Company visit in Copenhagen

On June 5, we took the train to Copenhagen from Gothenburg. We visited four companies in two days which were Aquaporin, Orsted, Maersk and Financial Stabilitet.   Aquaporin is a company provides water purification technology. They created a water treatment with low energy consumption and high rejection of harmful pollutants that ensures safe and healthy drinking […]

Digital Marketing at Zooma

On our last day in Gothenburg, we visited Zooma. It is a digital marketing agency that is working mainly in B2B with global companies. Anders Bjorklund, who is the CEO of the company gave us an interesting presentation on the issues in the digital marketing area. Currently, using digital platforms has been hot but companies […]

Gender Equality in Practices

During the 3 day workshop in Lycksele, our team worked to develop on a brand new product called “Blue Dot”, which is an interactive open platform games for children and parents. Blue Dot serves as a supplementary education tool for parents and caregivers at school and at home combined with workshops to promote gender equality […]

Last two days in Stockholm

We came back to Stockholm from Lycksele and had another company visits for the first day. At Finnish Embassy, we learned why we should invest in Finland. Sweden and Finland had been the same country for over 600 years, which is why they have a close relationship and Finland is considered as a home market […]

Smart Growth in Lycksele

On the day 2, we traveled to Lycksele which is a small town located in the north of Sweden. We stayed at the side of a beautiful river where we could enjoy the scenery. In Lycksele, we attended a conference and were divided into groups with local Swedish people. At the workshop, we had a […]

Final Thoughts

There is a lot to take away from the Scandinavian experience. We learned a great deal about a culture that we had little prior knowledge of. Not only that, we were able to experience the region in a very special way. The trip offered a blend of business, culture, and leisure that couldn’t be replicated […]

Global Awareness Regarding International Business

At our visit with SAAB, a national defense company that specializes in defense products such as radar, weapons, submarines, and planes; we learned that it is imperative to have a global awareness mindset when conducting international business. SAAB looks to sell their defense technology not only to Sweden, but to other countries. Currently SAAB sells […]

Culture Shock.

As a Korean-American resident who lived in Southern California for the past 17 years, I was surprised to see that how much of a cultural difference existed between USA and Sweden. On Sunday evening of my arrival, I wanted to visit the convenience store to buy some foods and beverages, but most of the stores […]

The Swedish Way

Sweden has a lot to offer as a country. Sweden offers rich history, art & design, natural beauty, superior quality of life, a strong political system, and progressive views to round it out. Sweden is very much an ideal country to be a member of. The major question it leaves us with is can Sweden’s […]

Kubb aka Viking Chess

One of the best things about Stockholm is the number of parks weaved throughout the city. It is easy to grab a quick bite and find a nice spot to sit and relax. During a day of exploration we came across a small park where some children were playing a game I didn’t recognize. From […]