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Saturday Swedish Startup News – September 20 Edition

Written by on September 20, 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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Startup Grind founder to visit Stockholm and Gothenburg on his first Europe trip

On September 25-26th, Derek Andersen, founder of Startup Grind, is coming to Sweden on his first trip to visit chapters outside of the U.S. Alongside Stockholm and Gothenburg, the cities of Dublin, London and Tel Aviv will have the honor of his presence for a few days. The Silicon Valley hype, values like giving before […]

Tink has closed a $4 million Series A round

Tink, the leading European personal finance app, today announced that the company closed $4 million in Series A funding led by Sunstone Capital, with participation from financial entrepreneur Sven Hagströmer and existing investors. The investment will be used by Tink to expand internationally, to further develop the product and to recruit new talent.

What you do when everything goes wrong? Find out at #ExpertNight

It’s time for another #ExpertNight with the great team over at Elance-oDesk. The last event was a blast, with a capacity crowd gathered at SUP46. This time the topic of the night will be: “Mastering Conflicts” and the SwedishStartupSPace team will be on the ground, covering the event live. To explore this topic, they’ve invited successful entrepreneurs to help […]

It’s official. Microsoft are buying Mojang, the company behind Minecraft for 2.5 billion dollars

Well, it’s official. Microsoft are buying Mojang, the company behind Minecraft for 2.5 billion dollars. Unsuprisingly, the founders of the company will not be joining Microsoft and it’s still unclear how much of the team will be moving over to the new owner.

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Startup Grind: Karin Nilsdotter & Spaceport Sweden

Kiruna. One hundred and forty five kilometers north of the arctic circle. Home of the midnight sun, reindeer, iron ore….and orbital space tourism. On actual spaceships. To actual space. It’s a quiet town-so quiet that if you listen closely at times you can literally hear the sky crackling, making it the perfect place for astronomical […]

What impact has STING had on the Stockholm tech scene?

STING helps accelerate tech startups in the dynamic Stockholm region. The ecosystem encompasses comprehensive business development support, own financing sources, a recruitment service and access to STING’s broad business network – all interacting with each other to faster build Sweden’s new global growth companies. What STING and their companies have achieved over the past few years is nothing short of impressive, so we’ve decided to collect the most relevant data and present it in infographic-form.

Are tech-assisted legal services the next big thing in #swedentech?

Precisely want to position themselves in the driver’s seat to deliver legal tech solutions in Europe. Their frameworks enable “slick” and integrated drafting, reviewing, signing and analysing of contracts, all of which brings law firms and business together. You could call it a “Google Drive, or Dropbox for Contracts”.

Startup Grind founder to visit Stockholm and Gothenburg on his first Europe trip

On September 25-26th, Derek Andersen, founder of Startup Grind, is coming to Sweden on his first trip to visit chapters outside of the U.S. Alongside Stockholm and Gothenburg, the cities of Dublin, London and Tel Aviv will have the honor of his presence for a few days. The Silicon Valley hype, values like giving before […]

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