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4 NOVEMBER 2022
START-UP GUIDE: 4 REASONS WHY STARTUPS FAIL (AND HOW TO AVOID THEM)
While it is true that starting your own business is one of the most exciting and rewarding experiences there is, the fact remains that most startups won’t succeed. And while it is easy enough to say that the failure of a startup is solely the result of poor foundership, it is almost always a cop-out that greatly oversimplifies a much more complex situation. Truth is, beyond the entrepreneurial competence of its founders, there are myriad additional factors at play in the evolution of a startup, and they all need to align in order for your business to fly. Read on to learn about 4 common reasons why startups fail, and how you can beat the odds from the start.
23 SEPTEMBER 2022
START-UP GUIDE: 5 REASONS TO WORK WITH A VENTURE STUDIO
In the age of digital and technological revolution, you’ll find that innovation – in all its many shapes and forms – is what drives the majority of your business decisions. Now, as the constraints on value capture and business development keep on multiplying, the business model known as the venture studio has quickly established itself as the dominant start-up ecosystem on the market – and for good reason. Read on to learn about the many advantages of working with a venture studio.
10 JULY 2022
LEVELS AT ALMEDALEN 2022
Access to capital is one of the most important prerequisites for entrepreneurs who want to create growth and expansion. Currently, however, the statistics show that women unfortunately have much more difficulty gaining access to capital, and it is estimated that as little as 1% of all venture capital invested in Sweden goes to companies founded by women. (article in Swedish)

ARTICLES AND INSIGHTS

AMPLIFYING AFRICA
The podcasting platform Afripods is bringing the voices of Africa to the global masses. (article in Swedish)
INVESTING IN EARLY-STAGE VENTURES
Together with SEB, we created a special edition Bite-Size Insights series in which we meet up with experts who share their thoughts, advice, and recommendations about investing in early-stage companies.  (article in Swedish)
WHAT WE LEARNED WHEN SPEAKING ABOUT EQUALITY
Touched by the fight for equality across the world, we initiated a self reflection to understand the part we play in creating long-lasting change for the better. (article in Swedish)

PROJECTS AND CLIENTS

THE Ella APP LAUNCHES
Quality-ensured, medically proven, and CE-marked digital care for women by women. (article in Swedish)
THE RISING Saas star
Revolutionizing user research one feedback at a time. (article in Swedish)
LAUNCHING VOGUE SCANDINAVIA
Levels teams up as a tech partner with Martina Bonnier to develop a digital platform at the forefront of technology. (article in Swedish)

EVENTS AND HAPPENINGS

Levels AT Almedalen 2022
A talk on the lack of capital funding going into female-founded businesses, and the actions needed for more equal venture capital distribution. (article in Swedish)
SEB INNOVATION FORUM / SPRING 2022
As a partner to SEB, Levels will present the two digital ventures Afripods and Packbud at this spring's Innovation Forum. (article in Swedish)
SEB INNOVATION FORUM / FALL 2021
Tune in as six handpicked entrepreneurs pitch their startups to a crowd of investors. (article in Swedish)
4 NOVEMBER 2022
STARTUP GUIDE: 4 REASONS WHY STARTUPS FAIL (AND HOW TO AVOID THEM)
While it is true that starting your own business is one of the most exciting and rewarding experiences there is, the fact remains that most startups won’t succeed. And while it is easy enough to say that the failure of a startup is solely the result of poor foundership, it is almost always a cop-out that greatly oversimplifies a much more complex situation. Truth is, beyond the entrepreneurial competence of its founders, there are myriad additional factors at play in the evolution of a startup, and they all need to align in order for your business to fly. Read on to learn about 4 common reasons why startups fail, and how you can beat the odds from the start.

