programmes

 & activities

CSE happily welcomes student entrepreneurs from all over the world. We are the largest university entrepreneurship community in Denmark. Most are cross-disciplinary and since the start of CSE, we have had students from more than 90 different nationalities.

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CSE
OFFERINGS

Business development sessions, incubator programme, free office space 24/7, mentor matches, workshops, match-up, an international growth program and a lot more. Furthermore, all startups are offered free accounting counselling, and weekly sessions with experienced lawyers.

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Open
Wednesday

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.

*Note:  CSE is closed due to Covid and we are not having Open Wednesday during this time. Contact us instead for more information
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CBS
Startup
Grant

Supporting innovative
thinking and entrepreneurship

CBS Startup aims at accelerating the impact of innovation and Entrepreneurship in the danish society and Denmark’s position on the global scene. CBS Startup supports initiatives based on entrepreneurial mindsets with close connection to Copenhagen School of Entrepreneurship (CSE).

STARTUP HACKS

CSE Startup Hacks take place a couple of times a year. We bring together early-stage startups from universities across Copenhagen with business-savvy students from CBS to overcome the business challenges they face.

The event includes micro-workshops on business models and strategic planning, as well as dedicated hours for the teams to work on a specific challenge, with support from CSE’s Business Developers.

The Start-up Hacks are funded by the OTTO MØNSTEDS FOND.

To find out more about these events, check out THIS SHORT VIDEO.

Information about upcoming Start-up Hacks will be posted to our FACEBOOK PAGE.

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entrepreneurial
day

As the largest student startup event in Denmark, CBS Entrepreneurial Day showcases the important role of education in building the transformational leaders of tomorrow, placing Danish innovation on the world stage. This year, we will be taking our event online! Enjoy from the comfort of your own home via online streaming, take part in discussions during the event, and join our startup network to continue the networking.

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Startup in Practice Internship with ECTS

Do an internship in a startup

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.

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proof
programme

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! The only two requirements for applying are that you are a student or recent graduate and have a business idea!

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Are you a step further along the journey and ready to scale your company? Read more about our acceleration programs below.

PROOF OF IDEA

Talking to people about your idea and getting initial feedback is the first step on the journey of taking your idea and turning it into a sustainable business.
Applying to the Proof Programme is the first step.

3 MONTHS

PROOF OF CONCEPT

You get 3 months to test your hypotheses, by developing proto/pretotypes and approaching potential customers to learn about their problems and if your product/service can fulfill their needs.

6 MONTHS

PROOF OF BUSINESS

If you have proven your concept, maybe also by seeing traction from first customers, we offer another 6 months stay at CSE where you can build your concept into a viable and sustainable business.

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Get Started

Not ready to apply for the full Proof Programme just yet? Stop by CSE for Open Wednesday, every Wednesday between 14-16h. to get feedback on your ideas and learn about your next step.

No need to book an appointment - just show up at CSE on the 2nd floor, and we will be there to let you present your ideas and give you feedback on what your next steps could be.

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GO GROW

Go Grow is an award winning accelerator program at Copenhagen School of Entrepreneurship. We aim to enable startups founded by students or recent graduates to accelerate their growth and transformational journey. Our accelerator is a business accelerator with a focus on the classical business disciplines a well as network, leadership training and societal impact.

At Go Grow, we have a founder-first mentality that reflects the hands-on and practical content of the program from industry experts to ensure we support early-stage founders’ learning journeys in the best possible way to give them a head start for future growth and scale with an international focus.

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open entreprerneurship

Transform your research into a market-ready solution

Open Entrepreneurship is a national initiative helping the academic community to explore the potential impact of their research.

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Mentors

If you want to be a member of an inspiring community of professionals, act as a business innovative company, contribute to the most promising Danish entrepreneurs to thrive, meet like-minded people and improve your leadership skills, apply to our Mentor Club Now!

Inga Stein Burgaard

Strategy and Sustainability Associate at Ramboll Management Consulting

Morten Kolberg

Head of Consulting at Copenhagen Business Hub

Hilde Seglem

Partner and Co-founder of DEX Cph

Rikke Vallentin Stoltz

Curator, Director & License Holder at TEDxFrederiksberg

Nina Uller

Co-founder and Partner at DEX CPH

Stig Hoffmeyer

CEO, Boardmember, Advisor, Investor and Coach

Brian Sean Tange

Serial Entrepreneur and Angel Investor

Dennis Kayser

CEO at Forecast

Lars Sander

Head of Strategy at TDC Operations

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PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

At CSE we have a robust network of partners, collaborators and mentors who have made a significant effect on our overall impact and helped us to have a greater influence on fostering university entrepreneurship in Denmark. We live in a connected world and believe new partnerships and collaborations enable our startups to be more innovative and overcome real business challenges. If you are sharing the same vision, embrace this unique opportunity to connect with our community, to build brand awareness and show your support of an important cause: the entrepreneurial society!

Learn more about our startup initiatives and your opportunities by sending a request to Kenneth Salomonsen, ks.cse@cbs.dk

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