Grattis till Smart Video som tog hem segern i Umeå och är klara för final i Startup Tour i december.

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OSA till Umeå 11/10

Tack till alla som deltog i Umeå den 11 oktober för den andra delfinalen i Startup Tour 2017 

Under eventet fick vi följa dramatiken när dessa sju vassa startupbolag pitchade på scen, där publiken tillsammans med en eminent jury korade kvällens vinnare - Smart Video. Smart Video går vidare till finalomgången som hålls i Stockholm den 7 december där vinnaren i Di Digital Startup tour 2017 ska koras.

Här kan du läsa om priserna som de pitchande bolagen gör upp om. 

Vi fick även lyssna till spelmiljardären Fredrik Wester, vd på spelutvecklaren Paradox Interactive. Fredrik, som är uppvuxen i Umeå, är involverad och delaktig i en rad techföretag och kommer under kvällen att intervjuas om resan som gjorde honom till chef för Sveriges största börsnoterade spelbolag. 

Även tech-entreprenören Bonnie Roupé intervjuades på scen. Hon berättade bland annat om sin gravidapp som just nu lockar hundratusentals användare i Kina. 


Nu kan du säkra din plats till finalen i Startup Tour

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Är det du som har skapat nästa stora techsuccé? 
Ansökan till att pitcha på Startup Tour 2017 är tyvärr stängd. MEN, registrera dig här så kontaktar vi dig när nästa tillfälle ges att pitcha på ett Di Digital event! 


Program

15.30 Välkommen 

16.00 Intro av Di Digital

16.05 Intervju med Bonnie Roupé, Bonzun

16.20 Tävling del 1- Pitch 

17.30  Paus med mingel

18.00 Intervju med Fredrik Wester, Paradox Interactive

18.25 "I huvudet på"

18.30 Tävling del 2 - Mot väggen 

18.50 Publiken röstar - vinnaren utses

19.00 AW med mingel och chans till att träffa våra partners

Läs om hela turnén på startuptour.di.se

OSA till Umeå 11/10

På scen

Bonnie Roupé
Founder and CEO, Bonzun

Bonnie Roupé is a serial entrepreneur. Recognised as one of the most influential women in tech, Bonnie is founder and CEO of Bonzun, a Swedish business named by GMIC as one of China's top mobile and internet startups. Under Bonnie's leadership, Bonzun has grown into having 8% market share in China and being live in 79 markets in Europe and Latin America, Africa and Asia. More than 1,8 million women has signed up to use Bonzuns virtual midwife.  Prior to Bonzun Bonnie built a sports & health magazine in Sweden to 20 % market share and exited after four years. She used her exit money to start Bonzun. 

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Fredrik Wester
Vd, Paradox Interactive

Fredrik Wester Vd för Paradox Interactive är en av Sveriges techmiljardärer som beskriver sig själv som en spelnörd. Fredrik är  ursprungligen från Umeå och äger närmare en tredjedel av aktierna i spelbolaget Paradox Intercative. Spelobolaget börsnoterades i våras och värderas till ca 3,5 miljarder kronro, nu ska han använda delar av det kapitalet till att investera i nya startupbolag Kichi Invets!

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Jane Walerud
Serial tech entrepreneur, Walerud Ventures (Jury)

Jane Walerud is a serial tech entrepreneur who enjoys operative roles and has repeatedly built successful businesses from ideas. 

Since 1998, Jane has worked with 14 startups, including the successes Bluetail, Klarna, Tobii and Lensway.  Three others have gone badly. The overall results have been good: over 60% annual returns. During 2016, after a successful exit from Teclo Networks, she’s engaged with two new firms: Satcube and WeMeMove.
Jane holds an honorary doctorate from the Royal Institute of Technology,  a gold medal from The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, and a place in the SUP46 Startup Hall of Fame. She is a member of the Swedish Government Innovation Council and a director of Creades, a listed investment firm. Ms. Walerud graduated from Stanford University. She is also proud to lead a startup course.

