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14 companies pitched in front of 100+ investors at Sting Demo Day
Sweden’s investor elite was present at Bryggarsalen last week when 14 of Sweden’s hottest startups presented themselves at Sting Demo Day, the finale of the Sting Accelerate and Sting Incubate startup programs. Sting Demo Day ended with the audience voting for Lisa Lindvall, founder of The Fit which offers mobile 3D body scanner technology, to win the prize for “Best pitch”

How is Sting helping startups to grow faster? Listen to some of the Sting entrepreneurs sharing their takeaways from the Sting program.
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New report kills the myth of the super-entrepreneurs

Are entrepreneurs smarter, more driven and more open to taking risks than others? And can you see if a founding team without previous experience has the potential to build a successful company? This is what the incubators Sting and Umeå Biotech Incubator wanted to find out. In the study Project Dali, interviews and tests have been conducted with 18 entrepreneurs who all had a crucial role in building at least one company that after product launch had a revenue of at least SEK 20 million within five years or at least 100 million within ten years.

Download the report  with the key findings here
Gig Agency wins the first Sting Test Drive AI /Blockchain

On May 22, 10 innovative startups presented their business ideas when the Sting program Test Drive AI/Blockchain concluded with a final pitch event. The winner, Anna Rapp and Gig Agency, has developed a product that helps recruiters analyze resumes using artificial intelligence. Sting Test Drive is a training program for any entrepreneur with an innovative business idea. During five evening workshops, the participants have been given tools to evaluate their business ideas, and test and develop their business models. Read more about the Sting Test Drive program here
Healthtech company Bioservo Technologies introduces the next version of Ironhand® - the world’s first soft robotic muscle strengthening system. The all-new Ironhand® version includes important refinements such as increased robustness, comfort and user-friendliness due to novel sensors, a new backpack and improved performance.
Cling, the company that has developed an online tool that helps smaller companies faster go from quote to invoice, raises 3 MSEK. The majority of the money comes from ex-Businesspodden Josef Fallesen’s new investment company CG Partners, which he runs with the German entrepreneur Christian Gaiser. 
Surfcleaner, the well-proven, energy-efficient system that collects and separates pollutants from water surfaces, wins the Nordic Cleantech Open competition. The company also recently raised capital from Swedish House Mafia's Axwell
Media analysis company Retriever acquires Relation Desk, the social media company that has developed the market’s strongest offering for managing customer dialogues and monitoring in social channels.
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