The dream is to get thanked by a Nobel Laureate
Three innovative startups from Europe have been honoured with the Future Hamburg Award
Human Studio is the startup that brings people and buildings together
Can the Nordics become an epicenter for global impact business?
Richard Georg Engström, the initiator to The One Initiative and the Nordic Impact Business Summit in June in Copenhagen, has a mission. He wants to find the first nordic impact unicorn.
Denmark is falling behind the blockchain development curve
Guest entry: European Blockchain Convention is landing in Copenhagen and gives an exceptional opportunity for the Danish business sector to take a strategic position on the Global Blockchain map
The Next Web – Stepping it up!
Last week I visited Amsterdam for one of the biggest tech events in Europe: The Next Web conference. Together with around 17.500 inspiring founders, investors, tech leaders and many other awesome ecosystem players from all over Europe I spent two days exploring the technologies of tomorrow on the industrial piers of Amsterdam. Here below I will share some highlights and insights from this not-to-miss event!
Too Good To Go awarded as Europe’s hottest growing company
Too Good To Go has been awarded with the first prize in the 2019 edition of the Tech5 competition Awards hosted by The Next Web and Adyen as part of the The Next Web Conference in Amsterdam. They have outperformed the competition and ranked first in front of runners-up Unifly (Belgium) and Unbabel (Portugal).
Kenya and Copenhagen connecting on sustainable Fintech
In Kenya the central bank used fintech to innovate government securities to convert sleeping savings into active investments. In China automated credit scoring of SMEs include scoring the greenness of the company. Examples the UN Task Force is touring the world to learn from to inform the Secretary General’s recommendations at the General Assembly on how to make fintech a tool align the financial system with the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement.
Ten European Startup have qualified for the new Future Hamburg Award
The preselection jury of the Future Hamburg Award has now selected the ten most promising startups from among 113 applicants. The ten finalists are from several European countries, with digital business models from the areas of logistics, mobility, and tourism. All those who have made it to the final round may have the opportunity to take part in a tailored support programme in Hamburg as one of three winning teams.
How to solve an extensive recruitment need
It has been a growing tendency in Danish startups and scaleups that they have challenges with recruitment. This is partially because of an all time low unemployment rate. But also because these types of companies are not well known to the broad audience, hence the people that are actually searching for new opportunities, look to the well-known C25-indexed companies.
Kasper Hulthin: Managing a startup is like sprinting in front of a bullet train
In four years, the IT growth comet Peakon has grown from 5 to 180 employees, and another 50 are coming on-board. Growing at this speed requires a leader that can run fast, not allowing the bullet train to catch up. Co-founder and Chief Growth Officer at Peakon, Kasper Hulthin, gives his five best tips for scaleup management.
“Your company’s social role needs a connection to your product”
BLOG: At the relaunch of Tryg’s entrepreneurial community, The Camp, COO Lars Bonde and venture investor Peter Warnøe, talked about the things that make a company relevant in 2019. Playing a bigger role in society is a good idea. But it needs to happen with a clear link to your business.
Good accelerators create growth – bad ones may be pure innovation theater
The growing number of accelerators that have appeared in recent years has given entrepreneurs pause, and many have begun writing them off as a waste of money and time. This, however, is far from the truth, but then some may wonder what actually makes a good accelerator? To find out, Bootstrapping sat down with Ryan Kushner, better known as the Accelerator Guy, while visiting SXSW in Austin.