Last Chance to Pitch

The deadline for the #technoport15 Pitch Camp and competition is today, Tuesday 3 March. Don't miss your last chance to improve your pitch and walk away with 100,000kr.
Pitch Camp

Today (Tuesday 3 March) we close the doors to our Pitch Camp and pitching competition at Technoport 2015. We challenged you to give us your best pitch and many of you have. At the end of today we'll be closing the application process and notifying the lucky participants.

Successful applicants will participate in Technoport’s Pitch Camp taking place at DIGS on 17 March from 1600–2100. At the Pitch Camp, you will participate in sales and pitching training sessions with the top eight pitches progressing to the finals the following day, live on stage at the Technoport 2015 conference.

A panel of esteemed judges will pick the winning pitchers, who will receive:

  • First prize – NOK 100,000 awarded by NTNU Accel
  • Second prize – A Connect Springboard valued at NOK 100,000
  • Third prize – NOK 25,000 awarded by Technoport
  • Fourth prize – a flex membership for one-year at DIGS awarded by TrønderEnergi

The panel of judges include:

  • Rune Sævik, Investinor
  • Bala Kamallakharan, Startup Iceland
  • Tarmo Virki, Cofounder magazine
  • Nils Ole Krogstad, NTNU Accel
  • David Lysne, ProVenture

Technoport CEO Gøril Forbord explains why an entrepreneur should hit the apply button right now:

“Pitching is one of the most important skills an entrepreneur can learn. You can have the best idea in the world, but without the ability to craft your message to your audience and sell that idea, you will never have a business. So that’s why we are holding a good old fashioned pitching competition but with a twist – a pitch camp where entrepreneurs can learn the craft. The prizes are great, but really this is about a learning experience for everyone.”

To be eligible, your startup must be working to develop a scalable business model based on an innovative product or service. As a general guideline your company should be no more than three years old.


Apply for the Technoport 2015 Pitch Camp today. Simply email a one-page description of your startup before 3 March to

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