Join the startup community in the Oslo region
Oslo is one of the fastest growing capitals in Europe. Explore the Oslo Region and find out why it is the best place to live and work with innovation and startup. Here you'll find easy access to everything a capital can offer and what you need for a professional yet exciting work-life balance.
“ Oslo is the third most talent competitive city in world, more so than London, New York and San Francisco. ”
Work life balance
The Oslo region covers more than 65 municipalities, and is home to more than 1,2 million people. The entire region is within a two hour reach, either by car, bus, train or ferry. Why moving to Oslo? Quality of life, access to nature, high education, cutting edge tech, safety, health and equality. Here are more reasons to seriously consider:
Work in Oslo
Choose from over 50 startup hubs
The region offers a thriving tech startup ecosystem: incubators, co-working spaces, accelerators, industry clusters and meetups where you can develop your business. Explore the startup ecosystem and find out why Oslo is the best place to live and work with innovation.
Meet the hubs featured on the campaign - they opened their doors and share their thoughts with us. Want to see more Oslo startup communities? Check out the full list below.
Mesh opened in 2012 and was the first coworking space in Oslo. It has become the leading independent initiative for Norwegian entrepreneurs and leads the way in bringing important, topical and relevant discussions, talks and conferences. Today, Mesh is a vibrant community with over 1420+ members and 380+ startups.
TheFactory was founded in 2016 by Ingar Bentsen and Hans Christian Bjørne, and since then we had 10 accelerator programs, invested in 41 startups and got a couple of exits! Today, they have around 30 companies sitting in our hub now, and we will be happy to have you with us!
Kjeller Innovation is an international organisation located at the heart of the Kjeller Research Park in Lillestrøm, Norway. Our specialist expertise is in the fields of energy, the environment, community safety and bioeconomics.
SoCentral is a collaborative incubator that brings together municipalities, entrepreneurs and citizens who want to find answers for a more sustainable society, including city development, climate change or inclusion and diversity.
Hamar Game Collective was founded by Sarepta Studio, Krillbite Studio and Moondrop in the summer of 2013. They were all driven by a desire to have a common place to meet, work and exchange knowledge. Park Hamar is working towards building the best game development community in Norway (and the world!)
Since 2012, StartupLab has supported more than 300 technology startups, and 74% of them are still growing. They are currently working with 80+ members in Oslo and Bergen. Startup Alumni include Kahoot, NoIsolation, Huddly, ReMarkable and Zwipe.
Katapult Ocean invest in and support startups that have a positive impact on our ocean. Since 2018, it has made 32 investments in exciting ocean impact companies from all over the world (17 countries, 4 continents). The companies participate in a 3-month long accelerator program to support growth and impact and has a global network of more than 100 mentors and partners.
Partner up with us
We collaborate with organizations, growth companies and startup hubs in Oslo working with international profiling and talent attraction. Together we organise international campaigns, host events and meetings places, facilitate for collaboration and access to networks, and develope digital information and tools.
Get in touch if you are a growth company, organisation or startup hub (an incubator, accelerator or co-working space) working on attracting international skilled workers to Oslo.