Insight to Oslo and the startup ecosystem

Oslo's advantages have been amplified by its growing number of entrepreneurs, a booming cultural scene, a newly developed waterfront and its appeal to talent. The startup ecosystem is now the home to 7 unicorns, and 50 business clusters and startup incubators.

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Startups and scaleups in the Oslo region
Oslo is home to almost 2000 startups and 200 scaleups within the ICT, Health and Urban Development sectors. The ecosystem has doubled its numbers of scaleups in the last 10 years and has fostered 7 unicorns. Read more about the development.
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Oslo: State of the City 2022
The comprehensive outside-in review of Oslo is based on 330 global benchmarks and indexes. It analyses how Oslo is progressing in business, city development, livability and regions opportunities.  
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The Oslo Outlook Report
Get a brief and fresh overview of the socio-economic state of Oslo from VC investments to the number of visitors. A new report is published every quarter.
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Green Business Hub
Oslo was awarded the title of European Green Capital 2019 for the world’s most ambitious restrictions on cars in its city center, Oslo Climate Budget and for its trajectory towards becoming the first major city for innovation and startups.
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The Oslo Region Brand Management Strategy
Building the Oslo brand is key to growing a resilient and more sustainable economy for the region and Norway as a whole. The brand represents our shared values and identity. It helps our businesses and organizations attract and retain investment, cultivate a skilled workforce and stimulate the visitor economy. All these are vital for generating value now and over the long term. This guide is designed to help individuals and organizations integrate the Oslo brand into projects and initiatives for the common good.