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The IT University of Copenhagen is partnering a new international initiative that will bring two of the world’s leading cities in blockchain innovation – Copenhagen and Shanghai – closer together.
With a new Virtual Reality tool, two entrepreneurs from the IT University of Copenhagen have created a faster and easier way to create 3D animations. Their company, Sidetracked, has just landed a DKK one million investment which will enable them to launch their product this summer.
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Three graduates from ITU’s Games programme went on to found what would become one of Italy’s most successful indie game studios, 34BigThings. We talked to the founders about their company and their time at ITU.
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Robot professor Kasper Støy has founded Flow Robotics, which lets a robot take over repetitive pipetting tasks that lead to hand and arm injuries among lab workers.
The entrepreneurial spirit is in great shape at the IT University, where students can get help to develop their business ideas through ‘Startup Programme’. So far, more than 40 startups have received help with everything from legal advice to funding.
Limelight Music matches new artists from all genres with potential fans. The app is developed by two just graduated bachelor students from the IT University of Copenhagen and might help record labels identify the next big star.
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.
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Are you a leader and do you want to make your business sustainable in the digital age? If yes, you can become part of the Innovation for Leadership project (I4L) at the IT University of Copenhagen (ITU). Participation is free.
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Blockchain technologies will revolutionize IT systems worldwide. However the revolution comes with both opportunities and challenges in a broad range of areas. At the IT University of Copenhagen, professor Roman Beck has now established European Blockchain Center, which will ensure that Denmark is at the forefront of the field.
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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The IT University of Copenhagen is among four Danish universities to receive funding from The Danish Industry Foundation for transferring research-based knowledge, inventions and patents to the industry. ITU receives DKK 5 million to establish an innovation corps focusing on big data, fintech and artificial intelligence, among other areas.
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.
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Many ITU students start their own business already during their studies. With a new start-up programme and free legal and financial counselling, students can now find extra help to get started.
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.
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.
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Game companies emerging from the IT University of Copenhagen are in the international top league – three companies founded by former students are among the nominees at the 2016 Independent Games Festival Awards.
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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Entrepreneurship has been part of the IT University DNA since day one and last year ITU Business Development A/S was established to support researchers and students wanting to start their own businesses. It’s still the early days, but expectations and ambitions are high and support great.
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.
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.
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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