This article showcases our top picks for the best Denmark based Content & Publishing companies. These startups and companies operate a variety of Content & Publishing solutions. We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands. Regardless, they are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.
We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Denmark Content & Publishing Companies
Founded in 2014 by Sissel Hansen, Startup Guide is a creative content and publishing company that produces guidebooks and tools to help entrepreneurs navigate and connect with different startup scenes across the globe. As the world of work changes, our mission is to guide, empower and inspire people to start their own business anywhere.
Today, Startup Guide books are in 18 different cities in Europe and the Middle East, including Berlin, London, Tel Aviv, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Vienna, Lisbon and Paris. It also has two physical stores in Berlin and Lisbon to promote and sell products by startups.
Startup Guide is a 20-person team based in Berlin and Lisbon.. .
Mofibo started in Copenhagen (2013) as one of the world’s first book subscription services. We are currently in three countries and will be expanding into more countries within the next 12 months.
Our overall goal is to transform the way millions of people interact with books, through using a data-driven and customer centric approach to fundamentally change the reading experience crosses multiple countries.. .
IndieFrame is a worldwide database of user-generated photo and video content that can be sold and bought easily. With every purchase 80% of the price goes to the content creator who keeps all the rights while 20% goes to IndieFrame.
Simply upload your footage to the IndieFrame platform, set a price, and anyone can buy your content. You own all the rights to your work and can sell it again and again.
IndieFrame is available for free on Android, iOS and web. We want to democratize the media world by giving the power and rights back to the content creators.
And by doing so, we will enforce independent and non-biased perspectives on events and happenings around the globe. Also, stories that would otherwise remain untold will be brought to life.
We want to enable everyone to become a smartphone reporter. User-generated content is already being used by media today, but we believe that money made by such content should go directly to the content creator within the principle of a free market..
Spektral, formerly CloudCutout, is a visual effects company that applies machine learning to image and video editing. Spektral was founded by Henrik Paltoft and Toke Jansen in 2014 after having worked together for a couple of years digitising another of Henrik’s companies, Caramba Imaging.
Henrik has worked 20 years in the graphical industry becoming a recognised expert in image optimisation. Toke is an honour’s student from Danish Technology University’s division of machine learning and they came up with the idea to build CloudCutout.
Henrik had access to thousands of images and great cutouts of all. Toke had the know-how to build an algorithm enabling an automatic move from the original to the cutout..
SimpleSite is a website building tool focused on absolute simplicity and maximum usability for people with no tech or design skills. Using a very simple user-interface and a template-based system, the user can create a full-featured website for sales, blogging, networking or presentation in just a few clicks.
Founded in 2003 by the two brothers and serial entrepreneurs Jacob and Morten Elk, SimpleSite is based on a simple business idea of creating value and opportunity in a digital world for people with no tech skills. The company is modelled on lean business principles for maximum scalability, growth and technical functionality.
Today SimpleSite holds a strong international global presence with local language sites and customers including the US, Northern Europe, Russia, Poland, Czech Republic, Brazil, Turkey, Indonesia and Malaysia. Currently 400.000 new SimpleSite websites are being built and launched across the world every month, and the company recently received $2M in funding for an ambitious expansion plan.
SimpleSite counts 50+ staff. For more information on investment, partnerships or opportunities with SimpleSite, visit SimpleSite.com..
Tattoodo is a content provider focused on the tattoo culture and lifestyle. With 20 million monthly users, Tattoodo has fast become the no.
1 destination for tattoo lovers around the world! From inspiration and custom designs to lifestyle and entertainment. It covers all aspects of the global and ever-growing tattoo culture and works tirelessly to deliver relevant content and brand new services to its audience.
The company was founded in 2013 and is based in Copenhagen, Denmark.. .
The Capital Platform
The Capital is a publishing platform for professionals in business, finance, and tech. We are a professional social network with a focus on, but not limited to, fintech and finance.
The Capital incentivizes its users financially to provide quality content and engagement, treating the users as partners rather than consumers. The idea is that users are financially rewarded for their activity on the platform, their data, and their content, so the user can make a significant income and share in the revenue.
On top of that, we envision our platform to become a place for people to share their financial knowledge and therefore mitigating financial illiteracy in the world as more people connect to the internet and The Capital.. .
Magma enables editorial teams to plan, organize and create both print and digital magazines online in a â€œno constraintsâ€ manner saving everyone involved tons of time. A unique feature of Magma is that editors can easily out-source content creation to quality writers and photographers as well as collaborate with art directors in the layout process.
