​Two municipalities in the Stockholm region sell land to Microsoft

Press Releases   •   Dec 11, 2018 13:27 GMT

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.

​Stockholm set out to be a leading foodtech hub

Press Releases   •   Nov 20, 2018 11:44 GMT

Stockholm entrepreneurs, known for producing unicorns within music tech, fintech and gaming, have taken on a new challenge; to disrupt the world’s largest economic system, the food sector. Food loss and waste alone accounts for eight percent of global greenhouse gas emissions. A new food system, driven by tech and data, and geared towards sustainable solutions is being born in Stockholm.

Stockholm ranks the most popular destination for international retailers in the Nordic region

Press Releases   •   Nov 14, 2018 08:56 GMT

Retail Guide Sweden 2018 is here, taking the temperature of the retail market in Stockholm. An analysis of international retail brand entrants shows that Stockholm has the highest presence of international retailers compared to its Nordic peers. Swelling retail sales, high population growth and a large increase in shopping tourism are some of the factors that explain Stockholm's popularity.

Stockholm Hotel Report: Demand for additional hotels in Stockholm

Press Releases   •   Oct 18, 2018 08:21 GMT

​Despite a substantial increase in the number of hotel rooms in Stockholm last year, the demand for more hotels in the Swedish capital continues to develop. Changed travel habits, a growing middle class in Asia and cheaper flights have contributed to the increase in the proportion of private hotel guests, which is now almost as big as the business segment.

The first fire extinguisher designed to fit on the kitchen counter

Press Releases   •   Oct 16, 2018 07:15 GMT

The winner of this year’s Stockholm Acceleration Scholarship will be announced today. Andreas Westberg will receive SEK 250,000 for his ‘Firemill’ innovation – a totally new kind of fire extinguisher that is so small, it can fit on the kitchen counter.

Stockholm Economy: Report shows positive growth in Stockholm

Press Releases   •   Sep 26, 2018 05:00 GMT

The Stockholm economy is still in a boom the second quarter of 2018, but shows signs of cooling off in comparison to the same period in 2017. The economy and the population grow, but business is going downwards and construction of housing projects has decreased from last year’s strong figures.

​Do you want to access 95 billion Euro? Learn how to enter the Swedish construction market

News   •   Sep 13, 2018 10:10 GMT

The strong construction market in the Stockholm region offer lucrative opportunities for international companies. A requirement to seize these opportunities is to understand the regulations of the industry in Sweden. To help foreign companies enter the market, Invest Stockholm, Business Sweden, Tyréns and SABO offer unique courses covering the fundamentals of the Swedish construction industry.

Stockholm Tech Week: Welcome to a world leading tech ecosystem

Press Releases   •   Sep 03, 2018 06:15 GMT

During the first two weeks of September, Stockholm welcomes thousands of investors, entrepreneurs, talents and journalists, to discover one of the best tech ecosystems in the world. With 14 conferences and 50+ events, Stockholm Tech Week offers visitors to experience what's going to happen next in the world. Welcome to connect with the early starters of the Stockholm tech ecosystem!

Join Stockholm Tech Week for a transformative deep-dive in innovation this September

Blog posts   •   Sep 02, 2018 07:46 GMT

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. 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.

WeWork opens first Nordic location in Stockholm

Press Releases   •   Jul 09, 2018 07:54 GMT

The American community platform WeWork today announced its expansion into Stockholm. During the spring of 2019, the first location of the leading provider of shared office space around the globe will open its doors at the newly renovated property Urban Escape, offering office and community space for 1000 future members.

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