is crucial.

Ignite Sweden matches large companies and the public sector with the most innovative Swedish startups.
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Meet your next B2B customer


Innovate together with startups


We help your startups go to market

Public Sector

Startups have the solution to your challenges

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The Ignite Mission

At Ignite Sweden we have a mission; to make it easier for the Swedish startups to find their first large customer so they can grow their business. There is always a startup out there that can help the private and public sectors innovate and solve their numerous challenges. But they cannot always find each other.

Ignite Sweden is a non-profit program that aims to establish tighter bonds between our vibrant
startup scene, established companies and public organizations so they can initiate commercial

How do we do that? We match the right startup with the right person in the right organization
according to their needs and challenges, and we facilitate their first meeting. Prior to this meeting, we give them the right support so that their conversation can lead to business partnerships.

Ignite Sweden in Numbers

Ignite Sweden has become a success in the startup ecosystem. Let our results speak for themselves.
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Testimonials from our Collaboration Heroes

”Ignite Sweden is the tool to secure we get the startup and scaleup ecosystem that our industry needs to be competitive in the future”
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Marie Wall
Deputy Director for Startups at the Swedish Ministry of Enterprise

The Ignite Stories


Ignite Stories: Melhoramentos & Katam

Only four months after meeting in a startup delegation in São Paulo, Katam has completed a successful Proof of Concept with the Brazilian cellulose giant.

April 24, 2024

Ignite Stories: Rexel & SustainLab

Having met during SID 2022, the companies joined forces to help the electrical technology distribution company transform their approach to sustainability reporting and data management.

December 11, 2023

Ignite Stories: Saveggy & ICA

After meeting through Ignite Sweden in 2020, the companies started a collaboration centered around an alternative to plastic in cucumber packaging.

November 6, 2023
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Ignite Stories: IBM

Learn more about how Ignite has helped IBM foster numerous new startup collaborations including one with SiB Solutions.

October 13, 2023

Ignite Stories: Microsoft & CommuteSaver

Learn more about Microsoft Sweden and CommuteSaver's work together to positively impact companies CO2

August 25, 2023

Ignite Stories: Alfa Laval & Reliefed

After meeting through Ignite in 2018, the companies began a range of exploratory pilots that have grown into a long-term business commercial relationship.

June 5, 2023

Ignite Stories: Uppsala Municipality

Discover how Uppsala is collaborating with startups that have been matched through Ignite Sweden to achieve its climate-neutral vision by 2030.

May 17, 2023

Ignite Stories: Mimbly

Take a closer look into Mimbly’s journey, from Chalmers Ventures' support in the early stages to Ignite Sweden connecting them with their first corporate customer.

May 8, 2023

Upcoming Events

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