Oresund region performs strongest at the Nordic Startup Awards

Past two weeks turned out to be extremely eventful for both Oresund region as well as Nordics in general. A series of great events such as TechBBQ in Copenhagen and Internet Discovery Day in Malmo culminated with an announcement of Nordic Startup Awards winners at Arctic15 in Helsinki. At the awards ceremony selected winners in […]

The fifth #cphftw town hall – Zendesk, football & electric motorcycles

The fifth Town Hall meet up has been organised by the #cphftw initiative. This time it was held at the KPH Volume hall, with over 600 people attending. The Town Halls – a grassroots movement As with all other things #chpftw does, it is a ‘by startups, for startups’ initiative, made possible by the foundation […]

An explosive start for ‘Be My Eyes’ – the app that enables blind to see

After only a few days, the app Be My Eyes emerged as the Danish Appstore’s number one downloaded free of charge app. Over 70.000 sighted and 5.500 blind people worldwide have signed up for this new app. In just one day after launching, the new app had over 10.000 users. But how come an app […]

Be My Eyes receives 1.7 million funding from Velux Foundation

Be my eyes, an app that aims to connect blind people with a group of normal sighted volunteers, has received a funding of 1.7 million Danish kronor from Velux Foundation reports TrendsOnline. Be my eyes project took off during the Startup Weekend in Aarhus in 2012 when Hans Jørgen Wiberg shared his idea and managed […]