12 up-and-coming startups pitched on Sting Demo Day
12 Startups pitched their business ideas during the spring edition of Sting Demo Day to 150 investors and other invited guests.
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In the booming deep tech hotbed of Stockholm, startups are constantly shaping the future and learning how to navigate this rapidly evolving market. To gain insight into fresh entrepreneurs' perspectives on the community, we explore their experiences entering the deep tech world – and the investors encouraging them.
The pace of innovation in the sustaintech space continues to accelerate as a dire need to reverse climate change escalates. We spoke to Sting sustaintech coaches Karin Ruiz and Magnus Rehn to discuss what’s happening in this crucial part of the startup ecosystem.
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In the new initiative “Rise Europe”, leading universities and startup hubs from 14 European countries collaborate to strengthen the conditions for the next generation of startups. Climate crisis and lack of resources require joint European efforts to contribute to stronger support systems for startups – and help them develop into global market leaders. Startup incubator Sting and KTH Innovation are the Swedish representatives.
Is there a way to separate oil from water in order to befriend nature? Yes, thanks to an invention based on the pumping principles of the human heart. Read this interview with Christina Lundbäck, founder of the prize winning tech-startup SurfCleaner who manufactures the world’s first skimmer separator hybrids. How did she develop the startup? And what was her biggest failure during the journey?
Electric boats, interactive training using simulations in a computer game environment, and a collaborative app for separated parents. These innovative solutions are included in the spring batch of Sting Accelerate, Incubate, and Incubate Deeptech. The 14 startups are meeting in Sting's premises at A house, Stockholm, for a joint kickoff before the start of the spring programs.
Sting has been trusted with significant financing from ERDF (the European Regional Development Fund) to support Swedish startups that bring innovative solutions to fight climate change. Over the next four years, Sting has committed to accelerating 100 new Swedish climate startups. This is Sting's most ambitious Climate Action effort to date to help turn Sweden’s most impactful climate innovations into future growth companies.
Stockholm, July 11th 2022 – The innovation movement Changers Hub, together with leading Nordic accelerator Sting, are proud to announce that they will launch a program aiming to help young tech-entrepreneurs in their early stages, test their ideas and guide those first important steps in the direction of a successful business.
This week we are celebrating our female founders at Sting. Gender equality has long been a focus for us. In 2017 we started to measure and set goals for what kind of companies we wanted to help build and the proportion of companies with female founders in our programs.
Stockholm Innovation and Growth (Sting), the leading incubator and accelerator for tech startups in the Nordics, has announced the appointment of Krim Talia as its new CEO, effective from June 1, 2023. Talia will replace Pär Hedberg, who has been the CEO since Sting’s founding in 2002.
Implement AI models in an afternoon, create memorable webinar experiences and reduce costs for work-related health issues. These are the offers of the three new companies that have been accepted to Sting’s award-winning Incubate program. Now they kick off a one-year acceleration journey together with Sting’s experienced coaches and 20+ other Sting companies.
Sting has a 20 year track record of helping entrepreneurs develop their ideas into successful impact-businesses. Reducing CO2 emission is by far one of our times most complex challenges which has resulted in a great interest in Stings Sustaintech offer. Equipping and preparing businesses with tools for such challenges has created an immense interest from entrepreneurs, investors, and partners.
yayloh, a SaaS platform designed to help retailers own their brand after purchase, has successfully raised SEK 2.5 million in a financing round led by Tomas Kull family office. The capital will be used to further increase the pace of both product development and expansion.
The innovative loyalty-first return management solution based in Stockholm is closing out a banner year and looking forward to more wins in 2022. With new clients throughout the EU, an investment round from a renowned Swedish entrepreneur, and new collaborations enabling the platform to provide sustainable returns to its clients, the future of the up-and-coming SaaS platform is looking bright.