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China seeks Swedish cleantech expertise

News   •   Dec 23, 2011 09:00 UTC

The interest in Stockholm’s environmental expertise is increasing in China as its government and companies struggle to reduce their carbon footprint and cut energy costs. In October, six Stockholm-based companies were selected to take part in an event in Hong Kong where Chinese investors, industry players and reporters met with Swedish cleantech entrepreneurs.

Decision making process of VC's uncovered

News   •   Nov 14, 2011 09:26 UTC

What makes pharmaceutical giants, like AstraZeneca or Johnson & Johnson, want to buy a smaller player and what factors are they looking at? Two researchers at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm have studied which parameters corporate venture capitalists (CVCs) consider when evaluating a start-up.