Pre-arrival Program

Preparing for a Successful US Market Entry

Our Program

A pre-arrival package for all participating startups includes Small Group Pitch Coaching, 1:1 Pitch Coaching a US Investor Climate as an International Company session.


The program is an official part of the event that runs during the month of October - helping companies prepare for and make the most out of their attendance at the summit.

Small Group Pitching Practice

Meet Our Instructor

Analisa Winther

Analisa Winther is an ecosystem developer within the food system. She offers collaboration-as-a-service to facilitate connection between uncommon partners and accelerate innovation opportunities. As the Host of the Nordic FoodTech Podcast, her show spotlights individuals and organizations creating the future through food. And as a Danish-American citizen, Analisa has lived and worked in both the US and Nordics and has a deep understanding of the different cultural and business norms! 

Session recordings

Session 1: October 3rd, 2022

Session 2: October 4th, 2022

US Investor Climate

Meet our Instructors

Lars Johansson

​​​​​​​Partner at Burks Johansson LLP, Coach & Mentor

Lars Johansson has 19 years of experience in international law firms, including Coudert Brothers and K&L Gates. He has expertise in legal and business aspects of international business transactions including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings, joint ventures, and international business transactions. He has worked with clients in a wide range of industries, including financial services, fintech, telecom, data analytics, information technology, software, medical device, nanotechnology, clean technology, and viniculture.

Daniel Kjellén

Founder, CMO, Growth Advisor, Mentor & Investor

Daniel Kjellén is a Silicon Valley-based marketing and product executive with a successful track record leading marketing, product, and business development teams at a wide range of finance and technology companies including PayPal/eBay, Check, Green Dot (IPO), AccountNow, and Providian Financial.

Since 2015, he has co-founded and engaged with US and European technology ventures and investment firms, where he helped them organize for success using proven B2C & B2B growth strategies and operating principles, financial modeling, secure investments, as well as recruit key team resources and expand their presence across local and global ecosystems.
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