startups

Sales-tech company Tölve raises 2.6 MSEK

Tölve has raised 2.6 MSEK from investors like Anders Göransson at Soläng Invest, Softhouse Invest and former CEO of Telge, Kjell Hasslert. The capital will be used to launch the company’s self-learning sales platform and establish Tölve on the Swedish market. Tölve’s SaaS service, an AI-based “sales assistant”, helps sales professionals to identify new potential […]

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List: The six new companies in Sting Incubate

Today, Sting welcomes six new startups to the Sting Incubate program. The companies that have been selected offer services within e.g. logistics optimization, digital project and quality assurance tools, games and e-health. “We see a great interest from startup to join Sting. With the six new companies in this batch we have accepted 17 new […]

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Elly Pistol raises 3 MSEK

Elly Pistol, the online fashion company dedicated to the digital generation, has closed its first investment round and has raised 3 MSEK for expansion into new markets and expansion of the team. Amongst the investors are JNE Invest and BLCBX Investment Group. Elly Pistol is a digital street wear brand launched in 2015. The company […]

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Here are the new Sting Accelerate companies

The eight startups that have been selected for the fall batch of Sting’s Accelerator program offer solutions ranging from car wash to Facebook for riders. All companies receive SEK 300,000 from Sweden’s most active private seed investor, Propel Capital, to accelerate growth. The selected group of Sweden’s most promising startups will receive intensive coaching during […]

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New business coach at STING: Karin Ruiz

Recently Karin Ruiz joined the STING team as business coach within cleantech and health. For more than 20 years, Karin has worked in international business development, marketing and sales management positions in both startup companies, multinational corporations and government agencies. Karin’s broad industry background covers health and medical services, Internet/media, ICT, WASH and Food, and […]

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APPRL secures 1 million SEK

Fashion tech company APPRL raises 1 million SEK in a seed round led by the private investor Jonas Dromberg. APPRL, a STING Accelerate alumni, enables bloggers and media to monetize their traffic by forwarding the traffic to online stores. > Read more about APPRL

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The STING story

Sweden’s tech scene is thriving, and we know great things are happening in our startup community – but it’s time to make sure the rest of “startup world” knows what’s going on here! For that reason, the tech blog Swedish Startup Space compiled “The STING Story“, showing how STING has contributed to the Stockholm tech scene […]

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Codarica relocates to Los Angeles for Disney and Techstars

Codarica has been selected as one of 11 companies for the mentorship and investment program Disney Accelerator, powered by Techstars. The program runs for fifteen weeks, and gives the startups access to mentorship from top Disney executives, up to $120,000 in investment capital to develop their companies as well as special access to resources from across […]

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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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