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Saturday Swedish Startup News – February 14 Edition

Written by on February 14, 2015

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!

Most read this week

E-commerce success Linas Matkasse up for sale

In this Friday’s episode of Startupveckan podcasters Stefan Lundell and Olle Aronsson report that grocery delivery service Linas Matkasse, which is the market leader in Sweden, is up for grabs.

Northzone and actor Michael Nyqvist invests in movie search startup Vionlabs

In this week’s episode of Startupveckan the two podcasters Olle Aronsson and Stefan Lundell shed some light on one of Stockholm’s most secret startups – a project that is about to leave stealth mode. The company’s name is Vionlabs, founded by Arash Pendari. He and a group of programmers have spent the last four years developing […]

MasterCard invites Swedish startups into it’s accelerator program

Mastercard Start Path is a startup incubator for European companies in technology, trade and finance. For 12 months, participants are given tailored support by MasterCard’s experts, access to the company’s global partner network and the ability to develop solutions using MasterCard’s API’s and supporting technology.

Top Swedish Startup Jobs – February 11 Edition

Sparta, Qapital, Toca Boca are just a few of the Swedish startups currently hiring. Check out the jobs here!

Most read this month

Meet Petter, ex-Skype and Truecaller’s new Director of Engineering

Petter Wiberg joined Truecaller from Skype, where he was working as development manager for mobile products for the past 4.5 years. In his past, he built Skype for the Android team in Palo Alto, California, and in the later years he been setting up and leading the Skype for Windows Phone team in Stockholm. Before Skype, Petter worked at […]

Events Around Stockholm and All You Need to Know

Just over a year ago we’d hear that there wasn’t enough community. Today, there are a couple hundred events each month, with thousands of everybody attending. Events have allowed us to shrink the community by befriending those in it, while growing the community be increasing our activity within it. Here are some upcoming events to look out for.

Why I quit my job to start a tech news company

When successful entrepreneurs are asked: “Why are Swedish startups so successful?” a common answer is that we have such a great ecosystem here. Investors, techies, users, event organizers, random hangarounds and so forth all pitch in to make Sweden the thriving tech country it is today. Something has been missing though, which is especially noticeable […]

Don’t miss Uppstart, it’s back with twice the size

After a successful year in 2014 (with 1067 registered tickets) Uppstart is back and is set to roughly double in size for the next event in Feb 11th. The event will be held for the first time in Uppsala Castle, its set to attract around 600 people. There will be a full day of events, […]

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