Home of the Nordic founders building
the great companies of tomorrow

We’re the leading pre-seed investor and startup accelerator in the Nordics

This is Accelerace

Since 2008, Accelerace has been the first stop for 800+ parents, university students, c-level executives, first-timers, crazy people and everyone in-between that today lead some of Europe’s most promising startups and scaleups.


Startup investment

We invest in your startup earlier and faster than any other VC fund in Denmark, and we make ~30 new investments per year

Startup acceleration

We offer a pre-accelerator with free online courses, and a 5-month, equity-free accelerator program for selected startups

Corporate Matchmaking

We unlock partnership opportunities with industry-leading corporates such as Tetra Pak, Arla and Elia

Open opportunities

Whatever you need to grow your startup, we’re here to help.


Get investment from Accelerace Invest II

We provide 500.000 DKK in convertible loans, and we’re the only VC fund in Denmark that solely invests in startups before they’ve customers, revenue, or traction

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Get investment from Coop Invest

Coop Invest, one of Denmark's leading consumer goods retailer, is investing in Nordic startups active in retail, food, SaaS, EdTech, and digital health

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Scale your startups through Beyond Beta

Beyond Beta helps Danish startups gear up for rapid scaling through a 100% free pre-accelerator, and a 5-month, equity-free accelerator program for selected startups

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Join an Italian-based digital health accelerator

VITA Accelerator is supporting digital health startups based in Italy or foreign startups willing to do business in Italy with e.g. connections to major health system stakeholders and an €110K investment

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Corporate matchmaking

Partner with Nykøbing F. Hospital (NFS)

NFS is a development-oriented emergency hospital in Region Zealand, open for pilot proposals from startups that can e.g. automate tasks, streamline workflows or prevent diseases and accidents

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SDG focused acceleration

We're actively working with the Sustainable Development Goals

We don’t need to give you a lengthy explanation on why we’re doing this, you know why.

Let’s focus on the how. We spend most of our time working alongside and trying to optimise the chances of success for startups and corporates that breathe new life into dusty industries through (you guessed it) innovation.

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World-class startup acceleration since 2008

We’ve pioneered the accelerator and investor space for many years now, and we’re honestly just getting started.


startups accelerated


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startups raised capital

Don't just take our word for it

We don’t like to brag, but we don’t mind letting our startups do it for us. Here are a few nice things folks have said about us over the years.

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