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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 Batch 17

[fa icon='calendar'] Jun 13, 2017 9:29:42 AM / by Jakob Soderberg posted in Scaleit, startup, Silicon Valley, growth hacking

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Last week another batch of super talented Danish tech startups "graduated" from the SCALEit program. 

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An Insider's Guide to Silicon Valley

[fa icon='calendar'] Apr 21, 2016 2:19:55 PM / by ICDK posted in ICDK, startup

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Danish Ideas: Heaps - There's a party nearby

[fa icon='calendar'] Dec 21, 2015 10:45:25 AM / by ICDK posted in Danish Ideas, ICDK, Scaleit, startup

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by Simon Lehnskov Lange, Innovation Associate

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A sneak peak into the diversity of Silicon Valley start-ups

[fa icon='calendar'] Oct 28, 2015 3:52:54 AM / by ICDK posted in ICDK, Research, startup

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What is the next crazy idea that will be spun out of Silicon Valley as a massive, multi-billion dollar company? Do you think it could be a social media platform like Imgur, which has successfully managed to have millions of users request more advertisement from Walmart? Or what about an Air B’n’B for sea vessels, Boat Bound?

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Scaling it at Danish doorsteps!

[fa icon='calendar'] Aug 20, 2015 11:02:41 AM / by ICDK posted in Event, ICDK, Scaleit, Danish startups, startup

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Coming up: SCALEit Inspire events in Aalborg, Aarhus and Copenhagen

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Danish Ideas: Making Solar Power cheaper than Fossil Fuels

[fa icon='calendar'] Jul 29, 2015 2:50:29 PM / by ICDK posted in Cleantech, Entrepreneur, startup, Technology

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Welcome to our new series aiming to present a number of Danish developed ideas and new technologies that showcase what the Danish start-up scene is all about:

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The World Champion in Tech is found!

[fa icon='calendar'] Jun 23, 2015 4:02:38 PM / by ICDK posted in Entrepreneurship, startup, World Cup Tech Challenge

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Cutting edge technology is not only being developed in Silicon Valley. New and exciting business models are being tested and deployed by new start-ups every single day globally. The World Cup Tech Challenge hosted by SV Forum and held at the Microsoft Campus in Mountain View is an excellent opportunity to gain insight in some of the technologies currently being developed all over the world. It also  highlights that the battle of successful launches and landing venture capital is becoming still more hyper-competitive.

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More than 80 Danish startups have been immersed in the Valley

[fa icon='calendar'] May 31, 2015 1:57:52 PM / by ICDK posted in Scaleit, Entrepreneurs, Pitching, startup

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This year we celebrated the 10th edition of our SCALEit program. To mark this milestone, we have decided to bring the valley spirit to Copenhagen. Therefore we invite every interested entrepreneur to join us on June 1st in Founders House in Copenhagen. This day we will host the biggest pitch workshop ever held in Copenhagen, and also tell you more about doing business the Silicon Valley way.

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SCALEit in double digits

[fa icon='calendar'] Mar 25, 2015 9:46:12 AM / by ICDK posted in ICDK, ICDK, Innovation Center Denmark, Scaleit, Danish startups, startup

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