Entrepreneurship Platform Launch May 2nd

The Entrepreneurship Platform connects CBS' resources in entrepreneurship research and education, including CBS' global networks to business leaders and experts, with entrepreneurship in the Danish society and in the Nordic Region

Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 14:00 to 17:00


Platform Launch, May 2 2013

Meet Minister of Economic Affairs and the Interior Margrethe Vestager at the Entrepreneurship Platform Launch

What is the state of entrepreneurship in Denmark? Which role does entrepreneurship play in renewing the Danish economy and Welfare state? How will the new Entrepreneurship Platform contribute to strengthening entrepreneurship in Denmark and the Nordic region? 

On May 2nd CBS officially launches the Entrepreneurship Platform. Join the event and learn how Minister of Economic Affairs and the Interior Margrethe Vestager positions and addresses entrepreneurship in her and the government's focus on renewing the Danish economy. Meet also former CBS students, Frederik Flagstad and Botond Vagi, now solar energy entrepreneurs, and one of Denmark's successful food entrepreneurs Kim Rahbek Hansen addressing the ongoing transformations in the Danish food industry.

Academic directors Daniel Hjorth and Serden Ozcan will present how the platform contributes to boosting the interaction between CBS and entrepreneurship in the Danish society as well as in the Nordic Region. President Per Holten-Andersen opens the event by highlighting why entrepreneurship is a strategic priority at CBS. Please find useful links below the programme overview.

Present and future industry and public sector partners, CBS faculty, CBS alumni and students are all welcome to join the event and connect to our new platform. No prior registration needed - simply be there on May 2nd.

Time and Place: May 2, 14-16. Auditorium 2.05 at Solbjerg Plads 3, 2000 Frederiksberg.

Contact: entrepreneurship@cbs.dk 


14.00: Welcome by President Per Holten-Andersen

14.10: What is the CBS Entrepreneurship Platform? By Academic Directors Daniel Hjorth and Serden Ozcan

14.30: GreenGo Energy - a story about CBS students turning entrepreneurs, by Frederik Flagstad and Botond Vagi


15.00: Minister of Economic Affairs and the Interior Margrethe Vestager: Entrepreneurship as a key ingredient in renewing the Danish economy and Welfare state

15.20: Chair of Food Organisation Denmark, CEO and co-founder of Sticks and Sushi, Kim Rahbek Hansen: The Danish Food industry in transition

15.40: Discussion - Q&A

16.00: Reception and refreshment

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