newletter OIS19 ver2

Capital-ready startups and investors coming to Odense

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It has only been 5 months since the Odense Investor Summit 2018 and we are already getting ready for the 2019 edition. This year, after successfully hosting startups within robotics, drones & health-tech and a high number of investors, we are focusing on even more efficient networking between 100 investors & 20 startups.  Our goal is to continuously build a …

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More than 5,000 visited the robot fair R-18

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The new robot fair R-18 started off well. Over a period of three-days (September 11th-13th), 5071 people visited the two simultaneous fairs R-18 and E-18 at Odense Congress Center. “I’m proud of the new robot fair. There has been a really intense and good mood in the robot hall all three days, and at the same time we managed to …

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28 national and international companies felt the rush when pitching for smart money among 130 investors

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Three weeks ago, on the 12th of September 2018, the annual match-making event, Odense Investor Summit, was held for the third time. This year, 28 companies took turns pitching their business and solutions in an attempt to find “smart money” among the 130 participating investors. Foreign and national investors travelled to Odense to attend this year’s summit alongside local investors to …

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Breaking: A new Odense Startup Loan is on the line at this year’s Odense Investor Summit

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At Odense Investor Summit, on Wednesday 12th of September, Syddansk Innovation A/S (SDI) will launch the Odense Startup Loan – a loan of up to 500.000 DKK targeted at Denmark’s tech-heavy startups. “We are pleased to announce Odense Startup Loan to Denmark’s most capital-intensive pre-seed tech-startups. It is our ambition that the loan will enable Odense’s knowledge-intensive startups from the …

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Do you want to meet capital seeking companies or investors?

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Odense Investor Summit is still a couple of weeks away, but already now the company line-up looks strong! As the investments in new technologies increase year after year, Odense Seed and Venture is hosting this annual event for the third time. The people invited are investors and capital-seeking companies focusing on robotics, drones, automation and health tech.  Odense Investor Summit, …

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The robotic cluster in Odense is a magnet for venture capital – and now Odico announces pre-IPO

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When the American company Teradyne recently acquired Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) for €222 million it marked the latest huge investment among a number of investments in the robotic cluster in Odense. The first huge investment was when Teradyne acquired Universal Robots in 2015. Although, the story of robotics in Odense started much earlier. Back in the 80’s Odense was an …


FundingBox opens Odense office to handle EU project ‘Robot Union’ providing €8 million to accelerate European robotics

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Aiming to discover, support and fund innovative projects in the robotics industry, pan-European robotics accelerator program, Robot Union, will select 40 start-ups that develop projects within the field of robotics, linked to the manufacturing, agri-food, health and civil infrastructure industries. 14 partners – including four Danish – from eight different countries have launched the Robot Union: The first European robot …

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5 billion DKK (€670 million) in investments and acquisitions for the companies in Odense Robotics since 2015.

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Last week’s acquisition by Teradyne of Mobile Industrial Robots (MIR) for €121 million net of cash plus €101 million if certain performance targets are met extending through 2020, added another successful M&A story to the cluster of Odense Robotics.  The cluster has seen investments to the tune of 5 billion DKK (670 mill euro) – in the last 3 years. The …

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Financing Hub South Denmark – A faster way to capital

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Startups and companies on the island Funen will now have easier access to potential investors. The Danish Growth Fund, Invest in Odense, Business Development Centre – Southern Denmark, Developing Fyn, Innovation Fund Denmark and EKF – Denmark’s Export Credit Agency have established joint facilities and gathered a team of their funding experts. Financing Hub South Denmark is the name of …

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Odense Investor Summit 2017

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21 start-up companies pitching within the growing field of robotics, 80 investors and a total of 120 million DKK made up the backbone for this year’s Odense Investor Summit – Robots meet Capital, held at Nordea on the 15th of November, 2017. Foreign investors from countries including China and Italy and non-local investors from Aarhus and Copenhagen traveled to Odense …