We integrate with standard layout software and partner with market leaders in digital distribution making it easy to distribute the finished magazine to new platforms like the iPad.. .
Heyprint is an online printing portal, offering to establish contact between Printers and Customers who needs printing of any kind, from business cards to brochures and posters. The idea is that a printer that have high quality and low prizes on one product, isn’t necessarilly the right supplier on another product.
By using Heyprint, the customer will be sure to get the best price, no matter which product they want. This is due to the many printers on Heyprint, with different specialities.
As a standard goal Heyprint stride to allways have a minimum of eight to ten suppliers on each product offered on the page. This insures that the customer will allways get a minimum amount of offers to choose from.
So the concept, or purpose, of Heyprint is to unsure it’s users the best offer on printing, every time. Quality printing at the best price, every time..
Skyfish makes digital asset management easy for everyone. The platform has over 52,000 users worldwide and it is available in three languages: English, Danish and German.
It offers free and paid plans for usage which includes many features as public media gallery, online image editor, secure cloud storage, automatic tagging, streaming videos, API integration and more about which you can read here: https://www.skyfish.com/featuresSkyfish is a trademark owned and created in 2011 by Colourbox ApS and Colourbox GmbH. Headquartered in Odense, Denmark, with office in Berlin, Germany..
Xstream provides an online video management solution for OTT and TV everywhere. The company offers MediaMaker, a video management system that allows its users to ingest, manage, monetize, encrypt, encode, and deliver internet TV to any connected device; and applications that deliver content to set-top boxes, connected TVs, tablets and smartphones, and game consoles.
The company also provides many other related services such as media hosting; transcoding and encoding; Digital Rights Management, a solution which encrypts content for multiple internet-enabled devices; and Ingest, a cloud-based service that makes getting large volumes of video content from various content providers easy. Xstream was founded in 1999 and is based in Copenhagen, Denmark..
TV2.dk is the official website of the Danish publicly-owned television station TV2. The TV station airs news, documentaries, sports programs, entertainment programs, children’s programs, Danish fiction, movies, and more.
TV2 was launched in 1988 and is owned by TV 2 Danmark A/S, a media company based in Odense, Denmark.. .
Nordija develops and markets software that helps telcos, cable tv operators and Internet service providers deliver a rich, interactive and user-friendly television and video-on-demand experience. Our software is a combination of powerful backend and an ultra-flexible HTML 5 frontend which provides the TV user experience and integrates various 3rd party TV and video systems together into one homogenous service delivery platform.
This Nordija solution is called fokusOn and can be operated and maintained by our customers, alternatively by Nordija as a managed service in the Cloud. Being a Danish pioneer in the Scandinavian IPTV development, Nordija has a strong position in the Nordics.
Over recent years we have grown our footprint by marketing the fokusOn solution internationally via value-added resellers or systems integrators. Today, we have customers throughout Europe, the Middle East, and the United States and the LATAM market.
For further interest please visit our website www.nordija.com. .
The Tokenizer is the go-to media platform for the latest news and research related to the tokenization of real-world assets and the blockchain economy in Europe, the US and Asia. The Tokenizer launched in February 2019 and is developed and managed by Norfico in Copenhagen, Denmark.
The first of its kind in Europe, The Tokenizer strives to be the leading media platform for everything related to the coming revolution of tokenization and a token-driven economy. With a strong economy, fast growing fintech, blockchain and crypto industries, and close regulatory collaboration across the 28 EU countries, demand for an online resource dedicated to the development of tokenization in the region is high..
Through our marketplace, media can access a network of smartphone photographers and get content from anywhere by the click of a button. In return, our users get paid. To our providers, the photographers, Byrd is a smartphone app where they can capture, share and sell photos and videos they consider newsworthy or relevant.
Through the smartphone app, our photographers can receive geo-based photo and video assignments from our media clients. To our customers, the media, Byrd is a web-based app, where they can discover and order photos and videos from professionals and amateurs.
We take care of rights clearing and verification. We are a subscription-based platform, and our product is used daily by some of the largest Scandinavian newspapers, tv-stations, and publishers..
Pixop is a cloud-based AI- and ML-powered video enhancer that is designed to help production companies, TV stations, rightsholders and independent creators monetize their digital archives by enhancing and upscaling footage to fit today’s screens. Current methods of video enhancement and upscaling used in film and TV preservation are manual, making them prohibitively expensive and time-consuming.
