May was such a great month. We celebrated our 20 years anniversary with many of our companies, investors, and friends in an unforgettable evening at Bern's on May 5th. A great evening we'll all remember for a long time. In connection with this, we also released our latest status report.
In 2021 our 370 companies had:
- 356mEUR in total revenue.
- 3 422 employees of which 36% are female.
- Raised 173 mEUR in private capital, accumulated they have raised 932 mEUR.
- Out of 33 accepted startups, 61% had a female co-founder.
We received an amazing amount of applications to our fall programs. Thank you to everyone who applied. Our coaches are now going through them and will get back to the lucky startups in a few weeks' time. We love the anticipation this time of the year for new beginnings and new bold ideas that are waiting to sprout.
The new charging box is completely redesigned and meets, even more, needs in the market. Dynamic has been developed and produced in Sweden and, in addition to existing functions, offers charges of up to 22 kW and 4G connectivity.
She and Pontus Silfverstople unpacked some of the less-known benefits of NFT and Blockchain technologies. Listen to learn why, in an increasingly digital everyday, securing the authorship, ownership, and provenance of our physical assets should be top of mind for Creators, Dealers, and Collectors alike.
An interactive report about Sting, our companies, and our impact in 2021. This year is a special year for us as we are celebrating 20 years. You can also read our programs, focus areas, what we provide, and much more. Enjoy!
Learn all about the basic metrics that can assess your company’s financial health. Read our guest blog post by Josefiina Kotilainen, CFP at Maki, a seed-stage VC firm partnering with brand-driven & deep tech companies obsessed with challenging category norms.
With 36 meetings between 7 corporates and 29 startups, Ignite Sustaintech highlighted the importance of collaboration to tackle the climate crisis. Read the article including a quote from Karin Ruiz, Sting's Deputy CEO. Sting alumni companies Gleechi and Renbloc also participated in the event.
Today, an estimated one-third of all the food produced in the world goes to waste. The Food Waste Challenge is an idea competition, accelerating ideas that battle food waste.
More news from Sting companies
🏥 iCellate Medical secures 20 MSEK in new fundingiCellate Medical has closed a successful round of financing, raising 20 MSEK from a combination of existing and new investors. iCellate develops tests for hereditary cancer risk, early cancer detection, and treatment selection.