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Startup School Program

We help you create scalable businesses by fast learning, well-structured content, and laser-focused mentoring. We provide a diverse pool of mentors from different countries and expertise to give you an international perspective. 

With us, you are here for the long term. We want to train you and invest in you. If you show commitment, we help you succeed.

Our secret sauce

Boot Camps
Lightning talks
International trips
1-on-1 mentoring
Startup stories
Weekly follow-ups
Startup Diagnostics

The 3-month program

We provide you with:
Each batch meets around 50 mentors out of 100+ mentors in our pool
Lead Mentor
Your own experienced startup advisor to help you on weekly basis
...of world-class facilitated, live content
Virtual stack that makes you awesome working online
…that forces you to think about all the aspects of a successful business.
International business opportunities and connections

Startup School sample program timeline (flexible)

Week 1

Introduction to NSS and Roadmap (clear plan for 3 months)

Week 2

Boot Camp I - Refine the target customer & shape your value prop (two days)

Week 3

Sales workshop (pre-work and homework)

Week 4

USA market introduction workshop

Week 5

Mentor meeting and Boot Camp pre-work

Week 6

Boot Camp II - Analyse solution elements, build value prop experiment, explore team profile
(two days)

Week 7

Sales and outreach week! 

Week 8

Startup financials and fundraising workshop

Week 9

USA mentoring evening (because of time difference)

+ Pitch deck workshop 

Week 10

Mentor meeting and Boot Camp pre-work

Week 11

Boot Camp III - Branding and marketing (two days)
+ Filming of company videos

Week 12

Presentation coaching workshop

Week 12

Graduation Day with international mentors as judges (your last moment to get a great team for After School)


Each startup has weekly calls with the NSS team to keep you accountable and ready to kick ass.

A startup at the end of the program will have

Professional team pictures
A clarified value proposition
A clear sales strategy
A faster execution strategy
A released product/service if they didn’t yet have one
A clarified value proposition
Growth plan for After School
A clear value proposition
A professional company video
A clear branding strategy
Solid grasp of what a company needs to succeed
An international perspective of their company
Valuable connections in Europe and the US.
Supportive mentors for Nordic Startup After School

Take the leap towards your future.

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