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​Stockholm exports its DNA to SXSW in Austin

​Stockholm exports its DNA to SXSW in Austin

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.

Stockholm launches podcast to help businesses fight gender discrimination

Stockholm launches podcast to help businesses fight gender discrimination

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.

Stockholm Hotel Report: Demand for additional hotels in Stockholm

Stockholm Hotel Report: Demand for additional hotels in Stockholm

Press releases   •   Oct 18, 2018 08:21 UTC

​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

The first fire extinguisher designed to fit on the kitchen counter

Press releases   •   Oct 16, 2018 07:15 UTC

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.

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OpenLab tackles everyday problems in fast-growing Stockholm

OpenLab tackles everyday problems in fast-growing Stockholm

News   •   Oct 03, 2013 10:00 UTC

As cities grow and societies become more complex, both challenges and opportunities arise. In Stockholm, a number of leading research institutes have responded by attempting to provide solutions to meet the challenges of a growing and sustainable city.

Outlook 2013: Stockholm's creative reputation, a magnet for talent

Outlook 2013: Stockholm's creative reputation, a magnet for talent

News   •   Feb 12, 2013 09:30 UTC

It doesn't matter if it's fashion, gaming, literature or music – the creative industries in the Swedish capital are making a huge global impact.

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The Stockholm talks at House of Scandinavia

The Stockholm talks at House of Scandinavia

Events   •   Feb 22, 2019 10:55 UTC

Meet us at the world’s largest gathering of creative professionals at the 2019 SXSW Conference & Festivals in Austin, Texas from March 8-17. This year we will be hosting two events - our Stockholm talks. Come meet us at SAS House of Scandinavia!March 8, The Stockholm talks: Building gender-balanced unicornsLessons learned from Swedish companies and Stockholm startups: successes and challeng...

Mar 08 - Mar 12

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Anna König Jerlmyr, Mayor of Stockholm

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Stockholm's best-known businesses have declared their commitment to gender equality.

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The Local's Sophie Miskiw meeting Jennifer Råsten, training strategist at AllBright Foundation

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PODCAST: How to increase female representation in leadership positions "Most of the organisations we at AllBright meet want to talk ab...

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Stockholm Hotel Report 2018

Stockholm Hotel Report 2018

Documents   •   Oct 18, 2018 08:21 UTC

Stockholm - the Powerhouse of Sound

Stockholm - the Powerhouse of Sound

Documents   •   Jan 15, 2018 08:23 UTC

Stockholm is a place that acts like an incubator for ideas and where the tech and music industries respectively, have grown into world leaders. It’s in the intersection of these two successful hubs where synergies emerge. Here, innovations are transforming the music sector into a more transparent, accessible and democratic industry and offering new forms of entertainment in the process.

Winners of Stockholm Innovation Scholarship - Motivations
Creative Industry Film

Creative Industry Film

Documents   •   Dec 19, 2012 10:11 UTC