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5 ways to boost your STING Accelerate application

Thinking about applying to the next batch of STING’s accelerator program? Here are 5 useful tips to improve your chances of getting chosen for the program: 1. Show us that you have a strong team STING invests in people, not companies. One thing that truly impresses us is an experienced team with complementing skills. Show […]

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In the mind of a business angel

How do you attract a private investor? What should you research and what questions should you consider before choosing who to bring into your company? On Monday this week, we had lunch with the serial entrepreneurs and business angels Jane Walerud and Martin Wattin who talked about private investing with our entrepreneurs. So, simply put: […]

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“Find people who are better than yourself”

At the end of last week, STING’s FastForward team popped over to Klarna’s headquarters here in Stockholm. Since Sebastian Siemiatkowski, Niklas Adalberth and Victor Jacobsson founded the e-commerce business in 2005, it has been quite a ride. With the recent acquisition of rival Sofort (DE) earlier this week, Klarna is today one of the leading […]

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Tuesday lunch break with Henrik Lenberg

On Tuesday (Dec 3), the FastForward startups caught up for lunch with Henrik Lenberg, former VP at SoundCloud. During two years in Berlin, and two in San Francisco, Henrik was part of the core team that turned the music platform into its current state. Now back in Stockholm, Henrik’s got his sight set on establishing his […]

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