STING FastForward is an accelerator program providing 7-8 handpicked startups with an exclusive package of funding (250,000 SEK), tailored business development coaching and free office space at SUP46 in the centre of Stockholm.
The STING FastForward program brings together Stockholm’s most promising Internet/media entrepreneurs to accelerate their businesses, and enables them to increase the likelihood of success. The entrepreneurs gather for 20 weeks to fine-tune their business models and go-to-market strategies, together with STING’s business coaches. All admitted companies receive 250,000 SEK (approx. 28,000 Euro) each from the investment company Propel Capital, backed by 20 successful Swedish business angels from the Internet/media sector. The investment will help you focus more on developing your product and less on raising funds. The program runs in the very center of Stockholm at the co-working space SUP46, and selected companies are offered free office space there throughout the program.
How to apply?
The application period for batch 04 is now closed. Please look back here in May next year. In the meantime: Read our 5 tips to boost your application!
Key dates for FFW_04 .
|24/11||Teams selected to pitch are informed|
|1/12||Pitch final (in Stockholm)|
|8/12||7-8 startups are selected|
|TBD||The selected startups are announced|
|26/1||FFW_04 kicks off|
Want to know more about STING FastForward?
> Read the Frequently Asked Questions. .
Our business coaches and STING team
A team of three experienced STING coaches – all of them seasoned entrepreneurs within Internet/media and ICT – will coach you during the program. All coaches also have a background as investors in the IT sector. The STING FastForward team also consists of marketing and recruitment support. > Read more about the STING team here.
Huge thanks to all the STING FastForward companies, the SUP46 members and our investors for helping out with this video. Particularly APPRL, Competencer, Mondido, Qasa, SNOW (Poppermost Productions), RelationDesk.com, Peppy Pals, and Propel Capital investor Erik Byrenius!
STING FastForward companies
These are just some of the exciting companies of that have been through the program: