Category: Business

All things Viking descend on Iowa’s capital

Skøl—your home for mead, Viking tacos, Vikings football, and heavy-metal music Jim Dietz-Kilen Des Moines, Iowa “There wasn’t a Scandinavian (music) metal bar with Viking tacos in Des Moines, so I thought I’d give...

AmCham Thanksgiving

Giving thanks in Oslo

AmCham Thanksgiving Charity Dinner underlines common values, looks to a sustainable future AmCham Norway Oslo Hosted in Oslo’s Hotel Continental’s elegant Teatersalen, and along with Thanksgiving partners ExxonMobil and Biogen, this year’s fully booked AmCham Thanksgiving Charity Dinner...

Spacemaker shapes cities

Startup provides artificial intelligence smarts to urban planners, architects, and real estate developers Rasmus Falck Oslo Over the next 30 years, the cities of the world will grow by more than 2 billion people....

Novelty Food treat both trendy & tasty

VGAN Chocolate nothing to sneeze at Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American When Novelty Food in Oslo was contemplating a second chocolate product to follow its Grieg Suites Chocolates (previewed in our Oct. 4 issue),...

Unacast casts its eyes

Rasmus Falck Oslo Norwegians Kjartan Slette and Thomas Walle founded Unacast in 2014 in Oslo to provide companies access to knowledge about the physical world. The company moved to New York in 2016, which...

Temperature control on top of the world

TAG Sensors receives $2 million from private equity firm to open Asian HQ in Singapore Rasmus Falck Oslo The private equity fund Elite Partners Capital (EPC) in Singapore invested $2 million dollars at the...

Prophylix Pharma

Norwegian biotech startup fights children’s bleeding disorder Rasmus Falck Oslo There is a lot of activity in the health sector in Norway. One example is the recent startup Prophylix Pharma that is developing a...

Farsund Coworks

Redevelopment in Farsund Harbor

Farsund Coworks Mona Anita K. Olsen, Ph.D. University of Stavanger The charming port of Farsund in Vest-Agder has felt the impact of an entrepreneurial wave lately with the creation of Farsund Coworks (www.farsundcoworks.no). Farsund Coworks...

coworking

Eyewitness to coworking

Future of work in innovating enterprise Larrie Wanberg Santa Barbara, Calif. International Coworking Day on Aug. 8 at THE SANDBOX in Santa Barbara opened a whole new world for me to witness a global...

Nordic Choice Hotels

Nordic Choice Hotels: The future of hospitality

Nordic Choice Hotels connects the academic and the practical for students at The Norwegian School of Hotel Management Mona Anita K. Olsen, Ph.D. University of Stavanger Students starting their bachelor’s degree for hotel management...