- Location: Europe, Sweden, Stockholm
- Timing of Applications: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter
- Focus: DeepTech, eCommerce, HealthTech, Internet, Mobile, SaaS, Software, Sustainability, Technology
- Vertical: Cleantech, Data/Analytics, Education, Gaming, Media, Sustainability
Sting is an accelerator for startups. We are a non-profit organization, owned by a public-private foundation. This makes us an independent, founder-centric player who always acts based on what’s best for your startup.
Get results faster and smarter.
Become one of the chosen few. Be challenged to grow faster with support from the largest startup ecosystem in the Nordics and
investment from Propel Capital.
Run faster than your competition.
Want to feel like a serial entrepreneur, even if you’re starting a business for the first time? Tap into decades of experience scaling startups so you can grow your business faster, smarter.
A full support ecosystem.
Sting offers the most extensive startup support ecosystem in the Nordics. This includes tailored business coaching, peer-to-peer learning, financing, recruitment support, and a community of inspiring startups to work alongside. If you become one of the chosen few, you’ll get the best imaginable help to turn your vision into reality and increase your chances of success manifold. The majority of the accepted companies also receive a 500 000 SEK investment from Propel Capital. We work with startups in different stages, from idea to paying customers and recurring revenue. We’re with you all the way – even long after the program ends.
Upon entering these programs you’ll have access to our full support ecosystem and will officially become a Sting company.
Not quite ready to join Sting yet? Sting Test Drives and open coaching are for early-stage startups who are ready to begin turning their idea into reality.
Our Focus Areas
We work with startups in pretty much all industries. Often their business ideas fit into one of the areas listed below. If you don’t see your industry here, not to worry; we can almost always contribute anyway.
Click and read below about our industry-specific offers, your potential coach’s background and what other companies we’ve coached in your field, and what they say about us.
Software / Services
As a Sting company, you’ll also gain access to an exclusive range of industry partners and perks worth over SEK 1 million. Explore our offering here