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Accelerators

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Consumer

8 Awesome Swedish Startups You Should Know About

Sweden is fast becoming a hub for cool startups, ranging from games to security, and everything in between
Sep 26, 2016
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5 crowdfunding gifts to put under the tree

With the holiday season now upon us, crowdfunding campaigns can be great sources of gifts for the technology fanatics in our lives
Dec 20, 2015

How your 2015 travel adventures might differ from today

Cheaper , spontaneous, honeycomb pod seating; these are all terms that might be defining travel in 2015
Jan 02, 2015

eCommerce

8 Awesome Swedish Startups You Should Know About

Sweden is fast becoming a hub for cool startups, ranging from games to security, and everything in between
Sep 26, 2016

Klarna kicks off its attack on the U.S. market with Overstock.com as its retail partner

It will be interesting to see what kind of impact Klarna's launch and partnership with Overstock.com will have on the U.S. retail industry.
Sep 01, 2015

Meet Fyndiq, the online bargain marketplace that has ‘outgrown eBay’ in Sweden

Following Fyndiq’s recent launch into Germany, we caught up with the company’s co-founder and CMO Fredrik Norberg on its success in Sweden and what’s next for the [Read More...]
Jul 17, 2015

Entrepreneurship

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Events

ESA’s startup point man reveals the next big trends in space innovation

Speaking to Geektime at Slush 2016 in Helsinki, Finland, ESA BIC Director Frank Salzgeber is optimistic about a new kind of satellite future
Dec 07, 2016
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Sweden’s Fashion Week puts youth in the front row with virtual reality

Will a Swedish designer's use of Google Cardboard break open the world of fashion to the masses?
Feb 02, 2016

Your ultimate guide to wearable tech at CES 2015

A starter's guide to the Wearables category at this year's CES
Jan 05, 2015

FinTech

Swedish fintech company Refunder grabs $4 million from eEquity

The round demonstrates Swedish startups will continue raising capital straight through the new year
Dec 25, 2016

An interview with Klarna’s CEO on Fintech, Stockholm, London and Europe

Neil Murray interviewed Sebastian Siemiatkowski, the CEO of Klarna, Europe's leading Fintech company, about Fintech, Stockholm, London and Europe
Dec 18, 2015

Swedish TRINE shines bright with solar crowdfunding platform

This solar energy crowdfunding team brings together social, economic, and environmental forces to push great impact investing projects forward
Dec 13, 2015
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Gaming

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While Activision may have bought Candy Crush’s creator, freemium is on its way out

Freemium games like "Candy Crush" may be on their way out. Here's why
Nov 08, 2015
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Activision Blizzard accepts Candy Crush invite to buy parent company for $5.9 billion

Gaming giant scoops up Swedish-founded King Digital Entertainment in a move sure to rock mobile gaming
Nov 03, 2015
Exploding Kittens, Kickstarter, board games

2015 is the year board games bounced back

Board games are officially back with a boom. For everyone that has missed out on this growing fad, this is why tabletop games have become so popular in the last few years
Sep 20, 2015
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Greentech

Hardware

DJI + Hasselblad's M600 A5D Aerial Photography Bundle. Image Credit: Hasselblad

DJI’s acquisition of Hasselblad speaks volumes about photography’s aerial future

DJI went from minority to majority stakeholder in less than two years
Jan 05, 2017
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Never run out of battery with Sweden’s cleantech JAQ charger

JAQ claims to be the smallest fuel cell charger on the planet: How does it hold up to the competition?
Nov 06, 2015

Emerging cooking solutions wants to end the dependence on charcoal

The use of charcoal is one of the main causes behind the devastating deforestation of the African continent
Dec 18, 2014

Health

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Swedish digital health startup KRY raises €6.1 million for its video doctor consultations

Now, we're just waiting for when this will be available outside of idyllic Sweden
Aug 17, 2016
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A startup’s guide to digital health accelerators in Europe

Min-Sung Sean Kim, a partner of XLHEALTH, a Berlin-based VC fund specializing in digital health, lists relevant and active Europe-based accelerators in the field.
Feb 17, 2016

First healthy baby born from womb transplant

A 35-year old woman born without a uterus gave birth to a healthy boy after receiving a uterine transplant
Oct 05, 2014

Industry

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Innovation

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Internet

South Korea has the fastest internet worldwide, US is ranked twelfth

Internet connection speed worldwide has risen 21% year-over-year, Akamai reports
Dec 22, 2016

Could Russia be behind US election-based fake news on Facebook?

