August Back to business Edition 💻
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Back to business

If your workplace is anything like the Sting Headquarters, it’s noticeable people are slowly getting back into routines where alarm clocks and an enhanced amount of coffee is re-being introduced.

Hopefully, you’ve had a lovely summer, feel well rested, and are ready to take on fall 22 with your superhero cape tightly tied. Hear the dun dun dun duuun fanfares?🎺 No? Yeah me neither 👀 

Anyways, while you all laid on a semi-sunny beach sipping [sparkling water] here’s what you missed:

News from Sting 
Pär Hedberg at the Nordic Startup Festival 2022

Our Founder & CEO, Pär Hedberg will be speaking at the Nordic Startup Festival 2022. He recently shared some of his thoughts around the theme “What’s the Nordic Secret Sauce for Building Unicorns”.
Olivia co-founder on Nyhetsmorgon

Olivia co-founder Hannah Lindström guested Nyhetsmorgon together with Isis Amer Wåhlin to talk about menopause and the Olivia app.
Flox wins the SKAPA price

FLOX wins the SKAPA price in Stockholm county - Swedens largest innovation prize.
Sting at Stockholm Impact Week

Sting is participating in Stockholm Impact Week and will have a number of different activities, including open coaching sessions. Sign up here!

Aline and Reselo win Scandinavian Business Awards

Two Sting companies were among the winners of this year's Scandinavian Business Awards given by EU Business news. Aline was recognised as “Most Innovative Learning Solutions Platform” and Reselo as “Best Renewable Innovation Company”.
Propel Capital VI succeeds to raise capital as planned

Propel Capital succeeds to raise capital as planned, despite challenging investment times. 35 experienced business angels contribute SEK 15.5 million, matched by SEK 14.5 million from the anchor investor Saminvest, in Propel Capital’s latest addition Propel VI.

More news
Reselo receives funding from the Swedish Energy Agency The Swedish Energy Agency grants Reselo 700,000 SEK to support the development of their technology that uses birch bark as a feedstock for the production of sustainable rubber. This Reselo Rubber has great potential to replace fossil-derived rubbers in a variety of applications like footwear, protective gear or toys.

Care to Translate introduces an additional language The Lithuanian language has been published in the app and they now provide 43 languages for translation. SOS Humanity has chosen to use their digital translator Care to Translate Clinic on their boat when helping refugees in the mediterranean sea. Care to Translate also welcomed two other customers and partners: Karolinska University Hospital Infection & Mammography Clinic and Oslo University Hospital.

Bumbee Labs expands the cooperation with Jernhusen Bumbee Labs method to measure footfall has been used by Jernhusen since 2018 at the Stockholm Central Station. The expanded cooperation makes it possible for more Central Stations in Sweden to connect to the same footfall measurement system. Bumbee Labs will also be attending The Wi-Fi World Congress as participants in the exhibition as well as keynote speakers.

FLOX successfully introduced to the first customer in the US FLOX announced Friday that it has expanded its commercial phase to the US market, as it delivered and installed its Hugin drone solution at FLOX’s first US customer Andrew Nelson, who had been suffering from wildlife damages from deer and elk, who now uses technology to keep his farm running.

Cling Systems CEO featured on list of the most promising young ideas in 2022 William Bergh, CEO of Cling Systems, is featured in Företagarnas list of the most promising young ideas in 2022 as well as Business Sweden’s Nordic Battery Thursday webinar. Cling Systems also appeared in Invest Stockholm’s Home of Impact report.

Health Integrator has started a world-unique preventive initiative On behalf of Region Stockholm, Health Integrator has started a health program that helps 925 participants between the ages of 50 and 60 to prevent type 2 diabetes. The development is promising - already after one year, the majority of the first participants are out of the risk zone for type 2 diabetes.

Mindmore is launching a Symposium Mindmore is launching a symposium, the future of brain health. They are inviting some of the biggest names in healthcare to speak in Stockholm. Also, the Mindmore tool is now available in English, and the team is expanding with one sales manager and two sales representatives.

Captimise & ABB to speed up CCS Captimise has signed an agreement with ABB to speed up and reduce the cost while implementing Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS). Captimise, a leading specialist in CCS has performed more than 20 Feasibility Studies for CCS in Sweden, Germany and UK the last 12 months. ABB intends to take a major role in CCS and has agreed with Captimise to support with the extensive experience in the field.

Akira Science has been awarded financial support from Stockholm Material Hub Akira Science will receive external funding in the form of consultancy services of a value up to 75,000 SEK to help the company to grow their business within the 3D-printing and tissue regeneration field.

That is all for this month, thanks for reading!

Frida and the Sting team. 
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