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IT business & technology: meet Købstaden at Fidels

  • Aug 28, 2012 · 6:00 PM

Købstaden: a one-stop platform for convenient online shopping

Shopping online is difficult, expensive and cluttered - both for buyer and seller. Købstaden is a young danish startup, currently in beta, that aims to change this by establishing a web-based shopping center where stores can get a all-inclusive webshop that's both simple and inexpensive.

Marketing, shipping, stock handling, scaling and a beautiful modern interface design at competitive prices with the synergetic power of a common shopping center experience. Users reaps the benefits of a one-stop location with cross-store product browsing, checkout with a simple shipping model everybody can understand.

It's safe to say that it's a bold vision that calls for a big appetite - fortunately, the team behind is very hungry...

The Grit Stack - rapid UI-driven web development

Platforms, frameworks and languages change in rapid pace and the industry calls for quick development cycles and scalability to keep up with the competition.

Købstaden developers will present their take on the challenge and dive into some of the learnings that they found throughout the process.

The custom stack behind the platform is a combination of modern webdev tools and well-proven technologies - they call it the Grit stack and consists of (among other): Python, webapp2, ndb, Mootools, Sass, Compass, Google App Engine and more.

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  • Franco S.

    We have now uploaded the pictures :-)

    September 1, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey everyone!
    Thank you so much for coming out and listening to us and engaging in a very interesting discussion. We really appreciate all you questions and feedback!
    As mentioned yesterday, we are having a friday bar event at our offices in Østerbro and it's open for everyone. So feel free to stop by and have beer with us, get a tour of the place and discuss ideas with likeminded people.
    More info can be found on the following link:

    If you are going to stop by, please set yourself as 'Attending' on the Facebook event, so that we know how many are coming.
    We hope to see you there!

    1 · August 29, 2012

  • Nuno Alexandre B.

    Great presentation and interaction, guys. Good job by organizers and kobstaden team!

    August 29, 2012

  • Franco S.

    Thank you so much to the Købstaden guys for a interesting and entertaining evening! I'm sure that everybody enjoyed it :-)

    Pictures will come soon (probably tomorrow).

    August 29, 2012

  • Niels Peter R.

    It was a great idea and engaging presentation.

    August 29, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great meetup, the guys at Koebstaden are brilliant!

    August 28, 2012

  • Andrew W.

    Very interesting discussion - both business and technical

    August 28, 2012

  • Nuno Alexandre B.

    I assume this presentation is in english? If so, I will join.

    August 27, 2012

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