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Invest Stockholm teams up with Norrsken Foundation to create the best place in the world for impact entrepreneurs and investors

Invest Stockholm teams up with Norrsken Foundation to create the best place in the world for impact entrepreneurs and investors

Press releases   •   Jan 28, 2019 06:45 UTC

Invest Stockholm is partnering with Norrsken Foundation to support entrepreneurs and innovators who are solving society’s biggest challenges. The world’s leading climate scientists have warned we have only 12 years to limit climate change catastrophe and prevent poverty for hundreds of millions of people. To that aim, the City of Stockholm has intensified its focus on sustainable innovations.

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.

Sustainable brands choose Stockholm

Sustainable brands choose Stockholm

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.

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