In the startup world the problem seems not to be a lack of incubator programs, but reaching the market in time with a product or service that suits customer needs.
Startups in the health- and welfare industries face challenges through slow public procurement processes, with a substantial risk of promising ideas not reaching the market in time before the cash runs out.
Welfare 2.0 seeks to solve this problem.
Introducing: Welfare 2.0
Welfare 2.0 is a customized 10-month flexible accelerator program, that provides health- and welfare startups with the tools needed to build a successful business. We offer:
Access to health- and welfare markets
Reach 22.000 potential customers
Test and develop together with up to 10.000 employees
Test in different geographies with 415 businesses across 6 countries
Resources and financial support
200.000 NOK in initial funding
Possibility for more funding later into the program
Access to a network of investors
Free office space for 1-2 members
Hands-on support and development
Access to network of business developers
Flexible and individual workshops to solve concrete challenges
Resources in PR, communication and marketing
Charge + NHC
What is Charge?
Charge is a a startup incubator targeting first generation immigrants or refugees who are passionate about growing their idea into a successful business.
What is NHC Group?
Norlandia Health & Care Group (NHC Group) is a multinational company headquartered in Oslo, Norway. NHC Group consists of multiple companies in fields such as health care, preschools, integration services, and individual and family services. You can learn more about NHC Group on their website. NHC Group consist of multiple companies. Among them are:
Charge + NHC
Together, Charge and NHC group will host a 10-month accelerator geared towards all health- and welfare-related startups. Through the Welfare 2.0 accelerator you will join the already tested and acknowledged Charge incubator program, as well as getting access to many resources through the NHC-group. Charge - with their experience with startups - will guide the startups through many tasks, such as business development and acquiring funding. NHC Group - with their expertise in health- and welfare industries - will help the selected candidates navigate in these industries.