Tommy Ahlers Becomes Danish Foundation for Entrepreneurship’s New Board Chairman

Jørgen Mads Clausen recently stepped down as board chairman for the Danish Foundation for Entrepreneurship. Clausen has held the position since the founding of the organization in 2010. Earlier he was spearheading the entrepreneurial culture in Denmark as the head of Young Enterprise, which later laid the framework for the Danish Foundation of Entrepreneurship. The […]

Peakon, a new startup by Danish entrepreneurs, is to be launched this fall

Phillip Chambers and Kasper Hulthin, previously of Podio, together with Christian Holm and Dan Rogers from Songkick unveiled a new startup called Peakon, writes TrendsOnline. The goal of the startup is to help business managers to better understand their employees. Peakon takes a step further from traditional serveys that evaluate work environment from the standpoint […]

#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 […]

Geist: Experienced entrepreneurs give 10 rules to the government

A new initiative to help more startups reach international success has been announced. The program, initiated by the Danish government, has support by some of the most successful recent startups. Called Geist, the entrepreneurs have given the Danish authorities 10 recommendations which should enable them to better help startups. The aim is that more startups […]

Startup Grind CPH with Thomas Madsen-Mygdal

Today Startup Grind Copenhagen was held for the first time. The event, with an intimate 45 participants, had a up-close-and-personal feel to it. This might have been aided buy being held at Northcap‘s facilities, which are nice and great, but probably not used to having so many people in them. But that only raised the […]

Tech BBQ – a great day for the startup scene

Yesterday TechBBQ 2013 was held. Despite the name, the focus was not so much on BBQ, but rather on tech – a whole day in the historical halls of Børsen, with some of Denmarks most successfull entrepreneurs. The lineup was extensive – with a great mixture of both new startups and successfull startups. The day […]

Everplace, Startupbootcamp and 5 other on the Europas shortlist

As we mentioned earlier, the Europas award is soon, and they have now presented their shortlit. The shortlist are the final 200 candidates for the awards, chosen from the more then 1000 nominated. The finalist will now be chosen by the jury, and presented at the award in Berlin the 22nd of january. From the […]

7 øresund startups in the finalists for the Nordic Grand Final

The Nordic Startup Awards are nearing the Grand Final. From the Øresund region there are no less then 7 startups among the finalists! These include: Best Student Startup: Drinkster Best Newcomer: The Eye Tribe & Applika Bootstrapper: Brugertest.nu International: Zendesk Funded: Click a Taxi Startup of the year: PODIO The Grand Finals will be held […]

Finalists Nordic startup awards!

The finalists of the Nordic Startup Awards are announced and we are glad to hear that 16 of the startups are based in the Øresund region (5 in Sweden and 11 in Denmark). The Nordic Startup Awards is a series of events throughout the Nordics with the aim of lifting the new generation startups to […]