MORE POSTS

START-UP GUIDE: 5 REASONS TO WORK WITH A VENTURE STUDIO
In the age of digital and technological revolution, you’ll find that innovation – in all its many shapes and forms – is what drives the majority of your business decisions. Now, as the constraints on value capture and business development keep on multiplying, the business model known as the venture studio has quickly established itself as the dominant start-up ecosystem on the market – and for good reason. Read on to learn about the many advantages of working with a venture studio.
INVESTING IN EARLY-STAGE VENTURES
Together with SEB, we created a special edition Bite-Size Insights series in which we meet up with experts who share their thoughts, advice, and recommendations about investing in early-stage companies.  (article in Swedish)
AMPLIFYING AFRICA
Afripods is a pan-African podcasting platform based in Nairobi, Kenya, with the vision of bringing the voices of Africa to the global masses. (article in Swedish)
WHAT WE LEARNED WHEN SPEAKING ABOUT EQUALITY
Touched by the fight for equality across the world, we initiated a self reflection to understand the part we play in creating long-lasting change for the better. (article in Swedish)
femtech - when roi and impact go hand in hand
FemTech is booming, and the number of companies offering digital solutions tailored to womens' health is growing steadily. (article in Swedish)
LEVELS AT ALMEDALEN 2022
Access to capital is one of the most important prerequisites for entrepreneurs who want to create growth and expansion. Currently, however, the statistics show that women unfortunately have much more difficulty gaining access to capital, and it is estimated that as little as 1% of all venture capital invested in Sweden goes to companies founded by women. (article in Swedish)
25 may 2022
THE ELLA APP LAUNCHES
The Ella app goes live! It's a completely new digital service aiming to transform the maternity care space as we know it - with quality-ensured, medically proven, and CE-marked digital care for women by women. (article in Swedish)

MORE NEWS 

THE RISING SAAS STAR
Revolutionizing user research one feedback at a time. (article in Swedish)
NEW FEMTECH INITIATIVE IS ATTRACTING INVESTORS
Ella - a digital healthcare platform that helps soon-to-be and newly-become mothers closes its first investment round, led by Levels, at 6 MSEK. (article in Swedish)
LAUNCHING VOGUE SCANDINAVIA
Levels teams up as a tech partner with Martina Bonnier to develop a digital platform at the forefront of technology. (article in Swedish)
DELIVERING CREATIVE PRODUCTS FOR CORPORATE COMMUNICATION
Levels joins forces with Fogel & Partners in the making of LDC - a perfect mix between innovation, collaboration, and agile tech. (article in English)
DISCOVER NORDIC OUTDOOR LIFE WITH NOA
Levels releases NOA - a new platform that guides both beginners and professionals alike in the exploration of new destinations, activities, events, and adventures out in nordic nature. (article in Swedish)
FROM IDEA TO FRUITION IN LESS THAN 12 MONTHS
Acamp is the new service that lets local landowners and small businesses tap into the vast, analog, and underserved market of RV sites. (article in Swedish)
TRANSFORMING THE LEGAL INDUSTRY
Lawly leads the way in transforming the legal industry. (article in Swedish)
STRIKE 2.0 LAUNCHES
Strike Trading Cards partners up with over 60 sports associations and companies, including Nacka Hockey, Copenhagen Floorball, CCM, and Puma. (article in Swedish)
levels builds a digital platform for target aid
With the help from Target Aid, sports associations can now raise money for their projects in a safe way. ⁣⁣(article in Swedish)
trade digital sports cards with strike
Learn the origin story behind Strike, an app that lets athletes create and share their own sports cards digitally.(article in Swedish)
agile collaborations that double the results
Building a new core B2B payment platform together with Payer. (article in Swedish)
28 june 2022
LEVELS AT ALMEDALEN 2022
In a panel of six entrepreneurs, politicians, and investors, our CEO and co-founder, Per Spångberg, will partake in a discussion on the lack of capital funding going into female-founded businesses, and the actions needed to accelerate change toward more equal venture capital distribution. If you happen to be visiting Visby on the 5th of July, make sure to swing by for an afternoon of inspiring conversation. (article in Swedish)

PREVIOUS EVENTS

SEB INNOVATION FORUM / SPRING 2022
As a partner to SEB, Levels will present the two digital ventures Afripods and Packbud at this spring's Innovation Forum. (article in Swedish)
SEB INNOVATION FORUM / FALL 2021
Tune in as six handpicked entrepreneurs pitch their startups to a crowd of investors. (article in Swedish)
SEB INNOVATION FORUM / SPRING 2021
Levels presents Ella and FeedbackFrog at SEB Innovation Forum. (article in Swedish)
SEB INNOVATION FORUM / FALL 2020
Levels participates at SEB Private Banking's Innovation Forum: a match-making platform that connects ventures with investors looking to contribute with both capital and expertise. (article in Swedish)

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