Trendio offers a virtual stock exchange where it tracks the occurrence of keywords in the news, and their prices rise and fall based on how often they appear. As in the real stock market, you build your portfolio with words that you believe will rise, and you win if your predictions prove right. Swedish investor Peter Ahldin, whose portfolio of Swedish startups includes Tradedoubler, is funding the company. Trendio currently has 35,000 registered users.
CEO: Jens Agerberg
Location: Stockholm, Sweden
Funding: Not disclosed (angel investors)