With more than 800 lawyers in 14 offices, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer http://www.akingump.com/& Feld LLP is one of the world’s largest law firms. A frequent recipient of industry recognition for its strength in litigation and high-stakes appellate work, its leadership in groundbreaking transactions and its depth in public policy, Akin Gump provides a comprehensive suite of services for global companies and local individuals. Our team of litigators, dealmakers, and policy lawyers and advisors collaborate with a single goal: the success of our clients.
Akin Gump is ideally situated to interpret regulations, structure international transactions, and anticipate and react to change. It is our understanding of the intangible qualities in economic and political infrastructures, combined with first-hand government experience at the highest levels around the globe, that helps our clients access the global marketplace and compete around the world.
Cubera Private Equity
Cubera Private Equity is a Nordic investment firm specialised on secondary transactions in the Nordic private equity market. Since inception in 2006, Cubera has established six private equity structures with more than EUR 200 million in size.
Cubera Private Equity is an independent advisor in the Nordic secondary market. No investors own more than 15 % of the Cubera funds and the management firm is 100 % owned by the partners. Cubera Private Equity was founded in 2006 by Jørgen Kjærnes.
The Danish Venture Capital and Private Equity Association
The Danish Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (DVCA), founded in 2000, is a member association for a broad range of high technological investors in Denmark. DVCA covers the whole investment chain from individual business angels over venture companies into private equity firms and institutional investors. DVCA is, among other issues, focused on maintaining and strengthening Denmark’s position as a strong and attractive investment country. This involves influencing the political environment, so that it has a positive attitude towards venture capital and private equity and creating the right framework conditions for the industry.
With revenues of DKK 2,888m and 2,430 employees in the financial year 2009/10, Deloitte is the larg-est accounting and consulting firm in Denmark. We have achieved our current position by putting our clients first and finding solutions to individual challenges through close co-operation. Our focus is to deliver quality products and coherent solutions, and we only apply well-tested methods.
We provide combined auditing and consulting services which are not just about figures, but indeed also about people. We want to be recognized as the best accounting and consulting services firm in Denmark. That is why we base our work on the following basic values: Trust, Added Value, Compe-tencies and Success.
We believe in strong local presence and global affiliation. We are members of a strong global network, and this means that we can draw on international competencies and resources when we provide services. With about 170,000 people and representations in more than 140 countries, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited is one of the world’s leading accounting and consulting firms.
Delphi has expert knowledge in all areas of commercial law. An important part is Corporate Finance, with a large amount of domestic and cross border mergers & acquisitions and an extensive Banking, Finance and Capital Markets practice. The firm has also distinguished itself particularly within high-technology oriented legal areas such as IT, Telecommunications, Intellectual Property and Life Science.
- We have resources for large projects and a strong focus on results
- We recruit the best lawyers, with an excellent sense of business and social competence
- Delphi was voted best work place among Swedish law firms in 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009
- Quality is the keyword of our legal services
Our clients are mainly in Scandinavia, Europe and North America. Delphi co-operates with law firms all over the world and has business in China and Eastern Europe.
We total approximately 170 co-workers with about 120 lawyers throughout offices in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö, Linköping and Norrköping.
Finnish Venture Capital Association (FVCA)
The Finnish Venture Capital Association was established in 1990. The actual members of the association are entities acting in the Finnish private equity and venture capital markets. FVCA accepts as its associate members communities or private individuals who play a part in the development of the industry in Finland. The number of members at the moment is 40 full and 58 associate members. The goal of FVCA is to develop private equity and venture capital as an industry and promote the interests of its members in Finland. FVCA improves the operating environment of the industry by overseeing the general interests and ethics of the industry, by promoting the relations between venture capitalists and entrepreneurs, and by organizing research activities. FVCA also handles the industry's public relations and foreign contacts. In addition, the association publishes approved guidelines and a code of conduct regarding the industry. FVCA is a member of the European Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (EVCA).
The International Trade Administration
One out of every 10 Americans owes his or her job to exports. The International Trade Administration (ITA) is here to help your U.S. businesses participate fully in the growing global marketplace.
-We provide practical information to help you select your markets and products.
-We ensure that you have access to international markets as required by our trade agreements.
-We safeguard you from unfair competition from dumped and subsidized imports.
ITA is headed by the Under Secretary for International Trade who oversees the operations of ITA's four units, among them is: Manufacturing and Services is the government's link to American industry. Industry sector specialists can help you identify trade opportunities for specific products or services. Whatever your line of business—basic industry, high-tech, or service—your company has a strong ally in ITA's Manufacturing and Services (MAS) unit. MAS focuses on support for trade negotiations, and market analysis. MAS reaches out to U.S. businesses through its Industry Sector Advisory Committees and the President's Export Council, gaining industry-specific expertise that is incorporated into U.S. trade policy. *"The International Trade Administration emblem is a registered trademark of the International Trade Administration, used with permission."
