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.
Stockholm: finding solutions to global challenges
Stockholm has a long history of innovation and global engagement – a tradition that’s finding new expression through the city’s dynamic tech startup scene and elsewhere.
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.