Swede Business Ideas

Sweden is becoming well known as an innovation powerhouse. But how is this possible for such a small country? When in Stockholm, we were lucky to visit Business Sweden, which is a consulting firm that helps with company expansion. Its mission statement is to help Swedish companies grow global sales and international companies invest and […]

An Ode to My Favorite Country

This blog post serves as a love letter to the country that I feel so fortunate to have experienced over the past 3 weeks. I’ve found that a lot of the ideals that I hold are also embedded within the country’s values. Take environmental sustainability, for instance: I am an ardent believer in the notion […]

Cutting the corporate bullsh!t, Swedish style

While visiting companies in Sweden, we found there to be a great difference in company culture versus the United States, with a prominent factor being that many organizations are flat, rather than hierarchical, with an open and empowering culture. There’s a great push for everyone to share their ideas, and no one’s opinion is lesser […]

Swedish Powerhouses Einride and Northvolt Making World-Wide Waves in Sustainability

Our time in Stockholm allowed us to visit big companies including our meeting with Einride Senior VP of Research and Public Affairs, Christofer Laurell, PhD. Einride specializes in electric and self-driving vehicles, or Einride pods. Einride wants to save the world by disrupting the global freight mobility ecosystem through the fully electric and autonomous pods. […]

Farewell, Stockholm

On our last business day in Stockholm, we visited Northvolt and Business Sweden. Northvolt is a green tech company that revolutionizing batteries at every step along the way, from mining and production to recycling. Business Sweden is a semi-governmental agency that encourages foreign businesses to choose Sweden as their foreign base, and acts as an […]

Company Visit: Northvolt

Sustainable living is an important issue for many Swedes, which is why a company like Northvolt coming out of Stockholm is not surprising. Northvolt is a high capacity battery company lead by CEO Peter Carlsson. Carlsson spent years as CPO of Tesla, and after his departure from the company, was able to use his knowledge […]

Sweden is as Green as Their Trees

The days leading up to our departure of Stockholm there was one company that really stood out as leading the way for innovation and sustainability. Northvolt is a company that is focusing on changing the future of how batteries are made, maintained, and recycled. They’re building the world’s first and largest battery factory that is […]