It may be autumn break, but the Startup Scene never sleeps, with a multitude of events to keep you busy this holiday. StartupÖl, the event which mixes entrepreneurial spirit with actual spirits, is gracing Lund this month, while Copenhagen hosts the exciting Startup Weekend Borgen. There’s a lot to do, so you better get started!


Monday October 27th
Equity Crowdfunding for Entrepreneurs by HeartReacher
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm, @ Rocket Labs, Hejrevej 30
The HeartReacher Crowdfunding Consultancy will give the first talk, followed by Christian Majgaard on Lovetaggeds Equity Crowdfunding and a final appearance from a special ‘to-be-announced’ VIP.

Wednesday October 29th
Startup School SV – Screening at Prototype
4:00 pm – 10:30 pm, @ Prototype, Haderslevgade 24
The video-based course is catching on and these guys have a marathon planned for you. The line up seems to include everyone except that guy with the glasses, the beard, and the black turtleneck who used to work at Apple.

How to Start a Startup: How to Raise Money
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, @ Rocket Labs, Hejrevej 30
Marc Andreessen (founder of Andreessen Horowitz and Netscape) + Ron Conway (founder of SV Angel) + Parker Conrad (founder of Zenefits) = an engaging and informative talk on how to raise money. There will also be a live guest from a Danish startup who will share their experiences.

BSD-dk Copenhagen – Happy Hack

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm, @ CBS – DIT-lab Howitzvej 60
This a straight-up, old school hack: bring your own stuff and get busy.

Thursday October 30th
Startup Weekend Borgen
10:00 am – 10:00 pm, @ Christiansborg Palace, Prins Jørgens Gård 1
This event gathers the 100 most innovative entrepreneurs, citizens, politicians, and students from all over Denmark to develop solutions for the challenges of the Danish society. Anyone is welcome to pitch their startup idea and receive feedback from their peers.

Pitch Training with CONNECT Denmark
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm, @ Københavns Erhvervsservice, Njalsgade 13
CONNECT, Denmark’s monthly pitch event, offers startups the opportunity to pitch to a panel of mentors. You get two chances to pitch and can also apply for a Springboard – a two-hour sparring session for your startup with a panel of mentors.

5:30 pm – 11:30 pm, @ Tradeshift ApS, Nørregade 36B
Free pizza, free beer, free electricity, free smart people? There must be a catch somewhere, but you’ll probably have to show up to find it.

CocoaHeads Copenhagen October
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm, @ Rocket Labs, Hejrevej 30, 3
Chris Eidhof, co-author of Functional Programming in Swift will be visiting from Berlin. Hosam Hassan will talk about the theming engine that powers Themeboard, and Ulrik Flænø Damm will give a talk titled “Diving deeper into Swift”, the “multi-paradigm, compiled programming language created by Apple for iOS and OS X”.

Friday October 31st
Rocket Labs Housewarming
4:00 pm – 11:55 pm, @ Rocket Labs, Hejrevej 30, 3
Rocket Labs has changed floors in their building and would like to invite you to their housewarming. Purists may argue whether this calls for a housewarming, but we disagree. Laissez les bon temps roulez!

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


Tuesday October 28th
Frukostseminarie – Möjligheter och utmaningar vid utrullning av ett nytt globalt intranät
7:30 am – 9:00 am, @ Foo Café, Stora Varvsgatan 6a
Helene Dahlberg of NetRelations will talk about rolling out Tetrapak’s new Intranet. Anyone who’s worked in corporate knows that sounds like a big, knotty challenge packed with hidden traps. A note to the Danes: the Swedish definition of ‘frukost’ aka breakfast is not the same as the Danish conception of frokost’ as lunch. Plan accordingly, or you’ll be rather late

Wednesday October 29th
Media Talks Lunch – Stop-motion – nostalgifylld genre och kreativt verktyg
11:30 am – 12:30 pm, @ Foo Café, Stora Varvsgatan 6a
Sanne Hellberg, from the animation studio Claystation, will give a talk on using stop motion as a creative tool.

Thursday October 30th
Dataföreningen Responsiv webbdesign med HTML5 och CSS3
5:15 pm – 7:00 pm, @ Foo Café, Stora Varvsgatan 6a
Back by popular demand, Rune Körnefors will repeat his session on responsive web design with HTML5 and CSS3.

Startup Dojo by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm, @ Foo Café, Stora Varvsgatan 6a
If you need help with the nuts and bolts of your business – go to market, raising capital, expanding internationally – then this event is a must-go.


Tuesday October 28th
Guerilla Office #guerillaoffice (ENG/SWE)
8:00 am – 5:00 pm, @ Mindpark, Bredgatan 11
Show up. Work. It’s that simple.

OpenLab – Come and create stuff!
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm, @ Creativelab, Mindpark, Bredgatan 11
No registration needed, just turn up and make something cool.

Getting started with electronics & Arduino pt. 1 (ENG)
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, @ CreativeLab Bredgatan 11
f you’re interested into getting into electronics but haven’t gotten around to it, this is the perfect opportunity to get started.

CoderDojo – Coding for Kids (SWE/ENG)
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm, @ Mindpark, Bredgatan 11
Learn to code. Save the world. (7 to 17 year olds)


Thursday October 30th
StartupÖl Lund and the opening of Ideon Backstage!
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm, @ The Creative Plot Scheelevägen 15
This month’s StartupÖl, the meeting place for entrepreneurs in the Skåne region, will be hosted in Lunch. The idea is simple: one hub at a time will host the event, as an after work, inviting the entrepreneurs for beverages and snacks. Music will be in place, courtesy of a great DJ, with plenty of time to mingle with other entrepreneurs.

Have we missed anything? Let us know!