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Saturday Swedish Startup News – February 21 Edition

Written by on February 21, 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!

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Uppstart, a proper castle party filled with drones, cyborgs and startups

If you are prepared to hop into a train, it only takes 38 minutes (to be exact!) to get from Stockhom to Uppsala. For the fourth time (and the first of 2015), Uppstart took place, this time at a castle. This was Uppsalas fourth event by Jason Dainter, the UK entrepreneur who has fallen in love with the city of Uppsala.

Persona shopping service The Cloakroom expands to Sweden

Personal shopping service The Cloakroom can look back at a very successful year. In 2014 the company received a capital injection of 1.2 million euros and with this investment they expanded from the Netherlands to Denmark, Sweden and Belgium.

Top Swedish Startup Jobs – February 18 Edition

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

Guess what? Food delivery service Middagsfrid is also for sale

In this week’s episode Breakit reveals another piece of exciting news from the food delivery industry: Middagsfrid is for sale as well.

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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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