Danish Startups in Numbers

By nurturing digital tech startups striving for the stars, Denmark is recognized as a global startup powerhouse. The country is well-known for its digitally integrated society, social welfare, and business ease, and as a result, Danish businesses flourish from an early stage. If you plan to launch a business, Denmark might be worth considering.

Home to many great digital startups, Danish startup founders adopt best practices to ensure rapid scaling and constant innovation. Investors are interested in Danish startups, creating a favorable landscape for entrepreneurs to flourish and prosper.

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The Danish Digital Ecosphere

A unique Governance Model

Digital Hub Denmark has developed and implemented a national business promoting governance model for digital tech startups. It is driven by Denmark's seven leading digital tech ecosystems: FinTech, HealthTech, Robotics, CreaTech, PropTech, AgriTech, and EdTech.

The Danish Digital Ecosphere accelerates ecosystem experience, as it serves as a platform for matchmaking and knowledge-sharing between ecosystems. The common agenda is to cultivate Denmark as a digital frontrunner by attracting talents, investors, and customers to statups.

Denmark's Digital Ecosphere has achieved rapid development beyond the officially established ecosystems, producing 2071 startups designed for fast growth, 1119 of these belong to one of the seven leading Ecosystems, and the start-ups not within these Ecosystems are termed xTech.

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Facts about the Danish Digital Ecosystems

  • 1119

    Ecosystems startups

  • 952

    xTech startups

  • 588+

    SDG impact startups

  • €2bn+

    Invested in startups, 2021

Want to know more about Digital Denmark?

  • A Nation of Digital Frontrunners

    Starting a business is not easy, but in Denmark, the legal part can be done with ease. In fact, it takes less than 24 hours to register a company online. This high level of digitisation is due to Denmark making digital a priority for the past 50 years.

  • Being a tech startup in Denmark

    Danish entrepreneurs in The Danish Digital Ecosphere experience high ecosystem efficiency. They get extensive support from ecosystems, innovation centers, and accelerators enabling them to scale fast. They get exposure to active investors, and as a consequence, many of them get funding.

  • Are you a tech startup founder?

    Are you a tech entrepreneur yourself? Do you have a startup that is not among the ones we mapped out? Click the link below and be listed together with all 2048 extraordinary startups accelerating digital transformation in Denmark and abroad.

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