WHINN PITCHFIRE Competition, COPENHAGEN, 25th September 2017 and ODENSE, 21st September 2017

Do you want to practice your pitching skills? Are you on the look-out for an investor? Or do you simply want to know more about how investors and venture capitalists operate? If so, join us at this year's WHINN PITCHFIRE.

This event will be held in English

WHINN PITCHFIRE starts with an intense day of training, discussion and feedback in either Odense or Copenhagen. The training session is arranged and moderated by CONNECT Denmark, which is a non-profit organisation specialized in helping startups and SME to the next level of commercialization

We divide you in tracks of 5 to 6 startups and SMEs. In two rounds you get to pitch 2 min. in front of a jury, who consists of members of CONNECT Denmark as well as invited experts and investors. The opposing jury gives feedback for you to strengthen your pitch. In the second round your pitch will be recorded also for your own feedback.

Preliminary programme for WHINN Pitchfire Competition

12:00   Lunch and networking

13:00   Welcome and introduction to WHINN Pitch-training session

13:15   Pitch-session 1 – training, feedback and key take-homes

14:15   Coffee break

14:30   Pitch-session 2 – recording of pitches + feedback and key take-homes

16:00   Networking   

16:30   End of WHINN Pitch-training session

Important information about your pitch training and semifinals
You can participate in the Pitch training and semifinals in either Odense or Copenhagen. The jury selects the best pitches and the candidates move on to the final on 10th October 2017.


The best pitches from each semifinal will be invited to pitch at WHINN PITCHFIRE final. Be aware we expect the best candidates to participate at the finals. WHINN PITCHFIRE finals takes place at Odense Congress Center Tuesday 10. October from 13.00-17.00

First, second and third place get awarded with a gift certificate from CONNECT Denmark to participate in Springboard session (incl. screening for members of advisory Board or Board).

Criteria for applying
Startups and companies working with health and welfare solutions. “The field of welfare” is defined in broad terms, although with the emphasis on utilizing business opportunities in welfare technologies and welfare services in association with hospital construction, prevention and nutrition, greater self-care, care services and treatment of illness, for example.

Sign-up via email. Please send to kim@connectdenmark.com


Jydske Bank Erhvervscenter København
Vesterbrogade 9
1780 København V

Syddanske Forskerparker
Forskerparken 10G
5230 Odense M

Free to attend but a no show fee will be charged DKK 500 / € 70 + VAT

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