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Pål T Næss

Innovation Norway Director of Entrepreneurship and Startups
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Pål T. Næss is the director of Entrepreneurs and Startups at Innovation Norway, the Norwegian governments most important instrument for supporting small and medium size companies.

In his role, Næss is responsible for capital, competence and network programs for early stage companies. Prior to this, Næss was the Director of Innovation Norway in Toronto, Canada, after having worked as an advisor for early-stage companies at Innovation Norway’s Oslo office. Næss is also an entrepreneur. He is part of the founding team of Gelato, one of Norway’s most successful international tech-companies. He also has extensive international experience and has been part of the management team at Tele 2, both in Norway and in France.