A packed CPHFTW Town Hall

The 7th CPHFTW Town Hall was held last week. This time the format had gotten a tweak – one longer session instead of multiple smaller. The evening contained two keynotes, by Peter Holten Mühlmann from Trustpilot and Lars Fjeldsoe-Nielsen from Balderton Capital. Besides that a session of startup pitches, and quick presentations of community initiatives […]

Moet Hennessey’s CEO leads $23M round in Vivino

Big news for the region: wine-app Vivino announced they raised a large € 23 million round, led by SCP Neptune International, the investment arm of Moet Hennessy’s global CEO Christophe Navarre. The investment will be focusing on taking Vivino to the world’s top wine consumption regions: the U.S., Italy, France, Spain, Belgium, and Germany. The […]

Vivino starts collaboration with Netto stores in Denmark

Vivino, an app that offers price comparison, ratings and reviews for any wine, has started a collaboration with 5 Netto stores in Denmark, reports Version2. The goal of the initiative is to simplify wine choosing process for consumers right on spot in the supermarket, where decisions need to be taken quickly. Every wine is equipped […]

The former investment manager of SEED Capital proceeds to Templafy

Jakob Ekkelund has extensive experience in startups. In recent years he has worked as Investment Manager at SEED Capital, but will now proceed to the Copenhagen- based startup Templafy according to Trendsonline. Ekkelund will take on the role as COO, performing tasks such as budgeting and responsible for the company’s growth. “I didn’t plan to change workplace. It’s […]

SEED Capital Makes Record-Breaking Profits

SEED Capital, the most active venture capital fund in Denmark which has over 70 startups in its portfolio, has reported record-breaking profits in the last year. This success is mainly credited to developments within the portfolio. The recently published report also shows a total of four exits undergone in the past year, including Contera Pharma, Libratone, Sense and […]

#cphftw Town Hall 4 – A Great Event!

Yesterday it was time for #cphftw Town Hall meet-up #4. This was by far the best event in the series, and also the different – in a number of ways. 1000+ people in Christiania The setting was something uniquely Copenhagenesque – the venue was inside the free town of Christiania, in ‘Den Grå Hall’. Having […]

Get an instant overview of wine lists at restaurants – Vivino realeases new feature

Vivino has announced a new feature, drawing on the power of the community of wine-lovers. Using smart technolog they now enable you to scan restaurants wine lists to get rating and more information on the wines! The feature is build into their app, the wine scanner. Pointing the phone running the app at a wine […]

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 […]

Copenhagen Startup Village revealed!

There really is something brewing in Copenhagen! Founders House, an invite only co-working space, has for long been the most known startup palces in Copenhagen. This week it was announced they will move to a new location. But this location will not just be a much larger and grander Founders House – it will also […]