Highlights from Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum 2017

Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum would like to enlighten you of some entrepreneurial highlights of the past year.

Hernando de Soto, founder of the Institute for Liberty and Democracy (ILD) in Lima, Peru, received this year’s Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research. Here with Johan Eklund, Managing Director Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum and Professor BTH and Magdalena Andersson, minister of finance.

In March, UBS and Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum launched a study on philanthropy in the Nordic countries, Creating impact through philanthropy – A Nordic perspective. The study was based on in-depth interviews with over 40 philanthropists across Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.

In January we learned from the American model when Cass Sunstein, Professor at Harvard and co-author with this year’s Nobel laureate Richard Thaler, gave a speech on the theme Better regulations – how is it possible?

Christmas reading tips!

What is Sweden’s score when analyzing competitiveness fundamentals? Find out in The Swedish Competitiveness Scorecard, by Christian Ketels, Harvard Business School and Stockholm School of Business. One chapter in this year’s edition of the Swedish Economic Forum Report on Swedish Competitiveness.

Download chapter

Save the dates!

Of course, we have planned a number of exciting activities for 2018:

February 14 Swedish Entrepreneurship Summit

April 20 Swedish Philanthropy Summit

May 14 Prize Ceremony: Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research

June 14 Launch of the national Global Entrepreneurship Monitor

Looking forward to seeing you next year!

Have a very merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Johan Eklund
Managing Director, Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum

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