News & Media

Hubbster’s issue oversubscribed in two hours

The Swedish SaaS company Hubbster, specialized in digital tools for activating strategies, plans and cultures, has completed a raising of capital in June. The issue, which was mainly dedicated to faster product and service development, was quickly and marginally oversubscribed. With the demand of several of the Sweden’s largest companies, Hubbster is now focusing on […]

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Propel Capital closes fourth round, large increase of female investors

Sting’s fund Propel Capital now closes its fourth round of SEK 12 million to be invested in approximately 40 Sting companies from August 2017 to December 2018. Ten out of the 40 participating business angels are women, which is a real boost. In the last round only two women participated. Propel Capital is Sweden’s largest and […]

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Adaptive Simulations, a high-tech research spin-out receives a 1.5 million euro investment from Creathor Venture, Karma Ventures and KTH Holding

  Adaptive Simulations announced today that it has received a 1.5 million euro investment from Creathor Venture and Karma Ventures, two leading European venture capital firms in the high-tech space. The venture capital firms were joined by the holding company of highly ranked tech-university KTH Royal Institute of Technology. Adaptive Simulations’ goal is to democratize […]

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The second batch: Here are the 6 new STING Incubate companies

  Three times a year, five tech startups are accepted to STING’s incubator program STING Incubate, and get 6 to 18 months tailor-made coaching. The companies in the second batch offer products within, for example, 3D modeling, virtual and augmented reality, and strategy implementation tools. All startups can receive 300,000 SEK from Propel Capital, the […]

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STING Open Coaching – free feedback

At least once a month, we offer STING Open Coaching – short individual coaching sessions for entrepreneurs with exciting business ideas. We regularly receive calls and emails from entrepreneurs who want to share their business ideas and to discuss a collaboration with STING, which we think is terrific! We also want to meet with you face-to-face. If […]

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Impactpool assists with UN recruitment

Impact Pool has been commissioned by the UN Secretary General’s office to assist in making nominations to appoint the future leader of the UN peacekeeping forces. According to Impactpool’s co-founder Henrik Rydén, this is the first time that the UN goes beyond its internal structure to fill senior roles at this level. – We have […]

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Game veterans at Hatrabbit, first startup accepted to STING’s game incubator

It’s an impressive track record hiding behind Hatrabbit Entertainment, a new studio that builds experiences in virtual and augmented reality. There are already technically advanced games on the market, but the magic with Hatrabbit lies in their ability to combine new graphics technology that takes the experience to the next level. Hatrabbit is the first company to […]

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Newsvoice.com is launched to eliminate the filter bubbles and “fake news”

On 2 April, on the International Fact Checking Day, Newsvoice.com was launched – a news app and community that show more perspectives on the news and let the readers influence the news reporting. Today, the credibility of the news media is challenged by filter bubbles, by concerns about media bias and false news that fills our social media feeds. […]

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DPOrganizer raises capital and expands in Europe

DPOrganizer, which helps companies and organizations worldwide to manage the challenges of data protection, has raised capital from Inbox Capital and Soläng Invest, among others. DPOrganizer helps organizations manage the challenges of data protection. Right now, the focus is on companies that have to deal with the new EU data protection directive, GDPR, which comes into […]

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