About Danish Startup Group

Danish Startup Group (DSG) is a non-profit organisation in Copenhagen. Our mission is to engage our members in variety of events, workshops, learning activities and social networking opportunities within the startup and entrepreneurial scene.

Through our events, we strive to provide our members valuable insights into the national and global startup environment and connecting them with like-minded peers from different universities, colleges and professions.

What we do

As a member of DSG, you will be offered a variety of activities and events, in order to prepare you for the challenges in an entrepreneurial environment. We provide you with great insights and the opportunity to meet different startup companies in Denmark. If you have a dream of becoming an entrepreneur or wish to learn more about the industry, DSG is the right place for you!

  • Workshops: Introducing new digital tools, case solving, pitch training, and seminars
  • Networking: Expand your network with like-minded peers with similar interests. You might find your perfect team to initiate a startup
  • Companies: Meet interesting startup companies and gain valuable insights and learning opportunities.
"DSG is a great place to start, if you have a dream of becoming an entrepreneur in the future"
- DSG Founders
Group of DSG members

The Team

Danish Startup Group is driven by a a team of eager volunteers who are all contributing and running the organisation. Do you want to become a DSG volunteer?

General management

Danish Startup Group (DSG) member: Tomas Zhang Mathiesen Tomas Zhang Mathiesen Chairman +45 22 82 88 56 LinkedIn profile DTU / Business Technology Engineering
Danish Startup Group (DSG) member: Jose Luis Alvarez Jose Luis Alvarez Vice-chairman +45 31 24 61 30 LinkedIn profile DTU / Business Technology Engineering

Partner Relations

Danish Startup Group (DSG) member: Jais Skovgaard Jørgensen Jais Skovgaard Jørgensen Head of Partner Relations +45 60 13 05 61 LinkedIn profile DTU / MSc in Industrial Engineering

Marketing and Communication

Danish Startup Group (DSG) member: Frederik Lange Poulsen Frederik Lange Poulsen Head of Marketing +45 29 84 82 16 LinkedIn profile CBS / Cand. merc. kom
Danish Startup Group (DSG) member: Emilie Nybo Kofoed Emilie Nybo Kofoed Head of Communication +45 28 96 22 07 LinkedIn profile RUC / BA in Economics and Business Administration
Danish Startup Group (DSG) member: Josefine Emilie Roikjer Josefine Emilie Roikjer Marketing +45 28 57 86 53 LinkedIn profile CBS / BA in European Business

Events

Danish Startup Group (DSG) member: Josephine Roshni Wiig Josephine Roshni Wiig Head of Events +45 60 59 94 05 LinkedIn profile KU / BA in Communication and IT
Danish Startup Group (DSG) member: Philip Smith Carlsen Philip Smith Carlsen Events +45 XX XX XX XX LinkedIn profile CBS / BA in International Business and Politics

IT and Finance

Danish Startup Group (DSG) member: Henrik Herland Boelsmand Henrik H. Boelsmand Head of IT +45 29 82 85 15 LinkedIn profile KEA / BA in web development
Danish Startup Group (DSG) member: Baran Ozan Baran Ozan Head of Finance +45 60 55 16 18 LinkedIn profile CBS / MSc in Finance and Accounting

Legal and Funding

Danish Startup Group (DSG) member: Asmat El Ouargui Asmat El Ouargui Head of Funding +45 29 92 10 14 LinkedIn profile KU / MSc in Political Science

Advisory Board

Danish Startup Group (DSG) member: Jørgen Gøl Jørgen Gøl Advisory Board Member LinkedIn profile
Danish Startup Group (DSG) member: Philip Jun Xian Guan Philip Jun Xian Guan Advisory Board Member LinkedIn profile
Danish Startup Group (DSG) member: Mogens W. Brolin Mogens W. Brolin Advisory Board Member LinkedIn profile

Become a volunteer

Would you like to contribute, gain work experience, and collaborate with others like yourself who have a desire to accelerate your nation’s development and promote entrepreneurship?

As a DSG Volunteer, you will make an important impact on our organisation while working alongside people from different backgrounds and professions, including other students and full-time employees. As a DSG Volunteer, you can share your knowledge, experiences, culture and bring an different understanding of the startup and entrepreneurial conditions.

DSG Volunteers are invaluable assets to the services we offer to our members, particularly at the event and management level where you must take in a great ownership of your responsibilities and tasks. Join us now and help your country move faster toward reaching new development goals, and support the dreamers of our nation.

What exactly does a DSG Volunteer do?

DSG Volunteers frequently engage in providing values to our members. The types of activities in which Danish Startup Group Volunteers engage include:

  • Strengthening the current partner relationships and develop new collaborations with other interests for the benefits of our members.
  • Managing and executing different events, workshops, social activities and seminars for our members.
  • Encouraging national and local interest within the startup and entrepreneurial scene.
  • Promoting DSG and help us becoming the largest organisation within startup and entrepreneurship in Denmark.

The beauty of this is that the volunteers themselves gain life-changing experiences and enrich their own skills and expertise. Now that’s a win-win situation! 🏆

Apply as a volunteer

If you are interested in being a volunteer in DSG, please fill out the application formula. Tell us what you want to obtain experiences in, and we will find a suitable role for you!