Live from Stockholm: TechCrunchTalk Nordic

UPDATE: Please see after the jump for the archived video at the end of this post.

The TechCrunch Europe Roundtable event in Stockholm today (live video streamed below and on @TCEurope on Twitter, official hashtag is #tcen) will feature an afternoon of panel discussions and presentations followed by startup pitches and a great networking reception. TechCrunchTalk Nordic will be exploring the Nordic and Baltic tech scene – which produced amazing companies like Skype and, more recently, Spotify (not to mention the likes of Ericsson, Nokia and many other huge tech companies). Check out our full schedule and speakers here. We’ll be covering several topics such as the interchange between Nordic and Baltic startups, VC investment in the region, and the next wave of innovations that will come from this area.

TechCrunchTalk Nordic is sponsored by Bloglovin and Sunstone Capital. Our event partners include: ArcticStartup, Swedish Startups, The Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship and Scandinavian Web Developer Conference 2009 . Our streaming video partner is Bambuser.

Our live streaming video will appear below shortly (from 3pm Stockholm time, 2pm London, 9am New York and 6am San Francisco):

TechCrunchTalk Nordic is sponsored by:



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Founded by an international team with more than 200 years of combined entrepreneurial, operational and investment experience, Sunstone Capital A/S is a leading Nordic venture capital investor headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark. With over €400 million in funds under management, Sunstone Capital focuses on developing and expanding early-stage Technology and Life Science companies with potential to achieve global success in their markets.

TechCrunchTalk Nordic media and event partners include:


arcticstartupArcticStartup held its 6th pan-regional event taking place in Stockholm on 2nd April. The evening’s theme was startups and the future of mobile. Event’s high level panelists included Morris Packer of the Bonnier Group, Teemu Kurppa of Huikea (Formerly Jaiku/Google) and Gustav Söderström of Spotify. ArcticEvenings bring entrepreneurs together across the arctic region to discuss new ideas, experiences, challenges and developments and above all share knowledge and make those important connections in the Nordic and Baltic startup community. You can find out all about the event here

Swedish Startups

swedish-startups_hd-300x70Swedish Startups is Sweden’s biggest community for Swedish web-entrepreneurs, developers and VC’s. We make it easier for you to keep track of events and connect with people who can help your company forward.

SSES – The Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship

logossesred_banorThe Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship (SSES) is a joint initiative between the Royal Institute of Technology, the Stockholm School of Economics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm University and the University College of Arts, Crafts and Design. Uniting five of the region’s top academic institutions in a unique partnership, SSES acts as a catalyst for creativity, co-operation and knowledge-sharing. We offer students at all five universities accredited academic courses, training and activities in applied entrepreneurship.

Streaming Video Partner: Bambuser offers a service that gives its users the opportunity to stream live video from a mobile phone or web-cam using 3G or WiFi network. The simplicity of the application and the unlimited mobility gives you the opportunity to instantly share your experience with your viewers and interact and communicate through the web- to-mobile chat. Share the world, Live and Mobile with Bambuser, visit Bambuser is drawing comparisons to mobile videocasting service Qik. The major difference is the lower latency that bambuser offers due to different technical approaches. Another difference between the services is that Bambuser offers streaming both from your computer and mobile, while Qik only allows streaming from the mobile.

Scandinavian Web Developer Conference 2009 held at Kista Science Towerin Stockholm on 25 May 2009.