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Saturday Swedish Startup News – January 4

Written by on January 4

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!

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Swedish Startup Space: 2013 Review

Well, that’s 2013 coming to a close and for the Swedish startup community, it’s been a big one. Here are the most talked about companies and the most read posts for 2013.

Ted Valentin opens Knackeriet for business and co-working in Gamla Stan

The ‘nomad-coffeeshop-entrepreneur’ Ted Valentin has started a co-working space called Knackeriet in Gamla Stan, Stockholm.

Exercise your mind at Remente

Remente, a startup that creates digital tools which help you reach your goals and unleash your potential. Lukas recently sat down with co-founder David Brudö, a creative entrepreneur in Gothenburg, where he talked about the evolvement of Remente and which challenges they face.

PagePicnic and AWS team up for ‘Startups in the Cloud’ event

Launching in the first half of 2014, PagePicnic is the international brand of Hemsida24, a Swedish web site builder with more than 10 000 paying customers. They’re teaming up with AWS for an event in February to discuss the benefits of “running your startup in the cloud”. Should be a fun event – so check out the link below if you want to sign up!

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From student dorm to 250 MSEK acquisition – the Online Pizza story

Online Pizza is one of Sweden’s biggest internet hits of the last few years – taking an idea from a student dorm (literally) to a reported 250-500 MSEK acquisition – just a handful of years later. James caught up with co founder Erik Byrenius for a chat about the early days, scaling the company and the emotional rollercoaster of selling your company.

Burt: A Swedish Startup Story

Four years later Burt holds their own with 21 employees and offices in both Sweden and the United States. Today they have a clear focus: helping media houses to turn their web presence into a profitable business. We met Gustav von Sydow (CEO) and Fredrik Grahn (CFO) to talk about their road to the successful business they run today, the pitfalls and the hard choices.

Swedish Startup Space: 2013 Review

Well, that’s 2013 coming to a close and for the Swedish startup community, it’s been a big one. Here are the most talked about companies and the most read posts for 2013.

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