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An investor-packed Sting Day!

Sting Day 2018 took place on May 16th, gathering a record number of investors and offering inspiring speakers combined with energetic one-to-one matchmaking. 400 exclusively invited people were present at Hotel Birger Jarl when Sting gathered its network of promising startups and most of Europe’s leading investors for the annual Sting Day event. A total […]

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Elly Pistol starts US expansion – closes funding round

Elly Pistol, the online fashion company dedicated to the digital generation, raises 2.4 MSEK from existing and new owners and at the same time announces the recruitment of Peter Lenerius as new CEO. Peter will be taking on the challenge of commencing Elly Pistol’s establishment in North America. Elly Pistol is a digital street wear brand […]

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Orexplore behind Swedish digital breakthrough in the mining industry –

The Swedish-Australian company Orexplore has launched the world’s first fully-featured digital drilling cores laboratory – the GeoCore X10. The product, which won a Red Dot Industrial Design Award in 2017, analyzes the element concentrations and minerals contained in a drill core, as well as provides a visualization of the rock’s internal structure in 3D. What […]

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Friendship app GoFrendly raises 3 MSEK

GoFrendly, an app that offers women of all ages an opportunity to create new friendships through accurate and secure matching, has closed an investment round of 3 MSEK. Among the investors are the founder of Apotea, Pär Svärdson, and the former Klarna Manager, Louise Samet. The company will now expand and develop the product further. […]

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The Growth Hacking Gap

We recently surveyed 20 growing tech startups within our ecosystem on the growing business needs and we found the following skills along with their demand and availability: This image shows the frequency of companies looking for the various skills (blue) and how many candidates who say they have the various skills (red). In short, this […]

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List: the five new companies in Sting Incubate

Today, Sting welcomes this year’s second batch of startups to the Sting Incubate program. The five new companies represent a wide range of solutions ranging from deep PC strategy games, a digital treatment method for people with sleep problems, innovative tools for digital receipts and personal administration to an AI based food market recommendation engine. […]

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Kinexit–the IT platform that takes training to a new level–raises millions in new funding

Kinexit is a digital platform that detects body movement restrictions, and automatically selects personalized and animated training solutions based on the chosen sport and the individual’s goals. The company has raised over two million SEK from private investors, including former NHL pro Mattias Weinhandl, to continue their expansion in the United States. The team behind […]

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Söderberg & Partners invests in Learnster

Learnster, a company that develops the next generation’s learning platform for companies and educational consultants, gets a new investors in Söderberg & Partners. Since its inception in February 2017, Learnster has developed its SaaS service for more efficient training, skills development and on-boarding of employees. Now Learnster gets a new external investor and expands the […]

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