jill

Sting finalist in WES Diversity Impact Awards

Sting was one of three finalists when the WES Diversity Impact Award was awarded last night at Café Opera. The prize celebrates initiatives for diversity and inclusion in the business world. Sting was nominated in the category Diversity Impact Company of the Year. Yesterday, the Diversity Impact Awards were presented at a prize ceremony at […]

Read more  »

Four new heavy-weights from e.g. Ericsson, Hakon Invest & NTT Security join the board of cybersecurity company Defentry

Defentry has recruited a new board of directors that will serve the company in its future growth and positioning on the market; Göran Hesseborn (Apoteket Hjärtat, Hakon Invest), Jan Wäreby (Ericsson, RISE, Tobii), Henrik Davidsson (NTT, Cisco) and Oskar Norin (Ramirent, Com Hem, Telenor). Defentry has experienced strong growth over the past six months. The […]

Read more  »

List: The 14 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 14 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 […]

Read more  »

60% increase in teams with female founders at Sting

The proportion of accepted teams with female founders has risen from 26 percent in 2017 to 42 percent in 2018, when Sting summarizes the past year. The proportion of recruitments that have resulted in a woman being recruited into Sting companies is close to 40 percent, and 38 percent of Propel Capital’s investments have been […]

Read more  »

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 […]

Read more  »

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 […]

Read more  »

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 […]

Read more  »

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 […]

Read more  »
1 2 3 14