yourself with one of them?

Keep reading…