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ProductTank October 27: Matchmaker: Creating Corporate/Startup Powercouples

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Everybody dreams of that perfect partnership, that, "Here I am, signed, sealed, delivered, I'm yours!" partner.

In reality, finding a good match between startups and corporations requires quite a bit in expectation management, product and strategic alignment, and --of course-- good communication.

This talk will feature a talk from one startup and one corporate on some of the challenges and benefits with these kinds of partnerships. We'll conclude the session with a moderated panel, bringing on a few more corporates and startups to get into the nitty-gritty of how to make these collaborations, partnerships, and/or investments work.

Collaboration: The Startup Perspective
Steffen Mio Kristiansen, No Isolation

Collaboration: The Corporate Perspective
Rune Røsten, CEO (ad.int) Schibsted Growth Norway

Panel Discussion:
Steffen Mio Kristiansen, No Isolation
Gisle Pedersen, Head of Mobile Innovation Program, Telenor Norway
Kim Hageensen, WeClean
Per Einar Dybvik, Startup Lab

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS

Steffen Mio Kristiansen, No Isolation
Steffen has his background from the organizational life where he has been the president of Operasjon Dagsverk, and CEO at Natur og Ungdom, two of the largest youth organizations in Norway. Today he is Vice President of Customer Success at No Isolation.

Rune Røsten, CEO (ad.int) Schibsted Growth Norway
Rune has been part of the Norwegian Internet Ecosystem and Startup scene since 1995. Former CEO Nettby.no, CEO / Editor Dagbladet.no and product manager Sol.no / Origo.no / Gule sider.