Scandinavian Startups

December 6, 2011

Stay tuned as this event will be updated with presenters, key speakers and pitching details.

November 23, 2011

This post is being updated live. Stay tuned!

Lots of amazing and exciting startups! check out http://wussap.com/ http://omnicloudapp.com/ http://shotbox.se/ and http://gavagai.se/

October 25, 2011

Recommending people, not places, for travel.

A Scandinavian Startups exclusive with the CTO of Tripl Nicolas Grasset blogged live from the Stockholm Night Owls at Stockholm Hub

A great idea for the socially connected mindset of the now generation, Tripl aims to allow people to enjoy other people while traveling. We wrote about this startup at it's very founding, but now there are more exciting news afoot!

October 18, 2011

With the proliferation of services like Groupon, daily deal vouchers have become one of the hottest new marketing channels for businesses everywhere.

If you run any sort of retail business, chances are that you have either already been contacted by a sales representative from a daily deals site, or will be receiving a phone call very soon.
Competition is ramping up, with over 10 daily deal services on the Swedish market alone, and new ones popping up every month.

May 27, 2011

8 of the teams from the Startup Sauna at Aalto Venture Garage are leaving this weekend for a full week of activities in Silicon Valley. Fund Friend's CEO and Co-founder Mikael Andersson, writing this guest blog, is representing one of the teams. 

Guest Blog by Mikael Andersson, co-founder & CEO at Fund Friends

Writing this, I must start with an example of the the Finnish way of coaching I just overheard from an anonymous Startup Sauna coach to an anonymous startup sauna team:

May 20, 2011

Scandinavian Startups exclusive, to be followed up with an interview. Press release below.

May 19, 2011

This post was blogged live from the Nordic Seed Capital Summit 2011.

Among the themes and speakers:

Insights on how to build global companies  international VC-firm DFJ Esprit

Advice from international growth fund Highland Capital Partners

Experiences from Nordic startup QlikTech, NASDAQ success exit

May 18, 2011

8 simple rules to succeed at project management by Andreas Sundgren, Head Guppy and founder, Microproject.com

Scandinavian Startups invited me to share my view in regards to project management for entrepreneurs.

Recently I and a small team designed, built and released a cloud based project management tool, www.microproject.com

May 18, 2011

A disgruntled reader sent us a link to this job with the words "that's it, I'm starting my own company"!

May 18, 2011

This blog is being updated live.

Why are there so many more women leaders in the taskforce in Scandinavia than in the US?

May 15, 2011

Startup learnings from inside the sauna.

After spending the night hiding from the security guards at Aalto Venture Garage I would like to welcome you to a very interesting place for startups right now: Startup Sauna at Aalto Venture Garage in Helsinki.

 

May 13, 2011

ScandinavianStartups exclusive

Have you heard about the Ericsson Widget Awards? Flying somewhat under the radar, the event celebrates applications for mobile phones that can solve real problems,  with Ericsson awarding euro 15000 prises. With no updates easily available, here is the scoop delivered by ScandinavianStartups:

Winners:

May 12, 2011

Globe Forum is a conference and  an accelerator for bringing sustainable innovations to the market. This is made possible through the power of crowdsourcing.
 

May 5, 2011

 
Robert Lyngman, co-founder Student Competitions AB

April 25, 2011

On April 9, 2011 over 550 participants gathered at the Debaser Medis to listen to speakers such as: Ernst Nathorst-Böös (Propellerhead), Matias Myllyrinne (Remedy Entertainment), Kajsa Balkfors Lind (Cirkus Cirkör) and Cecilia Hertz (Umbilical Design).

Start-up Day is SSES annual meeting place for students, entrepreneurs and investors on the lookout for interesting projects and people to follow.

April 25, 2011

On April 9, 2011 over 550 participants gathered at the Debaser Medis to listen to speakers such as: Ernst Nathorst-Böös (Propellerhead), Matias Myllyrinne (Remedy Entertainment), Kajsa Balkfors Lind (Cirkus Cirkör) and Cecilia Hertz (Umbilical Design).

Start-up Day is SSES annual meeting place for students, entrepreneurs and investors on the lookout for interesting projects and people to follow.

April 12, 2011

The top 10 have been selected out of more than 80 applications based on a careful screening, and represent some of the very best the Nordic cleantech start-up scene has to offer. Their innovative solutions promise to change our everyday life and the way common goods and services are produced ensuring successful market introduction and high growth potential.
 

April 12, 2011

The top 10 have been selected out of more than 80 applications based on a careful screening, and represent some of the very best the Nordic cleantech start-up scene has to offer. Their innovative solutions promise to change our everyday life and the way common goods and services are produced ensuring successful market introduction and high growth potential.
 

March 7, 2011