About Danish Startup Group

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

Through our initiatives, we strive to provide valuable insights into the local and global startup environment and connecting them with like-minded peers, entrepreneurs and startups

What we do

Are you curious about the Danish startup environment? Do you want to meet and be inspired by other entrepreneurs in Denmark? and do you want to gain valuable insights and skills, in order to be prepared for upcoming startup challenges? then DSG is the right place for you! Together with our volunteers and supporters, we facilitate different startup activities and events for our members and the Danish community.

  • Workshops: Learning about new technologies, building a website, apps, pitch trainings and other entrepreneurial skills
  • DSG On Tour: Visiting Danish startups, in order to see, taste and feel their products and be inspired by their startup journeys, failures and success stories
  • DSG Talk: Meeting other startup organisations, experts and gain valuable insights and learning opportunities through our seminars
"DSG is a great place to start, if you have a dream of becoming an entrepreneur"
- DSG Founders

Meet our team

Danish Startup Group is driven by volunteers who spend their time to strengthen our Danish startup community. We can always use new energetic volunteers. Do you want to join our team?

Operations team

Tomas Zhang Mathiesen Chairman LinkedIn profile
Rasmus Juulsgaard Jensen Event manager LinkedIn profile
Desirée Ballegaard Board member LinkedIn profile
Inesa Joksaite Event manager LinkedIn profile
Salma Chaykh Event manager LinkedIn profile
Lily Varidaki Levine Community manager LinkedIn profile
Wants to help DSG? We can always use volunteers to help DSG and our startup community Is that you? Please send us an application

Startup Advisors - They are here to help you.

Ro Kumar Funding, and operating in the US and EU markets LinkedIn profile
Morten Karnøe VC funding and operating in the Polish market LinkedIn profile
Morten Dankleff Lagstrøm Sustainability and Danish food sector LinkedIn profile
Volodymyr Kostandov Help with software and mobile development LinkedIn profile
Aleksandar Grgic Help with business model, pitch deck review and finance LinkedIn profile
Micah Ibukun Bayo Help with market research, marketing and sales LinkedIn profile
Wants to help startups? We can always use advisors/experts to help our members and startups Is that you? Please send us an application

Advisory Board

Josefine Emilie Roikjer Advisory Board Member LinkedIn profile
Henrik H. Boelsmand Advisory Board Member LinkedIn profile
Mogens W. Brolin Advisory Board Member LinkedIn profile
Jørgen Gøl Advisory Board Member LinkedIn profile
Niels-Henrik Møller Advisory Board Member LinkedIn profile

Become A Volunteer

Would you like to help startups, gain work experiences or learn more about entrepreneurship? Then join our team. We can always use great people with greats hearts. As a volunteer, you will join our team and work with a diverse group of people with different backgrounds, including students, full-time employees and other international professionals. 

What can we offer:

  • Work experiences within a field of your own interest and choice
  • Free access to our events
  • Flexibility to switch roles or positions within the team
  • A place to learn and expand your CV 
  • Networking and access to many stakeholders in the Danish startup scene 

What we expect from you: 

  • You are independent and strong in communication with others 
  • Able to join our monthly team meetings
  • Able to deliver couple of hours per week to DSG related activities and tasks
  • You have an interest within startups or volunteering work
  • Not afraid to reach out, taking initiatives or ask for feedback

What Exactly Does A DSG Volunteer Do?

DSG Volunteers frequently engage in providing values to our members and the Danish startup community. Some of our main activities and tasks, depending on your role, might be to:

  • establish new collaborations with startups or other organisations/companies
  • manage, organise and deliver different DSG events, workshops and social activities
  • contact different danish startups and members to support and guide them
  • promote DSG within your network
  • lead a group of volunteers and project management

We are more than happy to have a more details conversation with you, if you are interested to be part of our team. Apply below and let us know!

Apply to be a Volunteer

If you are interested in being part of our team, please fill out the application form. Tell us your field of interests, and we will find a suitable role for you!