Category: Business

NACC chapter opens in Los Angeles

Networking, Alliances, Community, Collaboration Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American In Field of Dreams, James Earl Jones tells a broke farmer if he builds a baseball diamond, “people will come.” The next scene is cars...

lifeboat

The world’s largest lifeboats

From Ole Brude’s “Egg” to Harding’s massive covered lifeboats, Norwegian invention is behind large-scale safety at sea Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway The world`s largest passenger ships must be outfitted for safety. The Schat-Harding group,...

Biogren

BioGren’s pellets can renewably replace coal

Chippin in Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway BioGren, which is pioneering the use of wood pellets as a renewable energy source, was presented to the members of the Norwegian Business Angels Network (NorBAN) recently. BioGren...

Learning how to think like an entrepreneur

Mona Anita K. Olsen, PhD Cornell University Students currently enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program in innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of South-Eastern Norway (USN) are enjoying the launch of the new university...

A trans-Atlantic business bridge

AmCham Norway Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway Norway’s Foreign Secretary Børge Brende once said that in our work, “we strengthen the ties across the Atlantic further. The Norwegian government finds a crucial partner in the American...

Mall of Norway

A visit inside the Mall of Norway

Wallet beware: this Norwegian souvenir store has something for everyone Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American The picturesque village of Flåm in the heart of western Norway’s fjord country sees a steady stream of...

The Longhouse at Lista

Entrepreneurial development on Norway’s southwest coast Mona Anita K. Olsen, PhD & Karen Lovise E. Linge Engen Cornell University With its scenic view toward the North Sea, close proximity to both the Østhassel Rescue...

Nordic Waffles

From gas station to waffle empire

Norway’s Waffle Queen is slowly but surely introducing her Nordic Waffles to the US Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway Stine Aasland, who grew up in Telemark, started her entrepreneur career in Norway at a young...

“More than a sweater” for 140 years

Dale of Norway has had many owners, but its focus on local quality remains the same Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway Dale of Norway is a vertically integrated apparel company known for its beautiful Norwegian...

Lista Travselskab

Connecting with ponies in Lista Travselskab

An educator’s passion for horses provides an opportunity that enriches the community Mona Anita K. Olsen, PhD Cornell University As a visitor to Lista, Norway, I had always passed the sign for Nesheim Travbane...