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Saturday Swedish Startup News – February 22 edition

Written by on February 22

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Kambio – A Gothenburg startup that paves the way to happiness

Lukas Ohlsson had a chat with Kambio, a Gothenburg based startup that aims to give people the opportunity to feel better and to prevent mental ill-health before it arises.

Silent Order vs Waitress: The battle of Swedish restaurant apps begins.

Silent Order was founded just over a year ago when restaurateur Fredrik Matsson opened his new restaurant and was looking for a solution to streamline the sales flow and reduce the number of people on staff. Anders caught up with Håkan Tiderman for a quick chat.

Anton Johansson launches Alltid, a fixed-price electricity service

Just a year or so after launching Osom, a mobile app that was supposed to be “Instagram meets Craiglist”, Anton Johansson is starting over in a completely different industry. Completely different. Today, Anton launched Alltid – a electricity contract with a fixed rate and monthly cost. Sort of like Spotify, but for your electricity bills.

Tictail raises $8 Million round Led By Thrive Capital

Tictail has today raised $8 million in funding led by Thrive Capital and is close to signing a lease in SoHo for a New York outpost.

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Meet Gastrofy, a “Netflix for food” out of Gothenburg

Gastrofy is a new and original Gothenburg startup. The company creates a value chain between recipe sites and e-grocers. When using Gastrofy you can choose from a vast amount of recipes and create your personal food bag, which then gets delivered to your home. Lukas met with co-founders Robin Rendahl and Felix Bengtsson to discuss the origin of the idea and their journey up until today.

How to achieve gender equality at a tech company

Annie Thorell, IT consultant at Netlight gives some tips on how tech companies can become more open and proactive when it comes to gender equality.

Why Netigate, a startup with 56 MSEK in revenue chooses to stay out of the ‘startup spotlight’

Netigate is one of those startups that no one talks about, yet flies under the radar – racking up both clients and more importantly, cash. Since founding in 1999, they’ve managed to increase revenues every year. Essentially, the company provides a software solution allowing customers to build, manage and follow up with customer surveys.

Meet ngenic, the Nordic version of Nest’s smart thermostat

When Google acquired Nest last month, a lot of attention was thrown onto the “smart home” sector. Uppsala-based ngenic have been working on the Nordic version for a few years now, so Anders caught up with one of the founders for a chat about the past, the present and future.

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