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Julia Delin takes on the role as CEO of SSE Ventures – the search for a new CEO for SSE Business Lab begins

01 December 2022
Since 2019 Julia Delin has led and developed SSE Business Lab as CEO. She has recently successfully completed the first stage of fundraising for the School's new investment fund, SSE Ventures. ​As Julia moves to the CEO role at SSE Ventures full time, the search for a new CEO for SSE Business Lab has been initiated.​

SSE starts evergreen fund backed by renowned investors

29 September 2022
The venture capital industry is hampered by its own focus on short-term returns, according to the startup incubator of the Stockholm School of Economics. SSE Business Lab is now closing a new 40 million SEK fund backed by Bonnier Ventures and well-known profiles like Anna Nordell-Westling, Sven Hagströmer, Anna Kinberg Batra and Sebastian Knutsson. “Long-term thinking amplifies the potential returns”, says CEO Julia Delin.

Unique initiative to increase diversity in the business sector

06 September 2022
Talent exists everywhere, but opportunities do not. The F1RST program, led by Daniel Sachs Foundation and the Stockholm School of Economics together with several key figures in the business community, strives to increase diversity in business schools and in the business sector.

Gender equality in innovation – a winning concept for SSE Business Lab’s star jury

13 June 2022
The conscious leaders of tomorrow are flocking to the Stockholm School of Economics’ startup incubator SSE Business Lab. During the summer, eight new teams will start their journey at the incubator, where they will get a boost in building their companies through the programs.

Domestic violence legislation - Awareness and support in Latvia, Russia and Ukraine

10 June 2022
SITE and FREE Network researchers investigate the factors that correlate with awareness and support for domestic violence legislation in Latvia, Russia and Ukraine, three countries that introduced recent reforms. The working paper is based on a cross-country survey on perceptions and prevalence of domestic and gender-based violence conducted within the FROGEE project.

Economic and social context of domestic violence: Research shared at the 2022 FROGEE conference

07 June 2022
This brief summarizes the research papers presented at the 2022 FROGEE conference “Economic and Social Context of Domestic Violence”, which took place on May 11, 2022. It was organized by the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) together with the Centre for Economic Analysis (CenEA) and the FREE Network.

Gender-based violence in conflict

30 May 2022
The eruption of war exposes women to increased gender-based violence, in the immediate conflict area as well as in the countries where they seek refuge. Acknowledging the specific conflict-related risks that women face is important, in order to target interventions, especially considering that the actors that sit at peace negotiation tables are predominantly or exclusively men.

Gender-equal distribution of venture capital at SSE Business Lab

23 May 2022
In an interview with Dagens Industri, SSE Business Lab CEO Julia Delin talks gender equality and venture capital distribution.

Highlights from the event "Economic and social context of domestic violence"

16 May 2022
What are the consequences of domestic violence? What are the factors behind domestic violence? How does war affect the prevalence of gender violence in conflict areas and post conflicts? On 11 May 2022, the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) together with the Centre for Economic Analysis (CenEA) and the FREE Network hosted a hybrid conference focused on 'Economic and social context of domestic violence' with a special panel session on ‘Dimensions of gender-based violence in military conflicts’.

Gender-based violence and the Ukraine conflict

09 May 2022
Everybody is deeply shaken by the horror of war, but there are some gender differences in the type of harm that individuals face. Acknowledging the specific risk that women face during wartime in order to target interventions is important, especially considering that often the actors that sit at peace negotiation tables are exclusively men. Pamela Campa, Assistant Professor at Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE), discusses the risks that women face during a war conflict.
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