Pixop automates the entire process using proprietary algorithms to improve the perceptual quality of footage while eliminating both complexity and cost. It includes a host of powerful features, including video asset management, storage, video quality analysis, transcoding, a range of share options, and a quality guarantee.
Pixop is built on AWS infrastructure and can easily be scaled to accommodate variable workloads and requirements.. .
When many people are working on the same project, many versions of the project are always in circulation. This can easily cause confusion and errors.
When you work in WebProof, you’re always in control of the assignment, because everything takes place online and in perfect, sorted order. Today, WebProof isn’t just an online proofing platform, it’s also one of the world’s most automatic workflows.
This has resulted in the process optimisation of the entire graphic production of large companies such as LEGO, Berlingske Media and ICA. All these companies have over 1000 users and have saved millions and shortened their production times based on LEAN principles..
It all officially started in 2014 when the founder, Stephanie Skov, came up with the first ideas to combine the two worlds; the classic European lifestyle for home decoration and the technical and gamer focused world. But before all this, what really led to the thoughts and the passion for wall mount solutions was the frustration of not being able to find the right spot for her boyfriend’s PlayStation 3.
In 2012 Stephanie moved together with her boyfriend and he brought with him his beloved PlayStation. As the apartment in Copenhagen was small there was not much space.
The issue of finding the perfect spot for the console became a daily challenge for Stephanie. In the summer of 2013, her boyfriend, Philip Friis Larsen, had just announced the news about the release of the new PlayStation 4 in 2014.
Now the challenge became a reality. Nine months later, after lots of field research, the first wall mount for FLOATING GRIP® was developed.
While trying to combine the modern lifestyle with gaming Stephanie came up with the system for the wall mounts which is today patent pending.. .
Africa Reframed enables customers to source authentic and fully released visual content produced by African contributors. The quality level is of international, high and consistent level since contributors have been trained and groomed through our online learning platform.
We are looking for partners/investors sharing our vision of Africa Reframed as a value-driven, profitable business which strives to alter the global community’s perception of the African continent while also building sustainable job opportunities for photographers across Africa.. .
UniFlip provides a self-service solution where PDF, Word and PowerPoint documents can be converted into a digital format for subsequent publication; on a company’s Facebook page, a company’s own website, on DVD, CD, USB or UniFlip’s own hosting solution. Updates take place on a user-friendly UniFlip account where design, links, music and video from e.g.
YouTube can be inserted and published in up to 19 different languages. The user’s Facebook page and web site is updated immediately..
Politiken is a Danish daily newspaper that provides its readers with the latest breaking news. It is actively involved in supporting cultural and sporting events such as the annual marathon in the streets of Copenhagen and more.
In addition, it offers a number of sponsorships for cultural events such as Politiken’s Audience Award, Buster’s Film Festival, and more. Politiken was founded on October 1, 1884 in Denmark..
Berlingske Media is Denmark’s largest news publishing group. We produce content for print, web, web-TV, radio and smart phones.
Berlingske Media have a long and proud history in Denmark and has always had a big influence on the media market through all its national, regional and local titles. The flagship title “Berlingske” was launched in 1749, making it one of the world’s oldest existing newspapers.
Berlingske Media’s operations are spread troughout Jutland and Sealand. The Headquarters is located in central Copenhagen.
Berlingske Media reaches 2 mio. Danes every week through our broad package of media titles and services.
Some of the strongest brands from Berlingske Media are: Berlingske, BT, Århus Stiftstidende, Randers Amtsavis, Dagbladet Holstebro, Dagbladet Struer, Viborg Stifts Folkeblad, Dagbladet Ringkjøbing-Skjern, Folkebladet Lemvig, Jydske Vestkysten, Weekendavisen and Berlingske Business Magasin.. .
ArtworkHeroes is the first crowdsourced marketplace for curated, affordable and limited edition art prints, which is supporting worldwide artists as well as small charities in need. Hobby as well as professional artists from all over the world submit their art pieces (photos, graphic designs, paintings etc.) on ArtworkHeroes.com and compete one month for the votes of the creative community.Based on the votes, social media engagement and overall sales potential, the ArtworkHeroes curator team chooses up to 30 winners at the beginning of each month.
These winners are from then on referred to as the new ‘ArtworkHeroes’. The ArtworkHeroes’ winning art pieces are sold as physical art prints on material such as canvas for a 3 month limited time in the ArtworkHeroes shop.
For each sale, the artists as well as a monthly charity are getting a fair share cut and everybody wins. At ArtworkHeroes we believe that great art can come from everywhere and anyone.
