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Join STING Accelerate!

The application period for the next STING Accelerate program is now open. The program round starts in August 2016, and finishes up in January 2017. Do you have what it takes to be a STING Accelerate company?  STING Accelerate is the accelerator program that gathers Stockholm’s most promising internet startups. The program provides 7-8 handpicked startups […]

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Here are STING’s eight new Internet startups, Propel Capital’s latest investments

Today, STING welcomes eight new internet/media companies to the fourth round of its accelerator program STING FastForward. The investment company Propel Capital invests 250 000 SEK in each company, to further accelerate their growth. After a comprehensive evaluation of 120 applicants for STING’s accelerator, eight teams made it into the program. The entrepreneurs have impressive […]

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Apply to FastForward’s next batch!

The next application round for the next batch of STING FastForward, FFW_04, is now open! For 4 months, we gather Stockholm’s most promising entrepreneurs in the Internet/media sector at SUP46 in Stockholm. We select 7-8 startups that receive an investment of SEK 250,000, close to business development support and coaching, free office space. The companies are also […]

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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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