On Wednesday, Startup Grind Stockholm ends the year by welcoming the Swedish tech-entrepreneur Anna Omstedt Lindgren on stage. Anna co-founded and headed Sweden’s largest food and drink website, Tasteline, while still studying at Stockholm School of Economics in 1999. She later sold the company to Schibsted.
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3D modeling in Sweden is extremely hot right now, with startups such as Volumental innovating within the space. Anders talked to another company entering this arena, Spotscale and one of its founders, Ludvig Emgård.
Revibe – a niched streaming service for electronic music, are today announcing that they are exiting private beta and launching their niched-streaming service in all the Nordic countries.
Åre-based Idea2Innovation with their market leading product WIDE gives us some insight in how they came to be and what makes their product such a success.
Curator was founded in London by Swedish architect Daniel Nordh and describes itself as a ‘moodboard for ideas’ or the ‘Pinterest for Productivity’. In more concrete terms, Curator is a tablet-first tool for creatives to visually map ideas and concepts.
Mikael Pawlo is certainly one of Sweden’s most well-known entrepreneurs and is primarily known for being the co-founder of Mr Green. In addition to Mr Green, he has co founded Happy Pancake (one of Sweden’s fast growing online dating sites), and has invested in various early stage startups here in Sweden.
Anders talked with Fredrik Ohlsson, CEO of Refunder. Refunder is a so-called cashback site, a business model that gives money back on everything the members shop online.
Oriboo might be the coolest thing seen since the Tamagotchis dominated the school’s playgrounds. Anders had a chat with Jin Moen, founder and CEO of Movinto Fun
We spoke to Promobucket a back in April and I decided it was time to see how things were going for them. Promobucket’s core focus is managing visual files better than anyone else and lately they’ve pivoted a lot
It’s time for The Web Summit, formerly Dublin Web Summit, which is a technology-industry conference held in Dublin, Ireland since 2010. We talked to Aref from Jobylon and Fredrik from Postify about their expectations and what they hope to achieve during the summit.
The Thursday Code Pub is a meet-up for Stockholm-based women who want to learn more about IT and open for beginners as well as professionals. Our goal is to create a platform where one can be inspired, inspire others, all while becoming a better developer.
After a number of interesting talks with both VC’s and entrepreneurs, James started to think about the board-reporting process – and how it varied from company to company. In addition, it was interesting to start hearing about how companies and their investors choose the right metrics to track.
The fourth Startup Grind Stockholm was co-hosted with the brand new co-working space SUP46 and Jansson & Norin, in the heart of Stockholm. 80 entrepreneurs were lucky enough to get a spot at the inspiring fireside chat with Swedish entrepreneur Kristofer Arwin, Founder of Pricerunner and Testfreaks.
We talked to DigiExam in the beginning of the summer, Anders decided to follow-up on their talk about growth and platform issues as well as what DigiExam needs to grow further
VisualDreams was founded in 2010 in Norrköping by three gaming entrepreneurs and they have been working full time since then. They have been called one of Sweden’s hottest mobile gaming studios by the Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter. The games they’ve produced have have been featured by Apple in over 100 app stores around the world.
Anders caught up with Linus Olsson of Heml.is for a quick update on how things are going for the private messaging service.
Anders caught up with Erik Östling, a 32 year old web developer living in Åre with his fiance. Together they are running a startup called Gårdsnära
As if it wasn’t competitive enough, the ‘second-hand-mobile-marketplace’ space has another player – Plick. Plick is an Uppsala-based company that allows users to buy and sell vintage clothing.
Meet SNOW, an authentic winter-sports world that just launched on Steam Early Access.
Stockholm’s Postify believe they can breathe life into a dying medium, the postcard. They’re just about to launch their new Postify Prints app in Europe and are traveling to San Fran to launch Postify for business at the Mobile Photo Connect conference.