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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.

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

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    How to survive and prosper: Matrix gets new businesses through the Death Valley Curve

    Making the right decisions for a new venture to prosper centres on recognising which stage the business has reached. Researchers at CBS created a matrix that helps ventures define where they are on their path to success – or failure.

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    Hot election topics for CBS students

    With major international crises and several political parties proposing to reduce the length of master’s programmes and turn grants into loans, there is plenty to consider when voting in the Danish parliamentary election. But which topics do CBS students give top priority?

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    Make a bestie out of that bike!

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    Student jobs: sometimes small is beautiful

    Working in a student job increases the chances of employment right after graduating. But sometimes, CBS students are too eager to start early and may focus on prestigious companies rather than relevant tasks in their search. SMEs can offer different opportunities and more responsibility.

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    Study groups – how to make them work

    Study groups are an important part of being a student at CBS. They give students a sense of belonging and help more students to finish their degrees. But study groups are also time-consuming and, at times, a battleground for difficult group dynamics. Read on to learn how to find the right members for your group, how to deal with conflicts and resolve them when they occur.

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    Choose the right crowdfunding strategy if you want to succeed

    When raising money through crowdfunding, you must be aware of your strategy. If you want the local community to get involved and benefit from your product and sales, one strategy beats the others by far. Learn which strategy to use for different purposes here.

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    How being a young woman with Iranian roots feels right now

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