Check out 9 new apps killing it in the Nordics.

All are finalists for Nordic Startup Awards’ “Best Newcomer” award!

Each year, Nordic Startup Awards receives applications from hundreds of new apps trying to hustle their way to victory. 2017 has been no exception, and the Nordic startup scene has given birth to plenty of innovative apps we’re excited for.

As we approach our National Finales, we wanted to introduce the apps contending for our “Best Newcomer” awards for Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden.

New Danish Apps.


Artland connects art lovers worldwide. From the established collector, gallerist or artist to the novice with a budding interest. Our common ground is our passion for art; it feeds our curiosity and makes us strive for more.


With BookBites, books are divided up into palatable, time-based segments, or “bites.” The amount and length of these bites automatically adapt to suit the student’s individual reading level and speed.


Harba allows you to easily pay for berth or mooring. You just dock, pay through your phone and get all the codes and information you need to use the facilities of the harbour. Several marinas even allow you to book spots in advance through Harba. When you reserve a spot you will get a map with an overview of the harbour.

New Finnish Apps.

ResQ Club

Find meals that otherwise would go to waste. You’ll get good quality, inexpensive restaurant food and get to know new restaurants near you!


Zadaa is a marketplace app that helps you to sell and buy clothes that fit by connecting you to people who have a similar size and style.

New Icelandic Apps.


Remembering is easier than ever, take visual notes in seconds. Quickly create visual notes with videos, photos and screenshots. Easily organize into collections. Get reminders with visual notifications.


Viska is an AI powered knowledge game on mobile. Change your traditional corporate training material into a fun game. Viska personalizes training using each employee’s knowledge history and learning speed. Employees learn on their own, without the help of an education manager. Get in touch to create your team on Viska and start making learning personal and fun.

New Norwegian App.


An app that makes it social, easy and fun to save and invest for everyone, regardless of income. Spiff is easy to understand and puts you directly in charge of your savings from your smartphone; when you want to save, what you want for, how often, and how much. All in one place. Save with friends, family, and for yourself. It’s up to you!

New Swedish App.

Ari.Farm is a Stockholm based startup that has developed an exciting online platform that enables anyone anywhere in the world to easily invest in livestock in Africa by buying, owning and selling animals online.

Road to victory.

Starting September 1st, the “Best Newcomer” awards will be handed out at each country’s National Finale, beginning with Iceland. The winners will be selected from these apps and other competing startups by our juries. The national victors will then go on to compete in our Grand Finale, October 18th in Stockholm, where the regional champions will be announced.

Learn more about our National Finales and how to attend!

Support these apps and more at our Grand Finale!

Join us, October 18th in Stockholm!

The Nordic Startup Awards is a series of events in the Nordic countries, to recognize and celebrate the startup ecosystems based in the Nordic region.