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.

Anna Gissler to head Stockholm Business Region as acting CEO taking over after Olle Zetterberg

Press Releases   •   Jun 29, 2018 10:39 GMT

On July 1st, Olle Zetterberg, current CEO of Stockholm Business Region will go into retirement after 30 years in different executive positions within the city of Stockholm.

Stockholm economy: gross pay data showed positive growth figures

Press Releases   •   Jun 21, 2018 13:25 GMT

​The Stockholm economy is still in a boom, but shows signs of cooling off in the first quarter of 2018, compared to the same quarter in 2017. The economy and the population grows, but construction of housing projects has decreased from last year’s strong figures.

Sustainable brands choose Stockholm

Press Releases   •   Jun 11, 2018 12:47 GMT

When sustainable eyewear brand Karün from Patagonia were looking for the best market in Europe to launch their new product; sunglasses made out of recycled fishing nets, they chose Stockholm. Why? You may ask. Stockholm has far from the amount of sunshine that many other European cities can boast with. The answer, however, is not to be found in the weather, but rather in the Swedish values.

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