NORSK VENTUREKAPITALFORENING (NVCA)
The Norwegian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (NVCA) was founded in March 2001 by the leading players in the Norwegian venture capital industry. Members of the association are entities acting in the Norwegian venture capital and private equity markets. The number of total members as of November 2010 is 90, whereas 60 are investing members. The remaining 30 are service providers and communities who play a part in the development of the industry in Norway.
NVCA handles the industry's public relations and foreign contacts. In addition, the association publishes approved guidelines and a code of conduct regarding the industry as well as safeguards the code of ethics for this sector.
The NVCA offers no service or advisory functions for entrepreneurs, but provides information about private equity and the NVCA's members through the member directory on our website. Entrepreneurs seeking funding to establish or develop businesses are welcome to take direct contact with the investing members of the NVCA, under the headline Primary Members on the NVCA website, or contact our Associate members for assistance in procuring capital and other services.
Radisson Hotels & Resorts
Our ambition is to expand Radisson® as a powerful, globally consistent, first-class brand. The positioning is being supported by a series of innovations introduced during our 2010 Global Business Conference, including new room concepts, new restaurant concepts and a series of new service concepts focused on the guest experience. The strategy for Radisson® entails an investment program of up to USD 1.5 billion in North America alone, focused on establishing flagship hotels in key U.S. cities and on upgrading the existing portfolio. With 425 hotels in operation globally and 107 hotels currently in the pipeline, the brand is poised for significant growth around the world*. We plan to grow the portfolio domestically and globally to at least 600 hotels by 2015.
The Nordic Chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs is an official Swedish Non-Profit organization, based in Stockholm that was formed on May 29t h, 2007.
TiE Nordic, has to date organized more than 45 events, that has now attracted over 1,600 participants free-of-charge, which have been supported by our sponsors NorthZone Ventures, NOKIA, POD Venture Partners, Ohrlings Price Waterhouse Coopers, and the Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship.
TiE Nordic provides Nordic Entrepreneurs a platform to both share ideas and connect their interests with like-minded entrepreneurs in other regions of Europe, Asia, North America, & Australia.
Our events have focused on various themes ranging from Cleantech, IT/Telecom, Mobile Services, Start-Ups, Healthcare, and Private Equity.
Our Partners include Incubators across Sweden and well-known organizations committed to the Nordic entrepreneurial ecosystem such as STING, Excitera, SSE Business Lab, The Unit of BioEntrepreneurship at Karolinska Institute, Venture Cup, ESBRI, and SSES.
As a service to our Charter Members, Members, Supporters, and Partners in Sweden, Iceland, Norway, Denmark and Finland, TiE Nordic provides regular updates on events through the TiE Global network which may be of interest to our members interested in connecting with entrepreneurs in the U.S., U.K., Singapore, Canada, The United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, Mauritius, Malaysia, Japan, Belgium, & India.
US Commercial Service
• The U.S. Commercial Service is the trade promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. U.S. Commercial Service trade professionals in over 100 U.S. cities and in nearly 80 countries help U.S. companies get started in exporting or increase sales to new global markets. U.S. Commercial Service services include:
• Market Intelligence to help U.S. exporters target the right market (s) for their products and services
• Trade Counseling to provide them with the information they need to navigate the export process from beginning to end
• Business Matchmaking services to connect them with the right partners and prospects
• Trade Advocacy for U.S companies to level the international playing field for international procurement
US Department of Commerce
The U.S. Department of Commerce has a broad mandate to advance economic growth and jobs and opportunities for the American people. It has cross cutting responsibilities in the areas of trade, technology, entrepreneurship, economic development, environmental stewardship and statistical research and analysis.
The products and services the department provides touch the lives of Americans and American companies in many ways, including weather forecasts, the decennial census, and patent and trademark protection for inventors and businesses.
The development of commerce to provide new opportunities was the central goal at the department's beginning in 1903 and it remains a primary obligation today.
The Secretary of Commerce oversees a $6.5 billion budget and approximately 38,000 employees.
Venture Catalyst Private Equity Partners
Venture Catalyst Private Equity Partners is a dedicated boutique/venture capital fundraising, business development and strategic advisory firm who strives to maintain long-term relationships with our clients.
Venture Catalyst's global network of clients and contacts focus primarily in the Nordics, the U.S., the Middle East, and South Asia. Our array of services range from strategic fund-raising, targeted business development, new market entry, and media strategies.
We invest considerable effort in developing broad experience and in-depth knowledge within all relevant specialisations and have gained recognition for the top expertise of our lawyers in all areas of business law. Our teams consist of highly motivated individuals with the emphasis on availability and solution oriented advice and, depending on the matter at hand, consisting of lawyers from our different practice groups having the required legal skills and industry knowledge. By focusing on delivering relevant and high quality legal advice in a clear and user-friendly way, based on a thorough understanding of the business sectors in which our clients operate, we strive to deliver the best solution for each individual client.