Lars Kolind and Allan Søgaard Larsen invest millions in Conferize

Allan Søgaard Larsen, co-owner of Falck and its former CEO, and Lars Kolind, investor and former director of Oticon, has invested 16.2 million DDK (2.2 million euro) in a Danish startup – Conferize. “When I met Lars Kolind, he was very excited about what we were doing. So, when we got an offer we could […]

Conferize launches commission free way to sell tickets

The social-network-for-conferences startup Conferize just introduced a new way to sell event tickets. With a focus on gathering all kind of events and conferences, they are launching a zero commission system, even for paid tickets. The new registration works together with their already popular social event website and community. “At Conferize, we want to turn […]

The world’s biggest social network for conferences to IPO on Nasdaq First North

Earlier this week Conferize, the social network for conferences, announced their plans to file for IPO on Nasdaq First North. “We see an exciting opportunity, for both Conferize and investors, in financing our growth via the stock market. A venture company like ours will usually only IPO after the majority of the value increase has […]

Conferize, Planday and 17 other receive funding from Market Development Fund

Markedsmodningsfonden, the Market Development Fund, has announced that they will be giving funding totalling over € 6.5 M to 19 innovations. The funding is as grants, without any equity stake. The aim of the Market Development Fund is to help startups and enterprises bring new products to the market faster and making it easier for […]

Conferize: free social event website for everyone

Recently Conferize launched a new feature, which will make the service relevant for a large new set of uses. Having previously focused on conferences, the new service also makes it easy to host smaller events as well as meetups on the service. The new product is called Conferize Organizer. Conferize Organizer is aimed to help professional events to […]

First Nordic Growth Hackers meet-up

An evening focusing on both general terms and useful tips. The event consisted of 6 speakers, presenting how they work with growth hacking and success-stories as well as failures. “An evening with focus on mechanics, and not on pitches or value proposition, that or often heard at startup events” – welcomed Morten Elk, CEO at […]

Startup Village officially opened – #svlaunch

On friday the official opening of the Startup Village Copenhagen took place. Startup Village has been in the talks since before the summer, and most startups have actually already moved in during the summer. But last week was the official opening. Above you can see the some footage of the opening ceremony, where Zenia Francker […]

#Cphftw Town Hall #3 – packed with people and announcements

The third #cphftw Town Hall meet-up was held earlier this week. There were big news about the initiative itself as well as a lot of announcement of very interesting new initiatives. The venue was the Kph Volume hall – a very rough environment, that reinforced the ambition of the whole initiative – do it simple […]

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? […]

Jon Schäffer from Conferize reveals numbers and upcoming investment round

Recently at the Nordic Next, Conferize was one of the startups presenting themselves for the audience of investors. Some very interesting numbers where mentioned, and also that Conferize had raised half of their current round of € 1.4 Million, and the recently announced partnership with TEDx. We catched up with Jon Schäffer, CCO and co-founder […]