DISCOVER Stockholm startups

Funding data and any possible statistic on Stockholm startups and the local ecosystem. See how the local ecosystem scores against the European competition of startup hubs in the statistics below. If you have your own startup company find funding calls and accelerator programs to apply to, see statistics on previous participants of these programs. You can see the statistics on total investment raised, female founders or foreign-born and migrant founders in this tech hub.

All of the data is curated by the DEEP research team and comes from 1st party sources like the Annual Startup Heatmap Survey or our monitor for job creation, news mentions and female founders. Other data comes from 3rd party sources like Dealroom, Crunchbase or Stackoverflow.

To get a list of the best startup cities you can find Europe's top ecosystems in our search or get a ranking of the best accelerators in Europe.

What do I see here?The Heatmap Trust Score is a measurement of popularity of a startup location based on the recommendations of founders.

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Investment Growth from 2018 to 2019

Number of Unicorns

Fintech investment in 2019

Startup Success Stories



Klarna is a Swedish bank that provides online financial services such as payment solutions for online storefronts, direct payments, post purchase payments and more. The Fintech company was created in 2005, in Stockholm, by Sebastian Siemiatkowski (CEO), Niklas Adalberth and Victor Jacobsson.


Spotify is a Swedish music streaming and media services provider. The famous audio streaming platform was founded in 2006 by Daniel Ek (CEO) and Martin Lorentzon. The company counted 130 millions premium users in the first quarter of 2020.


Northvolt provides electrification and renewable energy storage designed for lithium-ion battery plant to produce batteries. The Swedish company was founded in 2016 by Paolo Cerruti and Peter Carlsson. It aims to establish a supply of sustainable batteries in Europe

ECOSYSTEM Data and statistics on Stockholm startups

What do I see here?Ecosystem Data is based on 1st and 3rd party research. Each source is individually checked and validated.


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