With an unexpected global pandemic, it became clear for tech entrepreneurs in Denmark that there was no association governing the needs of tech startups. The pandemic forced them to come together and guide the government on financial aid to ensure the continuous growth of tech startups and innovation in Denmark. It has become immensely important to connect the tech industry through events with the main purpose of sharing knowledge from the best in business.
The Association was initiated by 50+ tech entrepreneurs and investors in the Summer of 2020, including well established tech companies such as Tradeshift, Unity, Planday, Vivino, Too Good To Go, PLEO, Founders, Rainmaking and Queue-it. The mission of the Association is to create the best conditions for tech startups and scale-ups, fight barriers, and ensure the growth of tech companies in Denmark.
This initiative managed to secure app. 3 million dkk to the benefit of Danish tech startups. By organizing themselves the entrepreneurs have an impactful voice - and organisations and politicians pay attention.
Friday Bar is initiated as a bi-weekly online Friday Bar where our chairman takes us through the story of the Association and will hear your thoughts on how the association can help improve the conditions for tech startups in Denmark.
Friday Bar takes place every second Friday from 2.30 to 3.00!
Source: The Association of Tech Startups in Denmark, 2023