Seeking the next Spotify: Sweden launches tech ecosystem database
Today, Sweden joins a pan-European network of startup ecosystems, powered by Dealroom. Initiated by Business Sweden, The Swedish Institute, the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth, and Vinnova, and coordinated by Startup Sweden, the new dedicated startup database catalogues 5,550 verified startups, 5,076 funding rounds and 1,509 corporates that make up Sweden’s tech ecosystem.
Sweden, one of Europe’s most valuable and fastest-growing tech ecosystems, home to the likes of Spotify, Klarna, Polestar, Oatly and Northvolt, joins over 30 other European tech hubs powered by Dealroom, including the UK, France, Berlin and Amsterdam.
Macro trends and fine-grain data
Examples of data you can find on the platform:
- A list of the 242 new startups founded since 2019
- A record €7B of VC investment in 2021, more than twice the amount invested in 2020
- Investment heatmap by industry, which shows Sweden’s strength in Transportation, Energy, Fintech, and Health sectors
- Job openings advertised by startups
- The ecosystem value by combined enterprise value for startups and scaleups is now €210B
In addition to unwrapping macro trends and headline figures about tech in Sweden, the database offers investment-grade company level data on all startups, scaleups and corporates in the city.
The database includes detailed profiles of Swedish unicorns like Klarna, Spotify or Sinch but also promising future unicorns, such as Hedvig and Cake, as well as startups launched in the last year. The Sweden database also catalogues 136 VC investors including prominent VC with female partners like Backing Minds, Creandum and EQT Ventures.
A collaborative ecosystem
This comprehensive, open-access startup database gives the most detailed picture of the Swedish tech ecosystem of any data solution. But we want it to be even better. Profile your company to industry stakeholders by adding or claiming your business. Share the database with your network. And help us in making your company profile as visible and accurate as possible by claiming and updating your profile.
We know the power of data in unlocking potential, and this startup database is specifically designed to support scaling tech companies with reliable intelligence and new insights.