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Opening Ceremony of Nordic Innovation House Singapore

Svein Berg, speaking at the soft launch of Nordic Innovation House Singapore in 2018.
  • Published 06/02/2019
The official opening ceremony of Nordic Innovation House Singapore will take place on 22 February 2019.

Opening Ceremony of Nordic Innovation House Singapore


From 22/02/2019
To 22/02/2019


Collision 8, 79 Anson Road, 23-01, Singapore 079906

After our successful soft launch in September 2018, Nordic Innovation House has established a strong presence in the Singapore startup ecosystem. To celebrate this, the Nordic Innovation House Singapore team is having an official opening and ribbon cutting ceremony.


Nordic Innovation's Managing Director, Svein Berg, will take part in the ceremony, where participants will also hear more about Nordic Innovation House's services in Singapore and how the house supports Nordic high-quality tech startups and scaleups in their journey to Singapore and other markets in Southeast Asia.





3:30 - 4:00PM

Guest registration


4:00 - 4:15PM

Welcome words by Mr. Sami Jääskeläinen

Community Director, Nordic Innovation House Singapore


4:15 - 4:30PM

Opening remarks by Mr. Svein Berg

Managing Director, Nordic Innovation


4:30 - 4:45PM

Keynote by Ms. Darja lsaksson

Director General, Vinnova, Sweden's Innovation Agency


4:45 - 5:45PM

Revolving Panel: The Journeys of Nordic Companies in Singapore

Moderator: Ms. Marie Claire Maxwell

Head of Technology and Startup Lead, Asia Pacific at Business Sweden



Why Singapore as a regional hub



Aleksi Heinonen, Co-Founder, RenGlobe (Finland)

Edwin Chow, Assistant Chief Executive Office {Innovation & Enterprise), Enterprise Singapore

Debneel Mukherjee, Founder & Managing Partner, Decacorn Capital



Sharing the Singapore experience



Lars-Erik Ravn, Founder & CEO, Movi (Norway)

Nima Karima, Co Founder & COO, Lendela {Sweden)

Jeff Lin, Principal, iGlobe Partners

Lim Seow Hui, Director{Startup Development Division), Enterprise Singapore



Expansion beyond Singapore


Matti Junila, Team Lead SEA, (Finland)

Puay Lim Yeo, Regional Manager, Bima Milvik {Sweden)

Kenrick Drijkoningen, Founding Partner, LuneXVentures; Head of Growth, Golden Gate Ventures

Jussi Salovaara, Co-Founder and Managing Partner Asia, Antler


5:45 - 5:55PM

Guest of Honour remarks by Dr Janil Puthucheary

Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Transport & Ministry of Communications and Information


5:55 - 6:00PM

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony


6:00 - 7:00PM

Networking and showcase of Nordic companies

(Finger food and drinks will be served)



The opening ceremony is by invitation only.