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Apply to TINC - Accelerator Program

Are you ready to validate your business for global scale?


Dates for the TINC Fall 2023 program:

  • Application deadline: August 20

  • Interviews and selection: From August 28

  • Kick off: TBD

  • Mentor meet and greet: TBD

  • Virtual program: October 9 - November 3

  • Week in Silicon Valley: November 6 - 10

  • Demo Day: November 8

  • Optional week in Silicon Valley: November 13 - 17

TINC - ACCELERATOR FOR NORDIC TECH STARTUPS ”It’s a mind-blowing, inspirational journey that every start-up aiming for global success should make. TINC gives you the mindset, the know-how and the playbook you need to reach the stars.” -Philip Siberg, Coala Life Are you a Nordic technology company looking to scale globally? TINC is an intensive 5-week accelerator program run by Innovation Norway Silicon Valley in partnership with Vinnova, Business Finland and KLAK Icelandic Startups. The program is focused on validating your product/market and business model fit and global scale potential in the most competitive startup environment in the world. We bring the Silicon Valley mindset to you! We have an established track record of success, having run 23 TINC accelerator programs with 216 Nordic technology companies to date. We bring together the best of the best with promising Nordic start-ups and world class mentors from Silicon Valley that have unique ties to the Nordics from the likes of venture capital, marketing and sales experts and thought leaders who will challenge you, open your mind and empower you to take our company to the next level. You will also meet like-minded Nordic founders who have created success in the US. TINC Fall 2023 is planned as a hybrid program with four weeks in a virtual program and one week in Silicon Valley. Hear what our companies are saying about TINC Silicon Valley and read more here and here. “TINC is a fantastic program for companies that are looking to scale - providing you with tools, network and great mentors. Highly recommend it.” – Evoy “The TINC program was an amazing way for us to learn the cultural differences between the Nordic way and the Silicon Valley mindset, learn from and connect with world-class investors and founders, and be challenged on our strategy and business model. We are 100 % this will elevate our company to new heights.” Optio Incentives “The TINC program was tremendously valuable for Merkely. During the workshops and mentor sessions we quickly learned the skills and approaches needed to take our company to the next level internationally. I would highly recommend the TINC program to aspiring Nordic startups!”, Mike Long, CEO, Kosli (formerly Merkely) Contact: Ase Pettersen Bailey, Program Director TINC, Innovation Norway Silicon Valley


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