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Why collective living is growing in Stockholm
Home is where the heart is – and just because you pack your bags and hop on a plane doesn’t mean the emotional move is easy. Stockholm’s Tech Farm is a unique project showing how collective living can help expats and Swedes alike feel “at home” in Sweden’s capital – or anywhere else around the globe.
Join the global leader in music tech
For anyone who listens to music on a laptop or smartphone, there’s a good chance a Swedish firm has been behind the technology. It’s well known that Spotify and Soundcloud are firms that started life in Stockholm. Less well known is that other services, such as Apple Music, also have their roots in the capital.
What does it cost to live in Stockholm?
The Nordics have a reputation for their high standard of living – but how much does it actually cost to live in Stockholm compared to other cities? The price tag may not be as steep as you think, stats reveal.
Your new home: How Stockholm startups help you settle in
Moving abroad is a big deal. As Stockholm startups recruit more international employees than ever before, what are they doing to make sure expats feel at home?
Stockholm's suburbs: the secret to finding 'home'
It's hard to deny Stockholm has a housing issue. The Swedish capital was recently ranked the fastest-growing city in Europe - so of course there's plenty of competition on the real estate market. But the situation isn’t quite as bad as some apocalyptic headlines might have you believe. There’s housing available – if you just know where to look. We spoke to multiple expats in Stockholm’s tech world about how they found home.
Stockholm identified as tech talent magnet
Stockholm has unique access to high in-demand front-end technology skills and is a net beneficiary of international and national talent. This is according to a report that City of Stockholm and LinkedIn have released.
How to get more women in tech
Sweden is one of the most gender-equal nations in the world, and Stockholm’s booming tech scene has captured global attention. Yet the gender gap is still a global issue – particularly in certain fields, like tech, where women are traditionally underrepresented.
Hidden gems: Finding housing in Stockholm
It’s no secret that finding housing in Stockholm can be a challenge – but it’s far from impossible. And a few insider tips can make it quick work. Expat Mihaela Novac shares her secret approach – and why the suburbs are where it’s at.
How to find work when you're new in Stockholm
People do crazy things for love – things like moving across oceans to a country where they don’t speak the language and have no contacts. So how do those who just happen to end up in Stockholm find work and build their own lives here?
How skilled refugees are landing tech jobs in Stockholm
Four years ago, Rami Sabbagh was facing an uncertain future in war-ravaged Syria. Today, he’s working for Spotify, one of Stockholm’s hottest tech companies. Like many other refugees from Syria and elsewhere, Rami didn’t know how his journey would end, but he knew where he hoped he’d end up.