Archive for: 2016

SmartGuitar startup raises 2 MSEK from business angels and Propel Capital

MIND Music Labs, the startup that has wowed the planet with its SENSUS – the world’s first smart guitar – has raised a total of 2 million SEK. The investment comes from Anders Göransson at Soläng Invest, Propel Capital, and current investor Mats Georgson, founder of the Bluetooth brand, among others. MIND Music Labs’ first product, […]

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STING Go Africa chooses 7 companies with their focus set on Africa

Six of the world’s ten fastest growing economies are in sub-Saharan Africa. Seven Swedish companies that offer effective logistics, smart city, clean water, residential and energy solutions, have now been selected by STING’s Go Africa program to gain knowledge, contacts, tools and support to make best use of the opportunities that the development and incredible tech boom […]

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IIS invests 1.5 MSEK in MetaSolutions that enables open digitization and new services in the public sector

The Internet Foundation in Sweden, IIS, invests in MetaSolutions, a young company with modern management solutions. The investment is part of a new inititive from IIS to support new Swedish Internet companies. MetaSolutions makes sophisticated data management available through cloud services, making it quick and easy to make information more searchable and better described by […]

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Microsoft and Aifloo start collaboration on AI and eHealth

Microsoft and Aifloo has initiated a collaboration in the field of bio-inspired Artificial Intelligence within the healthcare sector. Aifloo will leverage and infuse different cognitive services within the Micrsoft Cortana Intelligence Suite in their products and services. – We see this as a very interesting partnership. Together with Microsoft we think we can experience the […]

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LUP Technologies makes breakthrough for safer and more efficient transports

Since last summer, the large transportation company Begoma uses a new platform – LUP NUMBER – to ensure that all drivers always have the right and current information. It is already producing results. LUPNUMBER® is a cloud-based information solution that provides each workplace that handles goods with its own website. It has all the relevant […]

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Avito-founders invest in food-waste service Karma

Jonas Nordlander and Filip Engelbert invest in food-waste service Karma. Together with Norrsken Foundation, founded by Niklas Adalberth, and several well-known Swedish business angels, Karma has closed its round of financing and is now focusing on growth in Sweden and globally. Jonas Nordlander and Filip Engelbert have previously built one of the most valuable companies […]

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Powerhouse jury selects Right Nice Games winner in Game STING program

The newly established game studio Right Nice Games was yesterday named the winner of “Best Pitch” in the premiere of the entrepreneur program STING Test Drive Game. The jury consisted of Daniel Kaplan (Mojang) and Karl Magnus Troedsson (Raw Fury, previously DICE) and three other industry experts. Right Nice Games also won the People’s Choice […]

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STING’s CEO and founder named “Innovation Promoter of the Year”

Pär Hedberg, CEO and founder of STING and founder of Propel Capital, has been awarded the business weekly Veckans Affärers “Innovation Promotor of the Year”. The Swedish Innovation Award is given out to draw attention to Swedish innovations that have reached commercial success and the people who make it possible. – We wanted to create […]

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Event matches 30 investors with digital health companies

STING Night – Digital Health was held yesterday, an event for more than 30 exclusively invited investors in the digital health space, who met with 12 startup companies with health solutions with e.g. cancer diagnosis, eldercare and “best practices” in surgery. Participated in the program did also Henrik Torstensson, founder of Lifesum, and Dr. Vishal […]

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