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WeWork brings its Labs startup program to Stockholm, partners with Sting

Today, WeWork announces the official launch of WeWork Labs in Stockholm, starting June 2019. Labs is a startup program to provide young entrepreneurs with space, content and community. In Stockholm, WeWork partners with Sting. Within the partnership, graduating startups from the Sting network will be offered further growth support in WeWork Labs. Labs is already […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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