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Apple to Open New Data Center in Denmark

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The new center will be built in the town of Aabenraa. Technology

Why Denmark Scores Highest on Happiness Index (and How You Can Bring Happiness to the Office)

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There's a direct link between happiness and hygge. Just ask the Danes, the happiest people in the world. Here's how to bring that magic to the office. Countdown: Holiday 2017

15 minutes of fame … in Denmark

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A few months ago I was invited to be interviewed about big data by Anders Høeg Nissen of the Danish Broadcasting Corp when he was visiting Boston. Anders is the presenter of Harddisken , a weekly hour-long program about technology, which first started broadcasting in 1994. Earlier today, his program on big data was broadcast, and I already received one email from someone who heard the show (I am duly flattered).

Invesdor Launches in Norway and Denmark

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In addition to Norway, Invesdor is now available in Finland, UK, Sweden, Denmark and Iceland Photo: Alexey Topolyanskiy / Unsplash.com. Invesdor will launch in Denmark on February 23rd with a workshop for SMEs at co-working space Republikken.

Quit sending PDFs - Check out Denmark's PitchXO

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This startup is going to make you feel that sending a normal PDF is outdated. Check out PitchXO , a Danish startup that allows you to upload your presentations to their service, giving you branded hosting to pass on to your clients or investors, which comes with a few benefits.

Denmark's Easysize.me wins European-wide Lady Pitch Night

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Easysize from Copenhagen, Denmark. With a spotlight on Europe''s up-and-coming female-led startups, the five finalists and the winner have been announced to the Lady Pitch Night, the biggest pan-European competition for female-founded startups.

Spotify Expands To Denmark

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Spotify has just announced its expansion to Denmark. While Denmark isn't a huge market place, it's definitely a step Spotify needed to take - it needs to work in all markets to make it a consumer favorite. Premium costs just 99kr a month and is also available in all 7-Eleven stores in Denmark. Denmark is thus the 9th country Spotify is available in.

Denmark's Just Eat to IPO on the London Stock Exchange

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Denmark''s takeaway giant Just Eat announced this morning it plans to raise £100 million (€119 million) by listing its shares on the London Stock Exchange this April.

Denmark's SEED Capital boasts record breaking profit

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SEED Capital , the most active venture capital fund in Denmark which has over 70 startups in its portfolio, has reported record-breaking profits in the last year.

"He found a car wash that could be turned on and off and a hockey rink in Denmark that could be."

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“He found a car wash that could be turned on and off and a hockey rink in Denmark that could be defrosted with a click of a button. A city’s entire traffic control system was connected to the Internet and could be put into “test mode” with a single command entry. And he also found a control system for a hydroelectric plant in France with two turbines generating 3 megawatts each.” - “The scariest search engine on the Internet” via CNNMoney.

Breaking: Denmark's Trustpilot grabs Massive $25 Million Funding Round

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Additionally the round saw participation from all existing investors, which include Denmark''s SEED capital, Index Ventures, and Northzone. Here''s a new benchmark of money to be raised. Copenhagen-based Trustpilot announces it has raise a massive $25 million (€18.28

A look at Denmark's SEED Capital

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Among their investors is Denmark''s SEED Capital , one of the most active investors in the region and the largest early stage venture fund in Denmark with €240 million under management. The other day you must have caught news that Copenhagen-based Trustpilot raised $25 millioin.

Busy week for Denmark as two companies acquired

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In acquisition news, Denmark had a busy weekend after two companies announced acquisition - Libratone, a maker of high-end wireless speakers, and Assemblage, a startup making real-time collaboration apps.

Denmark's CrowdCurity Crowdsources Vulnerability Testing for Startups

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Facebook, Google, and the other big tech companies all have massive amounts of code, and regardless of how much effort they put into security, some bugs are going to be discovered by hackers and security analysts.

Denmark proposes generous tax deduction for startup investors

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As Trendsonline reported , the Danish government is planning to introduce new tax deductions which favor startup investors as a part of the 2020 plan.

LaunchPad Denmark To Attract Entrepreneurs To Danish Soil

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If you were thinking about moving to Denmark to set up a company, you now have an interesting program to apply to. Starting March 18 participants can register for the competition and upload their business plans, video pitches and give information about their motivation to come to Denmark.

Denmark, Finland Lead World in Positive Attitude towards Entrepreneurship

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It may come as a surprise to the humble Danes and Finns, but they come in first and second as having the most positive attitude towards entrepreneurship in the world, according to the Amway Global Entrepreneurship Report compiled by the University of Munich.

Denmark's Brain+ puts learning back into games

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Your average smartphone game might challenge your reflexes, memory, and use up a little of your brain''s processing power to figure out how to attack that base, but realistically plenty of games out there are mindless.

How Open Innovation drives Denmark's LEGO

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David Nikel reports from InnoTown, the innovation conference in Ålesund, Norway. Embracing innovation and entrepreneurship not only saved LEGO, but rocketed yearly profit growth to 40% for five years running during the global recession.

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Science Says Have Them Later in Life

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If you're an older parent, this study out of Denmark will give you reason to cheer

Danish Amusement Park Leverages Mobile App For Interaction

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Sommerland Sjælland , a Denmark amusement park located in Odsherred on Zealand, found its answer in mobile applications. “We hope that our ideas can be an inspiration to the rest of the tourism industry in Denmark,&# says Dyvekaer.

