THE +80 BEST STARTUPS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD GATHERED IN COPENHAGEN, OCT. 8-12, 2018

Are you part of a university startup and
have the dream of disrupting society with your innovative idea?

 

APPLY NOW FOR USWC 2018!
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+2,500

UNIVERSITIES REACHED

+1,500

BUSINESS PLANS

+70

TEAMS FROM +40 COUNTRIES

+500,000 

 STUDENTS REACHED

30

COUNTRY PARTNERS

+6,000,000 

REACHED ON SOCIAL MEDIA

WHETHER YOU ARE A PARTICIPANT, MENTOR OR PARTNER,

THIS IS YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO GAIN ACCESS TO

A LARGE NETWORK OF INTERNATIONAL ENTREPRENEURS!

HEALTH

Digital health, healthtech, medical devices, life sciences, careware, medtech, biotech, drug delivery devices and compliance of drug administration

TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS

Process of planning, implementing, and controlling procedures for the efficient and effective transportation and storage of goods including services, and related information from the point of origin to the point of consumption for the purpose of conforming to customer requirements. This includes inbound, outbound, internal, and external movements.

HIGHTECH & ROBOTICS

Industry (manufacturing, assembly, packaging, palletizing), Transport and logistics (mobile robots, drones), Health care and service robots, Learning and gaming technology involving mechanical hardware

FINTECH & BLOCKCHAIN

Computer programs, blockchain and other technology used to support or enable banking and financial services.

INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY

Apps, web services, search engines, augmented reality, near field communication, gaming, services, VR, IoT, e-services, mobile & web

GREENTECH

Cleantech, environment, climate, energy, upcycle, recycle

Participating in the world cup has been a great experience! It has provided us with valuable insights for our company and introduced us to other talented startups from all over the world. Winning the category price for Health Tech was a great confirmation on our future potential. We recommend every university startup to join USWC!

Tidewave, Norway

Having the opportunity to participate in the USWC 2017 was a life-changing experience. The people I met, the ideas that were shared, the lessons learned and the experiences shared over the course of a week were absolutely unbelievable and will never be forgotten.

Recrew, Australia

Enjoyed the entrepreneurial vibe of Denmark through opportunities to meet accelerator programs, investors and create long term friendships with amazing international startups.

Ethico Foods, Estonia

The USWC isn’t just a platform to showcase your business, establish networks and compete in a competitive environment. It is an opportunity to make lasting friendships and establish impactful business links that have the capacity to forge the future. It is an experience.

RAB-Microfluidics, UK - USWC 2017 Winner
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ABOUT

The University Startup World Cup is organized by Venture Cup, a Danish non-profit organization which has 17 years of experience hosting startup competitions for university startups. The vision is to create a network among international students in which they can be inspired, benchmark their ideas and turn academic knowledge into viable high-growth businesses.

We focus on entrepreneurship as a practical discipline and we expose our participants to a great network of experienced entrepreneurs and business people who provide valuable advice on a volunteer basis because they share Venture Cup’s interest in finding and supporting  leading start-ups.

Read more about Venture Cup here!

Meet the partners! Learn more here.

Region Hovedstaden
Vækstforum
NOVO
CPH Fintech
Fonden for Entreprenørskab
Digital Mckinsey
Akademikernes A-kasse
Awapatent
CABINN
Dansk Erhverv
Djøf
Hempel
IDA
Innovationsfonden
Sparekassen Sjælland Fonden
CSE - Entrepreneurship in Society
Aalborg Universitet
DTU
HippoCorn