There’s plenty happening in May across the region. This week we have a few extended events with a hackathon in Copenhagen and 4 days of activities in Lund with Social Business Week. There is also a good spread of seminars, awards ceremonies and activities on each day. Here’s a quick summary.
edit: And Thursday is Independence day in Malmö. Curious? check it out!

In Copenhagen:

Copenhagen Product Management Meetup
Monday May 12, 17:00 – 19:00 @ location tbd
Onboarding trends, tips & tricks by Anibal Damiao, and much more.

Sortedam Corporate Entrepreneur Event
Monday May 12, 18:00 – 20:00 @ Founders House, Gothersgade 8B
We are ready to cofound the next great B2B web/mobile startup with exceptional business-oriented entrepreneurs who are in need of tech competencies, a supportive startup framework, and access to funding. Maybe you have a great B2B idea that needs a cofounder? Come pitch your idea & get great feedback! There will also be a talk about entrepreneurship by Simon Schock, founder of Sortedam Ventures and Founders House followed by networking with beer & pizza. To join, send an email to Caroline at with an introduction to yourself, your LinkedIn profile, & a description of your idea (if you have one).

#EDUdisrupt Summit
Wednesday May 14, 09:00 – 17:00 @ Eigtveds Pakhus, Asiatisk Plads 2
(This one is definitely pricey, but a bunch of you are in it and there’s a StartupDigest discount.)“The effect of today’s technology on tomorrow’s jobs will be immense—and no country is ready for it.” The Economist. #EDUdisrupt Summit 2014 argues educational innovation is the best way to respond and has a line-up including Silicon Valley venture capitalist Michael Staton from Learn Capital, Devin Fidler Research Director at Institute for the Future in California as well as a number of Danish education pioneers. (The code ” StartupDigest ” gets you a 25% discount.)

Coding Pirates
Wednesday May 14, 17:00 – 19:00 @ IT-University, Rued Langgaards Vej 7
Coding for kids.

Pecha Kucha Night CPH #28
Wednesday May 14, 19:00 – 21:00 @ Café Retro, Jægersborggade 14
Pecha Kucha is a Japanese presentation concept – 20 slides for 20 seconds each. It’s hip and it’s here and you should check it out.

NSCoder Night Copenhagen
Wednesday May 14, 19:00 – 23:00 @ Café Retro, Jægersborggade 14
Get your geek on.

SCALEit Workshop
Thursday May 15, 10:00 – 16:00 @ Startupbootcamp, Landemærket 8, 1. floor 1119
A one-day pitch and preparation for Silicon Valley Workshop. Mainly for startups considering to participate in SCALEit Ignite bootcamp in Silicon Valley, but everybody is invited to apply. Next round of SCALEit Ignite is happening in Silicon Valley June 9-13. The participants are invited to join Danish Startup Awards that evening and the best pitches of the day will get to pitch on stage.

Nordic Startup Awards – National Semi-Finals and Afterparty
Thursday May 15, 19:30 – Friday May 16, 02:30 @ Huset i Magstræde, Rådhustræde 13, 1466
Award ceremony for Danish startups that will picj qualifiers for the Nordic Startup Awards Grand Finale in Oslo. Networking, speakers and a celebration of the Danish eco-system. Categories: Best Newcomer, Startup of the Year, Founder of the Year, Best Investor, Best Startup journalist, Best Service Provider and Developer Hero. The caterer deserves an award for best name: Big Willy’s Gourmet Hotdogs.

INSEAD Bootcamp
Friday May 16, 12:00 – Sunday May 18, 12:00 @ Copenhagen Marriott Hotel, Kalvebod Brygge

Silicon Drinkabout
Friday May 16, 18:00 – 21:00 @ location tbd
Facebook group

AAU & Danish Applab present Weekend Code Hackathon, Copenhagen
Friday May 16, 09:00 – Sunday May 18, 22:00 @ Danish Applab, Frederikskaj 10A
Grab one of the last seats left for a hackathon focused on Umbraco, Appcelerator, Microsoft .net, and Parse

In Malmö:

AW Workshop Demokratiappen – Social media för demokratiskt engagemang
Monday May 12, 17:30 – 22:00 @ Foo Café, Stora Varvsgatan 6a

DemoDag: Show anything that works
Tuesday May 13, 17:30 – 20:00 @ Foo Café, Stora Varvsgatan 6a
DemoDag comes to Malmö – again. You can bring anything that works and demo it for seven minutes. It’s MCed by Björn Söderqvist in Malmö and Claus Dahl in Copenhagen.

Media Talks: AdWords from good to great!
Wednesday May 14, 11:30 – 13:00 @ Foo Café, Stora Varvsgatan 6a

Seminar: IP – hur, vad och varför! with John Hård (in Swedish)
Thursday May 15, 13:00 – 15:00 @ Minc, Anckargripsgatan 3
Seminar on IP and Patents

Independence Day
Thursday May 15, 16:00 – 20:00 @ STPLN, Stapelbäddsgatan 3
Independence day is organized by entrepreneurs who would like to improve the Startup ecosystem. It’s a non-profit event that helps Students meet the local Startup Scene. Meet, mingle and be inspired by entrepreneurs.

C++ folk: Battle of the Build Systems
Thursday May 15, 17:30 – 20:00 @ Foo Café, Stora Varvsgatan 6a

Likemind Coffee Malmö
Friday May 16, 08:30 – 10:00 @ Välfärden på Minc, Anckargripsgatan 3

In Helsingborg:

Guerilla Office event in Helsingborg
Tuesday May 13, 09:00 – 17:00 @ CreativeLab Bredgatan 11
Welcome a Guerilla Office event in Helsingborg. Create together with us the world’s largest office community for startups and entrepreneurs! General Dimitrij Aleshkov will be there to welcome everyone and the workday is from 9:00 to 17:00! #guerillaoffice #GOHelsingborg

OpenLab – Creating things!
Tuesday May 13, 17:00 – 20:00 @ CreativeLab Bredgatan 11

CoderDojo – Coding for kids! (SE)
Tuesday May 13, 17:30 – 19:30 @ CreativeLab Bredgatan 11
An event for kids and youngsters who wants to learn coding, create apps, games and websites. The event is open for kids age 7 to 17.

In Lund:

Social Business Week in Lund
Monday May 12, 09:00 – Thursday May 15, 19:00 @ Black Pearl, Ideon and Medicon Village
More details and full program.

MHBC seminar & after work with Fadi Bisharah and Nell Watson
Tuesday May 13, 16:00 – 19:00 @ Mobile Heights Center, Mobilvägen 10
It’s time for another brilliant MHBC event – now with special guests from Silicon Valley and Amsterdam: serial entrepreneur Fadi Bishara, BlackBox and Nell Watson, founder of Poikos and more.

Regional Finals of Venture Cup
Wednesday May 14, 18:00 – 21:30 @ Grand hotel, Bantorget 1

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