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Creative Business Cup Denmark is a unique competition for all those with creative and innovative business ideas. We will shortlist 20 finalists out of all the applications. If you’re one of the finalists, you will receive hands-on training to perfect your pitch, develop your business idea, and finally, have access to a global network.
In 2019, the event was held on 8 April at Bella Centre. You can read more about the winners and the program here. If you’re a creative startup based in Denmark looking to join the Creative Business Cup experience, you can join us at the international finals on 1-2 July in Copenhagen. Keep an eye on this page to read more about your opportunities.
What was the programme on 8 April?
Our lineup included an address by high profile personalities such as Rasmus Jarlov, the Minister of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs and Cecilia Lonning Skovgaard, Mayor and Chairman of the Employment and Integration Committee, pitches from our 20 finalists, one-one investor meetings open to all creative startups in Denmark, a panel of awesome jurors AND of course, you, dear attendee!
What about the prizes?
The winner will represent Denmark in the global finals (on 1-2 July in Copenhagen), where national winners from more than 60 countries will pitch their business idea in front of a live jury and have the chance to rub elbows with inspiring speakers and investors from all over the world. And what’s more, the winners will also have the opportunity to connect with startups and investors in our Network, participate in our expert bootcamps AND be invited to startup events abroad! (Our previous CBCDK winner placed second at one of our competitions in China! Read more here.)
To add to this, we had cash prizes and awesome opportunities for our top three!
First Place: 25.000 kr, represent Denmark in Creative Business Baltic Sea Region and Nordic event in June, an advisory session with Deloitte, a place on Copenhagen School of Entrepreneurship’s accelerator program with in-kind financing of atleast 150,000 DKK, limited edition shoes from The Zinker and a 1-1 session with the Hub
Second Place: 15.000 kr, a place on Copenhagen School of Entrepreneurship’s accelerator program with in-kind financing of atleast 150,000 DKK and an advisory session with Deloitte
Third Place: 10.000 kr, a place on Copenhagen School of Entrepreneurship’s accelerator program with in-kind financing of atleast 150,000 DKK and an advisory session with Deloitte
Previous winners of Creative Business Cup Denmark include Mystery Makers, Carcel, Grød, Rokoko, AM Breweries and Heroic Sport. Our winners often go on to find global success, deep funding and notoriety.
To participate, you must:
– Be an entrepreneur from the creative sector
– Show creativity and innovation
– Have an idea with business potential
– Your business must be registered in Denmark
– not have received more than $ 1 million in investment in the past
There is no application fee and all eligible startups were welcome to apply. Finalists attended an expert bootcamp where experts shared tips on perfecting the art and craft of honest communication and on how finalists can tell their startup’s special story better.
The event was free to attend and welcomed all those interested in creative startups and Denmark’s entreprenuerial ecosystem.
Join the Creative Business Cup experience!
If you’re a creative startup based in Denmark looking to join the Creative Business Cup experience, you can join us at the international finals on 1-2 July in Copenhagen. Keep an eye on this page to read more about your opportunities.Questions? Ring us on +4531672740