High-paced incubation program for ambitious tech startups

More than 50 companies are active in our incubator. Our incubator is the perfect setup to reduce risk, attract investors and increase the value of your company.

We offer a state-of-the-art platform with dedicated mentors helping our companies develop and scale their business idea into a sustainable business.


Through our mentor program, the companies receive one-to-one coaching from dedicated and committed mentors, who focus on raising capital, sales growth and scaling.


We create and arrange relevant meeting arenas, major industry events and theme-focused gatherings to create interaction and connect. To exchange knowledge, meet and learn from each other and experts.


We match our members with established businesses, partners, potential customers and investors. Through our network, we connect ideas, people and companies to create added value.

Partner deals

Get access to premium industry partners who offer relevant services and products for growing companies. We offer startup programs from Microsoft, Hubspot, Amazon Active, Google and Segment.

"Our company has needs that can be summed up with the three K's: capital, competence and capacity. Smart Innovation makes it easy for us, they deliver on all of these! Smart Innovation has solid business expertise in-house, has a solid network both in terms of customers and recruitment of expertise, as well as the necessary resources to contribute to the capitalization rounds the company is facing."

Access to a unique and international network

  • Research

    We collaborate with the leading Norwegian and international universities and research institutions to secure top students to projects for our portfolio companies

  • Public sector

    We work closely with local and national authorities to secure softfunding opportunities to accelerate the investments of our companies

  • Industry partners

    We have close ties to the industry and a global presence. The industry network in our cluster network, ensures good market access for our portfolio companies

  • Capital

    We work together with private investors and angel networks to secure financing for our portfolio companies and source high-quality portfolio companies

Why choose us?

Fast track to success
We tailor our services and mentoring to solve your needs and work closely with the company to ensure sustainable growth

Valuable network
Our ecosystem is rigged to match your company with capital, customers and competence

Trust and credibility
We want you to succeed and place trust and credibility in the companies we recruit

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How do we work?

Establish a team with relevant competence. Shape the idea and the business model. Do market research and verification. Focus on formal structure and building the foundation

Prepare go-to-market plan. Development product concept and MVP. Define primary customer segments and how to get the first pilot and customers

Building a sustainable business structure and governance. Develop and strengthen the service offering. Finding product-market-fit and develop routines for customer follow-up

Improve and develop the product through R&D in combination with intensive growth activities. Acquire risk capital to increase capacity and set the pace

Expand into new markets by establishing strategic partnerships and network to gain a foothold and learn the business culture and secure warm customer introductions

Silicon Valley

Our mentors offer knowledge and experience

We are highly focused on providing founders customers, capital and competence. Through 1:1 mentoring and close follow-up routines, you get the tools and methods you need to build a successful company.

Get matched with a personal mentor who will follow the development of your company, ensuring that the team moves forward towards relevant milestones, makes responsible strategic decisions and prioritizes the most important activities first.

What can you expect from us?

  • Dedication
    We go to great lengths to help our founders achieve their goals
  • Enthusiasm
    We love working with tomorrow's game-changers
  • Industry expertise
    We have broad competence and experts in-house

Our application process

Submit the application and pitch deck for your company. We will interview and select sustainable companies with a scalable business model and international ambitions - is that you?

Mikael Melitshenko

Do you want more information?

Contact Mikael Melitshenko on +47 481 76 614.