Category: Business

digitalization

Digitalization breaks barriers to market

Achieving business success Jennifer Vessels Next Step—Silicon Valley & Oslo, Norway With the accelerating pace of technology adoption and innovation, customers in all industries have global reach to a plethora of goods and services....

Fuglesangs

Fuglesangs develops subsea boosting pumps

The company is betting on the future of oil & gas, making it more environmentally kind Rasmus Falck Oslo Recently the Norwegian major oil company, Statoil, joined forces with Aker BP, Lundin, and National...

Båragutt a Gazelle

Fishing now and selling later is a path to success for this small Norwegian company Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway Each year Norway’s largest business newspaper Dagens Næringsliv publishes the ranking of the country’s fastest...

business model

Establish mission, market business model

Achieving business success Jennifer Vessels Next Step—Silicon Valley & Oslo, Norway The power of today’s technology, entrepreneurial ambitions, and digitalization allows innovations to disrupt traditional markets. While the ability to launch a new service...

Yoga for tourism opportunity in Norway

Pust inn og pust ut Mona Anita K. Olsen, PhD Cornell University In reading the magazine Yoga Journal, I am always interested in seeing how the business of yoga is evolving, the narrative of...

Motitech

Down Memory Lane

Motitech wins prize for getting the elderly moving with immersive stationary bikes Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway Norwegian company Motitech, which specializes in equipment to encourage physical activity among the elderly and those with dementia,...

Drug makes migraines pay through the nose

Norwegian OptiNose and American Avanir Pharmaceuticals license new treatment Rasmus Falck Oslo In 2013, Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Norwegian OptiNose, AS, made an exclusive North American licensing deal to develop OptiNose’s Breath Powered system,...

NACC at WeWork

NACC finds new home and new GM

Why WeWork Mona Anita K. Olsen, PhD Cornell University Every time I visit New York City, I am always amazed by the number of different people I can see in a given day. I...

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...