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Saturday Swedish Startup News – June 28 edition

Written by on June 28

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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Sprinkle to raise 10 million SEK in new share issue.

The media company Sprinkle has decided to raise approximately 10 million SEK, with Spintop Ventures as lead investor, in order to establish Sprinkle in more markets.

Early investor and former Chairman of Klarna invests in ed-tech startup DigiExam

DigiExam, the tech start up that allows students to write exams on their own laptops and teachers to create exams, evaluate and re-connect with students digitally has brought in new investors.  Sven Hagströmer and the family Hobohm-Hielte have invested in the company. Sven Hagströmer comes with plenty of experience from the Swedish financial industry and has previously invested […]

The Future of Gender Equality in IT and Tech @Almedalen

TechEq* is a unique initiative working for gender equality in the IT and tech industry in Sweden. Since the launch of TechEq in February earlier this year, the network has grown to almost 60 companies, which feels amazing! The success of TechEq is of course something that has to be celebrated, which is why we are organising a “TechEq lunch” at Almedalen on the 1st of July.

Indoor positioning startup SenionLab recieves funding

Indoor positioning is a hot topic right now. Remember GP Bullhound predictions for 2014, which we covered earlier this year (“breakthrough in indoor location communication and marketing”). In Linköping, the tech startup and LEAD Incubator member SenionLab is already supplying the infrastructure for indoor positioning with installations in more than one hundred buildings all around […]

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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.

Sprinkle to raise 10 million SEK in new share issue.

The media company Sprinkle has decided to raise approximately 10 million SEK, with Spintop Ventures as lead investor, in order to establish Sprinkle in more markets.

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.

Early investor and former Chairman of Klarna invests in ed-tech startup DigiExam

DigiExam, the tech start up that allows students to write exams on their own laptops and teachers to create exams, evaluate and re-connect with students digitally has brought in new investors.  Sven Hagströmer and the family Hobohm-Hielte have invested in the company. Sven Hagströmer comes with plenty of experience from the Swedish financial industry and has previously invested […]

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