Category: Entrepreneurship

A true, global business angel: Dusan Stojanovic






During the first ever Sweden-Southeast Asia Business Summit held in Singapore (2016), when it was time to talk start-ups, Mr Dusan Stojanovic showed up in the panel of speakers on stage. Dusan represents the hard-to-get venture capital (VC) category of financing for growth businesses. Probably not too many in the audience knew who he was…

National Day Sweden Innovation Forum Hong Kong






On the occasion of the Swedish National Day Team Sweden, including the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong invites to its Sweden Innovation Forum 2017. Sweden Innovation Forum will take place at Metta in California Tower, Lan Kwai Fong, Hong Kong. On this day, Swedish innovation will be celebrated together with the National Day…

Copenhagen and Singapore enter Fintech collaboration






Copenhagen FinTech and Singapore Fintech Hub on 23 May 2017 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to kick-start an “exploratory process between the associations”. This includes the potential scope of collaboration, identifying possible roadblocks and building a bridge between Singapore and Copenhagen. “It is the right time and with the right people” stated H.E. Dorte…

Swedish Ambassador highlights Vietnam’s Start-up year






Swedish Ambassador Pereric Högberg to Vietnam was addressing hundreds of companies in the start up and local business community at an event to commemorate the start up year initiated by the Vietnamese Government. In his remarks, he offered the Swedish experiences in innovations and how start-ups can be nurtured and successful in a globalised economy.…

FBCS held entrepreneurship seminar in Singapore






n Thursday, March 23, Finnish Business Council Singapore, Team Finland and SF100 Singapore organised the second ‘Finland – Singapore – Facing Common Challenges’ Dialogue Series session: ‘Growth without Boundaries – Revelations by Entrepreneurs’. The honoured guest speakers were Peter Vesterbacka and Grace Clapham. Vesterbacka is best known as the former Mighty Eagle at Rovio Entertainment,…

Indonesian-Finnish igloos for emergencies introduced






The School of Business and Economics of Universitas Prasetiya Mulya (UPM-SBE), in collaboration with the Embassy of Finland, Jakarta has launched iGLOOS, a multi-function temporary shelter as a solution for disaster-borne refugees in the times of emergency. The innovation was launched at UPM-SBE campus, South Jakarta. UPM-SBE, supported by the Embassy of Finland through the…

DABS Business Man of the Year 2017: Lars K Nielsen






The Danish Business Association Singapore (DABS) awarded Lars K. Nielsen of Denjet Marine ‘Business Man of the Year’ 2017 coinciding with the annual Gala Dinner. ”This is the first year DABS has this award and of course I am happy/proud to have won it. There are many other Danes in Singapore that have done well…

Norway and DTAC host startup event for Thai-Norwegian exchange students






The Norwegian Embassy in Bangkok and the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce co-hosted an event at DTAC Accelerate, joining together the Thai-Norwegian network for exchange students and the Norwegian-owned company DTAC. On Monday 27 March 2017, the Embassy, together with the Thai-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce, co-hosted an event with DTAC Accelerate, a program by Norwegian owned…

dtac CEO Lars Norling: Accelerator programme very important






dtac grows its accelerate success; aiming higher with Batch 5 The importance of start-ups for the business world is of such significance that an accelerator initiative by the Norwegian telecommunications giant Telenor’s Thailand arm dtac, is hot news in 2017. As dtac accelerate rolled out its Batch 5 (group of start-ups round five) in early…

Christina is ready to take on China with organic baby food






She started by sharing baby food recipes with busy mothers online. Soon after she was selling her products in Danish super markets. Now she is about to start exporting her organic baby food to China. Christina Hansen, founder of Christina Hansen Organics, found her passion and success in making baby food of natural and simple…