Category: Business

entrepreneurial roadmap course

Building an entrepreneurial map

Many resources are available to help new businesses get off the ground in Norway Mona Anita K. Olsen, PhD Cornell University Five years ago, I moved to Stavanger, Norway, on a Fulbright Grant to...

digital transformation team spirit

Are you and your team future-ready?

Digital technology can’t replicate the human skills of critical thinking and judgment Jennifer Vessels Next Step—Silicon Valley & Oslo, Norway Today’s digital world gives access to a range of services and products all through...

Cloudx

New solutions from Cloudx Services

The Norwegian company offers independent Skype for Business cloud service with telephony Rasmus Falck Oslo In early 2013, CEO Jon Sjølie was frustrated by the fact that system integrators and telecom operators were ignoring...

canned fish products

A tradition of quality seafood products

Vesteraalens AS hopes to establish the leading value chain for cod and other white fish Rasmus Falck Oslo Vesteraalens Canning Factory was founded by Georg Ellingsen in Sortland in 1912. With its location in...

blockchain tech

TradeIX brings the Tech to the Nordics

Kistefos invests in blockchain tech Oliver Belin Nordic Startup Bits It is surprising how long it takes for the market to drive innovations in finance modernization and digitalization. Today, many would argue that the...

William Harber

A new Harber for Hurtigruten

Cruise industry veteran to lead Hurtigruten’s expansion in the world’s largest cruise market Hurtigruten Tromsø, Norway Hurtigruten, the world leader in exploration travel, has appointed William Harber as President for the Americas, based in...

Cornell online business courses

Bootstrapped tech helps startups

Inexpensive cloud-based platforms make business easier for the mobile entrepreneur Mona Anita K. Olsen, PhD & Charity Karanja Cornell University Starting a business today is easier and cheaper than it has ever been before....

Cornell students tennis ball benchmark

The tennis ball benchmark

Lessons in teamwork from a family-owned amusement park business in Norway Mona Anita K. Olsen, PhD Cornell University Students and visitors in HADM 3135/6135: Conversations with Entrepreneurs, a course I teach in the Hotel...

A man covering his eyes with a phone showing a different set of eyes.

Lending eyesight through technology

Mobile app connects the visually impaired with volunteers to provide quick assistance Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway During the official opening of Oslo Innovation Week this year, the Oslo Innovation Award 2017 was awarded to...