Stockholm to create the best place in the world for impact entrepreneurs and investors
For the past ten years, Stockholm has become known as the unicorn factory. Thanks to the entrepreneurial spirit that characterizes the city, Stockholm is primed to take stronger action to fight climate change and find solutions to the world’s most pressing issues.
Stockholm launches podcast to help businesses fight gender discrimination
Europe has a discrimination problem, according to a recent report by investment firm Atomico. Ahead of the game when it comes to addressing gender discrimination, Stockholm is now launching season two of its podcast A Woman’s Place, with the ambition to help companies improve their diversity strategy.
10 biggest Stockholm tech stories of 2018
The Swedish capital retained its title as one of the world's leading tech hubs, with established players making major moves and up-and-comers positioning themselves as forces to be reckoned with.
Two municipalities in the Stockholm region sell land to Microsoft
The two municipalities Gävle and Sandviken in the Stockholm region have decided to sell a total of 130 hectares of land to Microsoft for SEK 269 million, thereby creating conditions for a major international investment.
10 things that make Stockholm a leading foodtech hub
Foodtech is set to bring about the disruption of the food ecosystem via technology and innovation. Places with a high degree of health-consciousness, sustainability, change-mindedness and technological maturity are set to lead the way. As one such place, Stockholm is a fantastic home to the burgeoning Foodtech sector.
How retail is thriving in Stockholm
The Retail Guide Sweden is packed with statistics, key facts, trends and detailed descriptions of shopping districts in Stockholm, making it easier for the international retailer to evaluate the Stockholm retail market and consumer.
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.