How living in the outskirts of Stockholm improves quality of life
The outskirts of Stockholm are actually its hidden gems. Three expats explain how working and living outside the city offers more bang for your buck and outstanding quality of life.
Stockholm’s new skyline – exploring disruptive buildings and rooftops
You’re about to see Stockholm like you’ve never seen it before. Stockholm’s skyline is much like Swedish design in general: charming, but simple. Elegant but minimalist, with a few distinctive silhouettes offsetting an otherwise smooth, low line. City Hall, Riddarsholm Church, and Globen are some key landmarks spicing up the city’s silhouette at sunset. But Stockholm is changing.
10 biggest Stockholm tech startup stories of 2016
While 2016 may have come and gone, it won’t soon be forgotten by anyone active in the Stockholm tech startup scene. A new year is upon us, and with it the promise of new discoveries, innovations, and – for Stockholm’s entrepreneurs – the chance to build on some of the trends that characterized the city’s startup scene in 2016.
Startups lining up for space in Stockholm's first fintech hub
Find out why fintech companies in Stockholm can’t wait to join the newest startup hub, and how it will affect the city’s status as a digital financial centre.
18 Stockholm innovations to keep an eye on
Sweden has been ranked as the second most-innovative country in the world - and with more billion-dollar tech companies per capita than any other city but Silicon Valley, it's no surprise that Stockholm is at the heart of it all.
Why Stockholm is leading the way in clean energy innovation
Stockholm is home to nearly 1 million inhabitants. It's the fastest growing capital in Europe. But you wouldn't know that by looking at it – rather than dense crowds and pollution, Stockholm offers green parks, fresh sea air, and sparkling blue waterways clean enough to swim in.
How Stockholm is solving the talent shortage long-term
Sweden's tech sector keeps expanding, and Stockholm is drawing in the lion's share of talent from abroad to work at its innumerable startups. But while Stockholm startups are eager to bolster their companies with talent from abroad, they realize that recruiting from abroad won't prevent the massive skill shortage that's coming.
How Stockholm's cold climate boosts creativity
Picture the scene: Dusk begins to settle on Stockholm, magnifying the glow from the candle-lit windows that warm the city. Frost invades the Swedish capital as quickly as the sun fades, the vicious bite of the ice ushering people indoors. It’s dark, it’s cold and (this is the best part) it’s only 3pm!
A clever strategy for making new friends in Stockholm
You might think it’s hard to make friends in a new city. But if at first you don’t succeed – try something else! Meet Natasa, an expat with a strategy for breaking down social barriers.
Grab a chair on the booming Stockholm tech scene
Five weeks of paid vacation. Boat rides to work. More than a year of paid parental leave per child. Outstanding diversity. Too good to be true, right? Nope. It’s just life in Stockholm.