Safello expands local payments into Denmark and Norway

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Bitcoin platform Safello announces today it''s expanding to Norway and Denmark outside of its native Sweden to make buying and selling bitcoins more convenient.

Denmark's Sekoia picks up €2.7 Million with tech for elder care

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From here on we aim at fine-tuning our product to further improve our client business case, and become an even more attractive product to care homes in Denmark and nearby markets. To date Sekoia is live in 40 care homes in Denmark and is churning through 1 million care tasks every month.

Denmark And Sweden To Replace Stamps With Text Messages

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Looks as if this is going to see implementation both in Denmark and in Sweden, beginning with Denmark in April. While this is coming to Denmark in April, Anders Åsberg, heard of marketing and development with Swedish postal service stated for TheLocal.se

Denmark's CIBIT receives €1.3M for Further International Expansion

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Currently they have 600 regular customers in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Germany. CBIT , Danish startup that helps customers to book appointments and keep track of them, has received a 1,3 million euro investment to expand its European market, reports TrendsOnline.

Denmark-based SimpleSite Shows Solid User Growth

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Seventy percent of the Denmark-based company’s turnover in 2013 was international and 88 percent of all new customers came from abroad SimpleSite , as the name suggests, is a platform dedicated to make it easy for SME’s and individuals alike to create their own websites. The Danish company began its journey quite some time ago, 2003 to be exact. That hardly makes them a young startup anymore, however success stories from our region are always pleasant to catch up on.

Netflix To Launch In Norway, Denmark, Sweden, And Finland

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That is at least if you're living in Norway, Denmark, Sweden, or Finland. In the region, we've got Voddler out of Sweden, VDIO (Not launched here, but by the Skype guys), and Denmark's Xstream. Throw away your televisions, Netflix is coming to town. The U.S. based streaming service offers a deep catalog of movies and TV shows for a flat monthly rate. More specific details about pricing and content will be announced closer to launch, which is slated to be be in late 2012.

Denmark's Endomondo Hits 20 Million Users Tracking Workouts

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At five years on the market, the Danish sports tracking app Endomondo announces it''s hit the milestone of 20 million users and over a billion miles of activity.

SEED Capital Raises Another €20 M For Denmark-Focused Investments

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Here's some nice news for Danish entrepreneurs: SEED Capital has raised another €20 million for SEED Capital Denmark II , their fund focused on Danish investments. SEED Capital Denmark II was established in 2010 and has already invested in 10 companies.

A Breakdown Of The Daily Deals Market in Denmark

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Continuing from our previous coverage of the daily deals market in the Baltics, we're taking a look at the Danish market with information and analysis provided to us by Bownty , the leading daily deals aggregator in Denmark.

Denmark's Northcap Puts In "Multimillion Euro" Investment Into Finland's Analyse²

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When you go to the grocery store, they just seem to magically have stuff for sale there. Maybe I can''t speak for everyone, but you forget that there is a huge amount of research and data analyzing customer shopping trends to decide what products should be in your local corner shop.

Denmark's Riidr E-Book Publishing Solution Receives Investment From Schibsted

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Later that year, they added iOS and Android apps, and continued increasing their market share in Denmark. Copenhagen-based Riidr has received investment from Schibsted, one of the Nordic's largest Media conglomerates.

European Nations Appoint 'Digital Ministers,' Recognizing the Clout of Tech Titans

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In countries including Denmark and Poland, governments have appointed special representatives to negotiate with global tech companies

Fashion Platform from Denmark kicks off with $400,000 in Angel Capital

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Jokes aside, Denmark-based THE FASHION really is a platform that attires ladies from all ends of the fashion scale, making it for many a potential source of viceful hedonism.

Denmark Releases Basic Public Data For Entrepreneurs To Use Commercially

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Danish entrepreneurs: take note that Denmark has now released basic public data able to be used freely to be build commercial products on top of. A press release from Denmark's Finansmisteriet says the data will include: "the most important information about businesses, cadastral registers, maps and buildings, and it will establish a new register of property owners of real property (Register of Property Owners). This release of data is a part of Denmark's eGOVERNMENT strategy.

Denmark Moves Towards Dropping The "Entrepreneurs' Tax"

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In April we did a bigger story on Danish entrepreneurs' movement against what they called the iværksætterskat , or Entrepreneurs' tax. The tax got its nickname by levying an additional 25% on any shareholder with less than 10% ownership of a company, which is typically a startup company.

Ants Ridesharing Launches Strategic Partnership With Statoil Denmark, New Android App

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Ants announced today that Statoil Denmark is building off of their platform to provide ridesharing services through Staoil's "moBilen" app for iPhone and Android, as well as through Statoil's Facebook page.

Winners Of Venture Cup Idea Competition In Denmark

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Venture Cup Idea Competition in Denmark is an annual business idea competition that takes place at the end of the calendar year. We looked at the technology companies that made it to the final to discover the new innovation coming from Denmark in 2011.

COVER FRIDAY: My Body performed by Volbeat - I  get annoyed when.

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Volbeat My Body Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies Young the Giant Denmark metal alternative rock Cover Friday COVER FRIDAY: My Body performed by Volbeat - I get annoyed when people say such and such band is not “metal” enough. While metal has certainly gotten heavier and louder and rawer over the decades, the fact that metal is better when it includes rather than excludes.