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Denmark 12th on Global Competitiveness Index

28 Sep 2017  -  Business conditions

Denmark is ranked 12th on the Global Competitiveness Index 2017-18 by World Economic Forum, performing in top 10 in higher education, innovation, business sophistication, labour market efficiency and macroeconomic development.

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Microsoft to develop world’s first quantum computer in Copenhagen

12 Sep 2017  -  ICT and high tech industries

Microsoft has signed a long-term collaboration agreement with the University of Copenhagen to develop the world’s first general-purpose, scalable quantum computer, providing incredible opportunities for science and technology.

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Denmark jumps 20 spots in best places for expats survey

08 Sep 2017  -  Society and living

Denmark leaps 20 places in Expat Insider 2017, rating the best expat destinations worldwide. The country is ranked top for work-life balance and healthcare.

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Copenhagen shortlisted for European Capital of Innovation Award 2017

07 Sep 2017  -  Society and living

Ten European cities using the most innovative ideas to improve quality of life and to involve citizens in community life are now shortlisted for the European Capital of Innovation Award 2017.

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Cathay Pacific opens direct route between Copenhagen and Hong Kong

05 Sep 2017  -  Location and infrastructure

In May 2018, airline operator Cathay Pacific will open a direct route from Copenhagen to the Chinese metropolis of Hong Kong, which is home to many of the most important Danish companies with commercial interests in Hong Kong.

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Britiske finansfolk kigger mod København

01 Sep 2017  -  Danske Nyheder

Britiske fintech-virksomheder og asset managere skal kende mere til mulighederne i København efter Brexit. I september samler Copenhagen Capacity og kapitalfonden Axcel derfor særligt inviterede i London – og interessen er stor.

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Udenlandsdanskere skal sælge Greater Copenhagen

01 Sep 2017  -  Danske Nyheder

Hvordan sælges den danske hovedstad bedst i udlandet? Det var hovedtemaet, da Copenhagen Goodwill-ambassadørerne, som frivilligt bruger deres internationale netværk til at tiltrække turister, talenter, kongresser, investeringer og virksomheder til Greater Copenhagen, mødtes i København.

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Greater Copenhagen is second best for high-value investments

30 Aug 2017  -  Business conditions

Greater Copenhagen is the world’s second most popular metropolitan area for placing high-value investment projects according to IBM Global Location Trends 2017 Report.

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Copenhagen is world’s 11th best city for startup employees

15 Aug 2017  -  Talent

If you are looking for a job in a startup, you should pay attention to Copenhagen’s startup community. The Danish capital is ranked the world’s 11th most attractive city for startup employees by Startup Cities Index by Nestpick.

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Fintech collaboration between Denmark and Singapore

09 Aug 2017  -  Research & education

Denmark and Singapore have signed a cooperation agreement that aims to build bridges to promote innovation in financial services and assist fintech companies in Singapore and Denmark to expand into each other’s markets.

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Denmark ranks 7th in the International Innovation Indicator

03 Aug 2017  -  Research & education

Denmark is one of the most innovative countries in the world according to a new international study examining the conditions for innovation in 35 economies world wide.

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Denmark is the world's 5th most change ready country

21 Jul 2017  -  Business conditions

Denmark is the fifth most change ready country in the world, resilient to both sudden shock and long-term trends, a new report by KPMG shows.

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Denmark is the 10th best country for immigrants

19 Jul 2017  -  Society and living

Denmark is the world’s 10th best place to be an immigrant according to Best Countries 2017, scoring 80 countries worldwide based on UN assessment and public perception.

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Jobmesse skal holde på spiludviklere

13 Jul 2017  -  Danske Nyheder

Når talenter i vækstbrancher finder vej til Danmark, er det om at holde fast i dem. Copenhagen Capacity og Interactive Denmark afholdte derfor jobmesse for de ansatte, der har mistet deres arbejde i spilvirksomheden Io-Interactive, efter den japanske ejer trak sig fra selskabet.

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Talenterne strømmer til SYBO

11 Jul 2017  -  Talent

Det danske mobilspilfirma SYBO, som står bag hittet Subway Surfers, fylder fem i år og kan se tilbage på imponerende vækstrater. For at følge med sin egen succes og opfylde en strategi om at tiltrække flere internationale medarbejdere, samarbejder SYBO med Copenhagen Capacity.

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Copenhagen Fintech Week tiltrak tusind iværksættere og investorer

11 Jul 2017  -  ICT and high tech industries

Sidste år tiltrak Norden flere investeringer end både Tyskland og Storbritannien. København skal sikre sig en stor bid af kapitalkagen gennem en stærk fintech-branche – i juli tiltrak Copenhagen Fintech Week over 1.000 iværksættere, virksomheder og investorer fra 30 lande.

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Copenhagen Fintech Week – what’s the buzz about?

03 Jul 2017  -  ICT and high tech industries

Bristol-based fintech company, Moneyhub Enterprise, has just returned from Fintech Week and Money20/20 Europe in Copenhagen. Chief Product Officer, Dan Scholey, is impressed by the strong, open-hearted support found in Copenhagen’s fintech community – and by the city’s biking culture.

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Monocle: Copenhagen is the world’s 6th best city

30 Jun 2017  -  Society and living

Copenhagen is a perennial favourite in Monocle’s top 10 – it has taken the top spot a record three times – and the Danish capital is riding high again this year. What’s its secret?

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Denmark is the second most innovative country in the EU

21 Jun 2017  -  Business conditions

Denmark is the second-best performing innovation leader in the EU according to the 2017 European Innovation Scoreboard.

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Copenhagen is the most bike-friendly city in the world

16 Jun 2017  -  Society and living

Copenhagen holds onto first place in the Copenhagenize Bicycle Friendly Cities Index 2017 due to massive investment in cycling as transport. A whopping 62 per cent of residents ride a bike daily to work or education in the city – just nine per cent drive.

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