Why the Spotify model works for wealth management
As wealth management firms move towards cutting out the middlemen, a trend already seen in the travel and music industries, dozens of companies in Stockholm are poised to break the mould.
Stockholm firm brings transparency to the cryptocurrency market
Frank Schuil, the CEO of Safello, decided to embark on the journey of innovating in the cryptocurrency space in 2013 and base his company in Stockholm. When he first moved to Stockholm it was nearly unthinkable that a cryptocurrency company could reach 140,000 customers by Q3 2020.
Stockholm launches unique new business advisory service
The City of Stockholm has announced the launch of a unique new service that promises to smooth the process of starting a company.
Stockholm is Europe's third-biggest hub for global headquarters
Stockholm is home to 22 global multinational corporations, a figure that puts the region third in Europe behind London and Paris, according to a new report from Invest Stockholm and Region Stockholm. Foreign companies account for 85 percent of the headquarters in Stockholm, the report says.
'Innovation in legal services is finally accelerating’'
When Karola Xenia Kassai launched KassaiLaw in Budapest in 2012 she set about helping an enterpreneurial new breed of law firms that were digital by default.
How innovative Stockholm is shaping the post-coronavirus world
When the world faces great challenges, innovative minds and entrepreneurial spirits often come up with the solutions. In 2020, the need for creative approaches to help us through the coronavirus pandemic could not be clearer.
Why insuring the circular economy makes sense for investors
While on parental leave with his second child, Ola Lowden considered the rise of the circular economy and how the insurance market was failing to keep up. Seeing a gap, he and Emanuel Badehi Kullander founded Omocom and set about preparing comprehensive insurance solutions for multisided platforms.
Stockholm is Europe's third-biggest fintech hub, new report shows
In 2019 Stockholm scaled fintech investments to a new record level. Based on the 3-year average from 2017-2019, Stockholm ranks 3rd after London and Berlin in Europe. 63% of Swedish fintech ventures have experienced an increased transactional volume since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.
Is this a wake-up call? Stockholm experts on coronavirus and climate change
Coronavirus has raised big questions not only about public health but about how billions of people can co-exist. But will history view humankind’s response to the pandemic as a forerunner of an even bigger collective challenge?
Why ‘urban villages’ are the future in Stockholm
“Get to know your neighbours!” Åsa Mällström does not hesitate when asked what living through coronavirus has taught her about how we could change city living for the better.