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"It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the ones most responsive to change".

 

Charles Darwin

News 2014

 

17 Dec

Seedcap is awarded a EU-contract to accelerate startups in Europe

TWIST Digital is a project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 644021. TWIST, which stands for Transregional Web Innovative Services for Thriving Digital and Mobile Entrepreneurship, has as its objective to accelerate and scale 20 startups across four hubs in Europe, namely Stockholm, Lille, Warsaw and Rome. Total grant budget Euro 1.3 million.

 

 

News 2013

 

22 July

Seedcap wins tender issued by the Federation of Swedish Farmers (LRFs)

Seedcap will provide services within business development and marketing within the framework of the project "Good business from renewable energy". The project is co- financed by the Swedish Board of Agriculture and aims to increase the production of renewable energy in green industries.

 

14 March

Seedcap advises Galko Svets & Lantbruk AB on fundraising

Galko Svets & Lantbruk receives MSEK 1.38 from The Swedish Energy Agency. The application is for the installation of a SplitBox developed by Biotain at the Falkenberg biogas plant. Seedcap were sole advisors to Galko Svets & Lantbruk.

 

12 January

Andy Cars holds a workshop on lean startup and business plans at KTH

The workshop will take place on 24 Jan. between 8.30 and 12.00 at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), as part of their executive education program.

 

 

News 2012

 

20 November

Seedcap advises Exencotech AB on fundraising

Exencotech AB receives a 1.4 MSEK grant from The Swedish Energy Agency. Exencotech develops products for electrical power generation from low temperature waste heat. Seedcap were sole advisors to Exencotech.

 

22 October

Andy Cars becomes interim VP Strategy & Business Development at Sprout Park

Sprout Park is a company group in digital communication with ownership in Britny (web agency), Digital Film Makers, Hyper Island (digital media school) and The Park (office hotel).

 

21 May

Seedcap advises Flispac AB on fundraising

Flispac AB, manufacturer of a new patented woodchipping system, is granted a conditional loan of 2.2 MSEK from the Swedish Energy Agency. Seedcap were sole advisors to Flispac.

 

30 March

Seedcap wins renewed tender issued by the Swedish Energy Agency

Seedcap is the sole subcontractor to the Swedish Energy Agency within the area defined by the agreement as '1.1 Business Development'. Uptake areas include area 2 (East Sweden: Gävleborg, Uppsala, Stockholm, Gotland, Dalarna, Södermanland, Östergötland) and area 4 (South Sweden: Kalmar, Kronoberg, Halland, Skåne, Blekinge).

 

9 February

Web & Mobile Trends, 2012

Presented by Andy Cars in cooperation with Newmarket Town AB. Presentation available via Slideshare.

 

 

News 2011

 

1 December

Seedcap sponsors Nordic Startups

Seedcap has decided to sponsor Nordic Startups, a initiative to start a new accelerator in Stockholm for startups focused on web and mobile.

 

1 September

Andy Cars joins Akka Venture as Venture Partner

Akka Venture is a corporate finance firm which specialises in providing strategic and financial advice to European growth companies and their investors. Akka Venture has been involved in more than 30 VC and M&A transactions and advisory assignments, both early and expansion stage cases.

 

28 June

Andy Cars is appointed regional representative at Onoterat in Stockholm

Onoterat AB offers Swedish startups a unique webbased platform for marketing to a large network of investors as well as related services that help prepare the startups prior to meeting with investors.

 

17 February

Seedcap enters co-operation agreement with AktieTorget Service in Stockholm

Seedcap will provide clients from AktieTorget Service with business advice and business development from the perspective of strategy and market communication primarily aimed at potential investors.

 

20 January

Andy Cars joins Flispac's board of directors

Flispac has developed a patented wood chipping, compacting and packaging technology for the forestry industry. Among the investors and stakeholders are the Swedish Energy Agency, Fortum, Sveaskog, Mellanskog, Skellefteå Kraft and Ponsse.

 

 

News 2010

 

15 November

Seedcap advises Sustainia on strategy.

Sustainia is a sustainable business and CSR consultancy.

26 May

Seedcap signs the framework agreement "Energy Consultant 2009" issued by the Swedish Energy Agency. Seedcap will provide consulting in the areas of business development, due diligence and marketing.

 

15 March

Seedcap advises Jump & Joy on company valuation.

Jump & Joy has developed "Hoppolek", a product that gives disabled children opportunities for self-guided physical activity that strengthens the skeleton.

 

24 February

Seedcap advises Cubis on fundraising.

Cubis has developed a patented beverage container that combines logistical and environmental benefits aimed at the premium "grab & go" segment.

 

24 January

Seedcap advises Kyoogi on fundraising.

Kyoogi offers a mobile odds comparison and statistics service for mobile sports betting.

 

 

News 2009

 

23 November

Seedcap advises Resurshuset on fundraising.

Resurshuset is an independent company offering leadership training and coaching.

 

1 November

Seedcap becomes subcontractor to STIK

STIK offers free business advice to its members, who are mainly innovators and startups.

 

14 October

Seedcap advises bluewalks on fundraising.

Bluewalks is a web service that also functions on the Apple iPhone, offering travellers a guide for creating and making use of city walking tours by creatively combining the concepts of Wiki editing, GPS and Google Maps.

 

25 June

Seedcap sponsors the Best Entrepreneurship competition

The Best Entrepreneurship Competition is divided into the categories - negotiation, debate and business idea with a winner selected in each category. Andy Cars will sit on the jury of Best Entreprenurship competition that will be held at KTH Royal Institute of Technology on the 2nd of July starting at 14.00.

14 January

Seedcap signs cooperation agreement with Styrelse & VD Forum

Seedcap initiates cooperation with Styrelse & VD Forum for launching Seedcap Fund 1. Seedcap Fund 1 aims to raise 50 msek to invest in 10 startups in the Stockholm region over a period of three years.

 

 

News 2008

 

9 October

Videoplaza is on a roll

At the beginning of 2008 the founders of Videoplaza worked with Andy Cars as part of the CONNECT springboard program. Following the springboard program Videoplaza has quickly gone on to grown to a team of seven people, win Kanal 5, Kanal 9 and Bonniers as customers, and have raised Euro 420 000 in financing from Creandum and business angels Henrik Torstensson (Stardoll) och Magnus Hultman (Omniture). Videoplaza is on a roll and it will be a pleasure to follow their ongoing development.

1 July

Andy Cars joins the jury of Venture Cup

Venture Cup is the world's largest business plan competition with the objective to stimulate entrepreneurship and to increase the founding of new companies in Sweden.

 

29 May

Seedcap and Skarpa offer entrepreneurs workshops in company valuation Entrepreneurs seeking capital are often uncertain as to what share of the company to offer in return for the required investment. The purpose of this workshop is to arrive at a reasonable valuation of the entrepreneurs' company based on realistic and relevant assumptions. For more information please contact Seedcap. Overview of workshop

(only available in Swedish).

 

 

News 2007

 

10 October

Seedcap signs consulting agreement with CONNECT East Sweden.

CONNECT East Sweden hires Seedcap to maintain, execute and develop products within its organization, focusing initially on the CONNECT spring board program. Other areas include coaching entrepreneurs on how to pitch to investors and planning and chairing tailored expert panels hosted by Connect national partners such as Grant Thornton, PwC and Deloitte.

26 March

Seedcap becomes subcontractor to ALMI Företagspartner Stockholm.

Since March 2007 Seedcap is subcontractor to ALMI Innovation Stockholm advicing ALMI companies on strategy, business development and fundraising.

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