High demand for additional hotels in Stockholm
There are currently 172 hotels and almost 22.800 rooms in the city of Stockholm. Over the next five years a further 4,900 rooms will be added to the hotel market in the county, 1,200 of which will be in the City of Stockholm. The county’s supply of rooms is forecast to increase by more than 1,000 rooms a year up until 2022.
Stockholm marches at the front of the health tech revolution
Sweden’s health service is world-renowned for the level of care it provides from the cradle to the grave. Now the nation is pioneering the development of health tech with many of the life-changing services being created and implemented in the start-up capital of Stockholm.
Gathering the skeptics and the innovators of tomorrow for Gather Festival
In the days leading up to Stockholm Tech Week, we spoke to Stockholm native Paulina Modlitba, who is an engineering MIT Media Lab graduate, tech geek, entrepreneur, diversity driver, networking genius and program editor for Gather Festival, to get her view on gathering curious minds from all over the world to solve the problems of tomorrow.
Join Stockholm Tech Week for a transformative deep-dive in innovation this September
Stockholm is a world-leading tech and innovation hub, attracting some of the best talents in the world. In the past ten months, Stockholm gave birth to new unicorns and saw large exits. First through Spotify's IPO, then the acquisitions of iZettle and Bambora, the world's attention has been drawn to the capital of Scandinavia for all the right reasons. During the first weeks of September, we're given the opportunity to connect with the early starters and innovators of tomorrow through 14 conferences and 50+ events throughout the city.
Stockholm Music Tech Festival launches 50 percent women policy
A music innovation festival in Stockholm has pledged to include at least 50 percent women across every area of the event, from onstage speakers and performers to the leaders of tech-based workshops.
Sustainable fashion and lifestyle brands in Stockholm
An increasing number of impact entrepreneurs choose Stockholm to set up their business or launch their product. For example, impact innovation hub Norrsken has grown rapidly since inauguration two years ago and today hosts 350 companies working to improve the world.
Five Stockholm health tech innovations for a brighter 2018
Thanks to a high level of digital maturity, the Stockholm region is primed to lead the health tech revolution.
10 biggest Stockholm tech startup stories of 2017
Another year has passed and while we thought 2016 couldn’t be topped, 2017 has been chock-full of tech success stories. Stockholm’s tech scene has experienced yet another year of extraordinary growth and innovation.
The Stockholm region's secret for attracting global businesses
Learn how cooperation with surrounding towns and regions helps Stockholm attract companies like Amazon and Zalando.
Does Stockholm have the answer to stamping out sexism in the film industry?
Amid the continued fallout following sex abuse allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, there may be lessons to be learned from the work taking place in Stockholm to promote gender equality in the film industry.