Gigstr in the Press / 24 October, 2018

Gigstr 11 Hottest ScaleUps, Accepted to Nordic Scalers

Gigstr Qualifier for Nordic Scalers with 10 of Scandinavia’s Hottest ScaleUps

Stockholm, Oct 24th 2018

Gigstr has qualified to the Nordic Scalers Lab, as one of Scandinavia’s most promising scaleups. Nordic Scalers has swiftly become one of the most prominent scaleup programmes in the Nordics. With hundreds of applicants the 11 qualifiers had to meet the following criteria:

  • Profitability
  • An annual revenue of at least €2 million.
  • 10+ employees
  • An annual growth of at least 20 % during the last three years.

Nordic Scalers is a project initiated and financed by Nordic Innovation and implemented by Epicenter, Rainmaking, Startup Norway, Maria 01 and Icelandic Startups. Gigstr will during the programme acquire tools, and get guidance and coaching by some of Scandinavia’s most successful business leaders, in order to propel further growth.

Gigstr CMO Alexander Åström said:

“We are honoured to be accepted to the Nordic Scalers programme. We hope to learn a great deal from our fellow scalers and scaleup coaches. This is yet another proof of concept for Gigstr and the Gig Economy in large. Gig platforms can indeed be scalable, and a force for good at the same time. The Gig Economy is here to stay!” 


The other 10 qualifiers are Fishbrain (SE), Volumental (SE), Readly (SE), Star Stable (SE), Kapito (IS), Meniga (IS), Quuppa (FI), Trademark Now (FI), Go Dream (DK), Happy Helper (DK).

Read the Epicenter press release here.


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