Join the Digital Tech Summit Startup Community

Are you a tech-based startup, then you should become a part of the Digital Tech Summit Startup Community. Become part of the biggest community of university startups, scale-ups and spin-outs in the Nordics.

400 startups signed up in 2021

The community is a cross-university platform to build your venture. This is your chance to be part of a community of people who all want to take part of building the next Danish Unicorn.

400 tech start-ups, the innovation and entrepreneurship hubs from all Danish universities, Venture Builders, Corporate Partners, Co-Founders, Impact VC’s, investors, and Business Angels are joining forces for the Startup Community at Digital Tech Summit. The place will be a buzzing hub of activities.

Jakob Madsen

"We strongly believe that to solve some of the biggest global challenges, we need to inspire startups, corporates, and universities to collaborate, innovate, and create joint value. That’s exactly what the Startup Community at Digital Tech Summit is about."

Jakob Madsen, Managing Partner, KRING – a family of impact funds

Join the Community!

Startup pitches

Pitch your business concept to a panel of business angels, investors and corporate innovators.


We welcome experienced entrepreneurs to inspire you to build the next big thing.

Program to be announced.

Booths and Startup Exhibitor profile 

Expose your startup at Digital Tech Summit.


Panel discussions

Successful entrepreneurs depends on policy makers, and therefore we are inviting the policy makers to discuss

  • University-, startup-, corporate-co-creation
  • Impact from research to business


The startup community is the place to be, when you want to build your network. Join to meet Denmark’s most interesting people:

  • New and experienced entrepreneurs
  • Startup eco-systems from all Danish universities
  • Business angles, impact, VC and public investors
  • Corporate innovators
  • Policy makers
Images from 2021
Morten Ugelvig Andersen

"The startup community gathered at Digital Tech Summit 2022 is a testimonial to the strong initiatives built by the Danish universities to support entrepreneurship. In Venture Cup we're on a mission to further strengthen this ecosystem and facilitate cross-university collaboration between both startups and entrepreneurship-hubs. Together we can create more interdisciplinary startups, with greater resilience, for a better future."

Morten Ugelvig Andersen, CEO of Venture Cup


Why be part of the Startup Community?

Your window to the world – and the world’s leading businesses

Be inspired by founders of successful scale-ups and unicorns and trendsetting companies in your industry.

Get insider advice on making your startup irresistible to investors

Build your network, by connecting with entrepreneurs, university eco-systems, investors, corporate innovators and policy makers.

Startup profiles from DTS 2021

Startup sectors from 2021

Danish Universities: a Unicorn nursery

The Digital Tech Summit Startup Community is a community of startups and scaleups from the Danish universities.

The community is a cross-university platform to build your venture. This is your chance to be part of a community of people who all want to take part in building the next Danish Unicorn.

The Danish universities have built strong eco-systems for supporting university start-ups and spin-outs.

The Startup Community derives from the innovation eco-systems of the Danish universities. Aalborg University, Aarhus University, Copenhagen Business School, the IT University of Copenhagen, Roskilde University, the Technical University of Denmark, University of Copenhagen and University of Southern Denmark. Collaboration has been established with the new Digital Research Centre Denmark (DIREC), the cross-university initiative Open Entrepreneurship and the Venture Studio KRING.

"This initiative is an open invitation to entrepreneurs to meet and collaborate with tech innovation hubs and start-ups at Danish universities. Cross-disciplinary collaboration and strong ecosystems matter when building successful start-ups."

Jes Broeng, Head of Open Entrepreneurship

Jes Broeng

Startup Community Sponsors

Otto Mønsteds Fond Vækstfonden logo FE logo Den Danske Maritime Fond PreSeedVenture logo TeknologipagtenInnovationsfonden

Startup Community partners

Venture Cup Denmark logoDigitalLeadThirdroom logo KRING logoDanish Sound Cluster OE

Startup Community Co-Organizers

Venture Cup Denmark logoCBS logoSDUKU logoAarhusDTU logoAalborg logoRUC logoITU


Venture Partners

OEKRING logoPreSeedVenture logoVækstfonden logoDanbanPeople Venturec2itIntechAntlerEir Venturesplanetary impact venturesSpringVårupfinkeystonesRockstart
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