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Techarenan Challenge 2023

  • 28-30 June
  • Gotland
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The entrepreneur competition for the Nordics’ best startup and growth companies

Techarenan organizes an annual entrepreneurial competition that’s open to all Swedish and Nordic entrepreneur-led companies in the startup and growth phase.

The competition has been organized since 2014 and targets companies based on a unique innovation or business idea with the potential to be commercialized on the global market.


The competition is open to all companies, regardless of company form, business area of phase. The company must:

  • Be entrepreneurial
  • Have a unique technology, concept or business idea.


The jury assesses the company and business idea based on:

  • Scalability
  • Uniqueness
  • Market potential
  • Global applicability
  • Competence within the team


  • Startup Company of the Year
  • Growth Company of the Year
  • Audience Award
  • Social Impact Award
  • Industrial Award
  • Business Award

It is also possible to nominate companies if you have any that you think would be suitable for this:

Last application day is May 17

The winner is presented during Almedalsveckan on Gotland.

During three days, Techarenan gathers entrepreneurs, business leaders, investors, experts, ministers and other decision-makers at Almedalen Week on Gotland. There will be a tech exhibition, panel discussions and expert seminars on several stages with a focus on innovation, entrepreneurship, sustainability and the future.

Read more about the event here: