Danish Tech Challenge: Apply now!

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Get the chance to win DKK 500,000

Finalists will pitch to investors and partners at a grand award show in March, at which the winner will be announced and awarded DKK 500,000.

Increased visibility and recognition

During Danish Tech Challenge, you will gain exposure and access to mentors, potential partners, and investors with experience and interest in hardware solutions. You will also develop a funding strategy in collaboration with our investment manager.

Become part of a strong community

Build new and invaluable connections with like-minded entrepreneurs. As a participant, you become part of Denmark's leading development environment in deep tech, where new and exciting collaboration opportunities arise. Our facilities and resources are tailored to support your growth.

Danish Tech Challenge is your launchpad to success

Danish Tech Challenge is Denmark’s most ambitious acceleration program for hardware startups. The program spans five intense months and is designed to help hardware startups accelerate their growth through targeted guidance, access to state-of-the-art facilities, and a strong network of mentors and investors.

The program culminates in a grand finale, during which the finalists present their pitches. The winner receives DKK 500,000.

The application process is simple, and we encourage all ambitious hardware startups to apply.

Key Dates in Danish Tech Challenge

8 September 2024: Application deadline

23 – 24 September 2024: Pitch days before the jury

7 October 2024: Kick-off

21 October 2024: Program start

21 – 25 October 2024: Intensive onboarding week

How do I apply?

Applying to the Danish Tech Challenge only takes a few minutes. You simply fill out the fields in the form below.

Here is our advice on what you need to have in order to quickly complete your application:

  • The problem your company aims to solve: Make it quantifiable.
  • The product that solves the problem: Ensure a clear connection between pain points and your solution, which creates quantifiable value.
  • Competitors in the market and market analysis: Include trends, target audience, etc. Write your competitive advantage in one line.
  • Business model: include who pays for your product, revenue streams, pricing, cost structure, potential partners, and key metrics (e.g., margins, CLV, CAC, etc.).
  • Go-to-market strategy: How do you effectively enter the market?
  • Goals and achieved milestones: This may include product development, customer engagement, revenue, funding, and team.
  • What are the three immediate needs of your startup to move forward?

Ensure you have this information ready to make your application as strong as possible.

Take the first step towards growth – apply here: