PROGRAM MANAGER

 
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Ove Gjelsvik

Ove har bred lederfaring fra flere bransjer og brenner for å bidra til kompetanseheving innen oppstart, utvikling og drift av selskaper. Han er partner og leder i coworkingselskapet Bergen.Works, har sitt eget startup prosjekt med S2Gpeople og bidrar som både mentor, rådgiver og investor i startup miljøet i Bergen.

Ove Gjelsvik er på sin tredje «sesong» med Angel Challenge. Han startet med å delta selv som investor, gikk videre og hadde ansvaret for neste program i Bergen og nå klar som Program Manager for årets Bodø/Nordland program.

 
 

Join the over 300 investors and startups that have completed the Angel Challenge program over the last three years. Gain access to one of Norways most active angel investment community and startup deal flows.

 
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PARTNERS BODØ

 
 

Investor participation criteria:

Startup participation criteria:

  • A dedicated team with growth ambitions 
  • Can show some validation in their market
  • An early version of a product or service
  • Registered company
  • Available to participate in program activities
  • Want to become an impactful startup investor
  • Want to share experiences on Angel Investing in Norway
  • Have 50 000 NOK to invest, and more in the future
  • Want to gain access to early stage startups
  • Available to participate in the program activities
 
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PROGRAM DETAILS

Angel Challenge is a two months program with weekly sessions for investors and startups. The program agenda varies for the investors and startups during the program. The startups have a more extensive program where both program managers and investors function as mentors and supporters. The investors are evaluating the startups and helping with their investor readiness before negotiating a deal with the most promising startups.


 


COMMUNTY AGENDA - OPEN EVENTS

Join one or more of the open program sessions through the fall that are free open for all events.

Tues Oct 2nd -16:30
Meet the startups & “How to pick a winner”
Open and free event for any community investors

Thursday Oct 18th
DNB NXT

Open and free event organised by DNB
4 different Angel Challenge startups pitch on stage

Agenda and signup

Tues Oct 23rd -16:30
“How to build a winning startup investment portfolio”

Open and free event for any community investors

Agenda and signup

Tuesday Dec 11th
Program Finale
Public event showcasing all the great stories and startups from the program. Come join us for a night of startup ecosystem and investment celebration.




 

INVESTOR AGENDA:

A months after the startups have started working to improve their case together with the program managers and mentors, the official investor program begins. It is time to select the startups that are most investor ready and prepared for investment negotiation.

The official investor program starts Tuesday October 30th and lasts until the finale December 11th.


KICK OFF AND SELECTION

Tues Oct 30th - Kick off - Investor presentation
16.00 - 20.30 : Investors and startups

The official program starts with all startups presenting their investor presentations after 4 weeks of work with the program mangers. The investors rate the startups they most believe to be investor ready.

Tues Nov 6th - Selection day
16.00 - 20.30 : Investors and startups

Startups and investors deep dive into the startups material and plans together.
Investors select the startups they want to negotiate deals with.


NEGOTIATIONS
Investors and founders meet to perform due diligence and negotiate deal terms.

Tues Nov 13th - Building the deal
16.00 - 20.30 : Investors and startups

Investors and selected startups start working together building a deal, agreeing on terms, investment structures, valuations and fundraising plan.

Tues Nov 20th - Agree on terms and plans for fundraising
16.00 - 20.30 : Investors and startups

Investors and startups continue work together, aiming to finalize the investment agreements and a plan for fundraising.

Tues Nov 27th - Completing the deal and kick off fundraising
16.00 - 20.30 : Investors and startups

The final workshop. Due Diligence findings are discussed, investment proposals are presented, and investors are challenged to take their first investment decisions.


FUNDRAISING
When the terms are agreed, the fundraising is on. Investors sign with their favourite startup, and help them fill up their investment round. 

Tues Des 11th - Local Demo Day
16.00 - 20.30 : Investors and startups

Everyone from the startup ecosystem is invited for this celebration-evening of investment pitches and talks.
Agenda and tickets.

Tues Jan 15th ( Oslo)
National Demo Day in Oslo. For all national program participants. 
We invite every Angel Challenge Fall 2018 program participant from Oslo, Stavanger, Bodø, Trondheim and Bergen to this happening of startup investing and ecosystem gathering.


 
 
 

STARTUP AGENDA

 

PREPARATIONS (Pre program)
Investors read and review the startup applications. Startups prepare their pitch, growth plan and investor material.

Tues Oct  2nd - Program introduction & Pitch day (11.00 - 20.30)
11.00 - 15.00 : Startups
16.00 - 20.30 : Open event on Angel Investing


INSIGHT & DEVELOPMENT
Investors and startups train together. Build trusted relationships and learn best practises on company building and startup investing. 

Thursday Oct 18th - Metrics & Customer Validation + DNB NXT (11.30 - 20.30)
11.30 - 15.00 : Startups
16.00 - 20.30 : DNB NXT - community event

Tues Oct 23rd - Fundraising (11.30 - 20.30 @ Innovation Norway)
11.30 - 15.00 : Startups

Tues Oct 30th - Investor presentation (13.00 - 20.30)
13.00 - 15.00 : Startups
16.00 - 20.30 : Investors and startups

Tues Nov 6th - Selection day (13.00 - 20.30 @ Innovation Norway)
13.00 - 15.00 : Startups
16.00 - 20.30 : Investors and startups


NEGOTIATIONS & GROWTH CHALLENGES
Investors and founders meet to perform due diligence and negotiate deal terms.

Tues Nov 13th - Building the deal (13.00 - 20.30)
13.00 - 15.00 : Startups
16.00 - 20.30 : Investors and startups

Tues Nov 20th - Agree on terms and plans for fundraising (13.00 - 20.30 @ Inkubator Salten)
13.00 - 15.00 : Startups
16.00 - 20.30 : Investors and startups

Tues Nov 27th - Completing the deal and kick off fundraising (13.00 - 20.30 @ Inkubator Salten)
13.00 - 15.00 : Startups
16.00 - 20.30 : Investors and startups


FUNDRAISING
When the terms are agreed, the fundraising is on. Investors sign with their favourite startup, and help them fill up their investment round. 

Tues Des 11th - Local Demo Day (13.00 - 20.30)
13.00 - 15.00 : Startups
16.00 - 20.30 : Investors and startups

Join and secure your tickets here!

Tues Jan 15th - National Demo Day ( TBD @ Oslo )
For all national program participants. 

Join and secure your tickets here!

 

VENUE INFORMATION 

 

Innovation Norway Nordland
Torvgata 2
8006 BODØ

DNB Bodø
16 Moloveien
2.etg, 8003 Bodø

Inkubator Salten
Sjøgata 15/17 (4th floor)
8006, BODØ