PreSeed Ventures

Discovery Day 2018

What is Discovery Day?

Discovery Day is a pitch competition that celebrates great startups. 8 founders will present their startups in front of a jury of experienced entrepreneurs and investors. The most promising startup wins an investment of 500.000 DKK from PreSeed Ventures. The event is part of PreSeed Ventures' Discovery program, which aims to strengthen early-stage startups.

The Criteria


In order to compete you must live up to these criteria:

  • You are based in Denmark
  • Your startup needs to be less than 18 months old (from CVR registration) or have a total revenue throughout the company's lifetime of maximum DKK 50.000

When selecting the 8 competing startups we focus on:

  • A highly skilled founder team
  • The scalability of your business idea and the market potential
  • If the product is already on the market – or close to market launch

Get started working om your pitch deck. Download our free guide: How to get our attention with your Pitch Deck.

Read about the terms of our Discovery investment right here.

The Program:


16:00-16:15: Welcome by PreSeed Ventures & DTU Skylab


16:15-16:55: The first four startups pitch - each followed by questions from the jury


16:55-17:15: Break


17:15-17:55: The next four startups pitch - each followed by questions from the jury


17:55-18:25: Inspirational talk (Speaker to be announced)


18:25-18:35: "And the winner is.."


18:35-19:00: Beers & networking

Ready to compete?

Send us your pitch deck of maximum 10 slides explaining why your business is the next BIG thing.

You can find a template for the perfect pitch deck right here.

Make sure you include the following:

  • First name
  • Last name
  • Email
  • Phone Number
  • Do you have a business angel/are you in dialogue with a business angel?

Deadline for applying for Discovery Day 2018 is September 11th 2018.

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Send us an application on the email below to win a 500.000 DKK investment.

APPLY HERE before September 11 2018:


Remember to indicate the name of your startup followed by "Discovery Day 2018" in the subject line.

When & Where:


 October 2nd 2018


DTU Skylab
Diplomvej, building 373A
2800 Kgs. Lyngby



Pitch your idea