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Venture Cup Next

Startups / Venture Cup / Startup Competition

LIFE-LAB produced Venture Cup Next – Venture Cup East´s region final in Stockholm. VENTURE CUP STARTUP is the no 1 competition for early phase startups who have not commercialized revenues exceeding 500 000 SEK. This competition targets new startups with verified business ideas, scalability, and significant growth potential.


50 000 SEK Impact Maker – For startups with strong social or sustainable impact.

50 000 SEK Game Changer – Is what we call startups with the potential to disrupt a current industry.

50 000 SEK Student Superstart – For startups with great ideas and teams (with at least one team member) that are active students in any of Venture Cup’s arranging universities.

50 000 SEK Top Tech – This award goes to innovative startups within the fast-growing tech industry.


50 000 SEK Visual Sweden Venture Award

For startups who intend to innovatively exploit a business idea where visualisation and/or image analysis is key, with a great market potential in the industrial, medical or public sector. 1 winner in region east will be selected.


Venture Cup East´s region final 16 th of May

17.30-18.30 Registration & Mingle with light food and wine/beer/softdrink

18.30-20.00 From the program:

- Live pod with Businesspodden and Anette Nordvall, STOAF / Covr Security

- All 12 nominated startups pitch live on stage to our feedback/advice panel from Norrsken Foundation CFO – Frida Siwe, Disruptive Materials CEO – Mattias Karls and head of panel  Anette Nordvall -Partner at STOAF / Covr Security

“Meet the Jury” and “Partner lounge” where you meet PWCVisual Sweden,  AlmiSEBFrilans FinansSU and Businesspodden

- “Winner lounge” area with our 12 nominated Startups

20.00-20.45 Regional prize ceremony

20.45-22.00 Mingle & Music on the roof terrace with a open bar where you can continue the networking (1 glass of wine/beer/softdrink is included, after that it is possible to buy additional drinks from the rooftop bar)