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Aarhus In Numbers

Million US$ invested

Investments in Aarhus

Exits in Aarhus

Highlighted startups​

FinTech, modern banking – 2021; landed an investment of 210€ making them Aarhus’ third Unicorn

Bioplastics that outperform oil-based plastics and sequester CO2 – 2021; landed an official partnership with Adidas

Technology, chip and instrument that can detect DOACs – 2021; won best pitch at the Nordic Innovation Fair

AI-solution to optimize energy consumption – 2021; named INCUBA Startup of The Year.

Makes stores “clickable” both in-store and from the couch – 2021 entered into a partnership with Bestseller.

Aarhus Born Unicorns


Aarhus in a larger scale

Aarhus is the second
largest city in Denmark

Denmark rankings:

Ease of Doing Business Index: # 3
Global Innovation Index: # 7
World Happiness Score: # 2
International Anti-corruption Index: # 1



Denmark is part of the Nordics

Facts about The Nordics:

With 28 unicorns from 26 million people, the Nordics have generated the highest number of unicorns per capita in the world outside Silicon Valley.

With 3.4 scaleups per 100,000 inhabitants, the Nordics have the highest density of scaleups in Europe