Participants from Oslo International Startup Program 2016


Oslo International Startup Program 2017 (OISP2017)

WHAT: Kickstart and grow your company. Join our yearly startup program for internationals.

WHEN: 12. Sept. – 26. Oct. Break 19 – 25. Sept. when we all go to Oslo Innovation Week.
Tue 12.00-14.00/Wed 12.00-14.00/Thu 12.00 – 15.30
Networking every Friday 15.30-17.00 at Oslo International Hub.

WHERE: International House, Oslo International Hub, Oscars gate 27, 0352 Oslo

COST: FREE, this is funded by Oslo Kommune, Akershus Fylkeskommune and Oslo International Hub.

FOR YOU? For internationals that want to start and grow a company. You live in Oslo/Akershus, With or without Norwegian passport. You may have started a company or you just have a brilliant business idea. You could use mentors, colleagues, knowledge – and a push. You have ambitions of being more than 1 person in the company. New this year is that we are offering an online solution both for those attending and those not able to attend physically 100% of the time.

HOW TO JOIN: APPLY HERE before Fri 18 Aug. Limited room. We would like a good mix across nationalities, professional experience, age and business areas. (Your business information will be kept confidential)


  • You will learn how to start and grow your company – grow out of Norway, grow to be bigger than just you. We will do workshops and lectures about business development, pitching, sales, marketing, financing and networking. Lectures and workshops by professionals – in English.
  • Colleagues and friends: You are not alone any longer, we will work together – for your business. We will have social events together. Every Friday 1530-17+ we arrange Friday International Lounge, the perfect place to network, and every Monday at 12.00 we have a common lunch with a short business presentation.
  • Mentor: You will receive 1-on-1 guidance from a Mentor up to four months after having completed the startup program. You get to build lasting relationships with experienced seniors from different business fields.

OISP2016 participants:

“It was amazing to be part of this program! Anyone thinking of starting a business should get a full package course like this. I got it from OIH now and will highly recommend it! This course is a must for any entrepreneur! Thank you OIH! :)” Rinson Jose, India

“I thought I knew. After this fantastic program I know.” Hilde Fagerli, Norway

“Great program! Many good speakers, friendly environment, nice organization, great content! It added up structure to my business development. Thank you!” Anastasia Mokienko, Russia

MORE info:
– Read the reports from our previous programs:
Report Acc program 2014Report Acc program 2015 and REPORT OISP2016.

Participants from autumn 2016:

Cecilie Wessel, Project Manager
Oslo International Hub
tel. +47 45 06 54 54