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Sweden Startup Ecosystem Overview

Country Rankings
Regional Ranking
3rd
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3
in Western Europe
Global Ranking
6th
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4
worldwide
Population
10.3
million

top industries
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Energy & Environment
#2 worldwide
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Social & Leisure
#5 worldwide
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Health
#6 worldwide

notable startups
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startup iconMentimeter
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ecosystem description

The Sweden Startup Ecosystem is World’s Leading Innovation Hubs, ranked at number 6 globally, and shows a positive momentum 4 spots since 2020. Sweden also ranks at number 3 for startups in Western Europe.

There are 10 cities ranked in the top 1,000 in Sweden and the top ranked city in Sweden is Stockholm at 24 globally. Stockholm is followed by Malmö at 137 and Gothenburg at 171.

Sweden is an ideal place to locate for Energy & Environment, Social & Leisure and Health startups. As the most popular industries in the country, there is a sample of 158 Energy & Environment startups in Sweden, 85 Social & Leisure startups in Sweden and 56 Health startups in Sweden, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 508 startups in Sweden, 2 accelerators in Sweden, 34 coworking spaces in Sweden, 3 organizations in Sweden and 4 leaders in Sweden.

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Millions of users trust Truecaller for their communication needs - identifying unknown calls or blocking spam SMS. Read more
Our vision is to improve the everyday audience experience. Mentimeter is a live, free and web based audience response service. With Mentimeter you can, without any additional hardware (the audience vote using their personal phones), poll a live audience and the result will be presented beautifully directly to them. Whether it's in a classroom, a professional conference or at your best friends wedding. Mentimeter will bring energy and interaction to your presentation! Read more
The online studio gives you the ability to record, edit and collaborate on any device, anywhere you go—so you can create a track whenever you feel inspired! Even better, all of your projects are stored online in the cloud. Read more
Star Stable is the biggest online 3D horseback riding MMORPG game ever built. Horse riding fans can join thousands of others in a vibrant online world full of adventure that is updated every week with new fun things to do. Read more
KRY is transforming the world of healthcare by making care more accessible and convenient. Read more
Trustly allows users to receive payments directly from consumer bank accounts, backed by bank-level security. No cards, no app download, no registration. Read more
Esportal is a web-based e-sports platform for the top titles with seamless game integration. Read more
Payments are easy with us as your payments provider. For brick-and-mortar stores, we offer packaged solutions that give you everything you need, from card terminals to acquiring, for smooth and smart payments. We also offer all-in-one and easy-to-use payment solutions for online merchants, solutions that are easy to integrate and allow you to offer payments in every channel your customers need. Read more
Intelligent SaaS Textbooks with school customers in over 70 countries.  Read more
Werlabs is a Stockholm based medical technology company Read more
Apohem is a health care product designing company. Read more
alaTest is a leading provider of social commerce solutions that help retailers and brands improve customer satisfaction and increase their revenues through the value of reviews. Read more
Doktor.se is a modern and personal care company working with digital healthcare. Read more
Lifesum is a Stockholm-based digital health startup offering people a flexible platform to help them forge good habits for an improved overall quality of life and healthy, balanced lifestyle. The app is available on Android and iOS and has had over 25 million downloads to date. Read more
FirstVet is a digital veterinary clinic offering video meetings with veterinarians. Read more
Fishbrain is the world’s #1 fishing app. We offer a wide variety of tools that will help you catch more fish. Our app allows you to find nearby fishing locations, and figure out which spots are the most (or least) popular. Know which times are best to fish, and which fish prefer which baits. You can also use our app to socialize with other anglers, get fishing advice, and share pictures of catches with a like-minded community that will cheer you on. Read more
Natural Cycles is a contraceptive app that spearheads the development of digital contraception. Read more
Mavenoid is a troubleshooting software that helps its users to locate malfunctions and provides guidelines on how to fix it. Read more
Billogram offers automated, cloud-based invoicing that simplifies customer management, prevents churn and increases revenue. Read more
Soundtrack Your Brand is a background music streaming service with curated background soundtracks for business use. Read more
Hygglo is a peer-to-peer rental service in Sweden to make use of people things. Read more
VOI is the new, environmentally friendly way to transport in urban centers. We're creating a system of electrically powered scooters that is affordable, sustainable, and a suuuper smooth way to commute. You should try one! Read more
