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Saturday Swedish Startup News – November 16

Written by on November 16, 2013

Busy week? No time to check Swedish Startup Space? No worries – we’ve wrapped up the week’s most popular articles and latest jobs from #swedentech here for you!

Here it is, Saturday in SwedenTech November 16 edition:

Most read this week

Epidemic Sound, the most successful Swedish startup you know nothing about

Epidemic Sound has to be one of Sweden’s most underrated startups – they’ve been around for 5 years, have an extremely sound and steady business model – and one of Sweden’s most well respected entrepreneurs Hjalmar Winbladh as a co-founder to boot. Despite all of this, they’ve managed (read: tried) to stay out of the tech press and build an extremely solid business, that many people haven’t even heard of.

Mikael Pawlo on Mr Green, the lost art of the business plan and his biggest business regret

Mikael Pawlo is certainly one of Sweden’s most well-known entrepreneurs and is primarily known for being the co-founder of Mr Green. In addition to Mr Green, he has co founded Happy Pancake (one of Sweden’s fast growing online dating sites), and has invested in various early stage startups here in Sweden.

The hottest gadget since Tamagotchi comes out of Åre, meet Oriboo and Movinto Fun

Oriboo might be the coolest thing seen since the Tamagotchis dominated the school’s playgrounds. Anders had a chat with Jin Moen, founder and CEO of Movinto Fun

Sunday Swedish Startup News – Plotagon, Schibsted & Swedish Billionares – 10 November

Each Sunday, we bring you Swedish technology companies who’ve been written about, or mentioned by larger international press. This week, Plotagon got a ton of attention based on their deal with Stan Lee, Schibsted expanded further outside the Nordics and Americans pondered how Sweden has so many billionaires?

Most read this month

Heml.is update: “We would rather close down the service before letting anyone in”

Anders caught up with Linus Olsson of Heml.is for a quick update on how things are going for the private messaging service.

Epidemic Sound, the most successful Swedish startup you know nothing about

Epidemic Sound has to be one of Sweden’s most underrated startups – they’ve been around for 5 years, have an extremely sound and steady business model – and one of Sweden’s most well respected entrepreneurs Hjalmar Winbladh as a co-founder to boot. Despite all of this, they’ve managed (read: tried) to stay out of the tech press and build an extremely solid business, that many people haven’t even heard of.

Mikael Pawlo on Mr Green, the lost art of the business plan and his biggest business regret

Mikael Pawlo is certainly one of Sweden’s most well-known entrepreneurs and is primarily known for being the co-founder of Mr Green. In addition to Mr Green, he has co founded Happy Pancake (one of Sweden’s fast growing online dating sites), and has invested in various early stage startups here in Sweden.

Thursday Code Pub: An initiative for Stockholm’s female developer community

The Thursday Code Pub is a meet-up for Stockholm-based women who want to learn more about IT and open for beginners as well as professionals. Our goal is to create a platform where one can be inspired, inspire others, all while becoming a better developer.

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