This week is jammed pack with exciting vents, from the celebration of BOWNTY’s 4th birthday in Copenhagen to a host of exciting lectures and seminares at Foo Cafe in Malmö. Enjoy!


Tuesday March 17th
Idea pitching and co-founder matchmaking (9)
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, @ Hejrevej 30, 2400 Nørrebro
Mindfire meetups are all about early stage startup ideas and co-founder matchmaking.

Wednesday March 18th
#CPHFTW Townhall Circle
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm, @ 23, Sortedam Dossering 5D
“Four times a year the startup community in Copenhagen creates large events that take place at KPH Projects. We call the events for “#CPHFTW Townhalls”. We do it to celebrate entrepreneurship and startups in an informal gathering with free entrance and free beer.

Startup Grind Hosts Guy Kawasaki (Canva/Ex-Apple)
5:15 pm – 8:15 pm, @ tba
This event will be streamed live directly from Google HQ in Silicon Valley: a fireside chat with Guy and Derek Andersen from Startup Grind, the  global startup community educating, inspiring, and connecting entrepreneurs.

We will implement a small(but not trivial) service using CQRS and Event Sourcing
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, @ Siteimprove, Bremerholm 4
Jan Kronquist will talk about how to implement a small (but not trivial) service using CQRS and Event Sourcing. He’ll start with an overview of the domain, some design options, and then go into a code example.

7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, @ Asseco Danmark, Kronprinsessegade 54
A new meetup focused on Rust, the emerging programming language developed by Mozilla. (Rust is a “general purpose, multi-paradigm, compiled programming language”.)

Thursday March 19th

#CPHFTW Sharing Group: CTO / Engineering
8:30 am – 10:30 am, @ tbd
“One of the things we’ve heard from you (the #cphftw startup community) is the need to share challenges and learn from like-minded people. Therefore we’re launching the sharing groups ultimo March.

IEEE Innovation Event
4:30 pm – 8:00 pm, @ DTU Skylab, Diplomvej Building 373
IEEE Student Branch DTU, Scion DTU, DTU Skylab, Hypatia and IDA are happy to present the second edition of the IEEE Innovation Event: An opportunity of deep-diving into entrepreneurship and innovation.

Copenhagen React #1
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, @ Founders, Indiakaj 12, 2fl.
We’re going to go out on a limb and guess that the React this Meetup is aimed at is ReactOS, an open-source operating system for Windows Server 2003. They’re going to have two or three talks and promise to take care of dinner.

Let’s get started on Symfony in 2015
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm, @ Peytz & Co, Rentemestervej 56c
The Symphony Meetup is re-starting the group activities by inviting you to the first meetup in their new HQ at 56C Rentemestervej, instead of 80. The agenda is open. If you have any input, please let them know.

Friday March 20th
#CPHFTW Sharing Group: CFOS / Finance
8:00 am – 10:00 am, @ tbd
Purpose: to liberate startup knowledge.

Scraping Twitter and Friday Night Beer
5:30 pm – 8:30 pm, @ Copenhagen University, CSS 22.0.19,
“Twitter is full of interesting people and contains patterns and groups you never thought existed. Mikkel Krogsholm will introduce you to how to scrape Twitter for the information you need and the setup he uses. Additionally, Sebastian Barfort will do a quick talk on his new package mapDK, which makes it easy to make choropleth maps of Denmark with R and ggplot2.”

Silicon Drinkabout
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm, @ location tbd
Kick it after a hardworking week with like-minded spirits!

BOWNTY´S 4th Birthday Party
8:00 pm – 3:00 am, @ Olsen+3, Njalsgade 19D, 2300
“Bownty turns 4 this March and The Bownty Team would like to invite all of our friends to a smashing birthday party! Partying, music, dancing, & free beer: could it get any better?

Saturday March 21st
Hackathon #9
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm, @ Umwelt, Kristen Bernikows Gade 6
Its time for another Node.js hackathon. This one will provide a special opportunity for you to influence and play with an upcoming API in io.js called AsyncWrap.


Monday March 16th
AW Seminar – Practical TDD – mechanics and intent
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, @ Foo Café, Stora Varvsgatan 6a
Productivity decreases when code rots. Code rots because we are afraid to clean it. By practicing TDD (test driven development), you can gain executable documentation, loosely coupled components and a safety net that keeps you from being afraid. This session, led by TDD trainer Sebastian Larsson, will go through the inner mechanics of TDD and practical examples.

Wednesday March 18th
Internet of Things Malmö Theme: SECURITY in IoT
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, @ Foo Café, Stora Varvsgatan 6a
“What are the security aspects of implementing a IoT solution? Where and by who will all of these new systems be used, and for what purposes, other than the “first” use case? All this and more will be answered.

Thursday March 19th
Frukostseminarie – Ditt system ÄR kapat (IT-säkerhet från skyttegraven) (SWE)
7:30 am – 9:00 am, @ Foo Café, Stora Varvsgatan 6a
The subject couldn’t be more relevant. Learn how to be wary of system hacks and how you can fix it.

Media Talks Lunch – Creative Workflow i Adobe CC
11:30 am – 12:30 pm, @ Foo Café, Stora Varvsgatan 6a
David Klein will talk about how to re-touch and edit photos for websites, focusing on design and tools relevant to Adobe CC.

Javaforum DevOps with Docker + Money and Currency API
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, @ Foo Café, Stora Varvsgatan 6a
What’s Docker and why should I care? Turn up and find out.


Tuesday March 17th
OpenLab – Creating stuff (ENG/SWE)
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm, @ CreativeLab Bredgatan 11
No registration needed, just show up and make something cool.

Have we missed anything? Let us know!