Mikkel Sørensen

Copenhagen | Denmark


  • Startups
  • Acceleration
  • Business Development
  • Investment


Mikkel has a strong background within innovation & entrepreneurship. He has established, matured and scaled DTU Skylab into one of Europe´s leading technology-based innovation hubs. This journey has required securing 100+ million DKK in funding, growing the organisation and building 5,000m2 of innovation facilities.

Prior to this, Mikkel was the National Manager of Venture Cup Denmark, a start-up support initiative originally founded by McKinsey, and he is also the co-founder of Stormglas which drives interdisciplinary art projects.

Mikkel possesses deep knowledge within the areas of

  • Technology start-up development

  • Acceleration and incubation initiatives

  • Funding, pitches and presentation technique

  • Corporate/startup/university partnerships

  • Building innovation cultures and eco-systems

  • Organisational development and change

Mikkel has both a master’s degree in Modern Culture from University of Copenhagen and one from the Rhythmic Music Conservatory. Furthermore, he holds an Executive MBA from the Technical University of Denmark.