The CSE is pleased to announce the startups, who have been selected for our fourth round of Go Grow Startup Accelerator, Spring 2017.
We received close to 80 qualified applications. The maturity and diversity of the applications was impressive. In all 25 applicant companies was selected to pitch to the selection panel, from whom 12 startups were selected for the program.
The Go Grow Startup Accelerator is an experience-based educational programme, which is driven by mentorship, access to financing sources, to CSE and CBS extended network of entrepreneurs, business executives, experts and scholars, helping early stage startups from Denmark grow their companies towards international scale. The equity-free and industry-agnostic accelerator, offers four months of rigorous guidance, training and resources from mentors, partners and investors. The supportive alumni network continues into the startups’ post-Go Grow Accelerator lifespan.
The startup companies selected for participation in the Go Grow Startup Accelerator are:
Augmento shares a passion for augmenting customers’ capabilities with technology and inspiring insights. They believe that filtering relevant patterns from the noise of information is becoming an increasingly important key to success for contemporary organizations.
Augmento aims at understanding the main drivers of change affecting our globalized economy in order to make organizations fit for the future.
Carcel is a fashion label from Copenhagen produced by women in prison and made from 100% natural materials.The first collection from Carcel got 351,950DKK in crowdfunding on Kickstarter.
Closay is an iPhone and Android app that lets women rent dresses by other women in the neighborhood. The lenders earn money on their dresses and the borrowers get the chance to wear a nice and normally expensive dress for a fraction of the retail price. Closay gives any woman instant access to thousands of dresses.
deemly gathers all your ratings and reviews from across P2P marketplaces and social networks. This way your trustworthiness becomes more transparent for those you interact with when sharing, borrowing, selling or renting online.
getQueried is a social polling platform enabling anyone to get valuable feedback on dilemmas, ideas or business questions. We democratize opinion polls by offering a self-service polling platform, where businesses can survey the platform users. Users can ask and answer questions anonymously and win prizes.
GiftCardGo is an app where users can buy and sell their unwanted gift cards. Sellers sell their gift cards with a discount which means that buyers can save money by purchasing the gift cards. All the physical gift cards are digitalized, so they can be exchanged instantly.
Green Tech Challenge, makes green business good business.
Green Tech Challenge (GTC) offers access to network, partnerships, and possibly funding. They help you fast-track your company to new heights though our intensive 5-day growth programmes all over Europe.
GTC carefully selects 16 green startups and connect them with capital, consulting and industry insights. They have partnered with some of the leading companies from different industries who back the programme, and who will assist in training and mentoring the participants.
LARSEN & ERIKSEN is an unconventional Danish watch brand based in Copenhagen, heart of the vibrant Scandinavian design movement and one of the world pioneers in urban bicyclism.
They believe that happiness should be a worldwide human right, regardless of ethnicity and income – and that revolutionizing the watch industry is one way of catalyzing that.
Thus, LARSEN & ERIKSEN strive to create a welcome-for-all universe with a global social impact evolving around a collection of watches inspired by the 50’s unique era of classic, timeless Danish design stir fried with a raw, modern twist of today’s Copenhagen.
By doing so, they’re not only shifting power from the brands to the consumers – but also doing their best to contribute to the happiness of the ones that can’t afford to worry about what clothes they’re wearing, or what time it is.
We call it: Time for everyone. Everywhere.
Legatbogen.dk is the biggest search engine for grants in Denmark. We help applicants find the right grants. We help grants managers get the right applicants.
Minlæring is an advanced technology for learning online. More than 100 upper secondary schools are using Minlæring and 50.000 students use Minlæring in their daily education. Currently, Minlæring has developed both the technology and educational materials for Danish, English, Spanish, German, French and Mathematics
Vizgu is an image recognition platform that uses tablet or smartphone cameras to show system generated or user-generated information on objects you point at. These objects could be posters, paintings, logos, newspapers, billboards etc. simply everything around us. Vizgu is free for both businesses and individuals. With Vizgu, we want to provide more information for the users, quick and easy. Just take your mobile device out of your pocket, point the camera to the object of interest and continue in your everyday life with a little bit more knowledge – thanks to Vizgu.
YoooWe is a new online community where surfers, skiers, boarders and local businesses can rent or rent out gear, making it easy and fun to find unique local experiences and quality gear all around the world. At the same time it is the place where you can find or share the awesome events happening worldwide, be it the X-games in Aspen or the local SUP meetup. The choices are there, the hard part will be deciding where to go next.
Along with the in-kind financial support, access to CSE, CBS and Danish partners, CSE will leverage our global network of mentors, alumni and investors to provide additional support to these startups. If you would like to learn more about these startups or get involved, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
If CSE and the Go Grow accelerator, staff, mentors or incubator program have helped you in some small way, please consider donating some of your time to help entrepreneurship by sharing your expertise and know-how with the startup team as mentor, by giving sponsored products or in any other way.
We look forward to making a difference for the next batch of talented startups in round four of the Go Grow Startup Accelerator and in entrepreneurship education together with our mentors and partners.
The mission of the CSE is to provide support to student entrepreneurs and create resources to universities making an impact on educational entrepreneurship education. The companies entering the CSE Incubator and the Go Grow Startup Accelerator encompasses a wide spectrum of talented entrepreneurs. Link to Go Grow