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There’s no doubt that the startup scene in Sweden is unique.

Dozens of successful startups have been incubated or accelerated there over the years.

So whether you’re looking to start your own business, or just interested in learning about accelerators and incubators from Sweden, here’s an extensive list of 20 investing there.


20 Accelerators and Incubators in Sweden

1) Propel Capital

1) Propel Capital

Propel Capital is the investing arm of Sting, the Nordics' top startup ecosystem.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Stockholm
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Pär Hedberg
  • Industries: Angel Investment, Asset Management, Finance
  • Number of investments: 135
  • Number of exits: 4

You can find their website here.

2) Sting

2) Sting

Sting assists brilliant individuals in turning their ideas into into enterprises.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Stockholm
  • Started in: 2002
  • Founders: Pär Hedberg
  • Industries: Incubators
  • Number of investments: 37
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 17

You can find their website here.

3) Walerud Ventures

3) Walerud Ventures

As investors, advisors, and part-time workers, Walerud Ventures joins pre-seed and seed stage enterprises. Deep technology that is good for the environment.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Stockholm
  • Started in: 2002
  • Founders: Bengt Walerud, Caroline Walerud, Jane Walerud
  • Industries: Advanced Materials, Artificial Intelligence, Biotechnology, CleanTech, GreenTech, Machine Learning, Renewable Energy, Robotics, Smart Cities
  • Number of investments: 23
  • Number of exits: 8

You can find their website here.

4) IKEA Bootcamp

4) IKEA Bootcamp

A pilot program for IKEA and entrepreneurs to investigate how to improve people's everyday lives.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Älmhult
  • Started in: 2017
  • Number of investments: 13
  • Number of exits: 1
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 12

You can find their website here.

5) Sony Startup Acceleration Program

5) Sony Startup Acceleration Program

The Sony Startup Acceleration Program helps early-stage startups improve and deliver a more focused offering by investing in them.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Lund
  • Started in: 2016
  • Industries: Business Development, Finance, Financial Services
  • Number of investments: 3
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 10

You can find their website here.

6) Fast Track Malmo

6) Fast Track Malmo

Fast Track Malmö is a startup accelerator that assists teams in launching their product, connecting with mentors, obtaining funding, and entering the international market.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Malmö
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Joel Larsson
  • Industries: Finance, Incubators
  • Number of investments: 6
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 12

You can find their website here.

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7) LEAD

7) LEAD

Our goal at LEAD is to help entrepreneurs and idea generators expedite the establishment of new businesses.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Linköping
  • Started in: 2002
  • Number of investments: 14

You can find their website here.

8) +Impact Accelerator

8) +Impact Accelerator

Impact Accelerator helps impact startups scale their solutions and close the development gap.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Stockholm
  • Industries: Finance, Financial Services
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 8

You can find their website here.

9) Uppsala Innovation Centre

9) Uppsala Innovation Centre

Uppsala Innovation Centre is a startup incubator that helps Uppsala-based entrepreneurs with company development and support.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Uppsala
  • Started in: 1999
  • Number of investments: 2
  • Number of exits: 1

You can find their website here.

10) Språngbrädan Investment Readiness

10) Språngbrädan Investment Readiness

The Sprngbrädan Investment Readiness Program improves your prospects of raising funds.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Stockholm
  • Industries: Finance, Financial Services

You can find their website here.

11) Health2B

11) Health2B

Health2B is a fast-growing company accelerator focused on linked health.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Lund
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 9

You can find their website here.

12) NRGY HUB Scaleup Program

12) NRGY HUB Scaleup Program

The NRGY HUB Scaleup Program is an 8-week virtual co-creation program that teaches participants how to scale up their strategy, organization, team, and sales.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Västerås
  • Industries: Finance, Financial Services
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 9

You can find their website here.

13) Unboxx

13) Unboxx

Unboxx is a business incubator.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Skellefteå
  • Number of investments: 1

You can find their website here.

14) Partners for Development investments in Life Sciences

14) Partners for Development investments in Life Sciences

P.U.L.S. AB (PULS) was created in 2002 as Partners for Development Investments in Life Sciences. PULS is a startup incubator and investor.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Helsingborg
  • Started in: 2002
  • Number of investments: 1

You can find their website here.

15) Hjärna.Hjärta.Cash

15) Hjärna.Hjärta.Cash

Hjärna.Hjärta.Cash was established in 2009.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Stockholm
  • Started in: 2009

You can find their website here.

16) Krinova

16) Krinova

Krinova, a research park and incubator, provides meeting places, organizes custom conferences, and encourages innovation and development.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Kristianstad
  • Started in: 1998
  • Industries: Incubators

You can find their website here.

17) SHIFT Camp

17) SHIFT Camp

Shift is a one-of-a-kind accelerator centered on a mentoring program for firms pursuing progressive systemic change.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Stockholm
  • Started in: 2007

You can find their website here.

18) Framtidens Företag

18) Framtidens Företag

Future Enterprises (Framtidens Företag) is a business incubator.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Gothenburg
  • Started in: 1999

You can find their website here.

19) Investerare Sydost

19) Investerare Sydost

Investerare Sydost is a non-profit that connects individual investors with enterprises.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Kalmar
  • Industries: Finance

You can find their website here.

20) Norrköping Science Park

20) Norrköping Science Park

Norrköping Science Park promotes entrepreneurship and innovation as a means of achieving long-term success.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Norrköping

You can find their website here.

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