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Next Step offers a number of informative events to maximize clients and colleagues profitability and growth.


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Events Listing

Next Step believes in making a real difference to the Silicon Valley, national and  international community. With our expert team we provide facilitation, moderation and speakers for global investment forums, associations and industry events.  In addition, Next Step’s team partners with other service firms to provide regular educational programs in Silicon Valley.

If you are interested in partnering with Next Step to improve the results of your upcoming meeting, conference, or other event, contact us today.


Tuesday, 13th | Oct 2015

Practical Approaches to International Funding

Building great innovations into sustainable companies requires skillful commercialization AND funding often from international markets. In this interactive panel discussion followed by an open Q&A session from 11 – 12:30 on Tuesday 13 October at the Oslo International Hub, you will hear practical approaches to gaining international funding from executive advisors from Silicon Valley, Berlin and Oslo.

Location: Oslo International Hub – 27 Oscarsgate

Date: Tuesday, October 13th | Oct 2015

Wednesday, 14th | Oct. 2015 – FBI Conference 9 – 17:00

Achieving Your Dream

We all have dreams … which can be  achieved through the ‘three Cs’ which empower women in the workplace – Commitment, Creativity and Collaboration.

Location: Samfunnsalen in Oslo Norway

Date: Wednesday, October 14th | Oct. 2015 – FBI Conference 9 – 17:00

Thursday, 15th | Oct. 2015

The Road to Successful Fund Raising

For many entrepreneurs the greatest obstacle to success is the time, contacts and patience needed in raising seed capital and ongoing fund raising.  In fact, the 75% or greater failure rate of many Norwegian startups is due to lack of capital.

Location: Oslo International Hub – 27 Oscarsgate

Date: Thursday, October 15th | Oct. 2015


Wednesday, 4th | 28 or 29 Oct or 4 November 2015

Attracting, Recruiting and Retaining Top Talent – In a Hot Economy

Great companies, large and small are built through talented men and women all working together for a common goal.  In a strong economy competition for these great people can be fierce as exciting startups, fast growing enterprise and global companies compete for the top talent.

Location: Palo Alto

Date: Wednesday, November 4th | 28 or 29 Oct or 4 November 2015

Thursday, 5th | Nov. 2015

Achieving Your Dream – A Lucrative Business Exit

This informative seminar will show how to maximize your company’s value through a well-run sale process, defensible IP, and a diversified and growing customer base, combined with solid legal and financial infrastructure.

Location: 265 Caspian Dr., Sunnyvale,

Date: Thursday, November 5th | Nov. 2015

Thursday, 12th | Nov. 2015 7:30 – 9:30 am

Internationalization: Getting it Right the First Time

Due to the small size of the Nordic market, many Norwegian ICT, medtech, greentech, oil and gas and consumer product companies perceive international expansion as the ideal path to greater results. However, successful  growth in new markets such as the United States can be challenging and costly.

Location: Selmer’s office Tjuvholmen alle 1 in

Date: Thursday, November 12th | Nov. 2015 7:30 – 9:30 am

Monday, 16th | Nov. 2015 9:00 am

Achieving Unicorn Growth – Through Compelling Value Proposition

Achieving funding, customers and market adoption start with a clear definition of the value the company’s products / solutions bring to the market. By developing and communicating a unique value proposition describing the benefits of your offering, you are in a position to follow Unacast, Meltwater, Kahoot and others toward unicorn growth.

Location: OsloTech at Gaustadalleen 21 in

Date: Monday, November 16th | Nov. 2015 9:00 am

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What Our Clients Say

“The seminar offered by Next Step and their partners Comerica and BBK was extremely relevant and beneficial. It gave our team the direction and action plan necessary to drive our business forward.”

Mark Berman,

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