SSE’s incubator solves social problems with tech – admits 9 new startups
13 March 2023
Nine new startups have been admitted to the Stockholm School of Economics’ startup incubator, SSE Business Lab. Several of the business ideas seek to bridge social divides and promote social cohesion.
Andreas Johansson takes over as CEO of SSE Business Lab – will strengthen support to sustainable startups
07 March 2023
The Stockholm School of Economics has appointed Andreas Johansson as the new CEO of the School's prestigious startup incubator. He is taking over from Julia Delin, who is leading the School’s fund SSE Ventures. Under Andreas Johansson's leadership, SSE Business Lab will expand its efforts into helping sustainable companies scale up internationally.
Anders Wall Scholarship awarded to SSE entrepreneur guiding consumers towards sustainable purchases
03 March 2023
Bachelor student Odessa Bäckfors (b. 2000) has been awarded the Anders Wall Scholarship of 200'000SEK. The scholarship is given in collaboration with SSE Business Lab and aims to highlight and encourage SSE students that have excelled in entrepreneurship and creative thinking.
Dagens Industri Debatt: The New Productivity Commission Needs to Elevate Swedish Leadership
03 February 2023
Louise Bringselius, affiliated researcher at SSE, and Karl Wennberg, scientific director of GaPP, argue that the Western world and Sweden, in particular, face major challenges and fierce international competition in a new Dagens Industri debate article.
Carl Bennet and Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation sponsor professorship in sustainability studies
28 November 2022
Carl Bennet and the Marianne & Marcus Wallenberg Foundation join forces to sponsor a new professorship at the Stockholm School of Economics. This enables internationally acclaimed Martina Björkman Nyqvist to continue her important research on development economics and children’s health and education as the new Carl Bennet & Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Chair in Economics.
Sustainability KPIs at Kicks
12 October 2022
The students in Axel Johnson retail club had a workshop on KPIs of sustainability at the AxBeauty House/Kicks headquarters.
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.
Who benefitted from the gasoline tax cut in Sweden?
02 September 2022
Against the background of fast rising gasoline and diesel prices in 2022, a number of European countries have reduced fuel tax rates, often in the form of temporary “gas tax holidays”. In this policy brief, SITE researchers Julius Andersson and Celina Tippmann, analyse the tax incidence by comparing the gasoline price development in Sweden to that in Denmark, where the fuel tax rate remained unchanged.
Hedging EU’s “winter risk” by curbing gas demand: Solidarity, nudge, and market solutions
16 August 2022
The concern of Russian gas supply disruption and its implications has never been as serious. Chloé Le Coq, Professor at the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas (CRED) and a Research Fellow at the Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE), discusses how nudging energy consumers to lower their demand may support the plans of the European Commission (EC).