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Grattis till Doctrin - vinnare av Startup Tour 2017!


Stort tack till alla deltagare, partners och talare som varit en del årets turné!

Under hösten har vi genomfört fem delfinaler, i Stockholm, Umeå, Linköping, Göteborg och Malmö. Varje delfinal har bjudit på en rafflade pitchtävling, mingel och festligheter. Vinnaren i varje deltävling gick vidare till den stora finalen i Stockholm den 7 december där Doctrin slutade som vinnare.Läs mer om finalen här.

Är det du som har skapat nästa stora techsuccé? Registrera dig här så kontaktar vi dig när nästa tillfälle ges att pitcha på ett Di Digital event! 

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Foto: Jesper Frisk

Finalen 2017

Under den rafflande finalen den 7 december fick vi lyssna till serieentreprenören och tech-Sveriges egen comeback kid Jens Nylander, mannen bakom mp3-spelaren Jens of Sweden,  JAYS och nu senast Automile och även Lydia Winters, Brand Director på spelbolaget Mojang. 

Årets finalister

Många grymma bidrag har kommit in till årets upplaga av Startup Tour. Det har varit en tuff process att välja ut delfinalister och en hård kamp på scen. Men, sex starka tech-bolag ställs nu mot varandra på finalen där du och vår expertjury röstar fram årets segrare!

Årets finalister

Vinnaren av Di Digital Startup Tour vinner en miljon kronor i annonspengar samt andra fina priser från våra sponsorer, läs mer om priserna här

Som publik får du: 

  • Delta på Sveriges bästa mötesplats inom startup- och techscenen 
  • Bidra till avgörandet i Startup-tour
  • Diskutera utmaningar och möjligheter med andra entreprenörer 
  • Inspireras av de mest framgångsrika tech-profilerna
  • Knyta nya kontakter och få nya insikter 

Förutom en rafflande tävling bjuds det även på AW mingel och förfriskningar! 

Är det du som har skapat nästa stora techsuccé? 
Ansökan till att pitcha på Startup Tour 2017 är tyvärr stängd. MEN, registrera dig här så kontaktar vi dig när nästa tillfälle ges att pitcha på ett Di Digital event! 

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Program

15.45 Välkommen och registrering

16.30 Intro av Di Digital

16.35 Intervju Lydia Winters - Mojang

17.00 Tävling del 1 – Pitch

18.00 Paus med mingel

18.30 Intervju Jens Nylander - Automile

18.55 I huvudet på Mikael Karlsson VD Almi Invest

19.00 Tävling del 2 - Mot väggen topp 3

19.20 Omröstning 

19.25 Vinnaren utses

19.30 AW med mingel och chans till att träffa våra partner

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På scen

Lydia Winters
Brand Director, Mojang

Lydia Winters is Mojang’s Brand Director working on all things Minecraft, including running their worldwide merchandise program. She is a Florida native who moved to Stockholm for this wonderful role. Six and a half years after starting with the company, she has been through the beginning years of Indie Mojang into post-Microsoft acquisition Mojang and is part of the leadership team shaping the vision of where the company will go in the future. She hosts the yearly Minecraft convention, MINECON, with millions of viewers and speaks on behalf of Mojang around the world. 

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Jens Nylander
Serieentrepenör

Jens Nylander is a Swedish serial entrepreneur behind the mp3-player company Jens of Sweden, the headphone company JAYS and now he is the founder and CEO of Automile. Automile is developing productivity applications for field service businesses and are backed by a number of investors including Insight Venture Partners, SaaStr, Dawn Capital, Point Nine Capital and Salesforce. So far the company has raised $47M and has over 7000 businesses using the service. Jens moved to Silicon Valley in 2015 and established the company's current headquarters in Palo Alto.

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Kerstin Cooley
CEO, MOOR (Jury)

Kerstin Cooley is the Managing Partner of MOOR.  Before co-founding MOOR, she worked on SEB investment teams in Sweden and the U.S. with start-up hedge funds and developing and selling alternative investment products for institutional clients.  With 20 years of experience in the financial and IT industries, she started her career at Silicon Valley based Echelon.  In the late 1990’s and early 2000’s, Kerstin co-founded global integrated communications agency Cognito and was at Trema for eight years in diverse positions from facilitating M&A transactions to leading the company’s consulting organisation in the U.S.  Kerstin holds a Masters from Umeå School of Business and Economics.

