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List: The 15 new companies selected by Sting

An automatic anti-money laundering process, sustainable modular houses, safer medical tubes, programmable accessories and new financing solutions for companies – these are some of the products and services that the 15 innovative companies in the spring’s round of Sting Incubate and Sting Accelerate represent. The list of companies is announced today when the entrepreneurs meet […]

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Kry- and Capio-founders invest in digital healthcare interpreter

Patients who do not master the language where they seek care have a 50 percent higher risk of being admitted when they go to the emergency room and stay four days longer in hospital than the average patient. This is something that the team behind Care to Translate wants to change. A medical translation app […]

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Pär Lager new chairman of edtechbolaget Learnster

Pär Lager has extensive experience from both board work and CEO assignments, including from Bergh’s School of Communication, Almega and edtech company Sqore. Now he is taking over as chairman of the board of edtech company Learnster. The objective of the assignment: make knowledge available and enable development for even more organizations and employees. Stockholm-based […]

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Fairlo raises SEK 7 million to give the power back to the borrowers

The fintech company Fairlo wants to help people solve unexpected everyday expenses while maintaining control over their loans. The company has now raised SEK 7 million for expansion of the service offering with the aim of contributing to an economically inclusive world. Founded by the brothers Jimmy and Shamon Hanna, Fairlo has developed a platform […]

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Full house at Sting Demo Day when 18 companies gave their final pitches

Sweden’s investor elite was present at Bryggarsalen yesterday when 18 of Sweden’s hottest startups presented themselves at Sting Demo Day. The event is the finale of the Sting Accelerate and Sting Incubate startup programs, and nearly 150 investors networked with the entrepreneurs. Sting Demo Day is organized twice a year with the aim of giving […]

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Moggles makes VR truly wearable

The Moggles VR headset is made to be truly portable. The foldable and lightweight design makes it easy to immerse yourself in virtual reality – wherever you are. Moggles is compatible with all smartphones and available in store at the price of €69. The premium-looking design, choice of materials and matte finish give the headset […]

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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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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 investment […]

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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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