Today Swedish startup Jumpstarter is announcing that it has publicly launched its nextgeneration hosting platform. The service is based on an entirely reinvented file system technology, making the platform extremely fast, highly scalable and easy to use:
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Hilton Slussen was the setting for the tradition that we’ve all come to love, the monthly #sthlmtech meetup with Tyler Crowley and friends. The guests for the night were Accel Partners, Bonnier and Stockholm’s Vice Mayor Ulla Hamilton.
Founded in 2007, Booli.se is a service which aggregates housing ads from all over Sweden. Einar had a chat wth Josephine Linghammar who joined their team as Marketing Manager in 2012.
Last Thursday, web entrepreneur Anton Johansson launched Alltid. It’s a new kind of electricity retailing service, with a simple concept: you pay a fixed amount every month with no extra fuss. The team behind Swedish Startup Space got together and wrote a column on this topic and how the consumers will use this.
Tictail has today raised $8 million in funding led by Thrive Capital and is close to signing a lease in SoHo for a New York outpost.
Hilton Slussen was the setting for the tradition that we’ve all come to love, the monthly #sthlmtech meetup with Tyler Crowley and friends. The main guests for the night were Almi Invest, Industrifonden and MAG Interactive.
CodyCoder are a Stockholm based startup who want to help parents teach their children to code, convinced that programming will be an even more essential skill going forward. The team were recently accepted into STING’s FastForward program and are sitting at SUP46.
Swedish startup Campanja building a real-time bidding engine to help advertisers get more out of search engines just raised €3.67 million series A from Hoxton Ventures and DFJ Espirit
With Truecaller’s latest funding announcement of $18.8M, and the partnership deal with Yelp, the Stockholm based startup invited some of Sweden’s political figures and industry leaders into their office to celebrate their success, and help to strengthen the Stockholm Startup scene.
We’re pretty excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with Svenska Dagbladet and Blocket Jobb on a project that is called SthlmDigital. SthlmDigital is an initiative, created by the two Schibsted companies that aims to increase the amount of reporting given to tech companies and startups.
For the past years the lean startup movement has washed over the tech community like a tidal wave. Einar sat down with Patrik Möller, CEO of CorPower Ocean for a chat about his business and the challenges with going lean in a high tech environment.
Truecaller announces an investment of $18.8M USD in funding led by Sequoia Capital. Along side the funding, they have partnered with the power of Yelp to integrate a higher level of information for Truecaller users.
Meet the 8 tech startups in STING’s latest FastForward batch. They’ll work from SUP46 for a couple of months before presenting their companies for investors, journalists and entrepreneurs in a few months time.
Starting today you can use Bankbetyg.se to navigate yourself through the banking jungle. The service is designed for empowering consumer decision-making by presenting bank fees, card terms, mortgage rates and more, in a manner that is easy to grasp for anyone (if they succeed we might just have a nobel laureate here). Comments and reviews will also contribute to a broader view on how the consumer experience differ between Swedish banks.
Get down to Innovators tomorrow to see TeamTailor, Lookback and Safello pitch. Event is tomorrow (Jan 28) at SUP46 in Stockholm and starts at 18:45.
Spontano is a service with the ambition to make the world more spontaneous. They’re building an on demand/last-minute event-ticketing platform, with the aim of offering great deals at low costs. In some way, it kind of feels like Groupon-for-events.
Named one of Sweden’s hottest startups, and one of the world’s fastest growing mobile startups – Truecaller are hiring like crazy. They’re currently looking for 6 technical positions.
Back in March 2013, recruiting startup Jobylon launched “Jobylon Bounty” a service which aimed to turn “people into headhunters”. The Jobylon team, have gone back to the drawing board and emerged with a new product
Kivra, since acquiring local competitor Brevo during last summer, is now Sweden’s biggest player when it comes to digitalising postal mail. They had a pretty amazing back-end to 2013 – bringing in H&M CEO Karl-Johan Persson and God-El founder Stefan Krook as partners. They also raised a further 50m SEK in capital in December – meaning the company should be full of resources and ready to take on 2014.
Picvote is an iPhone application that allows you to take photos of “choices/alternatives” and let your Facebook friends vote on what they like best. The “social decision making” space is actually pretty crowded, and even here in the Nordics there are a couple of people taking a stab at it (Listnerd, ThinkLink etc). Of course, as you step outside the Nordic borders – there a host of competitors, some with considerable traction too (Seesaw being the most high profile).