Press Releases • Mar 06, 2019 11:41 UTC
The unique DNA of Stockholm is built on progressive values that allow Stockholmers to be among the most innovative people in the world. The openness to new ideas, to diversity and inclusion, have contributed to the city’s ever increasing popularity among both talents and travelers. Now, Stockholm is bringing its DNA to SXSW in Austin, inviting anyone to be a Stockholmer.
Press Releases • Jan 10, 2019 06:50 UTC
Europe has a discrimination problem, according to a recent report by investment firm Atomico. Of all funds raised by European VC-backed companies in 2018, 93 percent went to all-male founding teams. And almost half of the women in Europe’s tech sector said they had experienced discrimination. To fight the problem, Stockholm launches a podcast to help companies improve their diversity strategy.
Press Releases • Sep 03, 2018 06:15 UTC
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!
Press Releases • Jul 09, 2018 07:54 UTC
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.
Press Releases • Jun 11, 2018 12:47 UTC
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.
Press Releases • Jan 15, 2018 08:23 UTC
Today, some of the world’s most talented songwriters gather in Stockholm to experience the creative atmosphere in the Swedish capital. During three days, 45 songwriters from all over the world will come together, experiment and create at the 2018 Stockholm Songwriting Camp.
Press Releases • Oct 03, 2017 08:38 UTC
Need for labor to carry out planned construction investments in the Stockholm region is estimated at over 100,000 job opportunities in 2017 and 2018. The demand is greatest for building and construction workers, construction craftsmen, painters and finishers.
Press Releases • Mar 13, 2017 12:42 UTC
The Stockholm region is growing faster than the rest of Europe and the investment potential is estimated to be EUR 95 billion through 2030 in the areas of housing, infrastructure and innovation. A sweeping 340,000 new dwellings will be built, which alone will require investments at a record level of EUR 53 billion.
Press Releases • Jan 16, 2017 17:25 UTC
Interest and investment in Stockholm continues to rise, with nearly three times as many investments in Stockholm tech companies in 2016 than the previous year. According to a breakdown by The Nordic Web, a total of 250 investments were made in 2016 compared to 90 investments during 2015.
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Press Releases • Oct 12, 2016 13:00 UTC
With a mission to increase awareness about what Stockholm has to offer in terms of work and quality of life, Invest Stockholm and the Stockholm tech community aim to attract international talent to join one of the fastest growing tech scenes in the world. In a new campaign called “Grab a Chair,” international talent from different countries share how Stockholm is good for you.
Press Releases • Sep 05, 2016 06:12 UTC
During the first six months of 2016, more money was invested in Stockholm-based tech companies than during all of 2015 and 2014 together, according to a breakdown by the Nordic Web, a resource on venture capital for the Nordic startup scene.
Press Releases • Jun 08, 2016 06:30 UTC
The Swedish capital is a hub for contemporary music acts and the birthplace of the new influential Music technology scene. To coincide with Symposium´s Brilliant Minds Conference, the Dennis Pop Awards and the Music Polar Prize, Invest Stockholm acknowledges Stockholm as a center for Music Technology and modern music with the report “Stockholm – the Powerhouse of Sound” and “That Place Where”.
Press Releases • Nov 11, 2015 07:00 UTC
The City of Stockholm is now joining up with the region’s tech sector and companies like Spotify, Klarna and iZettle to attract international talent to Stockholm. To meet the city’s growing recruitment needs, the Twitter account @movetostockholm is launching with the goal of providing a better picture of what it’s like to live and work in Stockholm.