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.
Since graduating from CBS, Sara Lyng has worked in a wide range of areas. Watch her telling her emotional rollercoaster story in the video below, produced by Emil Nørgaard Munk from Teaching & Learning by CBS.
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.
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.
In his teenage years, Mikkel Weiss and his classmate planned to create their own startup. Along the way the mission led him to CBS, where he became a top-grade student. And now, four years after CBS, he is running a well-oiled startup, that specializes in stylish plus-size womenswear.
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.
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.
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.
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.