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  • Northzone News
  • 22 April 2014
  • 6 min read
  • Words: Northzone

Northzone invites you to Start-up Day 2014 on April 26

Northzone is a proud partner to Start-up Day 2014 – Sweden’s biggest event for start-ups, which takes place on April 26 in Stockholm. The speaker line-up includes entrepreneurs, journalists and investors from companies such as Bloglovin, SoundCloud, WIRED

As a partner to the event, Northzone offers you a 25% discount on the participation fee. Registerhere using promotional code: Northzone to secure your ticket today. Over 800 people have registered.

Start-up Day is an annual non-profit event organized since 2005 by the Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship. The event was recently listed by TechCrunch as one of the best European events for start-ups 2014.

Below are some of the speakers and topics at the event. Check out the complete list on the event website www.startupday.se.

Why founders need to be storytellers
David Rowan, Editor of WIRED UK, will talk about the importance of constructing a compelling narrative around your product.

Growing up – tips for fast growing start-ups
Joy Marcus, CEO of Bloglovin and venture capitalist will share her top tips for managing a company that is going from “0-60”, fast.

Hire hacks
Having brought together a crew from five continents, Nils Westerlund, co-founder of How.Do, will talk about the learnings from hiring a core team, the benefits of diversity and how to hack the immigration system.

Getting data from the dirt (and vice versa)
Jane Ruffino, tech writer and GetBulb CMO, will share lessons learned from her previous life as an archaeologist, and apply them to technological development today.

Culture in a fast growing start-up – learnings and misconceptions
David Noël, early employee and Evangelist at SoundCloud, will share some secrets for start-up founders when shaping culture and living values.

Five shitty situations you’re bound to encounter as a founder
Louise Eriksson, co-founder of Vint and AdProfit, will make sure you have the dirt on what to expect as an entrepreneur.