Date: May 19, 2017
Time: 08:30 to 11:00
Venue: The Rainmaking Loft, Danneskiold-Samsøes Allé 41, Copenhagen
Meet the Innovators: Finding the Right Solution

AmCham Denmark, in cooperation with Copenhagen Capacity and Rainmaking Loft, is pleased to invite you to 'Meet the Innovators' - a resource guide for companies.

Business leaders know that innovation is critical in order to stay ahead of the curve and remain relevant – and small, innovative start-ups have the drive, flexibility and creativity to develop game changing ideas. Unfortunately, many companies find it difficult to pinpoint where to begin or how to get the right ‘match’ when browsing the almost never-ending pool of start-ups.

Expert presentations include:

  • Klavs Hjort, SVP, Head of Innovation, Danske Bank: “Disrupt your Business Before the Competition Does” 
  • Tommy Ahlers, Angel Investor, Serial Entrepreneur  “Acquiring Innovation – How Corporates find the Right Solution"

Don't miss this start-up event from the company perspective – featuring expert presentations on innovation, venture capital and acquisition, as well as an overview of the services available to help you connect with the right startup for your company.

About Tommy Ahlers
Tommy Ahlers is a Danish serial entrepreneur, best known for founding ZYB (acquired by Vodafone); and Podio (acquired by Citrix), among others. He is currently an active angel investor with 10+ investments and chairman of Peakon and Hello Group. He currently serves as Chairman of the government's Entrepreneurship Committee.

About Klavs Hjort
Mr. Hjort is Senior Vice President and Head of Innovation at Danske Bank, who started his career within advertising. He joined Danske Bank to work within Marketing, which gradually evolved, into a broader functional scope including business development and customer experiences with a special interest in digitalization. For the past several years, Mr Hjort dedicated himself to Business Innovation, with a main focus on engagement of Nordic Tech startups by using the following philosophy: Adopt their ways of working; Be open to partnerships; and redesign company offerings to become the preferred bank for Nordic Tech Startups.

About Rainmaking Studio
Rainmaking Studio invents and builds startups with the world’s most influential companies, facilitating a process to jointly and rapidly build new digital ventures. Among the clients of Rainmaking Studio are Danske Bank, Maersk, Jaguar Landrover and Bestseller.

About Rainmaking Loft
Rainmaking Loft is a co-working space set up by Rainmaking, one of Europe’s leading players within entrepreneurship. They support tech startups by providing them with a highly inspiring work environment where promising entrepreneurs develop their innovations faster, because they collaborate. 

In cooperation with
Copenhagen Capacity
Rainmaking Loft
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