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Kerstin Cooley
CEO, MOOR (Jury)

Kerstin Cooley is the Managing Partner of MOOR.  Before co-founding MOOR, she worked on SEB investment teams in Sweden and the U.S. with start-up hedge funds and developing and selling alternative investment products for institutional clients.  With 20 years of experience in the financial and IT industries, she started her career at Silicon Valley based Echelon.  In the late 1990’s and early 2000’s, Kerstin co-founded global integrated communications agency Cognito and was at Trema for eight years in diverse positions from facilitating M&A transactions to leading the company’s consulting organisation in the U.S.  Kerstin holds a Masters from Umeå School of Business and Economics.

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Tina Zetterlund
Senior Tax Partner, Head of Tax, KPMG (Jury)

Tina is the Senior Tax Partner and Head of Tax at KPMG, and is one of the leading tax advisers in Sweden. Tina has advised Swedish and foreign companies in a wide range of sectors for more than 15 years. She has extensive experience of advising on Swedish and international taxation, mergers and acquisitions, tax litigation, tax compliance and tax accounting. With her combined skills in accounting and tax, Tina is appreciated by her clients for her ability to see the full spectrum of tax related issues and is regularly consulted on tax issues with financial statements impacts. Tina is also widely recognized for her candid and operative advice, based upon her own previous experiences as a CFO and audit manager.     

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Jack Melcher-Claësson
Epicenter Stockholm (Jury)

Jack Melcher-Claësson is a serial entrepreneur and runs all activities for Startups at Epicenter Stockholm, powered by Google for Entrepreneurs. 

Jack is the Founding Partner of HiddenVC, Create Communication, Everysport Media
Group (former Traveas AB) and more. Jack is also a Speaker & Moderator and works as Senior Advisor to a number of companies, mainly within the Stockholm based startup community. He´s specialized in early stage, lean startup, go to market strategies, story telling and crowdfunding. 

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Yvonne Karolin
Manager Accenture Interactive (Jury)

Long background within Swedish retail, both in fashion and in groceries. Main roles as ecommerce manager and development manager ecommerce and in these roles supporting in the move from traditional retailing to digital retail. She has contributed to digital business changes. She has  worked with the  optimization of the new businessprocesses needed for the change and she has great knowledge in all supporting technologies that come along with this shift. She has enabled and worked with digital marketing, digital (and physical) sales, logistics, organisation change and the overall IT architectural choices connected to  support  this.
Today Yvonne works alongside retailers advising in digital transformation and business development to move towards the seamless customerjourneys that is needed to prevail in the competetion of today.

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Fredrik Stenling
Kontorschef Botnia Företag, Nordea (Jury)

Företagschefen som är intresserad av drivkraften hos människor och nyfiken på deras idéer för företagande. 

I min yrkesroll har jag träffar många spännande affärsidéer och det är alltid kul att följa ett företags utveckling från idé till färdig produkt.

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Mattias Pettersson
Founding Partner, Northern Light Capital (Jury)

Egen företagare med bakgrund bygghandel och fastighetsbolag i Kiruna. Medgrundare till Startkapital i norr AB (affärsängelbolag i Norrbotten). Engagemang i ett antal tillväxtbolag. Har erfarenhet av företagsledning, finansiering. IM-arbete.

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Lena Fridlund Forsgren
Partnerinvest – partly owned by Almi Invest (Jury)

Lena is an experienced Investment Manager at Partnerinvest, a part of Almi Invest, focusing on early venture investments across multiple sectors. Lenas main areas of interest and passion is AI, AR, VR and other deep tech companies that want to change the world for the better. Before joining Partnerinvest and Almi Invest, Lena has held several different postions such as IT strategist and IT manager at the municipality of Stockholm, senior analyst at the Swedish office of Science and Technology in Silicon Valley, and project leader of technical development at Telia Research. Lena holds an M.Sc. in Computer Science from LTU in Luleå.

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Anders Wedahl
Technology Evangelist Manager Northern Europe, Microsoft (Jury)

With a long background as an architect in the financial services industry, Anders started at Microsoft 10 years ago. He has contributed with solutions and expertise to all business segments from early startups to ISVs and larger corporations. Anders is a trusted advisor not only in technology but also in business management and has been involved with many successful startups choosing Microsoft as their business enabler.
Today Anders is leading a technical team of 16 people in northern Europe that are focusing on technical innovations that enable organizations and developer communities to achieve more.

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Mimi Billing
Reporter, Di Digital

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Jonas Leijonhufvud
Reporter, Di Digital

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