Plenty to sink your teeth into this week (not literally though: tech can be crunchy): with the return of MindFire – matchmaking heaven for co-founders, as well as a special event, not quite within the Oresund but too cool not to mention: West Nordic Venture Capital Forum in Gothenburg, a good place to meet VCs and get funding. Enjoy!


Monday February 22nd
Sketch App Meetup Cph #3
5:30 pm – 8:00 pm, @ Founders House, Njalsgade 19D
Theme for the night: Getting started with Sketch App.

Tuesday February 3rd
Idea pitching and co-founder matchmaking
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm, @ Rocket Labs, Hejrevej 30
MINDFIRE meetups are about early stage startup ideas and co-founder matchmaking. Its the weekly meetup for all you ‘founders-in-the-making.’

Wednesday February 4th
Produktejer & Agil success (DANISH)
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, @ Trifork A/S, Borgergade 24 (1. sal)
Speaker and Agile Coach Christine has 11 years of consulting work up her sleeve to share with you so you too can up your business game.

VCS in Copenhagen: Balderton Capital
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm, @ location tba
Startups usually ask for help with two things, finding more customers and finding capital. Here’s a little help with the second. #CPHFTW is co-hosting a VC dinner together with Klaus Nyengaard.

#ExpertNight: Funding for Startups
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, @ Rocket Labs, Hejrevej 30
This popular #ExpertNight series is back. This time the subject is “Funding for Startups” The panel will discuss: How do you attract investors?; What is your startup worth?; Do you need funding?; Angel, VC, Banks, Family/Foes?

Thursday February 5th
Immerse yourself in Copenhagen’s VR + 360° + AR community
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm, @ tbd 
Program so far: 1) Short introductions and presentations from people who’s already working in this new amazing space 2) Demos 3) Networking

Friday February 6th
Nordic Game Jam
1:00 pm – 10:00 pm, @ Aalborg Universitet København, A. C. Meyers Vænge 15
Nordic Game Jam is one of the Nordic’s biggest games industry events and one of the biggest game jams in the world

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


Monday February 2nd
Patwic: Python programming for youth and children
17:30-19:30, @ Foo Cafe Stora Varvsgatan 6a
Patwic wants everyone to get the chance to learn to code: giving kids the chance to work with Linux and JSON, program with Python, publish content with Markdown and HTML and much more.

Tuesday February 3rd
MasterClass: Tech-talker course
17:30-20:00, @ Foo Cafe Stora Varvsgatan 6a
A seminar-style workshop that develops your public-speaking skills for the benefit of work efficiency and interpersonal communication.

Wednesday February 4th
Världens Bästa Morgon om Open Innovation (SWE)
8:00 am – 9:30 am, @ Media Evolution AB, Stora Varvsgatan 6a
A how-to on practicing Open Innovation and how it can enhance your business.

Skåne Python UG: Winning Elections with Python and Django
17:30-20:00, @ Foo Cafe Stora Varvsgatan 6a  
Welcome to the second instalment of Skåne Python User Group. This week there’s a new agenda point – standard module of the day. Besides presentations there will be plenty of time to mingle and meet other Python developers.


Tuesday February 3rd
OpenLab – Creating stuff (ENG/SWE)
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm, @ CreativeLab Bredgatan 11 
No registration needed, just show up and make something cool!

Wednesday February 4th
Lunchföreläsning: “Omgiven av idioter” av Thomas Erikson, Hoi förlag
12:15 pm – 12:45 pm, @ Mindpark, Bredgatan 11, 252 25
“Omgiven av idioter”(Direct translation: Surrounded by Idiots) is about people’s attitudes and how to understand and communicate with different types of people. Author Thomas will talk about his book and one of the world’s most widespread methods for appropriating communication to accomodate different people.

And Just This Week…

Monday February 2nd
West Nordic Venture Capital Forum
All day, @ Swedish Fair & Congress Center, Gothenburg
This one is a bit outside our normal catchment area, but it’s on the list because a lot of you are looking for funding and this is a great place to meet VCs who want to invest in the region. Last February’s event featured over 225 one-to-one VC-startup meetings.

Have we missed anything? Let us know!