Startup hub SUP46 is a member based community in central Stockholm where 50+ companies work side by side on 2000 sqm. A world-class ecosystem of partners, sponsors and advisors gives startup members a competitive advantage to create Sweden’s next big startup stars. To the list of International Investor Members, SUP46 is now adding Creathor Venture and Inventure.
Creathor Venture manages funds of more than €180M and invests in technology-oriented companies in Mobile, E-commerce, Digital Media, Cloud Technology, Internet of Things, Sharing Economy, Fintech, eHealth and Life Science.
- With its very active Start-up scene here in Stockholm, being part of SUP46 is a fantastic way of being involved. We are looking for innovative early stage companies with enthusiastic teams and know that SUP46 with all its members and events provide a great opportunity to increase our presence in Sweden, says Marianne Uddman Investment Manager at Creathor Venture.
Inventure is one of the leading early-stage venture capital firms in the Nordics with over €120M in capital base. The team focuses on early stage investments in technology, software and next generation of digital services. The initial investments start from €100 000 and can go up to €10M over a company lifecycle.
- We have been increasing our presence in Sweden as we teamed up with some great teams here. In the years to come, we look forward to supporting many more. SUP46 is an important part of the local ecosystem, and joining its vibrant community is a logical step for us, says Timo Tirkkonen, Partner at Inventure.
To SUP46’s Startup Members, the new partnerships mean that Creathor Venture, Inventure and SVCA will become an active part of the SUP46 Community by participating in workshops and other knowledge-sharing activities, and by receiving their own seats in SUP46’s Investor Space. SUP46’s International Investor Members are Atomico, Index Ventures, Lakestar, Creathor Venture and Inventure.
“We are very happy to be able to start off 2016 by announcing Creathor Venture and Inventure as our new International Investor Members. I am really looking forward to what the experience and expertise that we are adding to the community, thanks to these partnerships, can result in for our startup members”, says Jessica Stark, CEO and Co-founder of SUP46.
Big media players, great investors, strategic governmental organizations, and other actors with a strong community authority and startup experience, all support SUP46. SUP46’s partners are MTGx, Schibsted Growth, Bonnier Growth Media, Northzone, Creandum, Industrifonden, GP Bullhound, STING (Stockholm Innovation & Growth), Almi Invest, Stockholm Business Region, VINNOVA, AMF Fastigheter and Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship.SUP46’s sponsors are CISCO, Microsoft, Jansson & Norin, Grant Thornton, SEB, Nasdaq and MNDx.
Startup Hub SUP46 was founded in 2013 to gather the startup community. Through the world-class ecosystem of investors, advisors and partners, members are offered a competitive advantage. Located in the heart of Stockholm, it is home to more than 50 startups and a natural meeting place for the startup community. Only the most exciting and innovative companies, mainly within Internet, mobile, media, IoT and gaming, are accepted as members.