Everyone should be able to enjoy world-class artwork and to express himself or herself creatively. We furthermore believe that creative talent has not only the power to tear down borders connecting people from all over the world but to even make the world a better place.
Want to be part of the creative movement? Then visit www.ArtworkHeroes.com. .
Euroinvestor is a leading stock and investor portal. They make sure that 1.6 million users around the world can stay on top with relevant investor information.
Since the beginning in 1997, where Euroinvestor initially launched in Denmark, They have continuously developed Their reach in Europe and the number of monthly users. The great success in Denmark laid the ground for a launch in Sweden and Norway in 2004.
Later They have launched websites in France, the Netherlands, The UK, Spain and Italy.. .
Sneakerworld® was founded in 2013 and has today grown to be the biggest media in sneakers and footwear in Scandinavia. We focus on giving people news about the latest sneakers, best deals, and daily inspiration.
At Sneakerworld.com you will find the classic newsfeed, where you can be updated daily about news from all major brands. We also have a big release calendar, where you can find all about upcoming releases.
Here we collect information about dealers, prices, release times, and direct links. You can visit our release calendar here.
However, it is important to emphasize that we do not sell shoes and sneakers. We collaborate with a wide range of stores and webshops, which we occasionally refer to.
If you have purchased a pair of sneakers from one of our partners, please contact the relevant store if you have questions about your purchase.. .
Preview Networks is a content marketing platform for brands and content aggregation and syndication platform for publishers. We provide the tools for brands to centrally distribute and manage marketing and PR content across media destinations, devices, and commerce platforms; allowing media partners to automate content acquisition delivering audience and advertising revenue growth.
With 7 offices operating in 10 markets in Europe, we work with over 300 content companies to distribute more than 350 million video streams and 2.25 billion images across over 2,500 media destinations including websites, social networks, mobile apps, tablets, and connected TV. The company is privately held and venture backed by Sunstone Capital.
For the most recent updates about Preview Networks visit www.previewnetworks.com. .
The ambition is clear: We want to shoot the most stunning, the most convincing, believable and authentic images of people in the world. Images that tell a story about a slice of life, images that make you stop, make you smile, laugh, cry or relive.
PeopleImages.com is founded and built on the ideas of Danish born Yuri Arcurs, the world’s top selling stock photographer for the last four years, who was voted by PDN magazine as one of the most influential photographers of this decade. Yuri started shooting stock photography while being a psychology student in 2005 and built his business from the ground one image at the time..
TRESU Group is a highly specialised company offering flexible, customized solutions of flexo printing machines and ancillary products for flexo and offset printing. We have over 35 years’ expertise in the development and production of engineered solutions for the package print converter, and with more than 95% of our production being exported, TRESU Group is a global player on the world market.
Our success is driven by our people and their unrelenting focus on delivering results the right way.. .
Magnetix is an integrated direct and digital agency. We set new standards for customer relations based on insight and intelligent use of technology.
Ever since Magnetix was founded in 2000, we have stubbornly insisted on integrating a digital agency’s focus on creating customer contact, with a direct marketing agency’s focus on retaining it. We have always believed that the Internet’s capacity to connect all the people on our planet should be combined with the dialogue marketing principles of personalisation, relevance, timing and effect.
That is what has made us different, to put it mildly. We bring together .NET developers, UX experts, marketing strategists, art directors, copywriters and dialogue architects with one vision in mind: to put the customer first and to set new standards for how well, how quickly, how profoundly and how durably you can create relationships between companies and their customers..
Strand Consult APS provides non client-specific reports, publications, and workshops. It offers telco reports, media reports, and IT reports.
The company serves mobile operators, handset manufacturers, infrastructure suppliers, and media companies. Strand Consult APS was founded in 1994 and is based in Copenhagen, Denmark..
Oresund Startup News
Øresund is the area where Denmark and Sweden are the closest. It is also known as the greater Copenhagen area, but has it’s name from the Øresund strait that runs thru and divides the countries.
The region is special because of Copenhagen being located so close to the border – the Swedish side is more or less Copenhagens eastern city parts (even if all Swedes would not agree with that statement). The region is both Danish and Swedish, and goes from Malmö to the south to Helsingborg in the north.
The biggest cities are: Copenhagen, Malmö, Helsingborg and Lund. Their aim is to enable a better community for startups and entrepreneurs in the Øresund region – to get a more integrated region that can grow towards it’s full potential.
