What is the International Accelerator Programme?

Our best-in-class programme

Our 5 Month International Accelerator is a best-in-class scaleup and international expansion programme designed with the specific needs of women-led tech companies in mind, developed and benchmarked by best-in-class international accelerators, supported by an international advisory board of the leaders of the best accelerator programmes in the Nordics, UK, US and Canada.

The International Accelerator Programme is divided into 4 Learning Sprints

Scaling a High-Growth Tech Company

We help you understand what a high-growth tech venture / company is, what it takes to build one, inspire you, set ambitious goals and develop an executuable scaleup and international expansion strategy to deliver the highest possible impact in the shortest possible time

International Expansion

We help you understand how to decide when to expand internationally, how to select and prioritise international markets for expansion, adapt your business model and pricing for new markets, develop the right go-to market strategy for international markets, international sales, sales and negotiation strategies and introduce you to international markets

Operations to Scale Up

We help you understand how to scale up your leadership, team, processes, operations and technology to build and run a high-growth international tech venture


We help you get ready for growth stage (international) investment, understand what it takes to raise (international) growth finance, the due diligence process, company valuation, investor expectations, sources of funding, how develop a pitch to local and international investors, and practice your pitch

The International Accelerator (4 learning sprints) is a Dynamic, interactive programme, delivered by top-notch national and international Entrepreneurs in Residence (EiRs), partners, experts and investors through:

  • Interactive workshops, masterclasses, case studies and coaching
  • Peer-to-peer groups
  • Demo days, pitch and networking events in Norway and internationally
  • Access to potential clients, partners, experts, investors, peers and networks across Tech Nordic Advocates' Global Tech Advocates' global tech/startup ecosystem, spanning 33 global tech hubs and 30,000 tech leaders
  • Introduction to Norwegian and international investors, contacts and networks
  • Collaboration with international embassies, partners and accelerators
  • Trade missions (e.g. UK, US, Canada)
  • Tech Nordic Advocates’ global women-in-tech community

See content of the 4 learning sprints HERE

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