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Jacob Sand Motzfeldt has staked everything on… Gum!

After graduating, Jacob Sand Motzfeldt invested all his time, energy and money in a plastic-free business idea. This marked the beginning of a long gum adventure. But as with most adventures, the quest to win the princess and half of the kingdom is not without a dash of adversity. Watch Jacob Sand Motzfeldt tell his story in a video, produced by Emil Nørgaard Munk from Teaching & Learning at CBS.

Jessica destigmatizes insects: Buffalo worms taste a lot like peanuts

Hey Planet has turned the ick-factor of eating insects into its X-factor. The CBS alumnus has been seeking to break down the stigmatization of insects since the conception of the start-up comprising of two people, was conceived - no easy feat. Yet, despite of these odds, they have established themselves as pioneers in providing sustainable food for the Danish market – with 35 million insects sold since last year alone.

Mia Negru tossed a coin, left Romania and invented a sustainability game

Back in Romania, Mia Negru and her sister arranged weddings, organized Romanian Fashion Week and opened a porcelain shop. Then the financial crisis came, and the sisters tossed a coin on where to go to make their fortune. The coin landed on Copenhagen and now, four years after graduating from CBS, she has developed an online tool that helps companies become more sustainable.

Four Years After CBS: “I prioritize what other people call ‘work’, very highly”

He isolated himself in an office in Amsterdam taking care of a fulltime job during the day and writing his master’s thesis at night. He then worked at one of the largest consulting companies in Copenhagen before sailing the blue seas around French Polynesia pondering his next career move. And now, four years after CBS, Anders Birk is Director of Growth at Goodiebox. 

Four Years After CBS: Harder, better, faster, stronger and a little bit of Baijiu

As a student, he wrote his master’s thesis while working fulltime for A.P. Møller Mærsk in China. Now, four years after CBS, Stig Thorlacius Bondrup lives in Shanghai, speaks Mandarin and is responsible for the day-to-day running and development of six different companies spread across different cities in the Greater China Region.

Four Years After CBS: A plastic adventure through blood, sweat and Google searches

It’s pretty common to have seaweed left sticking to your legs after taking a quick dip at a Danish beach. But when Katrine Lee Larsen was diving and surfing in the waters around Bali, plastic bags were what stuck to her body. This was the beginning of a journey in a sea of plastic where she has kept her head above water ever since.

Sustainable Startuppers: Regitze Gaarde Bang went from being a top-grade CBS student to a sustainable flower childby

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