New project is connecting blockchain start-ups in China and Denmark

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May 10, 2019

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.

ITU-kandidater bag ny Virtual Reality-startup.

ITU graduates behind new Virtual Reality startup

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January 28, 2019

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.


ITU graduates created one of Italy’s biggest game successes

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September 20, 2018

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.

Kasper Støy og Andres Faina fra ITU.

Spinout from ITU automates strenuous lab work

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September 13, 2018

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.


Startup incubator helps students create the next Danish IT success

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September 3, 2018

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.

New music streaming app uncovers the stars of the future


August 16, 2018

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.


ITU graduates teach AI to turn designs into code – and land international investment

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May 30, 2018

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.

Ny startup vil give turister lokale oplevelser i København.

New startup leads tourists to local spots in Copenhagen

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May 15, 2018

Three ITU students have developed Motes, a web app that provides location-based tips for alternative sights in Copenhagen.

Clockwork Trader.

New student startup wants to make buying cryptocurrencies easy

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March 20, 2018

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.

Meet the ITU graduate behind Zendesk


March 13, 2018

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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The IT University of Copenhagen invites Danish leaders to get digitally upgraded

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June 23, 2017

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.

Professor Roman Beck

New center will turn Denmark into a blockchain hub

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June 15, 2017

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.


Student-developed app helps you discover new music

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April 10, 2017

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.

Atrium på ITU.

Innovation corps will bridge the gap between research and industry

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April 6, 2017

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.

Other Tales Interactive.

New startup wants to create social gaming experiences

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February 24, 2017

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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More support for student entrepreneurs at ITU

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September 22, 2016

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.


Thesis turned into a smartwatch app for children with ADHD


August 23, 2016

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.

Touchlogic logo.

ITU Startups: Touchlogic


August 16, 2016

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.

Founders of deemly.

ITU startups: deemly


May 6, 2016

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.

Progress to 100

ITU alumni among nominees at Independent Games Festival

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January 13, 2016

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.


ITU-entrepreneur wins award for Open Data solution

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December 14, 2015

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.

ITU Business Innovators

ITU Business Innovators

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May 12, 2015

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.

Vaavud logo.

ITU startups Vaavud


February 15, 2014

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 logo.

ITU startups: Tonsser

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February 15, 2014

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.

Toke Kruse.

ITU startups: Billy's Billing


January 8, 2014

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.