Tag Archives: incubator
January 17, 2011
… in Oslo, everything is energy- or fishing-related. For example in Stavanger I went to the business incubator, a place meant to boost entrepreneurship, and asked about software companies, web startups, anything…the answer was almost always: “Software…what does that mean?” After my host thought about it for a while, she said: “All right, we have one company here that does simulation of oil rigs”. Not exactly what I had in mind. Then I found a couple of startups, but we were out of …
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January 24, 2011
… asked him to tell us about some of the best practices he witnessed on his epic journey.
“One incubator holds a compulsory breakfast” he says, almost licking his lips with the recollection. “You have to be there at 9am: the idea is to create a situation where people have to speak to each other and find out what everyone’s up to. In another company, every Friday someone pitches an idea – it doesn’t have to be a business idea…They do it because it gets everybody used to …