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Swedish Philanthropy Summit

On April 27 Swedish Philanthropy Summit will be held at Finlandshuset in Stockholm. Participants include Zoltan Acs, London School of Economics, Charles Keiden, Centre for Giving and Philanthropy, City University, Karen Wilson, OECD and Breugel. Submit your registration today!

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Global Entrepreneurship Report: Sweden second in business opportunities

Entrepreneurs in EU countries are most internationalized but less optimistic than others in terms of entrepreneurial opportunities. Sweden is, however, in second place in terms of how entrepreneurs perceive business opportunities. In addition, Sweden is the sixth most globalized country in the EU, 27 percent of the entrepreneurs have at least 25 percent of their customers […]

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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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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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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 resources they have.

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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 […]

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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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