Mar
12
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Business & Professional
Is the Nordics the World's Next Unicorn Factory?
NordicLA and ByFounders are excited to invite you to engaging debates featuring accomplished profiles from the tech, innovation and start...
House of Scandinavia - SxSW
111 Congress Ave
Austin, Texas 78701
Free Event
Registration Encouraged
Tuesday, March 12
3:00pm - 5:00pm
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About this event

NordicLA and ByFounders are excited to invite you to engaging debates featuring accomplished profiles from the tech, innovation and startup scene at SxSW with a focus on the Nordics. The discussion will be moderated by Gro Eirin Dyrnes, Chair at Nordic Innovation House Palo Alto and Director Innovation Norway Silicon Valley.

Opening remarks by Swedish Minister for Trade, Ann Linde.

Panel 1: To VC or not to VC?

Panelists:

- Jonas Berntsen, COO, MapsPeople

- Heini Zachariassen, Founder Vivino and Investor in byFounders Collective 

- Kimberly Larsen, Founder and CEO, timetoRIOT

Panel 2: Is the Nordics the world’s next unicorn factory?

Panelists:

- Robin Daniels, SVP Marketing, WeWork and Investor in byFounders Collective

- Sissel Hansen, Founder and CEO, Startup Guide

- Michel Wendell, General Partner, Nexit Ventures

- Saga Arvidsdotter, Blockchain Developer