Strengths and weaknesses of the Norwegian startup scene

Esben Poulsen
Sep 13, 2019 · 23 min read

“Turns out that Scandinavia is more than just Sweden” — quote from international VC investor.

As most people know, Sweden, and especially Stockholm, has been a breeding ground for successful technology startups in recent years, but guess what?! There are other interesting countries in Scandinavia when it comes to aspiring startups. Yes, Denmark is also fantastic (I am Danish btw), but I live in Norway, so this post is about the country of oil, fjords and (what feels like) the most expensive food prices in the world.