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Saturday Swedish Startup News – June 21 edition

Written by on June 21, 2014

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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Rêve cracked the (bar)code

Rêve is a STING startup that enables shoppers to scan barcodes in the store and find the products online. The app was launched recently and I met up with co-founder Josep Maria Nolla to chat about their story.

Niklas Zennström To Mentor Swedish Clean Tech Entrepreneur

The Zennström Green Mentorship Award is pleased to announce a call for applications for this year’s competition. For the 2014/2015 programme new partners Cleantech Inn, Serendipity Innovations, Venture Cup and VINNOVA will provide additional business development support and business mentorship to 4 winners. The overall winner will receive personal mentorship from Niklas Zennström as well as prize money from VINNOVA.

STHLMTech Meetup: Hommels and Lakestar

It’s another full house at the STHLMTech meetup tonight, and it’s no surprise. The event’s page on meetup.com surpassed 2,000 members, and I can see by how long the line outside the auditorium is that at least fifteen million of them are here tonight. One thing I notice every time I volunteer at the TechMeetups […]

SolarWinds acquires Pingdom – Adds Cloud-based website and application performance monitoring to its portfolio

SolarWinds, a provider of IT management software, today announced the acquisition of Pingdom, a leading provider of website monitoring and performance management solutions.

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Infographic: #sthlmtech by the numbers

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.

13 Accelerated Startups Presented At Demo Day In Gothenburg

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.

Meet online music studio Soundtrap. Google is interested – are you?

Soundtrap is an online music studio that makes it easy to get into groovy jam session with your buddies anywhere in the world. Einar had a chat with Per Emanuelsson, CMO.

Ex-Beats Music co-founder and COO Ola Sars launches B2B platform for playing Spotify legally on business premises

Most of you probably don’t know, but it’s actually illegal to use Spotify in your cafe, nightclub or restaurant. To solve that problem, Spotify for Business was launched and first company to take advantage is Soundtrack Your Brand. In short, Soundtrack Your Brand have created a B2B music platform aimed at businesses wishing to play, curate and organise music for their premises.


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