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Are you ready to start making some serious impact? We actively look for startups with innovations in areas such as climate tech, sustainable energy, food and agriculture, new materials, circular solutions and bioeconomy.

We need to accelerate our transformation into a more sustainable society, especially with regard to the climate challenge. Are you a Startup addressing one of the SDGs with ground-breaking technologies and scalable solutions? Let’s talk.

Previously, we have accelerated companies such as Karma, Midsummer, Surfcleaner, Ignitia, Worldfavor, Beleco and Sellpy.

What you get

Sting offers the most extensive startup support ecosystem in the Nordics. If you become one of the chosen few you will get the best imaginable support to turn your vision into reality and manifold increase your chances of success.

As a Sustaintech company, you will get access to everything we offer in our award-winning programs, such as tailored business coaching, a potential Propel Capital investment of 500,000 SEK, recruitment and team development coaching, free office space at A house, Sting’s community, and extensive partner network, and access to Europe’s broadest network of early-stage investors. We also offer pitch training, sales training, exclusive workshops and meet-ups, events, and much more.

On top of that, you will get a number of climate action specific activities and resources, including:

• Sector-specific business coaches
• Access to Sting’s vast network of Sustaintech focused investors
• Tailored customer matchmaking through Ignite Sweden
• Impact assessment resources
• Grant application support
• A network of Climate Action mentors
• Peer-to-peer exchange with other Climate Action startup founders
• A large pool of talents mobilized in Startup Climate Action

Expect a high-paced program with 2-week sprints and a lot of opportunities for peer-to-peer exchange and learning. Your individual coach has entrepreneurial experience and a network from your field and will challenge you to aim higher and reach further. Together with our partners, we provide you with the right people and resources to grow your business. If you get in, you will have resources like a corporate and the knowledge of a serial entrepreneur at your fingertips.

We have a close relationship with Norrsken and Norrsken VC as well as many other national and international sustainability investors, such as Almi Invest Greentech and IKEA Greentech. In addition, we host the annual Sweden Sustaintech Venture Day, an exclusive event for startups and investors in this space.

Here is what you also get

What others say about us

    The coaching and network of experts have been essential in building a stable base for our future expansion, and we now see great interest from both customers and investors.

    Christina Lundbäck, SurfCleaner

    Sting gave us all the tools we needed to get our business off the ground and the continued support even after we finished the program is a big part of our continued success.

    Gustaf Svensson, Renbloc

    In the past year, since joining Sting, we have expanded our team from three founders to 11 team members, launched our two services and finalised two investment rounds.

    Sebastian Rudenstam, Beleco

Accelerating Climate Action

We know that innovation and technology combined with entrepreneurship have an incredible power to create rapidly scalable businesses that bring new solutions to some of the biggest challenges of our time.

Sting has extensive experience from coaching sustaintech and climate impact startups, many of which have become household names in Sweden and beyond. You’ll be in good company!

Meet your sustaintech coaches

These are the coaches you’ll probably spend the most time with, but you can expect a strong commitment and close support from our whole team.

You now have the chance to book a free 20-minute Open Coaching session with our coaches specializing in climate tech, sustainable energy, mobility, electrification, food tech, new materials, circular solutions, and bio-economy. Book yours now, slots fill up fast! 

Karin Ruiz Sting

Karin Ruiz

Karin coaches sustaintech and deeptech startups.
070-645 78 04

Jonas Lindqvist

Jonas coaches gaming, sustain- and deeptech companies.
070-350 49 69

Boel Swartling, Sting sustaintech coach

Boel Rydenå Swartling

Boel is coaching sustaintech startups within the mobility sector.

Magnus Rehn

Magnus coaches Sustaintech startups.
070-512 05 48

Thomas Öström sustaintech coach at Sting

Thomas Öström

Thomas coaches sustaintech and clean energy startups.

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Check out the FAQ or reach out to Karin, Magnus or Jonas in the Sustaintech team.