Are you one of the most prominent startups or scale-ups in the Nordics?
The entrepreneurship competition for the Nordic region's foremost
startup and growth companies
Techarenan arranges an annual entrepreneurship competition that is open to all Swedish and Nordic entrepreneurship-led companies in the startup and growth phase.
The competition has been organized since 2014 and is aimed at companies that are based on a unique innovation or business idea with the potential to be commercialized in the global market.
What you compete for:
The winners of the Techarenan Challenge get a place in the delegation that in previous years has visited New York and Silicon Valley, Tokyo and Seoul, as well as Sao Paolo. The purpose of the delegation is to make business contacts, create networks and gain a deeper understanding of new markets.
Final Package ★
Alla bolag som tar sig till finalen vinner ett finalpaket som bland annat inkluderar: utställningsplats i samband med Techarenan Summit i höst, en plats i Techarenans Entreprenörsnätverk, marknadsföring i Techarenans kanaler och på Techarenan.news med mera.
- Startup Company of the Year
- Growth Company of the Year
- Audience Prize
- Social Impact Award
- Industry Prize
- Business Award
The competition is open to all companies, regardless of company form, area of activity or phase. The company shall:
- Be an entrepreneur
- Have a unique technology / concept / business idea
The jury judges the company and the business concept based on:
- Market potential
- Global applicability
- Competence within the team
See what happened at Techarenan Challenge 2021
All prize categories are rewarded with a place on the winning delegation.
Previous trips have been made to New York and Silicon Valley, Tokyo and Seoul as well as Sao Paolo.
The winners delegation 2020 in Sao Paolo
Pictures from previous trips
Startup Company of the Year – Grace Health
Growth Company of the Year – Dynamic Code
Audience Prize – Nectarine Heath
Industry Prize – Climeon
Social Impact Award – Grace Health
Business Award – Exeger
AI & Technical edge award – Sana Labs
Startup Company of the Year – Elypta
Growth Company of the Year – Too Good To Go
Audience Prize – The Humble Co.
Industry Prize – Sentina Bay
Social Impact Award – TrusTrace
Startup Company of the Year – Kognity
Growth Company of the Year – Matsmart
Audience Prize – PantaPåsen
Industry Prize – Swedish Algae Factory
Social Impact Award – Moving Floor
Startup Company of the Year – Sprinklebit
Growth Company of the Year – SaltX
Audience Prize – Prindit
Industry Prize – SaltX
Social Impact Award – Coala Life
Startup Company of the Year – Cellink
Growth Company of the Year – Min Doktor
Audience Prize – Cellink
Industry Prize – Cellink
Startup Company of the Year – Furhat Robotics
Growth Company of the Year – Visiba Group
General Partner, Northzone
Founding Partner, Gullspång Invest
Founding Partner, Brightly Ventures
Founder, Humble Co/Investor
(Winner Techarenan 2019)