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News

Read about new JUMP projects and innovations from all over the world that make a difference.

3 teams have made it all the way

From the Hackathon to Team Validation to our Accelerator. 3 of the 8 teams selected at the JUMP Hackathon in October stood yesterday as winners of the 5-week long Team Validation. The top-3 teams are: AddCycles, AvoGenie and Good Question (former CharityPoll). A big cheer also to the five teams which have also been part of the JUMP Team Validation during the past five weeks: Teamverse, LightUp, Minutes, YamiMami and ChatterBox. Keep up the good work and see you soon!

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AvoGenie won the Hackathon

"The Telia Hackathon pushed us right to the edge, so we performed to the maximum," say the winning team, AvoGenie, worthy recipients of the first prize of DKK 30,000. This start-up aims to democratise education with an app to put parents in touch with private tutors for their children.

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This is how it feels right before the crucial pitch

Goda Juskeviciute was on the point of leaving the Hackathon on Friday when she couldn't get any further with her own idea. But a Telia employee persuaded her to stay, and now she is very glad she did.

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“You’re mine, Adam Borowski”

Over the weekend of 7-9 October 2016, Telia becomes a living organism. There is non-stop team working, with groups breaking up and coming together in new formations, when they are not just stealing a few hours' rest in their sleeping bags in the basement.

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Reportage from the Telia Hackathon finals

Sunday afternoon was finals time at the Telia Hackathon. 17 teams were fighting hard for the cash prizes and the chance of a place on a longer incubator programme. The last pitch took place out in the car park, where a drone with lights was set up. 

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A great Friday at the Hackathon

"We need to see some energy. By Sunday, everyone will be dead." Christobal Alonso starts by promising the participants the hardest and most enjoyable weekend, as it is Hackathon Friday at last.

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Mickey, Mathias and Mattias are Hackathon-ready

We catch up with three participants in the first few hours of the Hackathon weekend. Mickey has his own idea to work on, while Mathias and Mattias are ready to join a team and do anything they can to help.

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Four participants: Idea Garage opens up new opportunities

We talked to four participants from the last Idea Garage during the Hackathon. One of them was Keld Lindgaard Nielsen from Telia. He got a taste for it at the first Jump event.

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How to become the next Mark Zuckerberg

The human factor is crucial if an idea is to become a million-dollar business, says the co-founder of Bownty, Steffen Frølund. In just a few years, he has made the journey himself from start-up to success.

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Create a strong corporate idea-culture and achieve greater success

Good ideas safeguard the company’s future, but they are often killed when they have to pass through three or four levels of management, says Peter Egehoved from SEED Capital. Find out how to give your ideas the best chances of survival. 

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Dance moves at the last Idea Garage at Telia headquarters

There was a vibrant atmosphere at the last Idea Garage during the Hackathon weekend. Telia's head office in Holmbladsgade was the location, and three of the 10 pitchers were from Telia.

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Where start-ups start

Do you want to board the start-up train and get up to speed quickly? See where to get on and check out the unwritten rules of the start-up world.

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High standards in Aalborg and Aarhus

The participants in Aalborg delivered some immaculate pitches. Digital platforms were the focus of the Idea Garage in Aarhus.

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JUMP brings Telia closer to its customers

"Telia needs to find new places to grow. At the same time, we want to create a culture in which we get closer to what really matters to our customers," says Telia's Innovation Manager, Jens Friholm, of the background to JUMP.

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Helena loves the start-up environment

A placement at Founders House, which is a shared workspace for tech start-ups, gave 29-year-old Helena Levison an entrée into the Danish start-up world. She saw a need for design in tech start-ups, and now she is one of them herself.

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MARKUS SOLVED AN INDUSTRY PROBLEM THAT HAD ALWAYS BUGGED HIM

Markus Ramlau is using his ten years of experience from the TV industry in a new online tool for TV production managers who need staff for a project, often at the last minute.

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Mikkel got great initial feedback

At Telia's first Idea Garage in Copenhagen, Mikkel Vilstrup was especially nervous. This was the first time he had ever presented his idea. Telia spoke to him after the pitch.

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JUMP off to a flying start

The 'shared workspace' Republikken on Vesterbro in Copenhagen was the setting for Telia's first JUMP event, the Idea Garage. 13 keen start-ups each had four minutes to pitch their ideas to an expert panel of investors and serial entrepreneurs.

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How to make the perfect pitch

Pitching is not about being a Smartenheimer on a stage. It is a common way for start-ups to build relationships, and it can also take place over a cup of coffee with a possible partner, says investor and visiting lecturer in entrepreneurship at CBS, Nicolaj Højer Nielsen.

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