20 March, 2019 Company visit to Scania Production
Scania is a world-leading provider of transport solutions, including trucks and buses for heavy transport applications combined with an extensive product-related service offering. Scania offers vehicle financing, insurance and rental services to enable our customers to focus on their core business. Welcome to join us for an inspiring company presentation and factrory tour to get to know about Scania's future proef transport challenges and soloutions. For more information about the program and to sign up
Stockholm Financial Technology Week!
This week is Sthlm FinTech Week, presenting the best of FinTech from all around the Nordics! Sthlm FinTech Week is a community-driven event, engaging startups, corporates, investors, regulators, and academia covering digitalization, regtech, blockchain, insurtech, sustainability, impact tech and more.
- Meet startups from Denmark, Norway, Iceland, Sweden, Finland and Baltics
- Meet industry experts from various companies including SEB, Swedbank, Danske Bank, ING, AWS, Wirecard, N26, Klarna and many more
- Hear from Sweden's Central Bank (Riksbanken), Financial Supervisory Authority (Finansinspektionen) and the Swedish Government (Regeringskansliet) who are engaged in panel discussions and keynotes.
ABM AMRO Digital Impact Fund increases their investment in Tink
ABN AMROs Digital Impact Fund has increased its investment in the Swedish FinTech company Tink, following its first investment in May 2016 and a second investment in October 2017. Tink and ABN AMRO worked together to develop Grip, a personal finance app launched in December 2015. Today, Grip is the number 1 personal finance app in The Netherlands, with more than 500.000 registered clients.
Swedish Chamber of Commerce first Board Meeting 2019
The Swedish Ambassador Annika Markovic, Honorary Chairwoman of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce, Chairman Ehsan Turabaz, part of the Swedish Chamber Board and GM Kerstin Gerlagh met up this week for the first Board Meeting 2019.
Dutch Ambassador to Sweden visits Swedish Chamber
On February 4, 2019 The Swedish Chamber of Commerce was very pleased to welcome Ines Coppoolse, Ambassador of the Netherlands to Sweden to Epicenter Amsterdam for an update about our activities, a meet up with Douwe Dirks, and to sit down with Myrthe Hooijman and Constantijn van Oranje StartupDelta who are all in the same premises together. Ines Coppolse visited the Netherlands to attend the Annual Ambassadors Conference that took place in the Hague last week and The Swedish Chamber was very pleased for the opportunity to discuss common issues and collaborations for the coming year. The Dutch Embassy in Stockholm is on the forefront when it comes to advocate for Circular Economy and collaboration on the Startup sector. Both topics highly interesting for the Swedish Chamber and where we are pleased to share the objections and business views of the Dutch Embassy in order to enlarge the business network and create business opportunities and interesting experience exchanges for Swedish and Dutch companies.
January, 30 – Presentation Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2019
It was great to be present at the introduction of GES 2019 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday together with more than 100 embassies and chambers of commerce. Thank you very much, Ambassador Pete Hoekstra and GES 2019 Taskforce. The Netherlands and the United States are jointly organising the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), to be held at the World Forum in The Hague on 4 and 5 June 2019. The summit will bring together some 2,000 entrepreneurs, investors and other participants from around the world. The application deadline for entrepreneurs has been postponed until March 1. Follow the link for more information about GES 2019 and the application procedure: https://www.ges2019nl.nl/application
Free Explorer Membership at Epicenter for Swedish Chamber Members!
The Swedish Chamber are very happy and excited about our new office at Epicenter Amsterdam and today we are looking forward to invite you to come and experience our working space with us. EPICENTER OFFERS 1-MONTH FREE EXPLORER MEMBERSHIP TO SWEDISH CHAMBER MEMBERS As patron member of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the Netherlands Epicenter Amsterdam wants to welcome our fellow members to join us at Epicenter! Together with the Swedish Chamber we would like to offer you a 1-month free Explorer membership to our great innovation community. Epicenter is the first innovation house of Amsterdam – a venue where digital start-ups, scale-ups and established corporations get together to build new companies and grow their business. At Epicenter you find companies interested in innovation and digital growth providing knowledge exchange, inspiration and new collaborations. Members of our international network are EVbox, DFFRNT Media, Garage, SIG, Ledger Leopard, Microsoft, StartupDelta, Wasteless, Spotify, Volvo Cars, StarStable, Google and many more. Epicenter is a curated environment for hands-on innovation labs and creative events. Through our extensive knowledge in building companies designed to create innovation with impact, Epicenter helps fast growing companies accelerate their growth through space, knowledge, programs and methods. Curious to find out what we can do for you? We’re happy to offer you a 1-month free Explorer Membership for Epicenter Amsterdam, valid thru April 1st, 2019. Welcome to contact the Swedish Chamber of Commerce office at email@example.com for more information and to receive a link and VIP CODE to start your free month.
January 29, 2019 Promotion Meeting – Swedish associations in the Netherlands
Twice a year the Swedish associations in the Netherlands meet to brief each other on past happenings and inform about future activities and collaborations. Present at this meeting were The Swedish Embassy, Svenska Klubben, Svenska Golfklubben, Svenskar i Världen, Svensk Nederländska Föreningen, Business Sweden, Cornelis Vreeswijk Genootschap, Swedish Church, Swedish School Wassenaar and Swedish Chamber of Commerce. The Swedish organizations in the Netherlands are dedicated and organize a wide variety of activities for their members. The Swedish Chamber of Commerce would like to thank the Swedish Embassy for this opportunty to meet and for hosting these annual updates meetings.