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 […]

#cphftw celebration – successful funding and special guest Mikkel Svane

Last week a small scale but high-profile event was held at Plandays office in Startup Village: the foundation, that is the core of #cphftw, celebrated that it had been funded and established! With 85 startups having contributed a total of over € 100 000, it is enough to make the #cphftw movement being able to […]

Øresund Startups: Top50 and state of the region

Today I held a short lunch seminar on the subject of the most prominent startups in the region. The seminar was held because I was asked to do it, and when I thought about it I realized would be interesting to do. So I did, even if it was with a limited amount of preparations […]

How Silicon Valley can take startups to the next level: Connect Denmark, Silicon Vikings and SCALEit

This is the inspirational event of the year in the Danish Startup scene. Get along to CSE on October 30 for the event, themed: Go global.. now! Mikkel Svane features as the headline guest, joining for an informal fireside chat. Mikkel is making waves in Silicon Valley right now as co-founder and CEO of Zendesk, […]

Zendesk crosses 25 000 customers limit

TechCrunch reports on Zendesk ending 2012 with signing its 25 000 customer – none other then Evernote. Even if the timing seems a little bit suspicious, it is a really great milestone for the company, that was started in Copenhagen (but with HQ in San Fransisco now) and is by us considered one of 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: International: Zendesk Funded: Click a Taxi Startup of the year: PODIO The Grand Finals will be held […]

Zendesk recieves €45M investments

Zendesk, famous for the approach to make an integrated help desk and help take costumer service to a new level, has just finished a major investment round. With backers such as Goldman Sachs and Benchmark Capital, the company managed to raise more then €45M ($60M) in capital. The company says it aims to use the […]