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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.

SSE and KTH expand their endeavor into student entrepreneurship

08 September 2022
Even bigger steps towards the goal of getting more students to form companies are being taken by the Stockholm School of Economics and the KTH Royal Institute of Technology. The schools are strengthening their joint program and are assisted by the entrepreneurs behind Budbee, Estrid and PocketLaw, as well as investors from Summa Equity and Kinnevik.

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.

2.6MSEK awarded to House of Innovation researchers

09 June 2022
House of Innovation researchers get 2.6MSEK funding from Lundberg Foundation to investigate "Governance in Venture Capital-Backed Tech Start-Ups"

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.

Sustainability in focus when SSE’s star jury backs nine new companies

14 March 2022
Companies like Budbee, Voi Technology and Klarna are success stories that got their start at the Stockholm School of Economics’ prestigious venture incubator SSE Business Lab. Nine new companies have now been admitted to the incubator and hope to follow in the same footsteps.

Star-studded program will help students from the Stockholm School of Economics and KTH start companies

17 February 2022
Last year, the Stockholm School of Economics and their venture incubator SSE Business Lab launched Ideate, a new entrepreneurship initiative meant to get more students to start companies. Now the program reaches new levels, as the Stockholm School of Economics and the KTH Royal Institute of Technology join forces, making it possible for students from both of these prestigious schools to participate and start businesses together.

SSE launches new program with entrepreneurial starpower

10 November 2020
Backed by superstar entrepreneurs like Josefin Langård and Fredrik Hjelm, the Stockholm School of Economics and their venture incubator SSE Business Lab are gearing up to take entrepreneurship to the next level. The new program Ideate aims to increase the number of startups founded by students.

New research: growth intentions in family-based new venture teams

22 September 2020
Business success, especially for entrepreneurs who are just starting out, is often measured in terms of new venture growth. Unfortunately, this kind of growth can be hard to achieve for entrepreneurs who don’t have access to many resources.

New research: next generation external venturing practices in family owned businesses

26 August 2020
Many daughters and sons growing up in a successful family business and who have their own entrepreneurial ideas struggle to become autonomous from the family’s business. Most research tends to examine how younger, next generation family members build their careers by engaging in internal venturing as a way of growing their existing family business. What is lacking here is research that looks at the ways in which these daughters and sons rely on external venturing, that is, to start their own business outside the existing family business, to achieve greater autonomy and pursue their independent business ideas.
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