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Techstars Energy Accelerator in Partnership with Statoil invests in companies developing energy platforms for the future. Along with our other partners, KONGSBERG and McKinsey & Company, we are seeking innovative solutions within four areas of the energy sector: oil and gas, new business models, digitalization and renewables. While those are the focus, we are interested in every exciting technology that is enabling energy platforms for the future.

The Techstars Energy Accelerator starts in beautiful Oslo, Norway on September 10th, 2018. Right now, we’re starting a worldwide tour to meet founders who are solving real problems for the global energy sector. Applications close May 13th and we’ll be making our final selections in June. Please check out our landing page and make sure to watch our webinar, it should answer many of your questions.

In the next decade, massive change will happen in the energy sector. And with massive change comes massive opportunity and massive financial opportunity. That is where you come in, the entrepreneur, who can boldly challenge the current energy landscape. You are in luck, because with Techstars Energy, you will be surrounded by corporate partners like Statoil, Kongsberg and McKinsey that embrace this change and want to help you build your company and develop energy platforms for the future.

So, what kind of companies are we looking for? Techstars Energy is looking for startups working on scalable solutions within four main areas:

We are keeping this broad because we want to be surprised. Are you working on solutions for smart grids, digital twins, AI/ML, cybersecurity, blockchain, predictive maintenance, autonomous systems, sensors, additive manufacturing, AR/VR solutions, robotics, energy storage, increased recovery, wearables, IoT, drones? This list could go on. The point is that every enabling technology is relevant for Techstars Energy.

Is Techstars Energy the right accelerator program for you? Take a look at our travel schedule and request a meeting to show us what you are working on. Apply online here. Applications close May 13th, but please apply early!

See you out there!


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Audun Abelsnes Audun Abelsnes
Audun is the Managing Director of the Techstars Energy Accelerator in Partnership with Statoil in Oslo. Lecturer, master level – Serial entrepreneur – Former Management consultant PWC