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What makes the Nordics a "Unicorn Factory"? Is it culture or coincidence?

[fa icon='calendar'] Jun 16, 2017 3:02:00 PM / by Emilia Flockhart posted in Danish startups, startup, Start-up

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Bay Area Nordics and those wanting to learn from them, met over a beer to discuss this burning question at our recent event held in San Francisco. Torsten Kolind from YouNoodle led the discussion with a panel of young entrepreneurs who all have direct experience with Danish and American business culture.

The reason for the topic? Well, the Nordic countries churn out more $1b+ startups than the US per capita, and the region is also known to have some of the happiest people on the planet.

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SCALEit Alumni Conferize have gone public!

[fa icon='calendar'] Jun 12, 2017 2:28:00 PM / by Emilia Flockhart posted in Scaleit, Danish startups, IPO

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Conference platform Conferize have IPO'd on the Danish stock market, meaning a piece of the company can be yours for 8kr.

 

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SparNord being incubated in the hot house of FinTech

[fa icon='calendar'] May 8, 2017 3:17:00 PM / by Emilia Flockhart posted in FinTech Academy, Fintech

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ICDK SV is now home to Spar Nord's first office outside of Denmark.

Danish bank Spar Nord have sent their head of innovation, Kim Østergaard to Silicon Valley, to establish relationships and network with other Valley based FinTech innovators. 

Kim from SparNord and Anders from ICDK speaking with Beerud from GupShup at the FinTech Academy Webinar on Bots.  
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Brian on business in the Bay

[fa icon='calendar'] Mar 13, 2017 11:04:18 AM / by Emilia Flockhart posted in ICDK

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The Danish Minister of Economic and Business Affairs, Brian Mikkelsen, spent the day in Silicon Valley during his recent trip to the US. 

Minister of Economic and Business Affairs Brian Mikkelsen meets with Silicon Valley based Danish Entrepreneurs at Zendesk
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Will you be Denmark's first Tech Ambassador?

[fa icon='calendar'] Mar 10, 2017 1:56:30 PM / by Emilia Flockhart posted in ICDK

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With tech companies grossing higher than some countries GDPs, the Danish Foreign ministry has decided that their influence warrants the appointment of an ambassador to work with them.

ICDK Team with UM Anders Samuelsen, on TechPlomacy visit in Silicon Valley
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The new faces of ICDK SV

[fa icon='calendar'] Mar 9, 2017 1:45:46 PM / by Emilia Flockhart posted in ICDK

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As former colleagues have returned to Denmark, or ventured out further into the world, we've also welcomed new members to our team. Meet the current ICDK_SV.

ICDK SV anno 2017
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Samuelsen scours Silicon Valley

[fa icon='calendar'] Mar 3, 2017 12:41:50 PM / by Emilia Flockhart posted in ICDK

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On Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen's first trip to the US, he flew right over the capital in Washington DC, and headed straight to Silicon Valley - the capital of tech.

Anders Samuelsen tries VR at Unity in San Francisco
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Next generation printed solar cells

[fa icon='calendar'] Feb 27, 2017 2:28:54 PM / by Emilia Flockhart posted in CleanTech

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Proud to announce that our Danish partner FOM Technologies are providing “a centerpiece of the new Clean Energy Institute's Clean Energy Testbeds” with their 28-feet Roll-to-Roll printer for next generation flexible solar cells.

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SCALEit Teams - February 2017

[fa icon='calendar'] Feb 23, 2017 3:18:59 PM / by Emilia Flockhart posted in Scaleit

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This week we welcomed our newest cohort of SCALEit Teams to the Bay Area, where they will spend an intense week gaining new knowledge, attending lots of meetings, and perfect their pitches. 

 

Scaleit team
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Interns Wanted for Fall 2017!

[fa icon='calendar'] Feb 16, 2017 3:08:15 PM / by Emilia Flockhart posted in ICDK

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Interns wanted for fall 2017
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