Several winners in Nordic Startup Awards!

Nordic Startup Awards is part of the Global Startup Awards which is the biggest independent startup ecosystem competition with the mission to find, recognise and connect the future-shapers of the digital age from all around the globe. Last week Nordic Startup Awards’ announced the winners and amongst them, we find two fellow portfolio companies and one colleague!

Winner Best Hardware Startup

RideQ.  Annika Ridington & Elisabeth Carlund are the people behind this innovative startup. RideQ has developed a digital system with an app that assists horseback riders in learning and perfecting the vertical seat effectively and intuitively, in real-time, while riding. Another cool fact, RideQ came third in the ‘Women’s Innovation World Championship’ earlier this summer. Visit rideq.se for more information!

Best Fintech Startups

BOKIO. BOKIO deliver autonomous accounting for everyone, free of charge. The system uses Artificial intelligence to automate invoicing, accounting and salaries and enable the business owner to make decisions based on facts, not intuition. Currently in rapid growth, improving the corporate world. Visit www.bokio.se for more information. 

Ecosystem Hero of the Year

Malin Frithiofsson. Always good to see fellow colleagues receive fancy prices and this is no different. Managing ecosystems and producing startup program content for Chalmers Ventures by day – championing women’s participation in technology with WITGBG by night. Also, the co-founder of Alterity think-tank, aimed at expanding the current narrative on entrepreneurship and business. When Malin was off-duty this summer – she set up an entrepreneurial program at the Mavuno all-girl school in Tanzania. Needless to say, Malin has her hands full.

Next up – Global Startup Awards!

The journey now continues to the Global Startup Awards where regional winners face each other. Learn more at www.globalstartupawards.com.