Tech Talent

Startups – Pitch on stage to find your next
superstar employee

Talents – Make your impression at speed
matching with startups and scaleups



Tech Talent

Tech Talent focuses on connecting Danish startups and scaleups with the right talents.

20 Danish startups will pitch on stage about the talent their company needs to grow. This will be followed by curated speed matching with talent candidates who have been selected for Tech Talent.

Taking place at the TechBBQ Summit, with 10 startups pitching each day.

Startups – apply now!
Talents – applications opening August 12th.

Why apply as a startup?
Participants benefit from:
  • Gaining exposure while pitching
  • Speed matching with relevant talents
  • Online workshop for startups prior
  • Ticket to the TechBBQ Summit

Why apply as a talent?
Participants benefit from:
  • Network building with potential lead to employment
  • Online workshop for talents prior
  • Ticket to the TechBBQ Summit

Who can apply?
  • Danish startups or scaleups with 1-3 paid positions to fill
  • Talents (including Danish and international; students/recent graduates and experienced professionals).The roles identified will guide which talents should apply.

Timeline & Agenda

Startup applications open
June 24, 2021

Startup deadline to apply
August 10, 2021

Talent applications open
August 12, 2021

Talent deadline to apply
August 31, 2021

Selected talents notified
September 6, 2021

Tech Talent during Summit
September 16 & 17, 2021


When will the online workshops take place?

10 September – more details to come!

Is it free to apply and participate?

Yes. Participants will need to be in Copenhagen for the TechBBQ Summit (your ticket inside is covered).

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Applications are open now!

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Applications will open 12 August

Tech Talent is going digital in 2020!

Are you a talent ready for the challenge of working for a startup or scaleup?

Are you a Danish startup or scaleup looking for your next superstar employee?


Tech Talent is an activity that connects Danish and international talents with Danish startups and scaleups looking for new employees.We look forward to having the following startups participate in Tech Talent 2020: Feats, Wedio, Likvido ApS, hiveonline, ArchitectureQuote, Estabild, LastNova, LYS Technologies, Contractbook, Travelli, Seek+See, Nøie and Salvatio Push 


Find out more about some of the participating startups:

Wedio – Start Creating

The story behind Nøie 

Hiveonline 30sec intro

Connecting Danish startups and scaleups with tech talents

Selected startups and scaleups will benefit from:

  • Meetings with relevant talents
  • Exposure of a 1 minute pitch video
  • 2 tickets to TechBBQ Digital
  • Webinar learning


Selected talents will benefit from:

  • Potential lead to employment
  • Network building
  • 1 ticket to TechBBQ Digital
  • Webinar learning

Who can participate?

Talent applications can be submitted by Danes, internationals living in Denmark, internationals looking to move to Denmark, students, recent graduates, and experienced professionals. The roles needed and identified by startups and scaleups will influence the roles communicated to talents.


Applicants will be notified by email on Monday 7 September whether they have been selected to participate.


Startup/scaleup applications are welcome from Danish tech startups and scaleups who have 1-3 positions to fill.

Activities and timeline

>>Monday 3 August: Startup/scaleup applications open (Deadline: 24 August)

>>Friday 14 August: Talent applications open (Deadline: 1 September) 

>>10 September (14.00 – 15.15): Webinar for startups: Benefits of company branding on LinkedIn (20 minutes) + Scaling up high performance culture (40 minutes)

Startups will participate in a webinar about company branding on LinkedIn and reaching the right people (delivered by Kotryna Kurt, Co-founder at Linkedist), plus a HR focused presentation with advice on how to scale culture and talent acquisition (delivered by Steinunn Eyja Gauksdóttir, HR Manager and Recruitment Hacker).

>>11 September (14.00 – 15.15): Webinar for talent: How to be visible and competitive in the market

Kotryna Kurt, CEO and Co-founder at Linkedist, will be sharing expert advice in a webinar focusing on LinkedIn training and self-branding.

As part of Tech Talent onboarding, both webinars will include a demo walkthrough (via of the platform that will be used for the Digital Matchmaking.

>>16 September (10.00 – 12.45): Tech Talent Digital Matchmaking

Startups and scaleups will attend scheduled 15-minute individual meetings with talent candidates.

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