The free service helping foreign companies to establish in Stockholm
Opening an office, or expanding into a new country is a major undertaking for a foreign company. Less so in Stockholm, where a free service is dedicated to helping companies swiftly establish in the city. Uniqlo’s Tomokazu Yokoyama and WeWork’s Wybo Wijnbergen recount how they got help with everything from scouting a location to understanding local work culture.
The complete guide to fintech in Stockholm
Today, Invest Stockholm released the second edition of the Stockholm Fintech Guide. The guide provides a snapshot of the startups, scaleups, investors and other actors in the fintech ecosystem in Stockholm. Readers of the guide will also learn about the recent developments and future trends from one of Europe’s top fintech markets.
Stockholm has the vision to become a global leader in foodtech
Stockholm has taken the lead in the development of new, sustainable food systems, and has become an attractive place for global R&D, investments and startups looking to disrupt the food industry. During the second week of June, Stockholm invites world leaders, entrepreneurs, researchers and innovators, to co-create the future food city.
Why international investors look to Stockholm for cleantech innovations
Stockholm has long enjoyed a reputation as one of the world’s leading cleantech hubs. From cleantech equipment vendor Climeon to solar cell company Exerger, the city is pioneering tomorrow’s sustainable solutions, today. It’s for this reason that Sweden’s capital was chosen to host the 15th annual Cleantech Forum Europe.
Indian startup with European ambitions? Join the Delhi-Stockholm startup flight
Stockholm is looking for Indian tech startup founders, investors and journalists to join the Delhi-Stockholm startup flight for Stockholm Tech Week in September. The offer? An introduction to one of the best tech ecosystems in the world.
Stockholm is on the way to a greater and more diversified startup scene
Stockholm has one of the world’s best startup ecosystems, with excellent access to startup hubs, financing options, meeting places and events. In addition, there are plenty of first-generation entrepreneurs who are eager to invest in, and share their experience and contacts with the next generation of startup entrepreneurs. Stockholm, together with Impact Hub, is now taking the next steps in its support to a larger and more diversified startup scene.
111 billion euro investment potential in the Stockholm region
The planned construction projects within the Stockholm region show a total investment volume of €111 billion until the year 2040. The largest investment share is in housing, with an investment volume of €60,7 billion, followed by infrastructure investments in railway, subway and lightrail, with an investment volume of €9,6 billion.
Stockholm exports its DNA to SXSW in Austin
The unique DNA of Stockholm is built on progressive values that allow Stockholmers to be among the most innovative people in the world. The openness to new ideas, to diversity and inclusion, have contributed to the city’s ever increasing popularity among both talents and travelers, at a time of growing populism and closing borders. Now, Stockholm is bringing its DNA to SXSW in Austin, inviting anyone to be a Stockholmer.
Stockholm strengthens its offering to international retailers
Stockholm ranks as the most popular destination for international retailers in the Nordic region. To maintain this position, Invest Stockholm and Stockholm Fashion District aim to merge the city’s strengths to create a vibrant playground for an industry in transformation.
Six new Stockholm health tech companies on the Life Science Hotlist
The health tech sector in Stockholm is booming. Six new health tech companies are entering the Life Science Hotlist, a list of carefully curated investment opportunities in the Stockholm-Uppsala region. Invest Stockholm has screened 95 health tech companies to identify the “hot” investment cases.