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Nordic Growth Hackers #9 at Techfestival

NGH# 9 was held at the first annual Techfestival and it was a huge success.

You can see the first video from the event here

MAY 10, 2017

SimpleSite hosts Nordic Growth Hackers #8

The theme for NGH#8 was “Tools & How To Use Them” and is connected to the stories about how important processes can be supported by the right tools.

Watch videos from the event on our YouTube channel here

FEBRUARY 1, 2017

SimpleSite hires new DevOps Engineer

Our DevOps Team just got more power in the form of Andrei Mahu. Andrei will work on infrastructure development and maintenance coupled with tasks and processes of automation and scripting. The aim is to create an environment where building, testing and releasing can happen more rapidly, frequently and reliably.

Andrei has an AP degree as an IT Engineer and just graduated with a BA degree as a Technical Project Manager before joining the DevOps team at SimpleSite.

JANUARY 25, 2017

SimpleSite hosts Nordic Growth Hackers #7

The theme for NGH#7 was "business models". We got new insights into how Unity got their software onto 2.4bn individual handsets and keep growing their revenue; how Tradeshift made it to a $600m valuation; and how Siteimprove sustained 50% CAGR over the last 5 years – and much more.

Watch videos from the event on our YouTube channel here

SEPTEMBER 28, 2016

SimpleSite hosts Nordic Growth Hackers #6

In less than a year, Airtame nine-folded its number of units sold via Amazon, and OrderYOYO increased its customer base with 7500 % in 12 months.

At Nordic Growth Hackers #6, four remarkable speakers gave a bunch of actionable tips on how to grow a customer base.

Read more about the event here.

MAY 1, 2016

SimpleSite hires Head of Infrastructure and Operations

We are happy to welcome Brian Lund Larsen to the SimpleSite team. Brian is our new Head of Infrastructure and Operations and his main objective is planning and operating a stable platform that scales to meet SimpleSite's growth.

Brian has 18 years experience working in the Danish IT sector, primarily for ISP and Telecommunication companies including, Telmore, TDC, Avaleo/KMD and Dagbladet Børsen.

February 1, 2016

SimpleSite hires new Growth Hacker

SimpleSite’s new Growth Hacker Willi Carlsen joins the Growth Team to strengthen the company's data driven growth.

Willi is an Experimental Laser Physicist from Niels Bohr Institute at University of Copenhagen.

November 20, 2015

SimpleSite wins Red Herring Global Award


SimpleSite received the Red Herring Global Award 2015 last night in Los Angeles, USA. Our CEO, Morten Elk, represented the company at the ceremony after a two day conference, where he presented the company’s business strategy to international investors and Industry experts.

As the only Danish company among the world’s 100 leading IT companies, SimpleSite participated in this year’s Red Herring Global award. The participants had been selected among more than a thousand tech companies around the world.

Read more about the Red Herring Award here.

August 1, 2015

SimpleSite hires Full Stack Developer

Dan Buhr is SimpleSite’s new Full Stack Developer. Dan joins the Development team and will use his technical skills to develop the next generation of our product – both frontend and backend.

Dan previously worked as a consultant for a wide range of companies and has a great passion for ‘elegant’ algorithms and architecture.

May 21, 2015

Morten Elk talks growth at TechBBQ 2015

SimpleSite CEO and Nordic Growth Hackers initiator Morten Elk participated in the TechBBQ 2015 at The Opera in Copenhagen. Here he talked with Steffen Frølund, CEO of Bownty, and Jasenko Hadzic of Copenhagen For The Win about what the prerequisites are for initiating rapid growth.

You can watch the interviews here:

May 1, 2015

SimpleSite hires Frontend Developer

Marco Calabrese is SimpleSite’s new Frontend Developer. Marco joins the development team where he will make use of his engineering skills to build the next generation of the SimpleSite product.

Marco has worked for several successful startups and helps small startups with their technology stack.

April 24, 2015

SimpleSite wins prestigious international award


SimpleSite is one of the winners of the “2015 Red Herring 100 Europe Award.” CEO Morten Elk just travelled to Amsterdam to give a presentation and receive the prize.

Since 1996, the Red Herring award has recognized the 100 most promising start-ups from around the world. The Red Herring Europe Award is given to the top 100 private cutting-edge companies in the European region.

Winning the award is a fantastic achievement. It shows that SimpleSite’s exceptional growth has not gone unnoticed in the international business world, and we are all very proud to be part of this triumph.

Read more about the Red Herring Award here.

