Should good HealthTech make itself redundant?
The grassroots investor: I am humble about other people’s money
Fix for the startup-corporate culture gap: Speak up about your pain points.
Time to use digital finance to unlock and scale sustainable change
Blog: The financial sector is at the forefront of adopting digital technology, but only to a limited extent to innovate the financial system to deliver sustainable finance.
Startup and corporate co-labs: How to team up right
BLOG: How to create a strong partnership between your startup and an established business company.
The founder of Couchsurfing on optimizing for impact
Casey Fenton created Couchsurfing, the platform now known as one of the pioneers of the sharing economy. It was his way of taking control of his destiny, to share his experiences with other, and facilitate trust among people so more can live the life they dream about. But how does one create trust between millions of people? And what does it mean to “hack your ego”?
Fear and loathing in venture capital
A core principle of venture investing is putting the founder first. Most firms do so in marketing; more and more are living it. That’s different to when I started out in VC more than a decade ago. And it’s a great change.
Move slow and don’t break things: How to be tech in the techlash
The techlash can be dealt with by startups and the tech industry. It just needs to take it seriously.
Denmark is growing into a start-up nation
The Danish ecosystem for entrepreneurship is no toddler no more. Considered by the size of capital raised in Seed- and series A rounds, Denmark is a frontrunner in the Nordics as well as Europe as a whole. However, in other regards Denmark still has some catching up to do, and especially the lack of governmental promotion of entrepreneurship and corporate involvement make it lag behind.
The Family is coming to Denmark
The Family is not an incubator or an accelerator – it’s a family. Like any good family, we educate, protect, and finance our members — ambitious entrepreneurs in Europe. To understand a bit more, it might help to dig into our history…
Venture Funds invest early in Robot Startups
Investors have changed their approach when it comes to robot startups. Where before a startup would have to prove their worth to investors, today, startups are offered investments in an earlier stage than the funds business plans had allowed previously. While investments in this stage come with greater risk, investment funds have learned that without risk one loses the opportunity to work with successful robot startups.
Nordic Eye Wants to be a Full-Service Venture Fund
The venture fund Nordic Eye has acquired the share majority in well-established English Outsourced Sales Distribution Company to be able to offer the fund’s portfolio companies a full sales and marketing package.
Maersk joins the food waste fight
FoodTrack by Maersk is a new venture program under the venture arm Maersk Growth at A.P. Møller-Mærsk, and they have decided to take up the fight against food waste. Startups from around the world are sending their good ideas, in the hope of investment from Maersk in the future.