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The Local · 9 Apr 2015, 14:53

Published: 09 Apr 2015 14:53 GMT+02:00

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The Startups:

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Ten Swedish startups you haven't heard of (but should know)

Ten Swedish startups investors couldn't resist

Swedish natural birth control app attracts expats

Top ten startups from southern Sweden

Swedish app teaches kids to empathize

'Tinder for jobs' app targets Swedish students

Swedish app helps you decide what to do

Event coverage:

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Women in Tech: ‘Swedish women are strong and ambitious’

Vecka45: Sweden's most innovative week

Blog: Stockholm Tech Fest

Stockholm start-up smackdown: investors feel the sting

Stockholm opens new hardware coworking space

Stockholm job fair helps immigrant entrepreneurs

Success stories and interviews:

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Foreign students start Swedish cleaning company

'Stockholm is the tech world's hidden nightclub'

'You have to be active': Stockholm launches startup coworking hub

Skype founder: 'Cold winters' key to Swedish tech success

French fashionista expat finds a perfect fit at Swedish startup

Swedish app-makers teach kids to write HTML

'How I came to run my own business in Sweden'

Syrian asylum seeker hosts Swedish startups

Tips, tricks, and lists:

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Ten tips for achieving startup success

How to start a business in Stockholm

A closer look at Sweden's crowd-funding scene

Find your dream job in Sweden: The Local's jobs section


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Spotify chief unveils Stockholm innovation bash

Sweden sees boom in computing specialists

Sweden among top five nations for online business

Swedish pop star Robyn pushes for more girls in tech

Sweden leads the way in EU's 5G tech race

Microsoft to buy Minecraft gamemaker studio

Gaming industry booming in Sweden

Sweden dominates Apple's annual top app list

Sweden sees surge in domestic help startups

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