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Energy Cool is 2017 Scale-Up company of the year in Energy Efficient Technologies

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Congratulations to Energy Cool! We will be crossing our fingers when you enter into the Grand Finale of Scale-Up Denmark in October 2017.

Read the pressrelease right here (ie. in Danish) https://scale-updenmark.com/2017/06/23/energy-cool-er-arets-scale-up-virksomhed-indenfor-energieffektive-teknologier/


Real Safety is 2017 Scale-Up company of the year in Offshore Industry

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Photo by: Christina Simonia Straarup

Congratulations to Real Safety! We will be crossing our fingers when you enter into the Grand Finale of Scale-Up Denmark in October 2017.

Read the pressrelease right here (ie. in Danish) https://scale-updenmark.com/2017/06/23/sikkerhedsinnovation-trumfede-real-safety-er-arets-scale-up-virksomhed-indenfor-offshore-industri/


Nyt Scale-Up Denmark center åbner i Syddanmark

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Endnu en syddansk styrkeposition får et elitetræningscenter i det nationale vækstprogram Scale-Up Denmark. Jagten går ind på de næste vækstvirksomheder indenfor Oplevelseserhverv & Turisme. Potentialet er stort, for industrien favner bredt – fra natur og turisme til kultur, underholdning, design og gaming – kort sagt alle kreative oplevelsesfag.

Læs den fulde pressemeddelelse lige her: http://nextstepchallenge.com/news/turbo-pa-vaeksten-indenfor-oplevelseserhverv-turisme/


International scaffolding giant in collaboration with Danish company

Revolutionary solution for the offshore industry comes to life in collaboration between giant & innovator.

Danish Nordic Platform has landed a large-scale partnership with the international scaffolding giant Turner Access. Nordic Platforms unique composite decks for the scaffolding industry is the key that opened the door to the partnership.

Read the full press release right here: http://nextstepchallenge.com/frontpage/news/international-scaffolding-giant-collaboration-danish-company/

For the Danish version go here: http://nextstepchallenge.com/frontpage/news/international-stilladsgigant-indgar-samarbejde-med-innovativt-dansk-firma/


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19 companies ready to accelerate their Growth with Next Step Challenge 2017

Our 2017 edition of Next Step Challenge just kicked off on February 1st. Prior to that we published a press release. We are now a part of SCALE-UP DENMARK & run 2 of the 10 national elitecentres – Offshore Industry & Energy Efficient Technologies. 19 entrepreneurs & SME’s will over the coming 5 months take part in Next Step Challenge 2017 & one candidate from each branch will enter into the national SCALE-UP DENMARK grand finale come fall.

Read the full press release here (in Danish)

Read all about SCALE-UP DENMARK on their website right here


Next Step Challenge nominated for European Enterprise Promotion Award

Our international accelerator program is among 18 nominees for the European Enterprise Promotion Award 2016 in the category “Improving the Business Environment”. Only three has been shortlisted for the category and we can already state that we are among Europes top 3! The Award Ceremony takes place in Bratislava on November 24th as part of European SME week at the SME assembly. Fingers crossed!

Read the news story here (in Danish)

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Next Step Challenge becomes part of Scale-Up Denmark

From 2016 Next Step Challenge enters into the new Danish Ecosystem for Scale-Ups, Startup & SME’s. Scale-Up Denmark houses 10 hubs with 10 different industrial themes & Next Step Challenge will be running the Scale-Up Denmark Elitecentres for Energy Efficient Technologies & Offshore Industry.

Read more about Scale-Up Denmark right here


Instamic wins Next Step Challenge 2016

The San Francisco startup Instamic has won the 1st prize of €250,000 in the international Next Step Challenge accelerator program and startup competition based in Denmark. The startup was awarded 1st prize for their unique ‘GoPro of microphones’ that’s smart, small, affordable and easy to operate.

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Next Step Challenge wins best accelerator 2016 award

Next Step Challenge has won the prestigious award for best Danish accelerator 2016 at Nordic Startup Awards. Next Step Challenge wins the award for the second consecutive year.

Read the news story here (in Danish)


New startup competition for entrepreneurs within Sound and Home Integration

Startups with good ideas in the field of sound and home integration are invited to develop and test their products and market knowledge in collaboration with professionals from (among others) Bang & Olufsen a / s. The competition’s application deadline is December 1st, 2015.

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Europe’s largest startup competition opens for applications

Next Step Challenge has opened for the next wave of global startup talents to apply. Once again the competition and accelerator program will have Europe’s largest startup prize of EUR 250,000 for the winning startup. The application deadline is September 30, 2015 at 24.00 CET.

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RezGuru by TableGrabber wins 250,000 euro in Europe’s biggest startup competition
RezGuru by TableGrabber has picked up the top prize of €250,000 in the international Next Step Challenge accelerator program and startup competition. The startup was awarded 1st prize for their disruptive middle-layer technology for restaurants.

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Next Step Challenge attracts more than 300 global start-up talents
More than 300 international companies have applied to become part of Europe’s most ambitious start-up competition and accelerator program Next Step Challenge which will be running for the second consecutive year. Only 15 companies will join the competition that will take place in Denmark, where the companies will compete for the first prize of EUR 250.000.

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Teleskin wins Next Step Challenge 2014
Eight start-ups reached the final of the Next Step Challenge competition with their own unique business idea. The winner was the Serbian company Teleskin who was presented with the biggest entrepreneur prize in Europe of 250,000 euro by HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark.

Read the news story here