Are you a start-up? Here’s how we can help your business.

Funding – Strategy – Design and development

Strategic design can be used to solve business challenges and achieve commercial goals.

Our models for start-ups provide funding, expertise, and access to our design and technology teams. In addition, we have developed a designated design sprint explicitly aimed at early-stage start-ups as well as methods for efficiently establishing communication and brand strategies.

Our primary focus is on tech start-ups based in the Nordics with international ambitions. With international clients in renewable energy, technology, finance and industry, our team has a long track record of solving large challenges in a global context. 

Want to discuss your challenges and see how we can help? We would love to help.

Design Container apply the wide-ranging expertise gained from corporate clients in the start-up world. Are you an investor or a start-up? Let us help!

1. Identity and positioning

Stand out or blend in? Your desired market position and brand are closely linked together. Your brand should help you achieve the position you aim for and support your long-term goals. Sometimes a refresh of your identity is enough, other times a total rebranding is necessary.

To make this crucial step viable to start-ups short on time, we have packaged some core deliveries:

  • Positioning workshop with executive summary
  • Design sprint for logo & identity 
  • Mini design manual
  • Commercial aspect?
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Design Container apply the wide-ranging expertise gained from corporate clients in the start-up world. Are you an investor or a start-up? Let us help!

2. Go-to-market strategy & communication

Precise communication with your target audience is vital when launching a new product or company. Design Container can help your start-up find its voice, through high-level strategies as well as tailored messaging. These messages are targeted or made with a specific audience in mind and help align communication goals with business goals. Get the communication strategy working for you and be ready to address your markets:

  • Strategy sessions with senior partners
  • Target groups and market
  • Communication strategy and key messages
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Design Container apply the wide-ranging expertise gained from corporate clients in the start-up world. Are you an investor or a start-up? Let us help!

3. Web solutions and digital presence

Visibility and presence are key factors to stay top of mind. Our online solutions are tailored to meet your business and communication needs. As well as designing and developing web solutions, we work continuously with optimizing content, keeping it up to date and SEO-optimized.

  • Website strategy, design and development
  • Lead generation
  • Sitemap and content strategy
  • SEO strategy and review of all digital channels
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Design Container apply the wide-ranging expertise gained from corporate clients in the start-up world. Are you an investor or a start-up? Let us help!

4. Digital Marketing and lead generation

Need for a marketing expert or an SEO specialist? First, let’s get your messaging out there by creating engaging ads, boosting your website traffic, and being consistent in everything published, whether you need to attract new clients, investors, or new employees.

  • SEO-optimization
  • Target groups and messaging 
  • Social Media Ads and graphics 
  • Content Marketing
  • Newsletters
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Meet our Start-ups

Ocean Oasis: The future of seawater desalination

“We wanted a clear communication of our strategy as a part of our new design and web solutions, which they succeeded in delivering. As we have deep expertise, it’s essential that the messaging aligns with our new profile. We were looking for a partner that would understand both our business and also be able to help us with our long-term needs. We found this in Design Container. With their industry knowledge and understanding of start-ups, we together achieved the wanted results for the project”, says Kristine B. Fredriksen, CEO of Ocean Oasis.

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Our primary focus is tech start-ups based in the Nordics with international ambitions, with global clients in renewable energy, technology, finance and industry. 

Within IT & technology, we have helped Iconfirm, an independent collaboration hub for practical privacy with new web solutions. Lexolve is a start-up that provides a legal department that supports making good legal choices that suit you and your company. We helped them create a new identity, position and logo. For Lendonomy, Design Container has helped with business strategy and position to help users refine the loan based on their needs.

For the energy & industry sector, we have launched Heimdall Power Academy, an online onboarding platform for Heimdall Power. They wanted to build and streamline company culture across national borders, provide induction courses and make it easier for new employees to get off to a good start in their job.

For Aquacon, which solves seafood availability for future generations, we have designed and developed a new web and helped with their overall communication strategy and ESG. Reykjavik Geothermal develop geothermal resources for utility-scale power production. Our task was to help create an equity story, investor presentations and communication towards the investor community.

We have also helped start-ups in the lifestyle sector. For Pennesi Wines, we completely redesigned their product line, including a new name and a new identity capable of targeting their market more efficiently. In addition, Northern Playground helps you reduce your consumption of clothes, and we helped with a new web solution.

Learnlink is a Norwegian e-learning company started in 2016 by students who saw a need for new ways of learning. As of the spring of 2021, Learlink has helped over 3,000 children across the country, with more than 300 active pros (teachers) and are leaders in the country in online 1-1 teaching.

Our agency works with many investor communities and understands what they are looking for.

Our agency works with all the aspects of building a company, investing in a startup, and scaling businesses.  We work closely with several startups and investors; we have gained key insight into the whole startup ecosystem. Our clients include Ferd, AGB Sundal Collier, Katapult, Start-up Lab and North Venture. 

Please get in touch if you want to learn more about how we can help you with your visibility, design, communication, and digital solutions.

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