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Three ITU graduates have founded Uizard, a startup aiming to make it easy for anyone to build apps or websites. The company has secured $800,000 in funding from a group of investors and received international media attention– before even launching their product.
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Three ITU students have developed Motes, a web app that provides location-based tips for alternative sights in Copenhagen.
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Students Julien Protain and Samy Tessier have founded Clockwork Trader – a platform that will give Danes easier and cheaper access to buying cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and Ethereum. The company has received an investment of DKK 225,000 kroner from ITU Business Development and Syddansk Innovation and is planning to launch later this year.
Morten Primdahl is co-founder of Zendesk, one of the biggest ever Danish IT success stories. Here he talks about his time at ITU and passes good advice on to next generation of IT entrepreneurs.
Two ITU students are living their startup dream with a new music app that lets music lovers find music by up-and-coming artists easily.
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Tanja Lind Tankred and Mira Dorthé have founded the new independent game studio Other Tales Interactive specializing in narrative games for mobile platforms. Their first game Tick Tock started as a thesis project at the IT University of Copenhagen.
Tiimo is a smartwatch app that creates structure in the daily life of children with ADHD. The two developers have just launched a beta version of the app in Google Play.
At Touchlogic, they are working full speed to develop apps that can keep up with users and the technology – such as a face-recognising iPad receptionist, Denmark's very first smartwatch app and digital wish lists for Santa Claus – so Santa better have a smartphone.
A new, user-friendly robot has the potential to revolutionize workflows in laboratories worldwide. The driving force behind the invention is ITU-researcher Kasper Støy, who will commercialize the idea in a new spin-out company.
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Troels Madsen has created Wign, an online sign language dictionary where deaf people can share and search for signs. This is especially useful in higher education, where many technical terms do not have an official sign.
Deemly creates trust between users in the sharing economy by aggregating reviews across platforms. The idea arose from an ITU thesis and today the ambition is to allow people around the world to exchange goods and services without worries.
Configit has achieved enormous success since its establishment as a spin-out from the IT University of Copenhagen. The founders have sold the majority of its shares to the private equity firm Polaris and now want to become leading in the global market.
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Brand-new startup FILLR won the Danish Business Authority's first Open Data Challenge. The two founders will invest the prize money of DKK 100,000 in developing their company. But first one them has to hand in his thesis at ITU.
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Tonsser is an ambitious football related community - a lifelike version of the classic Football Manager game so to speak - and the plan is to take over the world.
It began as an idea for a bachelor's project and today Vaavud's wind meter, originally designed for surfers, is sold in more than 100 countries and used by farmers, scientists, sailors, and balloon skippers. And of course surfers.
Frustration can drive man to many things. In the case of Toke Kruse it led to the development of an easy-to-use accounting software and the successful company, Billy's Billing.
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