Swedish startup Sqore wins StartmeupHK Venture Program

Press Release   •   Sep 29, 2014 20:44 GMT

The Sqore team is happy to announce that out of 550 entries from 43 countries Sqore has been selected as one of 9 winners in the category "Early/Growth stage ventures” in StartmeupHK’s global Venture Program competition. The team will fly to Hong Kong in November to compete for the grand prize and 500,000 USD in prizes to support its growth in the region. 

Sqore is a Swedish company that connects top talents with global opportunities through knowledge competitions. With previous projects in China, Indonesia and Korea, Sqore is growing fast in Eastern Asia. Winning StartmeupHK’s competition boosts Sqore’s strategic ambitions in the region. 

"Asia is a key market for Sqore, as we seek to expand our global footprint. We find that almost 50% of our user base originates from this fast-growing region and many of our multinational clients use our service to identify talents locally. InvestHK is an excellent platform for us to pursue conversations with investors and clients based in the region that want to partner with us to make the competition format the new standard for skills certification and recruitment,” says Niklas Jungegård, CEO of Sqore.

The finals will take place November 10-14, in Hong Kong. 

For further inquiries, please contact: 

Gustav Borgefalk, Head of Business Development
+46 70 5669170

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Sqore engages global talent through the process of designing, managing and promoting skills-based, opportunity-linked competitions for students and professionals. Our clients include corporations, foundations, government bodies and universities all over the world. Sqore also manages Studentcompetitions.com, the world's premier service for students and young professionals who compete, which has a reach of over 15 million people.