Experience Economy & Tourism



Powered by Next Step Challenge

Does your company have the potential to revolutionize the experience economy & tourism sector – and are you ready to grow?

Next Step Challenge grants ambitious companies the opportunity to become part of what is perhaps the most ambitious accelerator program you’ll ever encounter.

HenrikNext Step Challenge could open a whole new world of opportunities for companies within the fields of next-generation experience economy & tourism.

But just being part of the challenge is guaranteed to benefit the participating startups and entrepreneurs. The Challenge lasts five months and takes each company through an intensive business development program worth more than EUR 33.000.

The program will be individually designed to help transform and mature your company to unleash its full business potential.



-Does your Company have a strong business idea & want to scale your business?

-Does your company have a strong organization/team that can release your potential?

-Then get ready for takeoff with Scale-Up Denmark powered by Next Step Challenge!

In Scale-Up Denmark’s Centre for Experience Economy & Tourisme you will enter into an ambitious accelerator program customized to your company. Running from January to June – we give you 5 months of acceleration!

What is in it for you?

-Your own interim advisory board in collaboration with industry corporates.

-A systematic validation of your company & strategy.

-Access to development & suitable investors preparing you & your company for the search for suitable investors.

-A tailormade individual scale-up program, focusing on all business aspects in order to sharpen your growth potential.

-Company specific activity plans and milestones – based on your company needs.

-The opportunity to penetrate the European market.

-Camps providing new learning

Key areas E&T

Are you interested?

All applications must be submitted no later than midnight CET October 19th, 2017 for international companies & midnight CET November 1st 2017 for Danish companies!

Qualified applicants will be contacted after a thorough initial screening process. Selection is carried out by an expert board.

The program kicks off on January 15th 2018 and spans 5 months. To be able to benefit extra from the program, international participants are required to move to the Next Step Challenge sites. For Danish participants this is optional.

If you have what it takes to be a finalist in Scale-Up Denmark powered by Next Step Challenge – in our Hub for Experience Economy & Tourism – Click the green button and go directly to our application form.

Apply here!

Please contact SE’s Program Director Søren Røn for further information on Phone +45 51 24 21 20 or E-mail

Scale-Up Denmark’s Centre for Experience Economy & Tourism powered by Next Step Challenge is run by the following partners: