Kick-off Copenhagen Startup Weekend FinTech 2016

02/25/2016 | By Jernej Dekleva

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Friday 4th of March the stage will be set for the third Startup Weekend FinTech in Copenhagen. 80 entrepreneurial minds will spend the following weekend developing on their FinTech ideas. During 54 intense hours of blood, sweat and hard work the teams will prepare themselves to present their solution in front of 150 FinTech minded people and a jury consisting of 4 FinTech experts.

We are very honored that the Danish Minister for Business and Growth Troels Lund Poulsen will join the opening of Startup Weekend FinTech 2016.

In order to kick-off this key Copenhagen Fintech Innovation and Research CFIR event in a proper way, we’ve invited FinTech experts to enlighten us all on what, where and who to look at, when it comes to FinTech.

Please keep in mind that registration is needed.


15.00-15.10: “Opening of Startup Weekend FinTech 2016” by Minister for Business and Growth Troels Lund Poulsen.

15.10-15.30: "Creating FinTech innovation trough collaboration" by Bent Dalager, Managing Director Financial Services Nordic at Accenture

15.30-15.50: "Investments in fintech startups" (TBA)

15.50-16.00: "A Startup Weekend FinTech story" by Simon Ousager, winner of Startup Weekend FinTech 2015 and CEO at Colorfly​

16.00-16.30: Cold drinks, network and closing the venue 

16.30  : Startup Weekend FinTech registration and pitches (ONLY for Startup Weekend FinTech attendees!)




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What you need to know:

Date: 4th of March 2016

Time: 15.00-16.30. Registration from 14.30.

Place: Finansforbundet, Applebys Plads 5, 1411 København K

Price: Participation is free, but registration is required

Follow #CPHSW hashtag on Twitter during the event for the latest updates and get a sneak peak into what are teams up to.

For any questions related to CFIR event please contact business consultant Annine Nordestgaard Bentzen -​​. For any questions related to CPH Startup Weekend event please reach out to

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Copenhagen Startup Weekend CPHSW Team