Oculusai, a leader in image recognition and machine learning technology, have been acquired by Meltwater, the analytics/monitoring company. Oculusai – born out of research conducted at Stockholm’s Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) deliver “state-of-the-art image recognition and processing technology” and have developed an array of impressive products including face recognition, product recognition and even ‘adult-image’ recognition […]
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For a country of only 9 million people – Sweden is incredibly successful and often recognised as a “nexus of creativity”. This brilliant video imagined by Charlie Caper and Erik Rosales from d1gits explains their “plug and play business” concept – that starting a business in Sweden is incredibly quick, cheap and easy. Check out the video below:
Crowdfunding seems to be set to explode in 2013 – but Funded By Me claim that the concept of crowdfunding is ancient – as old as time. I took ten minutes with CEO and co-founder Daniel Daboczy to find out a little more. Hi Daniel, tell us a little bit more about your background? My […]
I recently stumbled across a mysterious landing page for a service called High Heaven and was curious to find out more. Whilst the landing page doesn’t give away much, I found out that High Heaven are building a commerce and content platform targeting women interested in extreme sports. I caught up with the High Heaven team this week to find out […]
I´m Sabina Schött! Working with PR at Virtusize, a Stockholm start-up solving the immense problem of online clothing size and fit. In the next coming weeks I´ll share some tips on how to maximize your PR efforts with limited budget.
Perhaps you are among those who think that the Stockholm startup scene has been lacking a place for more casual gatherings? Look no further. Startup Pub is a monthly pub for the local startup community with focus on the fun part of networking. Startup Pub is becoming a natural watering hole for entrepreneurs, startups, investors, […]
Just a couple of years ago you could call any single company and talk to a real person. This is still the case for many companies, specially the bigger and more traditional ones. But as our own personal way of communication, such as talking to friends and family, is changing, why shouldn’t your communication towards […]
Working at a startup is unique and nothing like a “regular” job. If you’re looking to dip your toe in the water, there is always the option of working part-time. One of Stockholm’s fastest growing companies iZettle is looking for part-time Customer Support staff. From the iZettle job listing: We’re looking for several Customer support […]
Now, before I start I must say that this is kind of a strange topic and doesn’t really fit in with the “web-startup” theme we have going on here. However, ToolPool started by Matti Jokela (Malmö Järnhandel) is a truly entrepreneurial initiative within an industry that has been pretty slow on the technology-uptake. Matti Jokela […]
I met the guys from at the Startup Pub event hosted by KTH
As a business, talking to your customers and getting feedback is one of the most crucial aspects of product development. For a venue (hotel, restaurant, bar) it becomes even more vital, however getting instant customer feedback can be more difficult. Enter Touch & Tell – a new business analytics solution. We caught up with co-founder […]
Following a number of TV-shows at one time can be a bit of a headache when it comes to following which episodes you’ve seen, which you haven’t and when new episodes are airing. Smartburk, a new startup out of Stockholm claim to have a solution for this problem. It’s really quite simply, you log into the web-based […]
It’s time for Geek Girl Meetup 2013: Enter.Space in Stockholm, 25th-26th of May
Malin Ströman and SVT invites girls who wants to practice their public speaking skills to a workshop May 7th in Stockholm.
Given that Startup Day is just around the corner, I went back through some of the talks from last year and found this talk by Hoa Ly entitled “Innovate by combining your passions”. A great one to watch on Saturday morning.
LinkedIn was a game-changer for recruiters and made finding talent for your company a lot easier. Employers could read your resume, connect with your former colleagues and even check out your references – all in one space. However, over time LinkedIn has become a little bloated and finding the right people requires a lot more […]
As a publisher, managing your advertising is a full-time position – speaking to advertisers, managing inventory and studying the analytics takes up a lot of time – something that many publishers just don’t have. Kickadss is a new Swedish startup that let’s publishers become their own ad network and let’s advertisers book ad space on websites […]
Our guest Oskar Kalmaru from Memoto has just visited SXSW.
Flattr is the Malmö-based social donations platform that aims to help consumers give back to content creators. They’ve been all over the tech news this week – as they’ve announced that they’ve extended their “social micro-donations” platform with a number of critical partnerships Previously, the Flattr button was the only way for consumers to donate to their favourite […]
The Startup Pub is a great initiative by some of the students at Stockholm’s KTH in which they meet up at the student bar every once in a while and hold a 1 minute “pitch competition”. If you’re looking to meet some entrepreneurial friends, find talent for your company or just enjoy a beer whilst listening to some pitches, […]