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Increased investment from Propel Capital in new Sting companies 

Propel Capital, the business angel company linked to Sting, closed a new round of capital earlier this fall. The sum of SEK 25 million was the largest so far, which results in the companies being accepted to Sting in 2020 being able to get a larger investment from Propel Capital when the investment sum now is increased from SEK 300,000 to SEK 400,000.
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Applications to Sting Accelerate are now open
The next batch starts in February 2020 and we're now welcoming startups to apply for the popular Sting Accelerator program. All the selected companies get an investment of 400 000 SEK from Propel Capital, recruitment and team-building support, top-level individual coaching. free office space at A House and access to an exclusive network of investors and partners. 

Sting has been selected several times as the best accelerator/incubator program in Sweden. Do you know a company that would benefit from Sting? Spread the word! Read more about our startup programs and offer here. Deadline for applications is November 24th. 
Record-high number of international investors at Sting Day 2019
This years' Sting Day was a 10-year anniversary of the event gathering a record-high number of investors - more than 220 investors from 14 countries participated, along with 150 selected entrepreneurs. The theme for this year’s event was team. A big thank you to all the investors, startups, community heroes, speakers, moderators and event staff for making this fantastic day happen.

Read more about Sting Day 2019 and have a look at the event photos here.
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Have an early-stage deeptech startup?
Do you want to build a company that addresses important societal problems with advanced, cutting-edge technology? We're now launching a new Sting Test Drive Deeptech program for innovative business ideas/startups. Find out more about the program and apply now. 
King acquires Hatrabbit
The Swedish gaming giant King acquires Hatrabbit Entertainment, known from its VR-games, Merry Snowballs, Viral Invasion and Slightly Heroes. Previously the founders of Hatrabbit were a part of creating the world's leading franchising games like Angry Birds and Battlefield. 
First X-rays Analyzed with AI
DeepMed, the company creating a bridge between science and everyday clinical use for the benefit of patients and physicians, launches a pilot project together with Danderyd's Hospital and Karolinska Institutet. The project tests how artificial intelligence can better analyze x-ray images and help in clinical decision-making. 
Learnster raises 6 MSEK
Edtech company Learnster issues new shares and brings on one of Sweden’s most experienced business angels, Lars Lindgren. In the new issue of SEK 6 million, the existing investors Söderberg & Partners and Almi Invest also participate. Saminvest participates as well through a co-investment agreement with Lars Lindgren. 
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