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Month: mars 2015

Startup Camp demo day may 19th

tisdag, 31 mars, 2015

80 teams applied, 11 were selected. 10 weeks have passed. It’s time to pitch!Great pitches, cool speakers, winners announced, and party afterwards!May 19th 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Scandic Hotel Rubinen. Register for your free ticket now: Demo Day is part of #gbgtechweek

Previsco, Aqua Robur and Picwear wins Venture Cup Väst Phase Business Idea

tisdag, 24 mars, 2015

Three of Encubator’s Venture Lab projects; Previsco, Aqua Robur and Picwear wins Venture Cup Väst phase Business Idea. Read more:Venture Cup: Robur: [[{”type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_original”,”fid”:”190″,”attributes”:{”alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”1024″,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”1024″}}]]

Meet Destination Compensation – getting travelers to do good

måndag, 23 mars, 2015

More and more consumers are choosing to buy products and services that have been produced in a sustainable way. This is also true for travelers and in the past decade the demand for responsible travel has grown rapidly. The travel industry struggles in meeting this demand in a cost efficient way. Destination Compensation offer the […]

Nordic Innovation House – all you need when going to Silicon Valley

fredag, 20 mars, 2015

Nordic Innovation House is a co-working space, a resource center and a networking hub located in Palo Alto, the heart of Silicon Valley. The initiative is funded by an alliance of Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish, Icelandic and Danish governments, as well as Nordic Innovation (Nordic Council of Ministers) to promote cross-border innovation and business. When Chalmers […]

YouPic secures €500,000 investment to accelerate further growth

torsdag, 19 mars, 2015

The Sweden-based photography learning platform, YouPic, is strengthening its market position as a result of funding worth €500,000. As well as new investors, the round also includes further investment from the company’s existing investors, Chalmers Innovation Seed Fund. The funds will enable YouPic to accelerate user growth, continue product development and strengthen its position as […]

Want to see your idea developed into a new company?

onsdag, 18 mars, 2015

We are looking for innovative technology-based ideas in early phase with a large market potential for our Venture Lab where we realise ideas together with Chalmers School of Entrepreneurship. [[{”type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_original”,”fid”:”191″,”attributes”:{”alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”404″,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”width”:”368″}}]] Read more at or contact Philip Axelsson at for more information.

Aqua Robur awarded with scholarship from Dinels Miljöfond

onsdag, 18 mars, 2015

Aqua Robur has been awarded with a scholarship of 100 000 SEK from DinEls Miljöfond. Aqua Robur is one of our exciting ventures in the incubator that aims to transform unutilized energy within the urban water infrastructure into accessible electricity that provides economical, societal and environmental value for cities and municipalities. Read more: [[{”type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_original”,”fid”:”192″,”attributes”:{”alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”height”:”200″,”style”:”font-size: 1rem; line-height: […]

Takeaways from a week in Silicon Valley, part 2

måndag, 9 mars, 2015

In SF we hiked around several incubators and accelerators. Highway1 is a hardware accelerator, running a four month program two times a year. We visited their brand new facility, next door to the owner company PCH, who is also closely co-operative with the program. We found several similarities in application, selection and evaluation of teams, […]

Startup Camp started once again

torsdag, 5 mars, 2015

A remarkable record of almost 80 applying teams resulted in a batch of lucky 11 that made it into this springs Startup Camp. Of course a lot of people from Gothenburg, but also one team moving from Linköping just to be in the camp, and almost half of the bunch is of international origin. This […]

Takeaways from a week in Silicon Valley, part 1

tisdag, 3 mars, 2015

Well…we’re back at the office after an epic trip to San Francisco and Palo Alto. All pumped up, super inspired and full of new ideas on how to improve our operations and processes. In Palo Alto we started out at Nordic Innovation House, where we got a warm welcome from Anne Lidgard, Director of Vinnova […]