Morten Ugelvig Andersen has over a decade of experience inspiring, activating and accelerating the entrepreneurs of tomorrow and is honoured to serve on the board of Edugist, an impact newsroom and lab giving telling the story of education and providing data to advance education and youth development in Africa.
A dedicated dad, and chief executive officer of Venture Cup Denmark, all round bon vivant and connoisseur of the finer things in life he welcomes the opportunity to join Edugist’s dynamic board and contribute to weaving best global practices into Edugist’s quest to advance quality education and enable achievements.
Since 2000, Venture Cup Denmark has each year organised the National Startup Competition. Danish university startups have a chance to win cash prizes and compete against the best startups in Denmark.
Non-profit management, project development, international and cross-cultural communication and negotiation, sales, entrepreneurship and innovation projects, Chinese relations, triple helix, and change management are among Andersen’s areas of academic and practical experience. Through his leadership style, he produces synergy, value, and influence in all his work.
Passionate about finding innovative solutions to challenging problems, developing platforms that add value, and utilising the synergies between various skills, Andersen believes that via innovation and entrepreneurship, we can address the problems facing society by combining the shared commitment of individuals and groups.