TiE is a global, not-for-profit network of entrepreneurs and professionals dedicated to the advancement of entrepreneurship. The Nordic chapter of TiE provides a platform to showcase and spread Nordic Entrepreneurial Success stories to its global network. TiE Nordic is Stockholm based, Non-Profit organization that was formed on May 29th, 2007.
We provide Nordic Entrepreneurs a platform to both share ideas and connect their interests with like-minded entrepreneurs in other regions of Europe, Asia, North America, & Australia. Our events have focused on various themes ranging from Cleantech, IT/Telecom, Mobile Services, Emerging Markets, Healthcare, Venture Capital, and Private Equity.
TiE dedicated to equality and diversity in the Start-Up ecosystem of the Nordics. It has initiated Investing In Women MEETUP that brings together successful Entrepreneurs, Investors and upcoming high-growth Women-led startups in Stockholm once a month. Our focus is to create a platform to showcase female role models and an inclusive meeting place for individuals and businesses to connect, collaborate, inspire and invest.
Editor note: This is a guest post by Virpal Singh – the winner of Urban Resilience Challenge 2014 organized by Singularity University. As a part of the prize, he’s now spending the summer in California where he experiences futuristic technologies and meets visionary individuals from all around the world.
Singularity University is an institution at NASA Research Park which aims to educate future leaders with the aim of positively impacting the lives of one billion people by working on the global grand challenges. These grand challenges... Read More
What better way to enjoy the delightful summer than a weekend of camping and nerd-talk in Southern Sweden? Previous years SSWC, the Sweden Social Web Camp has fulfilled this need, with plenty – having attracted over 450 participants earlier years. However, this year the organizers announced they would not be able to host the highly appreciated SSWC. A small group of SSWC fans got together to save the say, and got the blessing to organize G33KC4MP instead! Not at the same spot, but with the similar theme: geeks and nerdy people, meeting up... Read More
About a month ago Mikael Hansson published his first article (about the game developer Zordix) here on Swedish Startup Space. Here is a quick interview with him about his background and the tech scence in Umeå.
Hi Mikael! First, what is you professional background? And what do you do today?
I’m a media man, a journalist and a writer. I’ve been working with magazines, newspapers, radio, writing books and web publishing in different ways. Today I’m editor at InfoTech Umeå, a news site for IT... Read More
Practica Capital tells us they've now invested into Tokia.lt, a Lithuanian online marketplace that allows users to find make-up artists, nail art, hairdressing, and other beauty specialists by digging into their "looks", video lessons, and reviews to book appointments. It sounds like what Stockholm's Vint is doing for personal training, Tokia is trying to do for beauty services. Vint raised $1.8 million in seed funding, but who knows where Toika is on that spectrum.
The amount of funding into Tokia wasn't disclosed, which bugs me because it defeats the purpose of... Read More
Gaston Lavén, Sweden's Inventor of the year (2011-08/2012-08) thanks to his environmentally beneficial work as an organic chemist, found himself heartbroken after a breakup and in dire need of comfort. As with many startup founders, little did he know his pain would later turn into a business:
“I separated from my ex a year ago and wanted to "hit the night" once again. The problem is that I'm not very young any longer (only in my head :)) and thus more selective. To be honest, I ended up more than once in nightclubs populated... Read More
I decided to have a chat with the Stockholm company based in Kista, Appear Networks that is building a tool called Appear IQ. Vincent Dollet, their CTO describes the product as a tool that enables the creation of professional looking, enterprise-grade mobile apps that are easily integrated with existing B2B/B2E software and distributed to end users without time consuming and costly app-store approval processes.
Vincent continues: “Since inception, Appear has been about enterprise mobility – and how to improve the workplace. We were one... Read More
Your average smartphone game might challenge your reflexes, memory, and use up a little of your brain's processing power to figure out how to attack that base, but realistically plenty of games out there are mindless. Now a Danish app launched globally helps out its users with attention, memory, problem solving and planning by putting out challenging minigames developed by brain scientists from the University of Copenhagen.
According to the website, Brain+ has seen over 250,000 downloads across all platforms (although it should be noted the game was first released... Read More
STOCKHOLM Investing In Women MEETUP brings together successful Entrepreneurs, Investors and upcoming Women-led high growth startups in Stockholm.
Our focus is to create a platform to showcase Female Role Models and an inclusive meeting place for individuals, businesses to connect, collaborate, inspire and invest.