OUR STORY

What is Venture
Cup Denmark

Venture Cup Denmark is an association of all the Danish universities (except RUC). We work to promote and showcase entrepreneurship among university students, and help eliminate the gap between the academic world and the business community.

A pioneer in the field, Venture Cup was founded in 2000 as one of the first entrepreneurial organisations in the country. We aim at providing support to entrepreneurial students by offering mentoring, inspiration and services.

What is Venture
Cup Denmark?

Venture Cup Denmark is an association of all the Danish universities (except RUC). We work to promote and showcase entrepreneurship among university students, and help eliminate the gap between the academic world and the business community.

A pioneer in the field, Venture Cup was founded in 2000 as one of the first entrepreneurial organisations in the country. We aim at providing support to entrepreneurial students by offering mentoring, inspiration and services.

Our History

Our History

Our Mission

Guiding startups on their
way towards creating a
better tomorrow

Venture Cup Denmark’s mission is to support university students in their entrepreneurial journey and to promote entrepreneurship worldwide. We do this through offering mentoring, feedback, exposure, and much more, in order to help university students launch or scale their startups.

Our team is passionate about helping to foster entrepreneurship and we aspire to inspire. Whether you just have an idea, are an established startup, or an industry expert, there is always room for you in the Venture Cup family.​

Meet the Board

Stephan
Christgau

Managing Partner, Eir Ventures

Mikkel
Sørensen

Director of
DTU Skylab

Adam
Hillestrøm

CEO of ITU
Business Development

Trine
Winterø

Vice Dean for Innovation and External relations at Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at UCPH

Jeppe Dørup
Olesen

Chief Innovation Officer at
Aarhus University

Morten
Dahlgaard Andersen

Deputy Director, Innovation at
Aalborg University

Andreas Aasted
Gjede

Director at Copenhagen School of Entrepreneurship