Behind the scenes at Antler with Prince Daniel of Sweden

On September 3rd, Antler was fortunate enough to be paid a royal visit. Prince Daniel of Sweden, Duke of Västergötland, came to visit the Stockholm office.

Antler

September 9, 2019
Share article

Prince Daniel is passionate about entrepreneurship and has in fact started his own initiative, Prince Daniel's Fellowship, to inspire young people to become entrepreneurs and to support ambitious founders in growing their businesses. This is why the Prince came to visit Antler, to learn more about one of the key players in the Swedish, startup ecosystem. Here is what happened during the Prince's visit.

Prince Daniel of Sweden sits in Antler office meeting

Prince Daniel came to Antler to learn more about how the global startup generator operates to help build the next wave of tech and their mission to turn exceptional individuals into great founders of successful companies. Prince Daniel not only got to see the office where the action happens, situated on the 12th floor of WeWork in central Stockholm, but the Prince also listened in on business idea pitches.

Prince Daniel claps with other individuals in meeting Antler Sweden

Only three weeks into the second Stockholm program, many teams have already tracked out and started developing their ideas. Two lucky teams got to pitch their ideas directly to the Prince, WantABaby who are building a platform to improve the fertility journey, and WorqMate, with the vision to unleash growth and innovation by increasing the well-being of millions of employees.

These teams were formed in the program less than two weeks ago but has already come far in terms of ideation, validation and even some traction. Prince Daniel offered valuable, hands-on feedback to the co-founders that will be useful to enhance the chances of building successful companies within the areas of femtech and healthtech.

Prince Daniel of Sweden with group at Antler Stockholm

Ultimately, the visit was a great success with valuable knowledge exchanged. Prince Daniel of Sweden both got to know Antler better, that is now to be considered as a key player in the Swedish startup ecosystem, as well as the founders in the cohort who are ready to build the companies of tomorrow by solving the problems that we are facing today.

Thank you for visiting us, Prince Daniel!

About the author

Antler

The investor backing the world's most driven founders, from day zero to greatness. Enabling thousands of founders every year to launch and scale companies that move the world forward.

More insights

See all articles
Insights
5 min read
Daria Stepanova: The rocket scientist using data to combat the climate crisis

Meet the spacetech founder tackling climate change by setting the new global standard for precise and continuous greenhouse gas emissions measurements.

Insights
5 min read
Introducing Canada's Next Big Thing: A blueprint for future entrepreneurs

Exciting news for entrepreneurs ready to leave their mark: We've launched a pivotal initiative that spotlights the diverse opportunities within Canada's thriving industries.

Our report curates pivotal problem statements from Canada's leading tech visionaries, founders, and VCs, offering aspiring entrepreneurs a pathway to impactful innovation.

Discover 20+ big opportunities pinpointed by top Canadian minds, spread across six fast-growing industries. Each challenge is an invitation to create and innovate—leading the way to the future.

We hope it will serve as a roadmap for aspiring founders ready to build tomorrow's solutions today.

Insights
5 min read
Invest in women: fast-track progress

Making progress a certainty—our north star goal at Antler—can’t happen if driven and visionary people aren’t firing at all cylinders with the support they need to tackle the pressing problems of our time. We’re marking International Women’s Day by asking women founders and team members in Antler’s global community why women are essential to progress.