Tøyen Unlimited

Tøyen Unlimited is a place-based community incubator working in partnership with a public sector urban renewal programme and private foundations to support passionate individuals who have innovative ideas that help overcome social challenges in Tøyen.
Type Accelerator / Incubator
Website toyenunlimited.no

Investment info

Invests in
Idea
Product or prototype
Investment range
€ < 25K
€ 25 - 50K
€ 50 - 100K
Primary markets
Consumer, Companies, Marketplace
Investing in countries
Norway

Focus areas

Consumer Goods
Consumer Goods
Energy & Greentech
Energy & Greentech
Media & Entertainment
Media & Entertainment
Fintech
Fintech
See all 9 focus areas

Invests in SDGs

More about Tøyen Unlimited

They support entrepreneurs seeking to solve local challenges in Tøyen through social entrepreneurship. Tøyen unlimited help entrepreneurs establish sustainable businesses. Contrary to commercial companies, Tøyen’s aim to reach results which can be measured both in terms of social and economic impact.

 

Experience

Tøyen Unlimited was founded as part of Områdeløft Tøyen which is a five-year plan to improve the living conditions for the residents of Tøyen in Oslo. The program is run by Sarah Prosser and Nicolai Gulowsen.

 

How much do they invest?

Tøyen Unlimited has three different packages each supporting entrepreneurs with a different amount. With the ‘prøv det’ package you gain access to a new network, peer-to-peer support as well as an investment of 10.000- NOK. The ‘Gjør det’ package consists of 50.000 NOK in investment, peer-to-peer support, network, workshops, mentoring and a Flex-workplace. The ‘Bygg det’ includes the same services as the ‘Gjør det’ but the investment consists o 250.000 NOK.

 

How do they work?

To apply for one of the packages, please use Tøyen Unlimited’s online application form. If your application lives up to the criteria of the program, you will be invited for a talk to better estimate which package your project should receive. The impact of your project will continuously be estimated.

 

This makes a difference to them

To apply for the program it is required that you have an idea to positively impact your neighbourhood. You should live in Tøyen and have a strong urge to support your local community.

 

Key People

Sarah Prosser - Project Manager Ørådeløft Tøyen
Sarah is the founder of Tøyen Unlimited. Sarah has previously held positions as Director at British Council (International cultural relations), as film festival founder (Human Rights Human Wrongs) and as Geologist.
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Mina Mælum Norstrøm - Daily Manager
Mina has a masters degree in entrepreneurship and innovation. Mina has several years of experience working with entrepreneurs both through her own company and through her work with other founders.
LinkedIn

 

Startups they funded

Wide-Ink, ABloom, ByVerkstedet, and NyBy.

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