January 2, 2015

New Full Stack Developer

Joen Sindholt is SimpleSite’s new Full Stack Developer. Joen will work on most areas of the product such as API’s, Frontends and Backends.

Joen has previously worked 10 years as a web developer building a wide variety of web solutions. In many of these projects Joen has had the role of team lead with responsibility for all technical aspects.

November 22, 2014

SimpleSite hires new UX Designer

Dmitry Kozhemyakin is SimpleSite’s new UX Designer. Dmitry will join our Product development & Communications team and work hard on developing the design and interface of our product.

Dmitry started crafting interfaces and websites more than a decade ago. He has worked for startups, ad agencies and consulted several businesses on design and development matters.

November 16, 2014

New Online Marketing Coordinator at SimpleSite

Santi Roc Castells is SimpleSite’s new Online Marketing Coordinator. Santi is a recent graduate with a MSc in Economic and Business Administration and will join our Sales & Marketing department and will be working on optimizing our online marketing channels such as Google and Facebook. Furthermore Santi will work on maintaining and developing our affiliate network.

September 22, 2014

SimpleSite secures talent for Technology and Development

Michael Svendsen is SimpleSite’s new Chief Architect and Head of Development. Michael will work to secure progress in product development and designing a scalable architecture for accepting millions of new customers.

Michael previously worked 4 years in the online payment industry with a special focus on online fraud detection. Michael was co-founder of a large scale search engine company that provided high-end document search solutions to intranets and websites.

August 24, 2014

Michelle de Marée becomes responsible for organic growth

Michelle is a well-known member of the SimpleSite Team as she has been doing our Dutch customer support for 4 years. Now she feels it’s time for new challenges and has taken on the task of securing and developing our company’s organic growth and Search Engine Optimization.

Michelle holds an academic degree in Multimedia Design, as well as a Bachelor and Master degree in Communication Studies. The technical and creative competences she has gained through her education and experience at SimpleSite make her well-prepared for the task of increasing our organic growth.

September 1, 2014

SimpleSite launches Nordic Growth Hackers

Data-Driven Growth Innovation is the foundation of our SimpleSite business. We would like to exchange experience and ideas with others who are also interested in how to create growth in an online business. This is why we have launched Nordic Growth Hackers. Nordic Growth Hackers will host four events a year, where we invite others to join us for a debate and discussion based on actual growth hack cases. The first event will be on the 1st October 2014 and will feature speakers from some of Denmark’s most successful digital growth companies, including a presentation by SimpleSite’s own Growth Hacker Jonas Nielsen.

You can find the program for the day and register for this event at here.

You can also follow us on Twitter here.

July 1, 2014

Watch a video from SimpleSite’s session at the Børsen IT Value Conference 2014

In may SimpleSite presented the session "International Growth for Digital Business Models" that besides SimpleSite's CEO Morten Elk featured speakers from some of today’s most interesting digital growth companies:
Peter Holten Mühlmann, Trustpilot
Nicolai Kærgaard, Stylepit
Ulrik Bo Larsen, Falcon Social
Tine Thygesen, Everplaces ApS

You can watch a video from the conference here:

April 16, 2014

SimpleSite is sponsoring the international growth session at the Børsen IT Value Conference 2014

SimpleSite will present the session "International Growth for Digital Business Models" that besides SimpleSite's CEO Morten Elk features speakers from some of today’s most interesting digital growth companies. The conference "Børsen IT Value" will be held in the Copenhagen Bella Center on the 14th and 15th May 2014. You can read about the speakers and sign up for the conference here.

March 20, 2014

SimpleSite goes all in on growth hacking and hires another member for the Growth Team

Christian Stautz is the most recent addition to the successful growth team at SimpleSite.

Christian is a recent graduate in Information Technology from the IT University of Copenhagen and has worked with several different technologies in both the private and government sector.

January 19, 2014

Growth Hacker ensures revenue for SimpleSite

SimpleSite’s Growth Hacker Jonas Nielsen has with just one of his projects helped to create additional annual revenue of €480.000. The Danish newspaper Berlingske found that very interesting, so they sent a journalist over to talk to Jonas and CEO Morten Elk about how to create growth by analyzing customer behavior. The article (in Danish) can be downloaded here or read on Berlingskes website here.

December 17, 2013

We are among the best!

SimpleSite got great reviews on which is a website that review all website services and web hosting solutions. We got voted among the best website builders available by both users and the editor of Click here to read the reviews.