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Johan Brenner
General Partner, Creandum (Jury)

Johan is one of Europe’s most experienced venture capital investors having worked across a broad set of industries globally, and built a number of successful businesses as an entrepreneur and investor. Before becoming an entrepreneur, Johan spend close to 10 years with ABB and Kinnevik. As an entrepreneur and angel investor, Johan built companies like eTrade, Jobline, Tradera, DIBS, Livebookings and others. As an investor, Johan was a General Partner with Benchmark Europe/Balderton Capital and involved with companies like MySQL, Zopa and Rebtel. Johan is currently a General Partner with Creandum, one of Europe’s leading venture capital firms with offices in Stockholm, Berlin and San Francisco. Creandum has invested in more than 70 companies including Spotify, Klarna, Kry.se, Vivino, Izettle, Epidemic sound and Neo Technologies.

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Mikael Karlsson
CEO, Almi Invest (Jury)

Mikael is CEO of Almi Invest, Sweden's most active early stage investor. Almi Invest has Investment Managers at 15 offices across Sweden and a current portfolio of 400 companies. Mikael has worked within the Nordic venture capital industry since 1999. He joined Almi Invest when the operation started in 2009 and is CEO since 2015. Previous roles at Almi Invest include Fund Manager and COO. 

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Lihem Lefort Zeru​
Manager Accenture Interactive (Jury)​

Lihem har jobbat med digital marknadsföring i 10 år i både Stockholm, Paris och även på EMEA nivå. I Paris drev hon också eget franchisebolag inom skönhetsbranschen. Lihem har samarbetat med ett brett spektrum av kunder inom diverse industrier, bland annat inom telecom och detaljhandeln. Lihems erfarenhet är främst inom digital transformation, strategiska förändringsarbeten och leda beslut med data driven bakgrund.

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Stefan P Andersson
Head of Business Banking, Nordea (Jury)

Ansvarar för Nordeas satsning och verksamhet för små- och medelstora företag i Sverige. Har i över 20 år i olika finansiella företag och banker jobbat med att förbättra service och tjänster till såväl nyföretagare som etablerade förertag. Stefan har också personligen ett stort engagemang i att stötta företagande, exempelvis som styrelsemedlem i Nyföretagarcentrum Sverige och tidigare jurymedlem i bland annat Venture Cup och Ung Företagsamhet.

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Sara Wimmercranz
Founding Partner, BackingMinds VC (Jury)​

Sara Wimmercranz is the Founding Partner of BackingMinds VC and Co-Founded Footway - The Nordic's largest retailer for shoes. She is on the board of listed RnB, Stampen Media Group, Horsemeup and Dynamic Code. She was on DI Digital's list of the most powerful tech investors. 


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Christoffer Norman
Investment Manager, Northzone (Jury)

Christoffer joined Northzone in 2017 and is based in the Stockholm office. His primary areas of interest are businesses with network effects, especially marketplaces. Prior to joining Northzone, Christoffer was COO and Head of Verticals at Avito, one of the largest marketplaces in the world. Before this, Christoffer was at McKinsey and the Swedish Embassy in Moscow. He has a BSc in Business and Economics from SSE.

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Tina Zetterlund
Senior Tax Partner, Head of Tax, KPMG (Jury)

Tina is the Senior Tax Partner and Head of Tax at KPMG, and is one of the leading tax advisers in Sweden. Tina has advised Swedish and foreign companies in a wide range of sectors for more than 15 years. She has extensive experience of advising on Swedish and international taxation, mergers and acquisitions, tax litigation, tax compliance and tax accounting. With her combined skills in accounting and tax, Tina is appreciated by her clients for her ability to see the full spectrum of tax related issues and is regularly consulted on tax issues with financial statements impacts. Tina is also widely recognized for her candid and operative advice, based upon her own previous experiences as a CFO and audit manager.     

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Linus Dahg
Inventure (Jury)

Based out of Stockholm, Linus is heading Inventure's operations in Sweden. Linus has been in venture capital for more than 5 years – first with Almi Invest in Stockholm, then with Wellington Partners in London. Prior to joining our team, he was part of the management of a Copenhagen-based startup Tonsser, where he worked on growth, product and partnerships. At Inventure, Linus looks at both consumer and enterprise opportunities, focusing on software, AI, machine learning, and food tech.

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Björn Eriksen
Technical Evangelist Manager Nordics, Microsoft (Jury)

Björn has worked as a developer and architect for over a decade. He started at Microsoft 7 years ago where he has helped several companies, both startups and established companies find their way in Microsoft Azure and different cloud models like SaaS, PaaS, Machine Learning, IoT etc. Björn is a trusted advisor not only in technology but also in business management and has been involved with many successful startups choosing Microsoft as their business enabler.

Today he is leading a technical team of 8 people in the Nordics that are focusing on helping Independent Software Vendors (ISV’s) to accelerate their solutions on Microsoft platforms.

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Mimi Billing
Reporter, Di Digital

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Jonas Leijonhufvud
Reporter, Di Digital

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