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The Nordic Pitch

March 13, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

The Nordic region has given rise to world famous companies like Spotify, Opera, Klarna and Kahoot. Who would be the next big shot from the Nordics On March 13th Oslo Business Region together with SAS Scandinavian Airlines invite you to The Nordic Pitch event at SXSW.

The Nordic Pitch is the focal point for the Nordic startup ecosystem, where you can see the most promising startups from Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Iceland, and meet top investors, media and startup entrepreneurs from the region.

Each Nordic country will select one startup to pitch at the event. The five startups get free plane tickets from their home country to Austin on 12-15 March from Scandinavian Airlines.

The startups will get to pitch to a jury of heavy weight investor panel. The jury will select a final winner based on a 3 minute pitch followed by a 3 minute Q&A.

The event venue House of Scandinavia is powered by Scandinavian Airlines and is located 2 min from the Convention Center. Registration to the event opens end of January.


If you think your startup got what it takes to enter the Nordic Pitch at SXSW, make sure you meet all criteria listed:
– Working towards solving at least one of UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (Global Goals for Sustainable Development)
– Based in the Nordics (Norway, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Iceland)
– Series A startup
– Exponential technology, research-based insight or unique business model
– Internationally scalable

How to apply

Can you tick off on all of the above? Then submit your application by January 15th: https://thenordicpitch.com/


4 January Application submissions open
15 January Application deadline
15-20 January Jury decides
22 January Finalists announced
12 March Flight to Austin with SAS
13 March The Nordic Pitch at House of Scandinavia @ SXSW 2018
15 March Return flight to the Nordics with SAS


March 13, 2018
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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