Business Sweden

Business Sweden’s purpose is to help Swedish companies grow their global sales and international companies invest and expand in Sweden. They have an array of offices which they utilize to their advantage when helping companies and startups expand. Their value proposition which allows them to reach potential for companies is to shorten their time to […]

Saab- Cutting-Edge Military Technology with a Cultural Lens

The company Saab is a well-known aerospace and defense company, and its core product segments are land, naval, air, and security.  Saab collaborates with a wide range of businesses and countries. Understanding the cultures of different countries is highly important to ensure clear and effective communication to avoid delays with business contracts. It might be […]

Business Sweden helping Swedish companies!

One of our last visits in Stockholm was Business Sweden, at the World Trade Center across from Stockholm Central Train Station. Cecilia Oberg Leiram, Head of Business Ecosystems (Digital Technologies & Life Science), walked us through what they do, while also providing a brief overview of some differences and why Sweden is such a powerhouse […]

Modern Arch’

Bold architecture made its mark in Malmo While in Malmo, we had short visit to a remarkable building known as the Turning Torso. Known as the worlds first twisting skyscraper, the tower completes a 90 degree twist from bottom to top. Completed in 2005 the tower is still the tallest in Scandinavia at 190 meters […]

Volvo Headquarters

    6/4/2018   While in Gothenburg, Sweden we had the opportunity to visit the Volvo headquarters where we spent a good portion of the day learning about the company, seeing some of their work done up close and personal in their factories, and test driving vehicles. Volvo is a Swedish car manufacturer and they […]

There’s Always Time For Fika

The first thing we noticed at the Finish Embassy in Stockholm is that the intercom on the front door only has 2 buttons: Reception and Sauna. Apparently, for those that know the Finnish people, this was not surprising in the least. However, the most memorable aspect of our visit was our host Lars’ push to […]

Company Visit: Dagens Samhälle

The first company visit of our Scandinavian journey was to Dagens Samhalle, a news publication both in print and online. Chief Editor, Olov Carlsson provided us with the history of his publication and a current snapshot of the sensibilities of the Swedish people. Some key characteristics of Swedes are a strong individualism, unimportance of religion, […]

Sweden – Part 2

Malmö, Sweden Throughout our visits, it was very evident that Scandinavian countries value their natural resources immensely and are strategic in the way that they promote eco-friendly products. A little town in Southern Sweden, Malmö, was no different. Orbital Systems When you have NASA as a customer, the opportunities for growth are endless. Orbital Systems uses […]

Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm   Upon arrival in Stockholm, it was apparent that the Swedish culture remained strong, even in a bigger metropolitan city. At Keolis, a transportation company based out of France, has become the first bus transportation company to utilize fossil free fuel (they are using biodiesel such as HVO, ethanol and gas) in Sweden. Keolis currently […]

Team öl snälla: Volvo Visit

On June 2, 2014, our team as well as our other classmates accompanying us on our Scandinavia trip recieved the opportunity to visit the Volvo Company, which is a Swedish multinational automobile manufacturing company headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden.  Before going to the brand experience center, we were able to test drive Volvo’s different array of […]

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