The Demo Day event marked the end of the Go Grow programme 2022 featuring student start-ups pitching in front of 250 invited guests. A jury awarded the ‘best pitch’ prize of DKK 25,000 to poetry start-up Tolnø, run by a CBS student.
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Three former students have combined their activism with the wonder of stainless steel and turned it into a thriving business, a finalist spot in a global competition and opened a new market. Now they have returned to CBS for a partnership with Jespers Torvekøkken.
Maxime Leroux´s exchange visit to CBS added the last piece in the puzzle of creating an app that encourages its users, with one small act a day, to join in a global joint effort. With famous faces as key ambassadors, the app aims to make the world more sustainable, and to reach new heights this year. “All of this could have taken a completely different direction if not for my stay in Copenhagen.”
A new curated NFT platform Beatoken has seen the day of light. The first of its kind in Denmark, it aims to connect fans directly with their favorite artists who offer rare digital collectibles that can be bought and sold on the Beatoken marketplace. Abroad, NFTs are sold for millions of dollars, and now Kesi and his partners from CBS want to explore their potential here in Denmark.
A longing for the colourful bazars of Turkey, overflowing with products crafted by local artisans, fuelled the idea for a new student-founded start-up that brings local art, in a digital gallery, to everyday consumers.
Sustainable Startuppers: Regitze Gaarde Bang went from being a top-grade CBS student to a sustainable flower child
Ever since she was a little girl, Regitze Gaarde Bang has been fascinated by flowers. So much so, that she left CBS four months into her master’s degree to follow her dream and turn her hobby into her profession: a self-employed sustainable flower farmer.
Business angel and entrepreneur teacher Nicolaj Højer Nielsen is currently in contact with 258 start-up businesses hungry to recruit CBS talent. With only 60 students in his class, he is now faced with the positive problem of exceptionally high demand for students. A sign-up sheet has been created for remaining CBS students who are interested in getting involved.
“Your 24/7 study buddy” – that’s what two CBS students call their new app TurnIvy. The app is a bouillon cube of all the essential points you need to know from your course. Although it sounds like the perfect excuse to skip the books, it’s actually the opposite, according to the founders. And recently, the team behind the app have even teamed up with Academic Books.