Join us for an exclusive two-day training on November 21-22 at Tekwill, led by renowned entrepreneur and business angel, Steinar Hoel Korsmo. Dive into ” Expansion to International Markets” and “Boosting Business-Traction” with 10 hours dedicated to each module.

Unlock the secrets of international market success, from strategic sales channel selection to mastering business contracts and customer behavior analysis. In “Boosting Business-Traction,” discover metrics, distribution channels, and disruptive elements that can accelerate your growth.

Designed for CEOs, COOs, CMOs, and product leads, this course is your gateway to strategic insights and global business expansion. Elevate your business strategy with Steinar’s expertise and join a cohort of forward-thinking businesses. Secure your spot now for a transformative learning experience.


I. Expansion to International Markets – 10 hr

  •      Selection of sales channels based on international market data
  •      Tips to pay attention to when developing business contracts in international markets
  •      Data analysis around customer behavior
  •      Customer relationships
  •      Research tools
  •      International sales readiness tools

II.Boosting Business-Traction – 10 hr

  •      Understanding where your business is to understand how you can boost somebody elses business
  •      Business metrics
  •      Distribution channels
  •      Disruption elements
  •      Other

Target group:

Businesses that are interested in boosting growth and learning about internationalization. Suggested level of attendance: 

  • team leads of specific products
  • Business Managers
  • Sales Managers


Steinar Hoel Korsmo is a serial entrepreneur and business angel. He is the founder of Seed Forum Global which he has built to become a global network organization within entrepreneurship, seed, and venture capital, he has been in charge of more than 130 bilateral donor projects in many African countries, South America, East Europe, and the Balkans.

During more than 20 years he has traveled the world as one of the world’s most forefront pitch-trainers conducting pitch trainings and pitch-forums for more than 10.000 start-ups and investors in more than 50 countries worldwide. He co-founded iHUB, which is currently one of the biggest networks in East Europe of co-working stations for entrepreneurs in Ukraine and Moldova.


He is considered an innovation influencer in several countries, and he is decorated with the Knights Cross of the “Falcon of Iceland” by the President of Iceland for his efforts for global innovation. He has also received the medal “Golden Scythian Pectoral” from the Ukrainian International Chamber of Commerce for his efforts for the Ukrainian start-up community. During the last 15 years, he has been a key person in the evolvement of the Ukrainian innovation system.

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Learning outcomes:

Experience a dynamic two-day training program followed by 1-2 hours of individual practice, immersing yourself in practical skills and strategic insights for immediate business impact.

IT Business Factory is organized by EBRD Moldova in partnership with ATIC and the financial support of the European Union in the Republic of Moldova.

Dates: 21-22 November


Where: Tekwill (Hybrid)

Language: English

Cost of the program: Free (covered by EBRD)

Food: 30 euro (2 lunches & pastry snacks)