What we can learn from the American model

Thursday 12 January Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum and the Board of Swedish Industry and Commerce for Better Regulation, NNR, invited to a seminar with the theme Better regulations – how is it possible?  Keynote speaker was Cass Sunstein, Harvard professor, who spoke about how the American administrations since Reagan – regardless of political view – have worked actively with regulatory impact analysis, and improvements of regulation.

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Doing Business 2017: Sweden does well but not at frontier

On Thursday 19 January the World Bank Doing Business Report 2017 was launched in Sweden at a seminar hosted by the Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum and the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences. The report shows that even though Sweden performs well, there is still some distance to the top performers.

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Holiday Greetings from Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum

In 2016 Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum have published thought-provoking reports and organized timely seminars with debate-hungry panelists. All to expand your knowledge about entrepreneurship, innovation, business dynamics, and growth. A few activities deserve a special mention, read on for more information. Also, there are already a few dates for 2017 to mark in your calendars!

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Europe’s Hidden Entrepreneurs Make Up for Continent’s Low Start-Up Rate

Europe has long had the paradoxical reputation of a continent with low levels of entrepreneurship, yet high overall levels of economic competitiveness. A new report produced by the World Economic Forum and the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor provides an explanation: Europe is home to many intrapreneurs, individuals who choose to innovate within organizations.

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More Knowledge Means Bigger Dreams

Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum’s yearly philanthropic seminar in connection to the Swedish celebration of Saint Lucia took place on Tuesday December 13. This year’s subject was the role of civil society in integration of immigrants. Professor Una Osili, Research Director at Indiana University, presented her latest research on how immigrants contribute to common goods.  

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How can regulatory frameworks be improved?

What does efficient regulation and governance look like? Which frameworks and institutions are necessary to propel the political system forward? What are the challenges and considerations? Welcome to a lunch seminar on 12 January  co-hosted by Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum and Board of Swedish Industry and Commerce for Better Regulation (NNR) where Professor Cass Sunstein discusses how to arrive at […]

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New Report: Blockchain – Decentralized Trust

The accelerating pace of technological development places high demands on companies and institutions to stay abreast of new technologies and their potential impact. Blockchain technology has become of significant interest to business leaders and policy makers due to its rapid development and disruptive potential. It has inspired – and in some cases even forced – […]

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Entrepreneurial dynamics in cities and nations

On September 27 Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum co-arranged a seminar in Washington DC where the role of global cities in promoting trade, innovation, growth and global entrepreneurship conditions were examined. In sum, key drivers for reform is access to relevant data and a strategy on how to improve a city’s or a country’s performance.

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