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Accelerace is one of the world’s top 10 seed accelerators and has been nominated as the best startup accelerator in the Nordics in 2017 and 2018 by the Nordic Startup Awards. Since 2008, Accelerace has scouted, trained, and invested in more than 600 of the most promising Danish and international startups and growth companies. As partner in the national Scale-Up Denmark initiative, Accelerace scales startups within foodtech, cleantech, IoT, soundtech, fintech, future of work, medtech, biotech and digital health with help from experienced serial
entrepreneurs, mentors, camps and a vast network.

The accelerator has in its lifetime invested more than 260 million DKR in promising startups and has launched partnerships with the Novo Nordisk Foundation, Arla, COOP, Nordea, Nykredit, Danske Bank, Bang & Olufsen, Sound Hub Denmark, Arbejdernes Landsbank, Ørsted og Elia among others.

Accelerace is also managing the Nordic Mentor Network for Entrepreneurship, NOME, focused on life science, and is partner in the Baltic accelerator Overkill Ventures.

In 2018 and 2019, Accelerace has raised investments from Vækstfonden, Færchfonden, Symbion, and InQvation.


Articles and Awards

Huffington Post

Since 2010, Accelerace has helped more than 250 startups raise over 269.5 million US dollars in funding and investment.

Europe's no. 1. seed-accelerator

Read more in the European accelerator report by Gust.


Many of the top accelerator programs can be found in regions all over the world. […] the top Seed Accelerators are Start-Up Chile, Latin America’s NXTP Labs, Europe’s Accelerace, and Canada’s Alacrity Foundation.

Nordic Startup Awards

Recognized as best accelerator & best professional investor.

Business Insider Nordics

“Focus on the beach-head; park all other ideas that don’t seem to work. We were a part of the Accelerace program in 2015, and this was the main learning that helped us.” – Erdem Ovacik, CEO, Donkey Republic

Among to top 10 seed accelerators globally

Read more in the global accelerator report by Gust.

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Managing Partner & CEO
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Claus Kristensen

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