Changing the world through ambitious students.
ARE YOU A CHANGEMAKER?
Join a strong community of ambitious students who want to change the world to the better. Activate your knowledge from your studies through exploring new solutions and innovations. Connect with other students and create real impact. Get support from experienced mentors, inspiring events, resources and corporate partners.
NETWORK AND CONNECT
Build a strong network with other ambitious, curious and impact-driven students. Connect with industry experts, successful entrepreneurs, and seasoned mentors to gain invaluable insights and guidance.
Through participating in BI Startups initiatives, you are provided with a wide range of valuable skills like market research, pitching on stage, networking, negotiation and deal-making, innovation, and creativity.
Our experienced team is dedicated to providing personalized mentorship, industry expertise, and resources to nurture your growth.
WHO CAN JOIN?
All fulltime students at all BI campuses, regardless of study programme. You do not need a business idea to join. All you need is an interest in entreprenurship, and you decide yourself how much time and effort you want to contribute to BI Startup.
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BI STARTUP INCUBATOR PROGRAMME
Do you have a startup? Apply for BI Startup Incubator Programme, designed to accelerate your startup's growth, from idea validation to market launch.
All startups in the program needs to contriubute to reaching the UN Sustastainability Goals.
We have gathered a pool of industry experts, entreprenurs, investors and professors that are commited to providing insight and guidance to your startup.
Event plan for BI Startup Hub Oslo (below Costa Coffee). All events are between 16.30-18.30.
Date Event 22 August Kick-off: Inspiration, mingling and pizza 21 September Social event: Hub crawl with Start Oslo, Kristiania and Gründergarasjen 27 September Oslo Innovation Week (External event): Launch of SEFiO (Student Entrepreneurship Fund in Oslo) 11 October Workshop 1: Getting to know your customer and Q&A with Entrepedia 1 November Workshop 2: How to finance your startup 22 November Workshop 3: DEMO-day (Showing all startups in our incubator program) 13 December Christmas goodbyes
Join #resources in Slack or contact firstname.lastname@example.org to get premium access to Entrepedia.no, Hubspot, Amazon for startups, Microsoft for startups and Notion.
For students at campus Oslo (below Costa Coffee) and Bergen (reception area) we also offer co-workingspace for startups. Only members of BI Startup can get access to these spaces. Send an email to email@example.com to get access the co-working-spaces.
The Student Entrepreneurship Fund in Oslo (SEFiO) is a fund by and for innovative students in Oslo. Through SEFiO, you can apply for up to NOK 25,000 for your innovation project. Together with Oslo's five major educational institutions, we are building a unique innovation environment that links academia, business, and students more closely. Read more at sefio.no
BI Startup was started in 2017, and since then many successfull startups have created value for society and jobs. Here you can read about 4 of our most inspiring alumni startup stories:
Oslo Business Forum
Every month we host inspring events in BI Startup Hub area at campus Oslo!
To stay posted on upcoming events, follow us on Instagram: bi_startup
Road Show 2022
BECOME A MENTOR
We match mentors with student startups based on their respective needs, interests, and areas of expertise. Mentoring is about sharing knowledge and learning together, and both the mentor and startup benefit from the experience.
BECOME A PARTNER
BI Startups partners empowers our entreprenurial society through building bridges between the industry partners and emerging talent at BI. Partners get unique access to emerging talent and innovative ideas and new approaches to real business challenges.
Millionstøtte til utvikling av BI Startup
Den Norske Handelsstand Understøttelsesfond gir to millioner kroner til utvikling at BI Startup for å etablere et inkubatorprogram, som skal hjelpe BI-entreprenører til å etablere seg i næringslivet.
TheFactory og BI inngår samarbeid for å hjelpe oppstartsselskaper
BI StartUp inngår samarbeid med TheFactory for å hjelpe studenter med å lykkes med gründervirksomhet.
Sikter mot internasjonal treningssuksess
BI-studentbedriften PWR Strength AS har ambisjoner om å ta en markedsledende posisjon internasjonalt med en nyutviklet løsning for å erstatte tradisjonelle vektplater med elektrisk styrt motstand i styrkeapparater.
Internship i egen bedrift
BI-studentene Brage og Espen er blant de første i Norge som har internship i egen startup.
CONNECT WITH US
Do you want to connect with BI’s most engaged and ambitious students? Alumni, non-profits, corporations and public institutions who want to collabortate with student members of BI Startup can join as mentors (link coming soon) or partners.