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Accelerate Through Silicon Valley

Are you a Danish early-stage, tech startup, and do you want to scale your business through Silicon Valley? We have joined forces with Plug and Play for a pre-accelerator program for startups who want to learn more about what it takes to scale, accelerate and launch through Silicon Valley. Interested? Apply today! 

about the program?

Plug and Play and Innovation Centre Denmark Silicon Valley have joined forces to offer a unique chance for Danish tech startups to learn how to scale, accelerate and launch your startup through Silicon Valley.

The program is tech agnostic and any Danish, early-stage tech startup (bootstrapped, pre-seed or seed stage) with an ambition to raise capital and scale through Silicon Valley can apply to the program through this application form.

Participants in the program will take home insights and learn how to:

  • Accelerate, grow, and launch your startup through Silicon Valley
  • Pivot your pitch to US investors and excel at showcase and pitch events in the Valley
  • Adapt your business model to the US market
  • Understand and navigate the Silicon Valley ecosystem and the different actors in it
  • Understand what it means to be part of an US accelerator and the possibilities within

Furthermore, you will get access to:

  • Plug and Play’s extensive network of domain and industry experts, mentors and investors
  • Plug and Play’s community events as well as the PNP Playbook (exclusive platform for deal flows and startup sourcing)
  • ICDK’s advisor and partner network across North America
  • Talent, network, and knowledge through social events with cohort startups, ICDK, Plug and Play and program partners

Additional (cool) perks:

  • Get selected for subsequent Plug and Play vertical programs (if qualified)
  • Get a tailored report identifying competing technologies and relevant US investors
  • Completion of this program qualifies you to participate in ICDK’s 1-week program in Silicon Valley in February 2022 for a discounted rate of DKK 8.995,-
  • Free ticket to TechBBQ in Copenhagen on Sept. 16 to 17– YAY!

Accelerate through silicon Valley The program at a glance

Learn more about our partner


  • Most active VC in Silicon Valley and largest global innovation platform
  • +60 accelerator programs annually
  • Accelerated +2.000 startups since 2006 who together have raised +$9 billion in venture funding
  • Plug and Play Ventures invested in 193 startups in 2019 and 163 startups in 2020.
  • Co-invest with +180 VCs on a global scale
  • Currently +950 active portfolio companies
  • Active portfolio companies include Dropbox, Soundhund & Zoosk.
  • Successful exits include Paypal (acquired by Ebay), Danger & Powerset (acquired by Microsoft), Honey (acquired by Paypal)
  • Lending Club ($9 billion valuation at IPO)
  • Global reach: 36 locations across 28 countries in 5 continents worldwide

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