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Aqwary is a Linköping startup that wants to improve the way divers communicate. Einar got in touch with Anders Brodin, CEO and founder, for a quick chat about the company and the future.
It was just announced that Bitsquid has been acquired by Autodesk. Bitsquid was founded in Stockholm in 2009 by the owners of Fatshark and the former lead engineers of Grin.
Finally, the trend from the US and Canada has arrived in Sweden (check out TaskRabbit and AskforTask). Domytask.se is a peer-to-peer online market place for services, similar to the Gothenburg startup we wrote about a while ago, Butlr. Entering the same space is Schibsted with the Norwegian Blocket, Finn.no, who launched the same functionality a few months ago. Anders decided to have a chat with Babak Ayani, co-founder and CEO of Domytask.
CupoNation recently published a survey regarding – you guessed it – online coupons. According to the survey, 82 % of Swedes use coupons when shopping online. But can you really draw these conclusions?
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Here in Stockholm, we know great things are happening in our startup community. It’s time to make sure the rest of “startup world” knows what’s going on here! In order to do so, we’ve teamed up with the Stockholm Business Region to generate content with an aim of spreading the word about our great startup community – here in Stockholm, but of course throughout Sweden and the Nordics too.
Gastrofy has successfully closed a seed investment of 3 million SEK. Cronus Invest led the investment, together with the U.S based company 1Apeiron. With the additional capital Gastrofy will hire key personnel and continue develop their value proposition.
Lukas first got in contact with Westher and Lurn a while back when he, together with lead developer Shahin Zarrabi, shared their captivating story on the opening night of a project called Next Step by MiG
Stena Innovationsdag is held every year by Chalmers Innovation, as an inspiration for entrepreneurs as well as investors. This year it was combined with Demo Day, the day when the teams from Chalmers Innovation’s latest Startup Camp pitch their business ideas and present the progress they have made in their 10 week camp.
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