Swedish Hotspot is organized by the following organizations:

Business Sweden

Business Sweden's role is to help Swedish companies to reach their full international potential. We do this by offering strategic guidance and practical support, whether it is in Sweden or on location in one of the close to 50 markets where we are represented.

Learn more: business-sweden.se


The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth (Tillväxtverket) exists to strengthen the competitiveness of Swedish companies by facilitating entrepreneurship and creating attractive environments for business in the regions. Based on its knowledge of the needs of businesses and of Sweden’s regions, the company builds networks to facilitate cooperation and finance efforts to boost economic growth.

Learn more: tillvaxtverket.se

Almi Invest

Almi Invest is Sweden’s most active early stage investor. We invests in Swedish startups with scalable business concepts and prospects for long-term capital growth. Through the support of our experienced investment managers, capital and networks, we create opportunities for startups to grow and compete in a global market. We are located across the whole of Sweden and are looking for dedicated entrepreneurs who want to build companies that will change the world. Our portfolio consists of 400 growth companies in many different industries. Almi Invest is a subsidiary of the Almi Group.

Learn more: almiinvest.se


Almi's vision is to create opportunities for all viable ideas and companies to be developed. We offer advisory services, loans and venture capital through all phases of the establishment of a business – from idea to successful company. This includes ideas with potential for growth in the early stages as well as existing companies that are investing in growth and expansion. Almi Företagspartner AB is owned by the Swedish government and is the parent company of a group consisting of 16 regional subsidiaries, Almi Invest AB and IFS Rådgivning AB.

Learn more: almi.se

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Nasdaq, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with more than 3,500 listed companies. Nasdaq Nordic describes the common offering from Nasdaq exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius.

Learn more: nasdaqnordicomx.com

“To create a better everyday life for the many people”, this is the IKEA vision. Our business idea is “to offer a wide range of well-designed, functional home furnishing products at prices so low that as many people as possible will be able to afford them”.

Learn more: ikea.com


Grab a chair on one of the fastest growing tech scenes in the world – move to Stockholm! To make your relocation easier, Invest Stockholm, the official investment promotion agency of Stockholm, has gathered most of the information you need to consider before you pack your bags.

Learn more: movetostockholm.com

KTH Innovation helps researchers and students at KTH commercialize research results and business ideas. Areas of support include; patent filing, IP advisory, business coaching, financing, recruitment, and more. KTH Innovation strives to optimize the conditions for success for early stage technology and ideas. Every year, KTH Innovation supports about 300 new ideas in various fields of technology such as biotech, medtech, ICT, media technology, material science, clean technology, and more.

Learn more: kth.se/en/innovation