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Participants from 100ScaleUPs 2020/21 digital edition.

It is a well known fact that Norway is lagging behind in the race of creating growth companies. Our scaleup programme 100ScaleUPs, is designed to unlock rapid growth in companies.

We have developed the 100ScaleUPs programme in collaboration with the Norwegian Business School, MIT Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Argentum Asset Management.

I would like to mention the new Scaleup programme by GCE Ocean Technology, BI, MIT and VIS. This was quite timely and proved to be very useful for OCTIO as we were planning our scale-up strategies for some of our services» Leon Løvheim, Octio. Participant of 100scalups2018.

We offer:

  • An immersive 12-week learning experience with insights from a world-class faculty, experienced business mentors, investors and peers.
  • A thorough scientific and business-oriented evaluation of your company, business model, strategy and growth potential
  • Feedback, frameworks and tools to help you achieve rapid growth
  • A programme designed to help you create and implement a scaling strategy for internationalisation and rapid growth
    5-day module at Martin Trust Center for MIT Entrepreneurship in Boston with serial entrepreneur Bill Aulet and access to world class mentors
  • Optional module at BI-Tsinghua Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship wrote about the programme in August 2020.

Who Should Participate

Candidates for the programme are SME’s with the management resources, technology and competence to really grow and internationalise to become the future value- and job creators in Norway.

How to Participate

GCE Ocean Technology is partially funding the programme for our members, but the programme is open for all companies against a programme fee.


If you would like to apply to be part of the 2021 programme - please give us your information and we will get back to you.

Contact Information

Kai Stoltz

Business Development Manager

Kai Stoltz

Owe Hagesæther

Chief Executive Officer

Owe Hagesæther
Photo by interviewed the initiators and wrote about the programme in August 2020.

Read full article (in Norwegian).