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Novo Creates New Danish Investment Team

Novo A/S, the private limited liability company owned by Novo Nordisk Foundation, is in the process of building a giant investment group which will be used to buy companies within the fields of bio- and medical technology.  CEO Eivind Kolding is explicitly creating this department which will specialize in major acquisitions and be able to invest up to […]

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What’s On Week 36

A good mix of lectures, debates and drinks to be enjoyed this upcoming week. Besides the big #cphftw meetup, we’re especially excited to see that Minc is hosting their very first Startup Weekend, which invites entrepreneurs, developers, designers, and experts in business & marketing to participate in a high-energy 54-hour hackathon. Check out the details […]

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Conferize ends beta, launches full on redesigned service

This week startup Conferize announced that they will launch a new version of their popular conference service, called V1 – short for version 1. This marks an end as a beta for the service, that has been around since 2011 when Martin Ferro Thomsen, former co-founder at Issuu, started the service. What’s the fuzz about? […]

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Hungry.dk Bites into the BitCoin Craze

Hungry.dk, Denmark’s new online takeaway order service, now accepts Bitcoins as a legitimate payment method. By working with Bitcoin provider, Coinify, Hungry.dk has enabled its customers to order food from over 800 restaurants using their Bitcoins, with the same ease and legitimacy as by credit card, PayPal or debit card. “We want to make it easy and convenient […]

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Foo Café: 24 kick-ass events… There’s bound to be something for you.

This is the bi-weekly update from Foo Café, that crazy eventspace at Media Evolution City! Kick start This season’s first two events were fully booked. Our events are becoming more popular at the same speed as increase in event numbers. Reserve your seat as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.   This week Is full […]

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Join and help shape #CPHFTW

The next Town hall meet-up for the #cphftw initiative is approaching. This time it is a little different: after the announcement in august this meet-up will be used to present plans and amongst all give opportunity to feedback and input on what should happen in the future. Over 600 participants are expected at this meet-up, […]

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What VCs think about startups & business angels – insights from Nordic Next

A couple of month ago the Nordic Next conference was held. Being an intimate invite-only conference aimed at VCs and business angels active in Europe, some very interesting topics where discussed. However, some of the sessions and panels where filmed, and now everyone has the chance to know what was talked about. You can find […]

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More Minc: The Incubator Expands

Minc, which we all know and love as running one of Sweden’s most successful incubator programs, already has 10 years of business experience under its belt, and since September 1st boasts a bigger location to match.  Malmö’s prime spot for businesses to seek a creative workspace, business development and international contacts, formerly housed over 200 […]

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Shipbeat raises €1.2 M seed round, launches “Logistics as a Service” API

Startup Shipbeat today announces a $ 1.6 M (€ 1.2 M) investment led by Sunstone, SEED Capital and Klaus Nyengaard. The investment will be used to further expand product capabilities, hiring and complete key ecommerce software integrations. Shipbeat was founded in early 2014 to develop an API which aggregates the services of leading parcel delivery […]

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Danish company that disrupted global furniture industry receives funding

Back in 2009 two former classmates Lasse Krügermeier and Janus Jagd started Cylindo, a company that provides interior design software that allows users to see how furniture would look like in their own apartments. Today, 5 years later the company is on the top of success wave! It has recently received funding from American venture […]