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Launch and scale your company
Oslo offers a unique mix of highly competitive industries and collaborative business culture. There is strong public-private cooperation, a rapidly growing startup scene, and exciting investment opportunities at every stage. Oslo continually tops global rankings for education, digital competency, resilience, health and well-being, living standards, and equality.
Investors, funds and cases that may be a source of inspiration and help.
The startup ecosystem
The ins and outs of the startup community and networks.
Events for entrepreneurs and investors
Attend digital and physical events such as Oslo Innovation Week, Meet the Investors and more.
Let's Go, Oslo
Find a new home for your startup at one of 90+ startup hubs in the Oslo region.
Starting a business in Norway — what you need to know
Invest in Norway offers a guide of the steps of setting up any kind of business venture in Norway
Let's Go, Oslo - Start your business in Oslo
Explore the Oslo region and find out why it's the best place to build startups. Here, you have easy access to everything a capital can offer while you pursue your full potential and enjoy work-life balance.
A 3-day intensive course in entrepreneurship that connects you with startup networks in the Nordics.
Confederation of Norwegian Enterprises (NHO)
Offers legal services, insurance and pension solutions and other services to 28,000 member companies.
Association of Norwegian knowledge- and technology-based enterprises.
The main organization for the trade and service industry, and the link between employers and authorities.
Connect with industry hubs
Seeking partnership and investment opportunities? Get in touch with the many industry hubs throughout the region.
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Oslo Innovation Week
Oslo Innovation Week brings forward new voices and innovation in action. We highlight bold solutions that solve real global challenges through entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation. A week of 80+ events, organized by 140+ amazing partners. Join us from wherever you are. All you have to do is sign up for your favorite events!
Government Reveals Plan To Open Border
As of September 25th, Norway has lifted all COVID-19 restrictions, will allow residents of all EU/EEA/Schengen countries to enter the country. Residents of so-called purple countries will also be permitted to enter, along with residents of the U.K. and Switzerland. In phase two, the government will open the border to all countries on the EU’s third country list. The quarantine period will be removed. This phase is expected to come into force in 3-4 weeks.
The restaurants, bars and cafés Norwegian fashion insiders love
Areas such as Grünerløkka, St. Hanshaugen and Tøyen are still as trendy as ever, but the bright and shiny new places being developed right by the sea are particularly cool right now. Like a moth to the flame, restaurateurs and hip entrepreneurs have been flocking to open up places here. You'll find small art galleries such as Kösk showcasing modern art, the towering Munch Museum, Instagram-friendly spots to have a bite, and lots of places to hang out while gazing out at the fjord.