Startup companies must train their way to the investors

Within the robot industry, technology, product and sales are typically what fills everyday life. When the companies start hunting capital, their presentations of the company often turn into an obstacle in the meeting with investors. However, concentrated training makes a difference as the companies manage to focus on talking business instead of technology and product, writes Michael Hansen from Odense Investor Summit.

Guest Entry
30. August 2018
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Global investor on Danish startups: You have a sustainable company culture

Canadian born Moe Levin just invested approximately 1 million DKK in the Danish startup Tame. It is the global investor's second investment in a Danish tech startup. Levin invests in companies with a sustainable company culture that can withstand challenges while maintaining their passion. These kind of startups flourish in Denmark, says the investor.

Interview
29. August 2018
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The entrepreneurial university: Startups pour out of Danish universities

More and more students at the Danish universities found their own business. They are backed by the universities, who have hired staff dedicated solely to promote entrepreneurship and support student-founded startup companies.

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22. August 2018
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A Genuine Apology to the Founders I’ve Met in my First Year as an Investor

“Since starting my fund last year, I’ve met hundreds of founders. When I started out, I knew, I wanted to be one of those fabled ‘value-adding’ investors. Yet, it turned out that this investing thing is a lot harder, than it looks,” writes Founding partner Christian Jantzen from Futuristic.vc in the guest entry.

Guest Entry
20. August 2018
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Four Million DKK Paves the Way for Danish Tech Start-up’s Global Expansion

As the first Danish tech-startup ever, Qvest, receives the new VF Early Engagement Investment. Now, with more than four million DKK at hand, Qvest is ready to go global.  

News
15. August 2018
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Pleo after series-A investment: Now we need more leadership

Only three years into their journey, Pleo is built on equal parts of sharing and fighting spirit, where energy and drive are not just top down. But how do you scale a company’s DNA when going from 50 to 200 employees in such a short time?

Interview
7. August 2018
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Experienced investors will make Denmark a mecca for audio-tech

A startup investment of 50 million kroner, with massive backing from experienced investors, established companies, and partners in the startup ecosystem, will create the world’s first audio-tech hub.

Reportage
7. August 2018
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e-Money: From a Boston bar to Copenhagen FinTech Lab

Guest entry: Behind every startup is often a great story. The story of how it all started and how the founder(s) got the idea. In our case, it wasn’t in our parent’s garage after school, it was actually at a bar in Boston – over a couple of beers!

Guest Entry
2. August 2018
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Scale-Up Denmark-director: Leading for growth means opening up to the world outside

Managers in startups should give themselves time and space to think strategic. And get input from outside the company, says Lisbeth Walther, Managing Director of Scale-Up Denmark.

Opinion
16. July 2018
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