September 20, 2013

Morten Elk will be speaking at international IT conference

Morten Elk (CEO) will be giving a presentation on the 20th September at the ITB Top Executive Conference. The conference focuses on new advances in IT management, business and technology and will include presentations from many international top executives and leading experts. Morten will speak about the use of metrics and measurements as a method to create growth innovation. You can download the programme here. (Danish)

September 4, 2013

New Senior Developer joins our office in Copenhagen

These are indeed busy times for SimpleSite and Radoslav Todorov is a very welcome addition to our technical team. Radoslav’s primary focus will be development on our top priority projects, and he will be responsible for the day-to-day dialog with our office in Bulgaria. Radoslav holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Technical University of Denmark. For the past 6 years he has worked as a Software Engineer at Dataflight Europe.

August 15, 2013

Morten Elk (CEO) on explosive growth in Brazil

14% of SimpleSite's influx of customers currently comes from Brazil. The national newspaper Berlingske found that so interesting that they sent a reporter and a photographer over to our Copenhagen Head Office, to interview Morten on how SimpleSite has created the rapid international growth, and explosive customer influx in Brazil. The article (in Danish) can be downloaded here or read on Berlingskes website here.

August 15, 2013

Morten Elk will be speaking at the Digital Days conference

CEO Morten Elk will be speaking at the Digital Days Conference on September 25th. The two day conference will be held at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Copenhagen on the 24th and 25th of September 2013. The conference will also feature presentations from IKEA, Maersk, TV2 and Vestas. The main focus of the conference is on Digital Platforms and Morten has been invited to share 123hjemmeside’s international and very successful SEM (Search Engine Marketing) experiences with the conference participants from the online industry. In his presentation, Morten will, among other things, explain how 123hjemmeside uses SEM to create a high and profitable volume on new customers and how to optimise cost per click prices, cost per lead prices and customer value.

June 1, 2013

Mads Buch Stage joins us as Senior Product Developer

SimpleSite is growing! With further expansion earlier this year, we're right up there, competing with some of the world's sharpest startups within website solutions. That's why we've hired one of Denmark's sharpest talents as our Senior Product Developer. Mads Buch Stage will ensure that our product development continues in the highest gear, with his keen hawk eye firm on developing new, groundbreaking solutions. Mads has worked with Marketing and User Experience for 10 years, with Danish internet portal Jubii and as co-founder of digital agency SeMor. So all eyes are on you, Mads – no pressure!

May 3, 2013

We've hired a Growth Hacker!

Lean business principles are part of our DNA. We measure everything, analyze vigorously and optimize non-stop. To help us strengthen that effort we have hired a Growth Hacker! Physicist Jonas Bjerregaard Nielsen is the man for the job and will keep the reigns tight between our users' needs and desires and the optimization of our products, basing every move on data driven experiments and analysis. Jonas studied Physics at Aarhus University joins us from The Geological Survey Centre of Denmark, GEUS.

May 3, 2013

Leading Customer Support like a boss

It's no secret that we aim to be the best in customer service. With an aim to be the easiest website solution in the world, we must excel in offering our users any help they need to get started or develop their online presence. Kathrine Pedersen has joined us to supervise our service team and keep performance high. Kathrine holds a degree in Business Economics and Process Management and previously worked with HR and Accounting with McDonalds.

May 2, 2013

SimpleSite expands into 10 new markets

On May 1st, 2013, we launched SimpleSite in an additional 10 new markets: Poland, Czech Republic, Greece, Turkey, Portugal, Brazil, Canada, Russia, Indonesia and Malaysia – in 8 new languages! That means SimpleSite is now available in a total of 18 languages in 24 countries. We invested roughly 13 M DKK at the end of 2012 to be able carry out the effort as a collective launch. And we're truly proud of both the process and the result. With the new markets, we can set an ambitious growth goal for the future of 30-50% per year measured on both revenue and client base.

March 2, 2013

Adding more power to Technical & Domain Support

With our comprehensive growth scheme it is essential for us to run a tight ship in the technical department. So we've hired Dragos Chiotoroiu, who has a background in web development and design to add more power to our Technical Division and Domain Support. Dragos came to Denmark from Romania in 2012 to study IT technology at KEA, the Copenhagen School of Design and Technology.

February 5, 2013

1-2-3, free online shops for everyone!

It's all about added value in the world of startups – and our users are definitely getting some. From February 1st, 2013, all SimpleSite users get free access to our full online shop module. That means that anyone with a SimpleSite subscription can now add products and services to their virtual product catalogue and immediately get a comprehensive overview of all their payments, shipping and invoices. They can even accept payments directly on their SimpleSite! We're really looking forward to all the activity.