All your marketing and advertising data where you want it. Funnel is here to put an end to manual data collection. Funnel integrates with all marketing and advertising platforms and allows you to feed your data anywhere you want it. Out-of-the-box integrations with 400+ data sources. With Funnel you will have the freedom to feed your data into any tool you like. Automatically feed data into your Business Intelligence tool, your Data Warehouse, Google Sheets, Google Data Studio, Google Analytics or any other visualization tool. Read more
Tracklib is a revolutionary new marketplace to discover, buy and license tracks & stems from original recordings. It is created for music producers, both amateur and professional, as well as music buyers – from sound designers & editors to music advisors. Every song consist of several individual tracks. These are recorded separately, and for most songs, they still exist – locked in a room somewhere. Let's say you would like to use only the vocals from a 70s soul song or the bass hook from an old funk song. Tracklib makes this possible. For a small fee you can download a track from a song and play around with it. If you would like to share your new creation, Tracklib also makes it easy to licence the track, for both sampling and synchronisation. So Tracklib creates new opportunities for artists, producers, editors and music lovers. And generates completely new revenues for the whole music industry. Read more
Ocast connects publisher in any vertical, making media information available in an elastic search for media planners. Read more
Worldsmarathons.com is the starting place for all long-distance runners from beginners to elite. Read more
Joint Academy is a digital clinic that provides digital treatment for patients with osteoarthritis and chronic joint pain. Read more
Toca Boca makes digital toys from the kids perspective. Read more
Mapillary is the street-level imagery platform that uses computer vision to fix the world’s maps. Read more
Mindler makes it easy to meet a psychologist - usually the same day! Read more
Memmo is a platform that offers personal video messages from famous profiles to their fans and followers. Read more
Safe market place for subletting Read more
Apprl offers all Your Influencer & Performance Marketing in One Powerful Platform Read more
Lendify is Sweden's largest bank challenger taking market shares from traditional banks. Read more
SchoolParrot is the worlds first global review and information platform for Schools Read more
PodMe is created for those who want to be the first with the best of your favorite podcasts. Read more
Light, clean and silent – CAKE develops uncompromising high performance electric off-road motorcycles. Read more
Direct to consumer company on the path to end fast consumption Read more
Qred AB (publ) offers digital SME lending in Northern Europe. Read more
AI everywhere, advancing humankind. Peltarion was born out of our founders’ strong belief that AI can and should help advance humankind. And the key to achieving that is to make AI technology useable and affordable for all. Read more
Karma is an app that connects restaurants, cafes and grocery stores with users eager to purchase unsold food at a lower price. For users, the app is an easy way to eat well, save money, and protect the planet. For retailers, uploading surplus food to Karma is an opportunity to reduce food waste, reach new customers and market through a new channel. It’s a win-win! Karma is fighting food waste globally and leading the shift towards a more sustainable society by offering a user friendly platform to both users and retailers, making it rewarding to rescue food. Great food shouldn’t be wasted! Read more
The rails and brains of open banking Tink is the best way to connect to banks across Europe and quickly build smart, personalised and delightful financial services. Start building with Tink’s APIs for free. From collecting or analysing data, to obtaining insights and generating tailored advice and product recommendations - we help you deliver a more personal, intelligent financial experience to your users. Read more
Monthly savings made super simple. Read more
Hedvig is a new approach to insurance. It’s about freedom and being ok with your life, no matter what happens to you. Read more
Detectify is a cloud based web application security scanner that analyzes the security level of your website and create a report for you with the results. It is designed to be easy to use even for those with little or no previous knowledge of web security. It only takes 2 minutes to get sign up and start a security audit of your web application. More info: https://detectify.com/engine Read more
Kameo is a platform where individuals partner to finance loans to specific companies, also known as crowdlending. Read more
Winningtemp is a revolutionary employee experience solution designed to create happier and more productive workplaces. Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in Sweden Ranked by StartupBlink

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4.270
0.21
0.69
3.38
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3.075
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0.841
0.12
0.06
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0.513
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0.363
0.03
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0.29
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0.320
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125
0.298
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0.24
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0.17
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