A Small Town With Big Dreams to Grow the Future

I arrived at Luleå, Sweden on Sunday, May 28th. It was an hour cab to a small town called Piteå. Anyone who knows me, they know that I  rather be dinning at a Michelin rated restaurant or taking a cycling class than head to a place that is cold, smaller metropolitan, and the nightlife was […]

Start-ups in Sweden

  I am working in a government-invested company. The company is in a nearly monopoly status, and is considered as a very stable and non-risky company. I am also accustomed to the stable circumstances on working in the company for about ten years. However, I am awakened to the entrepreneurship spirit today in Swedish small […]

Sustainability in Piteå

We started our first business tour with Böle Tannery, the world’s last spruce tannery established in 1899 and is found in Piteå, Sweden. Böle produces handcrafted cattle and reindeer leather goods and is a purveyor to the Swedish court. They have been practicing sustainable production techniques, including creating lasting leather products that are hand stitched, […]