Gaming hub Work-Work recently was awarded a grant from Arts Council Norway to help get gaming companies investor-ready by accelerating growth and moving to market faster. Work-Work and 657 Oslo are long term friends and collaborators. The gaming industry in Norway accounts for a small fraction of...

Investor and media software entrepreneur, Andy Chen, sees clear investment potential in CreativeTech. The reputation of Scandinavian creative industries is growing more than ever, and investors should pay attention, explains Chen, an active angel investor and advisor to venture and private equity firms. “What the creative...

This fall, Virke joins 657 Oslo, Norway’s first and largest co-working space for the creative industries, on a multi-city tour to showcase the creative industries and provide dynamic CreativeTech startups a platform to connect with corporates, investors, and the startup ecosystem at large. Virke is...

CreativeTech platform FJONG is transforming the way people think about and wear clothing. The company’s digital closet enables women to share and rent new and vintage designer clothing for daily use and special occasions. Competing hard against the highly polluting fast fashion industry, co-founder Sigrun Syverud...

Creative startups are scaling to unprecedented levels through the use of AI, AR, VR, and blockchain. These and other advanced technologies are fueling the growth of traditional industries such as architecture, arts and crafts, marketing and advertising, media and publishing, R&D, software and computer games. Even...

“If you speak to investors in general and you say you work in the creative industries, they almost ignore you, like, they think ‘where is the money in that?’ But if you do the same in the Los Angeles, they don’t think that for a...

What's in it for you as a Startup? All Startups that take part in the Creative Tech Hunt will benefit from: > Exposure from our partners, and our own media channels > Expand your networks and build relationships > Knowledge sharing and expert feedback > Funding opportunities We are holding...

“Investors who understand that creativity is an asset will outperform,” says Johan Brand, the Norwegian entrepreneur who co-founded and built the game-based educational platform Kahoot! into a cultural phenomenon, that now reaches 100 million monthly active users. Design and creativity, Brand underlines, can and should be...