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May 23, Startup Summit Sweden – the Netherlands

On Wednesday the 23rd and Thursday the 24th Prince Daniel visited Amsterdam to attend both the “Startup Summit Sweden-Netherlands” and “The Next Web” fair.

The visit began with a tour of the newly opened Epicenter Amsterdam. Epicenter is a Swedish digital innovation-house which also exists since previously in Stockholm. In the 11,000 square meters of premises in Amsterdam, digital start-up companies and larger multinational companies can now meet. At Epicenter, the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the Netherlands, the Embassy of Sweden in the Hague, and the Dutch Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Policy organized the ‘Startup summit Sweden-The Netherlands: all you need to know about connecting the Swedish-Dutch Startup Scene”. Together with Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands, Prince Daniel attended the seminar. The two Princes initially spoke to the audience about their views on the importance of entrepreneurship and what both countries can learn from each other. The Secretary of State at the Ministry for Enterprise and Innovation, Stina Billinger was also present. Source: Kungahuset.se, https://www.kungahuset.se/kungafamiljen/aktuellahandelser/aktuellt/prinsdanielbesoktenederlanderna.5.403439b31635e3ea21c4441.html
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Swedish Business in Brabant, May 31, 2018
On May 31, 2018 Everth Flores, General Manager Ericsson and Kerstin Gerlagh, GM Swedish Chamber of Commerce  were very pleased to welcome Honorary member of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce and former General Manager Ericsson Clas Ivar Schultz and his wife Gunilla to the Swedish Business in Brabant program hosted by Ericsson at their visitors center in Rijen. Together with 50 other guests they came to listen to inspiring expert presentations about IoT and its impact on social and business environments and to mingle with Swedish and Swedish related company representatives from Brabant and elsewhere. Swedish Business in Brabant is an annual event designed to provide a network platform for Swedish and Swedish related companies in Brabant. For more information and to view Event photos by Ericsson
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May 14, Chamber Luncheon with Jesper Brodin
On May 14 the Swedish Chamber of Commerce was very proud to host a Chamber Luncheon with keynote speaker Mr. Jesper Brodin, CEO & President of IKEA Group, in the presence of H.E. Ambassador of Sweden Mr. Per Holmström. We would like to thank Mr. Brodin for his inspiring speech about IKEA and its vision for the future as well as thank Courtyard by Marriot for excellent hosting. Thank you to all guests for participating and making this Luncheon to a successful networking event!   To view pictures from the event, click .
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May 23, Startup Summit Sweden – the Netherlands
All photos from the Startup Summit Sweden – the Netherlands on May 23 are now available!      
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May 23, Startup Summit — Aftermovie
Welcome to view the aftermovie summing up our Startup Summit on May 23! Click for the video and for more information about the summit and to view event photos.
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Chamber Luncheon May 14, 2018 hosted at Chamber member Courtyard Amsterdam Arena Atlas Hotel

In the heart of Amsterdam Zuid-Oost, located next to the corporate offices of Vattenfall, Nuon, Adidas and many more and right next to the entertainment district of Amsterdam and station Bijlmer Arena you’ll find the Courtyard Amsterdam Arena Atlas hotel.

  A 175-bedrooms hotel with meeting facilities and restaurant. Built and opened in June 2015 by Belvar, which is a hotel management and development company currently operating Marriott hotels under franchise agreement. The hotel has a Scandinavian look and feel due to the Scandinavian roots of Belvar. We are very proud of our own restaurant brand concept: GåRD Nordic Kitchen. The design is based on an old farmhouse located in Mönsterås, Sweden. The interior, the furniture and fireplaces create the homely atmosphere inside GåRD. We serve a menu inspired by the Nordic kitchen and created by formerly Michelin star Nordic chef Willy Solvang. Our restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Enjoy one of the famous flatbreads, a smørrebrød or one of Willy’s signature dishes. We are very proud to be the host for the Swedish Chamber Luncheon on the 14th of May and look forward to welcoming the co-members of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce to our hotel!       Courtyard Amsterdam Arena Atlas Hoogoorddreef 1 1101 BA Amsterdam
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Welcome New Member Lindmark Legal

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce is very pleased to welcome Stina Lindmark for Lindmark Legal as new member.

After a large number of years as an employee in various legal settings, I recently decided to try my wings as an entrepreneur. My unique selling point is also my passion: the combination of Swedish roots & language and Dutch law. Over the past years, I have discovered that when working with parties that are somehow related to Sweden, I tend to work with a smile on my face. I am proud of being Swedish and at the same time I enjoy living in the Netherlands and practising Dutch law. So this is what I have decided to invest my time and energy in. Hence: Lindmark Legal! Obviously, I will continue providing my clients with Dutch legal advice, mainly in the field of corporate and business law. Assisting clients with mergers and acquisitions and drafting and assessing contracts is what I do best, from a legal perspective. But next to that, I would like to provide that little extra that clients can gain from my language skills and my experience with doing business between Sweden and the Netherlands. Swedish clients entering the Dutch market by start-up, acquisition, distribution relationship or otherwise. Or Dutch clients doing business in Sweden or with Swedes. Both type of client can gain from my language skills (I am fluent in Swedish, Dutch and English) and the fact that I know my way around both the Swedish and the Dutch business culture. Also, my netwerk in both Sweden and the Netherlands can be put to use for my clients. My working experience within a tax-firm, a management providing company (trust company) and law-firms has left me with a vast network of specialists in various fields. My aim is to, like the Öresund bridge connects Sweden with mainland Europe, make the connection between Sweden and the Netherlands that you need to optimise your business. Check out my website to see what Lindmark Legal can do for you. Please also feel free to drop me an e-mail or give me a ring for a free consult.   Stina Lindmark attorney-at-law PO Box 59718 1040 LE Amsterdam phone: +31 88 0110 672 mobile: +31 6255 18 993  
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23 May Startup Summit Sweden – The Netherlands

Startup Summit Sweden – the Netherlands

All you need to know about connecting to the Swedish – Dutch Startup Scene

What are the key factors behind the thriving startup sectors in Sweden and the Netherlands?

Leading experts and entrepreneurs will share their views and provide knowledge and tools for future collaborations. The Swedish Chamber of Commerce, The Embassy of Sweden in The Hague and the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy invites you to exchange views on the development of the startup ecosystems in both countries. The goal is to benchmark and promote business cooperation between startups, incubators, accelerators and investors and to take part in the dynamic Startup match-making session. HRH Prince Daniel of Sweden and HRH Prince Constantijn of the Netherlands will honour the event with their presence and make introductory remarks.    
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