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11 Best Journalism Startups Headquartered in Sweden

This article showcases Boove’s top picks for the best ‘Journalism’ startups. These startups are taking a variety of approaches to innovating in the Journalism’ industry, but are all exceptional startups well worth a follow.

We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

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1. Vasteras Tidning

The idea behind this startup: Vasteras Tidning provides local journalism for Vastmanland.

Headquarters: Västerås, Vastmanlands Lan, Sweden

Industries: Journalism, Local, News

Founders: Unknown

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2. Content Central

The idea behind this startup: Content Central is a marketplace where freelancers and publishers can request, buy, sell, trade and distribute editorial content.

Headquarters: Umeå, Vasterbottens Lan, Sweden

Industries: Content, Content Creators, Content Syndication, Journalism, Marketplace, Media and Entertainment

Founders: Andreas Waleij, Joachim Ljungquist

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3. Editor Publishing AB

The idea behind this startup: Editor Publishing offers complete solutions in journalism and editorial communication.

Headquarters: Tomelilla, Skane Lan, Sweden

Industries: Journalism, Publishing

Founders: Unknown

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4. Bonnier

The idea behind this startup: Bonnier is a media group working in TV, daily newspapers, business and trade press, magazines, film, books, radio and digital media.

Headquarters: Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden

Industries: Digital Media, Journalism, Publishing

Founders: Unknown

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5. Blank Spot

The idea behind this startup: Blank Spot Project is a digital platform for long-form journalism.

Headquarters: Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden

Industries: Digital Media, Journalism, Media and Entertainment

Founders: Martin Schibbye

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6. LRF Media

The idea behind this startup: LRF Media is a rural and green business media company.

Headquarters: Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden

Industries: Digital Media, Journalism

Founders: Unknown

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7. Textbyran Beep

The idea behind this startup: Textbyran Beep provides translational services.

Headquarters: Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden

Industries: Journalism, Translation Service

Founders: Unknown

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8. WiMP/TIDAL

The idea behind this startup: WiMP is an online, streaming music service that allows users to have libraries of music.

Headquarters: Malmö, Skane Lan, Sweden

Industries: Journalism, Mobile, Music, Video Streaming

Founders: Unknown

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9. Saplo

The idea behind this startup: Saplo employs semantic to help organisations extract and refine valuable information hidden in large text collections.

Headquarters: Malmö, Skane Lan, Sweden

Industries: Analytics, Big Data, Journalism, News, Psychology, Reputation, Semantic Search, Text Analytics

Founders: Mattias Tyrberg

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10. Roxen Internet Software

The idea behind this startup: Roxen Internet Software (Roxen) produces Editorial software as well as CMS and web-server software.

Headquarters: Linköping, Ostergotlands Lan, Sweden

Industries: Internet, Journalism, Publishing, Software

Founders: Unknown

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11. Redaktionen

The idea behind this startup: Redaktionen is a journalism company.

Headquarters: Borlänge, Dalarnas Lan, Sweden

Industries: Journalism, News

Founders: Unknown

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