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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
Health icon
Health
#6 worldwide

notable startups
startup iconModcam
startup iconTruecaller
startup iconBoozt Fashion

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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 402 Energy & Environment startups in Sweden, 196 Social & Leisure startups in Sweden and 163 Health startups in Sweden, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 1466 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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Modcam uses computer vision and machine learning on device to track, monitor and analyse people, anonymously! Read more
Millions of users trust Truecaller for their communication needs - identifying unknown calls or blocking spam SMS. Read more
E-commerce company for fashion brands Read more
Bambuser is a SaaS software offering live video shopping. 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
Intelligent SaaS Textbooks with school customers in over 70 countries.  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
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
Scania is a manufacturer of heavy trucks and buses as well as industrial and marine engines. Read more
BLOGLOVIN is an online blog reader service provider company. Read more
NA-KD.com is a Swedish fashion e-commerce company. Read more
World of Horsecraft AB offers Star Stable, an online horse game built for gamers with a passion for horses. 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
Storytel is a provider of phone-based audiobook and e-book streaming services. Read more
Budbee is a logistics-tech company that offers last-mile delivery services with an emphasis on sustainability. Read more
Fyndiq.se - the Swedish Bargain Superstore, connecting merchants with bargain hunters Read more
Take your photography to the next level Read more
Search & explore all your streaming services through a single interface Read more
Auctionet is a marketplace where auction houses from all over Europe sells furniture, art, design items, collectibles and more. Read more
Esportal is a web-based e-sports platform for the top titles with seamless game integration. Read more
Instabox is a delivery service available to select online partners where packages are delivered to smart box locations 7 days a week. Read more
Emerse is a Demand Side Platform (DSP) for programmatic media buying. Read more
Scandinavian Airline SAS offer air transportation services. Read more
Furhat Robotics is a social robotics company based in Sweden. Read more
Graphics softwares and libraries Read more
FirstVet is a digital veterinary clinic offering video meetings with veterinarians. Read more
Teamtailor is the recruiting solution you and your candidates will love. Read more
Gudrun Sjödén Design is manufacture and design of colorful clothes. Read more
KRY is transforming the world of healthcare by making care more accessible and convenient. Read more
Entropia Universe, an advanced 3D online virtual environment with a developed planetary system providing a way of getting to know new games. Read more
Amuse was founded by music industry executives with a collective vision to redefine artist discovery and label deals. 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
Ping Pong is a learning platform for all your needs. Read more
Accessible esports infrastructure for gamers, organizers and game developers Read more
MatHem is an e-commerce company that combines a complete grocery store online with recipes and subscriptions for ready-made groceries. Read more
Ultra-secure cloud storage with AI-empowered interface that helps users re-discover their best memories Read more
Epulze is an esports company. Read more
G-Loot is an esports platform that lets gamers improve their skills and win money while playing their favorite games. Read more
Airmee provides a last mile delivery solution built on research based technology and leading the transition to sustainable logistics. Read more
Matsmart sells surplus food online. A major part would have been thrown away, due to packaging changes, short expiry dates or other reasons. Read more
Sellpy makes it easier than any other service to sell the things you don’t use. Read more
Mapillary is the street-level imagery platform that uses computer vision to fix the world’s maps. Read more
Breakit is Sweden's sharpest news about startups and tech companies. Read more
Impactpool is the World's fastest growing career platform for people and companies who want's to contribute to sustainable development. Read more
Unikum.net - the leading Nordic K-12 learn portal and marketplace - passed 1 000 000 paid user accounts - bootstrapped to 4 MUSD revenues Read more
IGDB.com is an online ecosystem for video games. Read more
Mendi is the world’s first brain enhancement device for home use. Read more
Buyersclub.se is a sweden's first shopping club. Read more
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3.075
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0.363
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0.29
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0.320
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