- Stockholm - why Sweden’s capital is Europe’s new home of impact
We’re used to hearing that Stockholm is a global over-performer when it comes to producing high-value tech startups. Over the last few years, Stockholm investors have also shown increasing willingness to plough money into the 'impact' startup scene, in companies that seek to generate financial returns while also creating a positive social or environmental impact.
- A tech-competence hotspot: Why Stockholm is so attractive to international talent
Stockholm is not just a pretty face. It may be built on an archipelago bisected by a tangle of canals and rivers, and be home to a historic old town of multicoloured buildings, but Stockholm is also the engine of the Swedish economy, with the greater Stockholm region accounting for 45% of the country’s GDP.
- Stockholm company ensures a cleaner future for global insurance industry
Insuring your possessions is the responsible thing to do, yet we rarely - if ever - consider the environmental impact of our claims. This is all set to change as one Stockholm-based company commences its journey to decarbonize the insurance industry.
- What brings the world’s brilliant minds to Stockholm?
There's something in the sauce in Stockholm, and it’s not much of a secret. The city has long been recognised worldwide as a creative hub, admired as the birthplace of trailblazing behemoths from ABBA to Spotify.
- Stockholm – Home of impact
Stockholm strenghtens the ambition to become the world’s leading city for social impact investments and startups driven by sustainability and innovation to shape a sustainable future.
- Why Stockholm’s pop music scene has swept the world
Stockholm's pop music scene is an overachieving hub of export growth and artistic genius. As the annual Polar Music Prize – described as the "Nobel prize of music" – approaches, we look at the reasons behind the Swedish capital's success.
- IVI strengthens Stockholm's vibrant life sciences cluster
Vaccines are among the most cost-effective interventions ever developed and essential for building sustainable healthcare systems worldwide. They're a vital component in the race to achieving the health-related Sustainable Development Goals and forging a future where everyone has access to quality healthcare.
- Stockholm's fintech community embraces Ukraine's displaced talent
As we wrap up another successful Sthlm Fintech Week, it's safe to say this year's event has been characteristically inspiring and motivating. This year, however, there is much more to reflect on than the learnings and insights from the week-long event.
- How this free service supports Stockholm’s social entrepreneurs
Cooperation is a cornerstone of Swedish values and at the heart of everything from business culture to maintaining an apartment block. But working together is not always plain sailing, and things can quickly go awry without guidelines in place.
- The future of the fashion industry starts in Stockholm
The fashion industry is in the midst of a period of immense change. Many companies have adapted well to the new demands, while many still have a long journey ahead. What is certain is that knowledge-sharing and collaboration are essential to a more sustainable industry.