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Unity founder & Venture Cup alumni David Helgason

We asked David Helgason a few questions about his childhood on Iceland, the years leading up to the creation of Unity and some of the challenges faced as CEO of a startup which has recently gone to Nasdaq and been valued more than 86B DKK.

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Sit down with Unity founder & Venture Cup alumni David Helgason

We asked David Helgason a few questions about his childhood on Iceland, the years leading up to the creation of Unity and some of the challenges faced as CEO of a startup which has recently gone to Nasdaq and been valued more than 86 billion DKK.

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Meet the National Startup Competition 2020 Winners

September 2nd was a night full of celebration. We celebrated Venture Cup’s 20 year anniversary, student entrepreneurship, and the winners of National Startup Competition 2020!

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USWC winner: HiCura Medical

HiCura Medical: A startup working for smarter and safer patient care    “Technology shouldn’t stay in the lab. I think this competition is a great

USWC winner: Uman4Uman

Uman4Uman: A startup fighting period poverty in Sierra Leone. Winning the University Startup World Cup (USWC) in 2021 gave Uman4Uman confidence and the last push

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Empowerment, friendship and encouragement. Those were the three biggest upsides for 2015 University Startup World Cup winner, Caleb Kumar in the process of building his own company.

Meet the National Startup Competition 2020 Winners

September 2nd was a night full of celebration. We celebrated Venture Cup’s 20 year anniversary, student entrepreneurship, and the winners of National Startup Competition 2020!

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SureCapture Technologies-Nordic HealthTech Talents 2018

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TresActio - Nordic HealthTech Talents 2018

TresActio – Nordic HealthTech Talents 2018

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Provement - Nordic HealthTech Talents 2018

Provement – Nordic HealthTech Talents 2018

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Lugnoru – Nordic HealthTech Talents 2018

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Arionida Pro - Nordic HealthTech Talents 2018

Arionida Pro – Nordic HealthTech Talents 2018

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