Successful symposium on philanthropy

It was crowded when Stockholm Philanthropy Symposium 2014 was held at the Museum of Modern Art on May 21. 220 participants gathered to listen and discuss how philanthropy could be a major, and frequent, part of the Swedish economy.

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Mobilising Private Funds for the Transition to a Sustainable Economy


In September 2013 IPCC reconfirmed that limiting climate change will require substantial and sustained reductions of greenhouse gas emissions. The transition to a low-carbon society at reasonable costs will not be possible without technological change. Society needs to develop and introduce new technologies and see a rapid deployment of existing solutions. Read more »

New Vice President appointed to Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum


Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum Entrepreneurship Forum appoints as of May 1, 2014 Pernilla Norlin new Vice President. Pernilla has long been held various executive functions and is well placed to take the step to the Vice President and a broader responsibility within the organization. Read more »

Pontus Braunerhjelm Chairs Swedish Entrepreneurship Committee

The Swedish government appoints an Entrepreneurship Committee with the task of reviewing corporate tax rates and conditions to start, operate, develop and own businesses in Sweden. Pontus Braunerhjelm, CEO at the Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum and Professor at the Royal Institute of Engineering, is designated as the Chairman of the Committee. Read more »

Research on Corporate Entrepreneurship Rewarded with 100 000 Euros


The 2014 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research is awarded to Professor Shaker Zahra, Professor of Strategy and Robert E. Buuck Chair of Entrepreneurship at the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. Global Award is the leading international award in entrepreneurship research.

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New anthology covers 20 years of Entrepreneurship Research


Authored by awardees of the Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research, the anthology 20 years of Entrepreneurship Research - From small business dynamics to entrepreneurial growth and societal prosperity tells the story about entrepreneurship research over the past 20 years and mark the 20th anniversary of Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum.

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