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What is Copenhagen Fintech & Copenhagen Fintech Lab?

Copenhagen Fintech is an organization built on the vision of creating a Danish growth adventure within fintech.

Copenhagen Fintech works to enrich all stakeholders within fintech innovation, bringing the public and private sector together to achieve societal progress. Through our co-working space Copenhagen Fintech Lab, housing up to 50 fintech startups, we leverage our network, develop the community and ensure growth within innovation.

COVID-19

If you are an SME and in need of help in regards of the COVID-19 crisis, see which Danish fintech's can help you here:

Overview of Fintech's helping SME's

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 Copenhagen Fintech has taken the current necessary measures:

  • No external people (non-residents) at the Lab. Lab residents encouraged to work from home.
  • All events hosted at the Lab will be cancelled or done virtually.
  • The entire Copenhagen Fintech team will be working from home.
  • Follow our newsletter and LinkedIn to see updates.

Stay healthy and safe...The Copenhagen Fintech Team

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Latest news

Copenhagen Fintech Appoints New Board of Directors

May 20, 2020

Copenhagen Fintech appoints new members to the Copenhagen Fintech Board of Directors to help strengthen the Danish fintech sectorThe new board members were appointed during the General Assembly on May 12th, 2020 and include:Rolf Kærgaard, CEO of VaekstfondenPeter Schleidt, Director at Jyske BankSteen Michael Erichsen, CEO of VellivStine Kalmer Jørgensen​, CEO of Dreamplan.ioCharlotte Rønje​, CEO of Jamii.oneFrederik Murmann, CEO of LendmeUlrik Nødgaard, CEO of Finans Danmark, is the new chairman of the Board, while Kent Petersen, President of Finansforbundet, will serve as co-chairman. Lars Frelle-Petersen, Director at Dansk Industri, stays on the board as partner-chosen from Dansk Industri. The new members will contribute with considerable experience to the Copenhagen Fintech board and be instrumental in the continued development of the Danish fintech sector. Read more about the addition to the Board of Directors here.

Copenhagen Fintech General Assembly 2020

April 30, 2020

Copenhagen Fintech’s General Assembly and Annual meeting will be held May 12th, 2019 from 14:00-17:00.If you are a member of Copenhagen Fintech, make sure to join to make your voice heard and your vote count.This page will be updated with the latest information about the General Assembly.You can find the official invitation here.We will vote for a change in the Articles of Associations. Changes can be seen here.The new articles of association can be found here in Danish or English.If you are unable to participate, please fill out this proxy to make sure we can count your vote.Members running for the Board of Directors can be found here.The annual report for 2019 can be found here.The budget for 2020 can be found here.Our auditing report (revisionsprotokollat) can be found here

Overview of Danish Fintech's helping SME's during COVID-19

April 8, 2020

Dear everyoneTogether with the Danish fintech community, we have made a short and specialized list with descriptions of Danish fintech start-ups that can help SME's now in regards of the COVID-19 crisis, with liquidity and more. The list will be kept short but continuously updated so it is easy for you as an SME to understand who to contact to get benefits today.Acting now rather than later will make a difference. Let's revise Facebook's old slogan and move fast and save things.See the companies here:Overview of Fintech's helping SME's

Governmental Recommendations from the ecosystem in regards of COVID-19

April 6, 2020

Finans Danmark, Finansforbundet and Copenhagen Fintech has taken a deep dive into the consequences of the COVID-19 crisis for fintech start-ups. Many are suffering, but not necessarily able to receive governmental help from the current crisis packages, due to them having different types of growth & financing expectations and needs compared to other types of SME’s or companies.The main message to the government is to make sure we do not lose out on the growth companies of the future due to the crisis, when we were able to save them. Follow our recommendations in Danish through this link.COVID-19 Recommendations press release - DanishCOVID-19 Recommendations press release - English

Fintech and finance becomes a National Position of Strength

March 10, 2020

Together with our partners Confederation of Danish Industry, Finance Denmark and the Financial Services Union, and Insurance & Pension, we are very happy to see that Fintech & Finance has been chosen by the Ministry of Business & Industry to become a National Position of Strength.The positive implications of this have high potential, and together with the aforementioned partners, we have issued a press release in Danish on this significant matter.Pressemeddelse vedr National Styrkeposition.pdf

EY rykker tættere på Copenhagen Fintech

March 9, 2020

EY og Copenhagen Fintech styrker nu samarbejdet, der har til formål at understøtte start-up miljøet hos Copenhagen Fintech samt at holde EYs rådgivere tæt på nye og innovative ideer og trends, som har betydning for fremtidens finansielle sektor.Læs mere om partnerskabet her