Another successful Demo Day!

It’s a wrap for the 2018 Go Grow Accelerator Demo Day!

On the 27th of September, the halls of Copenhagen Business School were filled with entrepreneurial minds sharing their knowledge and networking. But for the 15 Go Grow and Digital Growth Path startups, the much anticipated event was not only source of nervousness and excitement, but also a great deal of accomplishment. After 4 months of dedication, full immersion and hard work, it was time for the startups to pitch in front of an audience of business angels, venture capitals, entrepreneurs, industry experts, professionals and of course, friends and family.

 

The 15 startups pitching at the event were:

 

21Risk – Providing a SaaS solution to minimize risk for medium to large size companies with factories

 

4Tech – Kelvin Tool Changer – mechanical design, product development, production equipment, 3D printing

 

Drivi –  Providing Software (SaaS) for driving school, offering complete digitization of the driving school industry

 

GetULocal – Online platform that showcases small and independent shops in the city

 

HairLust – 10 products spanning from food supplements to hair care treatment products as well as hair care accessories.

 

Leg Leg – Offers a solution, which can minimize the teacher’s preparation time for incorporating physical activities into their daily lessons to around 1 minute.

 

Miheroo – global platform that connects expatriats, trevellers, and domestic helpers for improved lives.

 

Ønsk – Sustainable and Organic Coffee making a social impact for Nicaraguan Coffee farmers

 

Prop.Exchange – A digital real estate platform

 

RadiSurf – Nanothin adhesive coatings for direct bonding of metals and plastics. Nanoprimer solution for polymer based coatings. Other functional nanothin surface coatings

 

Sani nudge  – making healthcare safe, efficient and predictable

through location-aware applications. The mission is to improve patient outcomes and reduce the cost of care.

 

SOLOSOCKS –  A pack of 7 single socks designed to mix and match.

Designed in Denmark and produced in organic cotton.

 

Step Up Air –  A better tracking for a better training. A sports wearable based on breathing improving training efficiency by up to 20%.

 

Vulcur Med Tech  – expect a +50 % reduction in healing time and healing of previously non-healing chronic wounds.

 

Gastroform – builds an automated, modular kitchen for the convenience food service industry.

 

After a sequence of pitches, the  jury decided on the award winning groups and, followed by audience cheers and drumrolls, the winners and grant takers were announced.

 

For the Milestone award and cash prize of 30 000 DKK, Lars Thinggaard the president and CEO of Milestone Systems granted the award to the startup RadiSurf. The prize also includes 9 hours of mentoring with Milestone executives.  

The second award was given by Anders Flymer-Dindler from Ernst&Young And the company taking the prize of 15 000 DKK  worth of counseling and EY Growth Navigator strategy session was Sani nudge.

Then it was time for Nordic Alpha Partners  to announce their winner of 15.000 DKK worth of workshop, counselling and network access to the industry. The grant owner this time was 4Tech.

And last, but definitely not least, it was time for the audience votes to be announced… and the audience favorite was 21Risk!  

 

Demo Day and the journey of these 15 startups through Go Grow and DGP has come to an end and Go Grow wishes the best for the newly graduates and a prosperous journey for their startups. But when a door closes others always open up, and saying goodbye to this 6th batch of startups also means saying  hello to the 7th Go Grow and DGP batch.

 

The new batch is starting soon, so if the DGP and Go Grow programmes sound like something for you and your startup, apply here  to join our next batch of successful startups!

 

Another successful Demo Day!
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