Growing evidence based on cases of Russian disinformation throughout Europe motivated us to look into potential Russian backing of this year's fake US news
Nov 18, 2016
CEO and Founder of Pangara, David Svensson

Here’s why this Swede thinks Vietnam has the tech talent Scandinavia needs

David Svensson, CEO and Founder of freelancer platform Pangara, expounds on its unique selling points and how Northern Europe can leverage on Southeast Asia’s talent [Read More...]
Jul 03, 2016
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IoT

8 Awesome Swedish Startups You Should Know About

Sweden is fast becoming a hub for cool startups, ranging from games to security, and everything in between
Sep 26, 2016

Have you heard about the Internet of Self?

Mike Elgan cleverly combines the two biggest trends at CES – the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Quantified Self (QS) – and arrived at what he calls the Internet of [Read More...]
Jan 18, 2015

Wearables – not for you – for your things

Now you can monitor the health and well-being of your stuff
Dec 01, 2014

Lists

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Media

Mobile

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3 apps that allow your friends to violate your privacy

Even if you keep your information private, your friends may be giving it away through Caller ID and other apps. This is how you can protect yourself
Oct 12, 2016
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Exit: Swedish EasyPark acquired the ‘Waze’ of parking, Parko

The Israeli parking search startup was sold to Swedish EasyPark, an expert in parking technologies and smart cities
Jun 05, 2016
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Never run out of battery with Sweden’s cleantech JAQ charger

JAQ claims to be the smallest fuel cell charger on the planet: How does it hold up to the competition?
Nov 06, 2015
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News

DJI + Hasselblad's M600 A5D Aerial Photography Bundle. Image Credit: Hasselblad

DJI’s acquisition of Hasselblad speaks volumes about photography’s aerial future

DJI went from minority to majority stakeholder in less than two years
Jan 05, 2017

Swedish fintech company Refunder grabs $4 million from eEquity

The round demonstrates Swedish startups will continue raising capital straight through the new year
Dec 25, 2016
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These were the 10 biggest European tech stories this week

This week, Tech.eu tracked 16 technology M&A transactions, one IPO and 75 funding deals. In case you missed it, this is what you should know
Sep 24, 2016
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Policy

Security

Venture Capital

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The rate of investment in the Nordics is 4X faster than just 2 years ago

Right now, the pace at which Nordic startups are raising money outstrips everywhere else in Europe
Mar 14, 2016
One of Chalmers School of Entrepeneurship's students participates in Venture Pitch in December 2015. Photo credit: Courtesy

Chalmers’ gothic presence stirs Sweden’s startup scene

Chalmers School of Entrepreneurship and Chalmers Ventures are driving forces in Sweden's second largest city and burgeoning startup hub
Jan 15, 2016

U.S., Israel, and Canada lead the pack for investor confidence two years running

Deloitte report details the regions and sectors investors are most confident in - this is what they found
Sep 21, 2015
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Wearables

5 wearable tech startups that are kicking it up a notch

Wearable tech startups are everywhere, but here are five of them that are really turning up the heat
Mar 01, 2015

Have you heard about the Internet of Self?

Mike Elgan cleverly combines the two biggest trends at CES – the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Quantified Self (QS) – and arrived at what he calls the Internet of [Read More...]
Jan 18, 2015

Your ultimate guide to wearable tech at CES 2015

A starter's guide to the Wearables category at this year's CES
Jan 05, 2015
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Big Data

South Korea has the fastest internet worldwide, US is ranked twelfth

Internet connection speed worldwide has risen 21% year-over-year, Akamai reports
Dec 22, 2016

Marketing

Sell the value instead of the product

About the challenges of waking up customer needs
Dec 05, 2014