Danish founded and globally rooted, CSE happily welcomes student entrepreneurs from all over the world. We are the largest student entrepreneurship community in Denmark housing 125 startups with hundreds of active participants. Most of the startups are cross-disciplinary and since the start of CSE, we have had startup students from more than 70 different nationalities.
If you are not quite ready to apply for the CSE Programmes, then stop by our office on the 2nd floor every Wednesday between 2-4pm.
You will get feedback from the CSE staff on your idea/startup and learn about what CSE can offer you on your entrepreneurial journey.
Free office space, business developers, proof programs, experts, mentors and coaches, workshops, seminars, match-up, an international growth program and a lot more. Furthermore, all startups are offered one year of free insurance sponsored by TRYG, expert counselling from KPMG, and weekly sessions with experienced lawyers.
The incubator Proof Programme is split into several phases, depending on where you are on your entrepreneurial journey. We have the expertise to support you based on where you are on your path towards a marketable product. We will support you in turning your idea into a business.
Whether you are at the idea, concept or business stage we welcome you to apply and look forward to following your journey!
Are you a step further along the journey and ready to scale your company? Read more about our acceleration programs below.
The Go Grow Startup Accelerator is an experience-based educational programme, which is driven by mentorship, access to financing sources, to CSE and CBS extended network of entrepreneurs, business executives, experts and scholars, helping early stage startup companies grow their companies towards international scale. The equity-free and industry-agnostic accelerator, offers four months of rigorous guidance, training and resources from mentors, partners and investors. The supportive alumni network continues into the startups' post-Go Grow Accelerator lifespan.Read more
Digital Growth Path (DGP) is an Industry 4.0 focused part of the Go Grow programme. Target companies work within Robotics, IoT, AI, VR, AR, 3D print, and sensor technologies for manufacturing. Developed in cooperation with the Danish Industry Foundation and a range of university and business partners, DGP aims to accelerate manufacturing-tech entrepreneurs by educational modules and peer-interaction. The DGP startup companies apply through the same competitive Go Grow process and work alongside the entrepreneurs in the Go Grow programme.Read more
CSE Match Up is a program aimed at bringing together startups and established businesses, with common industry, product, challenges, or interests. Carefully selected startups from CSE have been through a thorough screening process, from where there have been identified specific areas, the startup can contribute with in a future collaboration with an established company. The collaboration can stimulate growth within the companies, as well as increasing the partities’ knowledge within business administration, industry trends, and business strategies.Read more
If you wish to integrate your startup into your academic world – now is your chance! You can do an internship in your own CSE approved startup and earn ECTS points. Or if you have a CSE startup, either as currently part of the Proof Programme or a CSE alumni company, it is now possible to get interns from CBS who get ECTS points while getting hands on experience working in your startup.
Currently only possible for CBS students who are on their 5th semester of their Bachelor’s degree or the 3rd semester on their Master’s – and not on all study programmes.Read more