How to do successful business in Africa 


Oslo, September, 5th, 2019

Under the heading “How to do successful business in Africa” this seminar focus on how Nordic companies manage to penetrate the African markets successfully

How to do successful business in Africa, September 5th, 2019 in Oslo 
From 1.00 pm – 6.00 pm


At this seminar we will learn how Nordic companies do successful business with an impact in Africa. At this seminar it´s also possible to book-one-to-one meetings with the African diplomats and representatives from the African diplomatic corps.

Coffee, water and snacks will be served during the seminar as we will have many networking breaks enabling you to discuss and share experiences.

Target Group
Companies already operating in Africa and companies looking at doing business in Africa. Funding institutions, educational organisations working in the healthcare industry in Africa, logistic companies, distributors, Diplomats and others interested in doing business in Africa.


Flemming Sørensen, CEO, Nordekon (DK)

Flemming will open todays seminar with facts and figures, complemented with a warm up quiz about business in Africa. He will also present today´s programme and a short presentation of AFRICA INNOVATION NETWORK and the ambition behind

The speaking companies

– Innovative businesses in Africa

Meet some of the most inspiring and innovative Nordic companies that make Africa leap frog with their solutions, products and services in Africa and further comply with several UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG´s). Learn also how to sell, distribute and produce your products in Africa. 

Todays speaking companies have operations in more that 11 countries all over Africa.  

We believe Nordic companies can make a significant difference in Africa

Anne-Marthe Hellgren

Partner, CEO (Norway), Nordekon

Speaking company 1:
DIFFER Group (N)

CEO, Mr. Tom Erichsen 

Differ Group is specialised in commercial and technical advisory and experience in advising clients on carbon policy, market dynamics, market strategy, investment decisions and risk management. As well as solar and other carbon reduction technologies, and the actual on-the-ground experience in implementing projects with clean energy, carbon reduction technologies and carbon markets. 

Speaking company 3:
Nor-Shipping (N)

Head of Sustainability and Technology,
Ms. Silje Bareksten

Nor-Shipping is at the centre of the oceans. This is where the maritime and ocean industries meet every two years – a natural hub for key decision makers from across the world to connect, collaborate and do deals to unlock new business opportunity. This is your arena for ocean solutions.

Speaking company 2: 
Hotel Online (N)

Founder, CEO, Mr. Harvar Bauck  

Free Hotel Management System

  • As easy to use as Instagram
  • Available offline
  • Meets all technology needs of a small hotel
  • Frontdesk & restaurant basic management features
  • Management, accounting and housekeeping reports
  • Remote Access available

Speaker 2
Board Member
Hotel Online 

Board Member / Business Angel, Jørn Lein Mathisen

Speaking company 4: 
RemovAid (N)

Clinical Liaison, Valerie Robertson

RemovAid develops a unique medical device enabling health care staff to remove single-rod contraceptive implants in a standardized way. RemovAid is proud to be the winner of DNB Healthcare Prize 2018. RemovAid is an ISO13485 certified company that develops and manufactures sterile class medical devices for subdermal implant removals. The contraceptive implant is a rod inserted under the skin to prevent pregnancy. RemovAid has patent protection for the removal of any rod-shaped implant under the skin.

Speaking company 5: 
nClude (N)

Founder, CEO, Mr. Siyanda Mthethwa  

nClude has developed its own addresses and navigation system, a chain impact company that research and discovers intricate challenges facing rural people

Venue, Date &  Pricing

Arntzen de Besche, Bygdøy Allé 2, 0257 Oslo (Norway) 

September 5th, 2019 from 1.00 pm – 6.00 pm 

Conference Partner

“We believe Nordic companies can make a huge difference in Africa”


Nordekon Consultancy Company

Venue Partner

“The pace of globalisation and technological development is steadily increasing. The ability to provide advice that safeguards and enhances the value of assets depends increasingly on knowledge of changing market conditions and regulations, business networks and experience from various jurisdictions”


Arntzen de Besche


  • Learn how Nordic companies successfully do business in Africa 

  • Create new collaborations, partners and clients 

  • Networking with both the diplomatic level, investors and other business people with focus on business, sustainability, distribution in Africa