granar 14-12-19

Merry X-mas from Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum

2014 is my last year as Managing Director of Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum. It has been six fun and stimulating years but now it’s time to hand over the leadership to Johan Eklund, who I consider an excellent successor. I want to thank everyone who participated in Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum’s various events and contributed to making our mission successful during my time as Managing Director. Read Pontus Braunerhjelm's selection of the year's highlights.

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14-12-19

New Report: Highly educated three times as productive

This year’s Swedish Economic Forum Report – A functioning labor market – key to innovation and knowledge-driven growth – shows that there is a significant need for a labor market reforms in Sweden. According to research, mobility has a clear positive impact on business innovation. The explanations are a better match but also that mobility contributes […]

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14-12-16

Social Impact Investment – financing future challenges

On Friday December 12, Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum and the Forum for Social Innovation Sweden arranged a lunch seminar on new forms of financing social innovation. The audience listened to presentations and discussions on Social Impact Investment – investments for a better and more sustainable society. Read more >

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14-12-08

Global Award for research on Corporate Entrepreneurship

The 2014 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research was awarded on December 3 at a ceremony at the Academy of Music in Stockholm. This year’s laureate, Professor Shaker Zahra, was awarded the prize for his research in Corporate Entrepreneurship – intrapreneurship – i.e. firms abilities to develop innovations and contribute to economic growth by using the […]

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Johan Eklund webb 14-11-28

New Managing Director at Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum

Dr. Johan Eklund will as of January 1st supersede as Managing Director of Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum. He succeeds Pontus Braunerhjelm who has been Managing Director since 2008. Johan Eklund is Professor of Economics at Jönköping International Business School and has since 2012 been Research Director at Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum. Johan is currently also Deputy Secretary General of the Swedish Entrepreneurship Committee.

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14-11-24

New ways of financing future societal challenges

New ways of funding social innovation has in recent years attracted great interest in Sweden and internationally. One example is the Social Impact Investment Taskforce initiated in 2013 by British Prime Minister David Cameron and the World Economic Forum together with the G8 countries. On December 12th Philanthropy Forum and Forum for Social Innovation invite […]

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