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Norwegian IT Company Pitches - Open House & Happy Hour

  • COCO Downtown Minneapolis 400 South 4th Street, #401 Minneapolis, MN, 55415 United States (map)

Please join in a one-hour rapid-fire presentation by executives from 4 Norwegian IT companies.  The event is co-sponsored by the MHTA and the NACC (Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce).

Please know that seating is limited, with 15-20 seats left as of December 7. RSVP to Olaf Minge at if you are interested. The Happy Hour that follows the open house is open without restrictions on number of attendees.

Details: Thursday, December 10, 3:30 – 4:30 PM at Coco space downtown Minneapolis. Happy Hour immediately following at East Side, 305 Washington Ave S.

The Telemark region in Norway is known for it’s highly skilled IT community.  The regional business network organisation, IKT Telemark, is helping some of these companies as they seek to branch out into the U.S. market.  In partnership with the Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce, a series of trade visits are underway to establish network, seek potential investors and develop partnerships.

Green Mountain ( Data Center company that is establishing a network of U.S. companies that are knowledgeable about their services for future data center needs in Europe. Green Mountain has competitive advantages due to low electricity costs, cool climate and highly secure Tier 3 facility inside a mountain in a former NATO facility (link). Preview YouTube video Green Mountain – The most secure datacenter in Scandinavia ( Cloud based ERP software for small/medium organizations with 6,000 customers. Available in Norway, Sweden and the United Kingdom. They are seeking a US based investor/partner.

Baze Technology (  The developers behind BazeField, the most powerful, flexible and scalable wind farm management system in the market (link). They are meeting with Wind Farm industry leaders and looking to build their market development plan.

eZ systems AS ( The creators of eZ Publish, an intuitive and simple open source Content Management System (CMS), and a powerful digital management solution. They are seeking to network with digital creative agencies.

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Earlier Event: December 4
Second Annual Norsk Julefest
Later Event: February 4
NACC Happy Hour