As part of the STHLM Tech Fest taking place on 4 and 5 September, Ericsson is offering entrepreneurs an opportunity to be considered for a venture capital investment and technology incubation through the Ericsson Garage global network.
Entrants are invited to submit their applications before August 23.
Ericsson Garage is an in-house incubator that explores opportunities to develop tangible prototypes in new areas together with partners.
Now, Ericsson Garage is collaborating with Capital A Partners (CAP A), and its Nordic partner seed fund, Butterfly Ventures, to launch the Startup Challenge 2017.
The competition offers entrepreneurs a chance to win technology incubation with the global network of Ericsson Garages, unlimited access to a smart city testbed and an express pass to a final decision investment meeting.
Applications will be accepted until 23 August, and finalists will face a ‘Dragon’s Den’ of Tanya Marvin Horowitz, co-founder and managing partner of Butterfly Ventures; Börje Ekholm, president and CEO of Ericsson; and Ville Heikkenin, Partner at Butterfly Ventures.