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.
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
How would you feel if your phone’s Wi-Fi was secretly being followed around the airport?
However it makes you feel, you better get used to it, because it’s about to happen anyway.
Wi-Fi positioning has already been implemented in various airports around the world, but Helsinki-Vantaa will be the first one ever to have the entire range of it’s facilities covered with hundreds of Wi-Fi detecting boxes that will track passenger movements around the clock, quietly gathering business intelligence data for terminal performance improvement.
The detection grid will be set up as a result of... Read More
For many hacked-together startups, security is an afterthought. But for bitcoin-related startups, and other companies where money is moving through their system, security is a make-it or break-it factor. There are plenty of white-hat security firms out there that will run some tests on your project, but you're relying completely on one firm. To help startups run more of a bug-bounty program (like what Google and the other big companies do) and to make security more accessible, Denmark-founded Crowdcurity crowdsources these security tests and just announced it has raised $1 million.
Leading the round... Read More
Double announcement from the Baltics: The new player in the Latvian VC sector, FlyCap, kicked off its portfolio with a half a million seed investment in fellow landsman start up Mailigen. The round was led by FlyCap with participation from investors from Europe, Asia and the US. According to FlyCap's website (only in Latvian) the firm is investing from a €10.5 fund.
The round will oil up Mailigen’s development machinery, which aims to produce more innovative marketing features and to create a one stop marketing platform for companies to automate their campaign strategies.... Read More
If you happen to be a Norwegian, Danish or Swedish journalist or any other type of content rich text manager, you’ll want to pay close attention to Orbit.
Orbit is a new startup from Norway which just launched a unique text analysis technology platform that uses artificial intelligence and machine learning to recognize and understand languages (in their case that would currently be Norwegian, Swedish and Danish, though more are sure to follow). Orbit aims to facilitate the integration of background context, leaving the journalist more time and energy to focus on producing better... Read More
Busy week? No time to check Swedish Startup Space? No worries – we’ve wrapped up the week’s most popular articles and latest jobs from #swedentech here for you!
Olle Aronsson, reporter at Dagens Industri gives us his viewpoint on startup-pr, how entrepreneurs should approach trade papers and whether or not tradtional media “do enough” to cover our booming startup scene.
NewsHubby is one of the... Read More
FunRock is an up and coming cross-platform massively multiplayer online (MMO) strategic games company that makes games free to play. They focus primarily on adding social aspects and mechanisms into the gameplay and making gamers want to keep on playing more of their mobile games.
The use of simultaneous electronic devices such as computer, laptop, iPad and smart phones has become a common scenario nowadays. Hence, the demand of apps and games for these devices has naturally increased tremendously. To be able to play the latest MMO strategy... Read More
Imagine you, as an individual, purchase a car for €5000 from a private person. Money changes owner, so does the car, but before you know it, the car breaks down and turns out it’s nothing the vendor has promised it to be. Worst yet, the vendor refuses to pay you your money back.
Another example. Imagine your company signs a contract worth €5000 with another company (sound more familiar?). Contract agreements are not met and boom, a full blown dispute is at your hands, along with a million other things you need to worry... 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.