They focus mainly on startups in the bigger cities on both the Danish side (Copenhagen) and Sweden (Malmö, Lund and Helsingborg) They are constantly adding more startups, co-working spaces and other information that is relevant for the community. They are also listing events as they are informed about them, and are generally reporting on news they think are of interest for their readers.
Are they missing something – tell us about it!. .
We help sites monetize traffic through market research surveys. Opinodo offer an online platform for publishers to recruit audience to market research surveys aggregated by Opinodo from various different market research companies in +40 countries.
Publishers are paid for every complete interview their recruited users complete. As a publisher you get access to our easy dashboard with daily updated earnings, conversion rates and more.
We provide easy and reliable monthly payments to publishers – all handled automatically within the Opinodo Publisher backend. Publishers have access to their recruited data, making Opinodo a proven solid solution to lead generation for building email lists while monetizing it at the same time through surveys.
Opinodo provides an optimal revenue stream for media companies, webshops and individual owners of websites that want to diversify from advertising or e-commerce generated revenue streams.. .
Smart photo management for busy people. The iOS camera app that helps you stay organized and get things done.
Take all of your photos with single, multiple or preset camera modes on the go and instantly send new photos to your local or cloud-connected collections (eg. Dropbox or Google Drive), or create new ones in seconds.
Enjoy your neatly organised collections and find them again easily, within the app.. .
We have developed a 2nd generation PBBG MMORPG game engine designed for the fast growing freemium market. Using this game engine we are publishing our own and clients’ IPs.
Our technology is hugely scalable and cost effective. The platform is entirely based on Microsoft .Net technology, Azure cloud computing and supports HTML5 and publishing on multiple platforms including mobile phones (including iPhone) and Facebook.
www.zombiepandemic.com www.radiatedwasteland.com. .
Nordic Startup Bits
Nordic Startup Bits is an online platform that brings early stage startup news from the Nordics. It is focused on early stage digital entrepreneurs.
It has a team of experienced and dedicated writers, business developers, and community builders, who helps and supports the booming Nordic ecosystem. Nordic Startup Bits is based in Copenhagen..
Bellcom Open Source ApS
Bellcom is a company that delivers Open Source based software to Companies. The following areas of expertize is offered: Open Source hosting services – including Open Source software on Windows.
Web solutions of any kind, based on Open Source Software. Solutions have been provided on platforms such as.
Ez-publish, Drupal, Post Nuke, Joomla, Oscommerce, Magento, WordPress, Buddypress, Payment gateways etc. Open Source Development for all of the mentioned systems.
Inkluding all other Open Source Based solutions. Support for all Open Source Based solutions.
So if you want to try Open Source but need supoprt to back you up, just call.. .
Wilke Promotion A/S
Webshop selling promotional Items like pens, mugs, clothing, tote, logo golfballs and much more. We have been online since 2012 and is growing at 20% per year.
Our focus is on good customer relationships, csr friendly suppliers and new products each month so our customer will have the newest choices within promotional items.. .
DPL Industri A/S
DPL Industri A/S is the specialist of UV LED Curing technology. In the past 20 years, DPL has not only to maintain the production of high-quality Easycure TM Cold UV Curing System but also established a technical bond with our clients by sharing our experience on Ultraviolet printing, coatings, and adhesives bonding onto wood, glass, metal, plastic and paper.
From our lab to our clients’ factories, our specialist helps them to solve the production challenges by adopting the latest advances in UV technology. High-power UV LED curing system with the latest LED Curing technology In 2015, DPL announced EasycureTM LED Curing system with high energy output.
DPL LED Curing system is base on the latest LED technology, which combines with a highly effective and smart construction ensure a stable and perfect curing quality for different types of UV coating, UV printing, UV bonding application.. .
Dogsuniverse is a community website for all dog owners. It enables its users to share their thoughts, feelings, photos, videos, and experiences with other dog lovers.
Dogsuniverse was founded in 2012 by Torben Grue and Klaus Kirkegaard Jensen. It is based in Kolding, Syddanmark..
Schilling A/S want to make a difference for their customers and employees. Working for Schilling should not be just a job but a wish of the individual employee to make a difference and create value for their customers and their colleagues every single day.
Working closely together with the individual employee, they wish to enhance his/her qualifications and skills – and thereby enhance Schilling as a company and sparring partner. They create the framework for making a difference – and then it is up to the individual employee to take responsibility so that they can all pull together..
This article was written by James Jackson from Boove. The editor for this article was Tess Page. If your company is featured in this article and you want to have amendments made please contact us on: [email protected].
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