Swedish Hotspot is organized by the following organizations:

Business Sweden

Business Sweden's role is to help Swedish companies to reach their full international potential. We do this by offering strategic guidance and practical support, whether it is in Sweden or on location in one of the close to 50 markets where we are represented.

Learn more: business-sweden.se

Almi Invest

Almi Invest is Sweden’s most active early stage investor. We invests in Swedish startups with scalable business concepts and prospects for long-term capital growth. Through the support of our experienced investment managers, capital and networks, we create opportunities for startups to grow and compete in a global market. We are located across the whole of Sweden and are looking for dedicated entrepreneurs who want to build companies that will change the world. Our portfolio consists of 400 growth companies in many different industries. Almi Invest is a subsidiary of the Almi Group.

Learn more: almiinvest.se


The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth (Tillväxtverket) exists to strengthen the competitiveness of Swedish companies by facilitating entrepreneurship and creating attractive environments for business in the regions. Based on its knowledge of the needs of businesses and of Sweden’s regions, the company builds networks to facilitate cooperation and finance efforts to boost economic growth.

Learn more: tillvaxtverket.se

The Swedish Embassy in Helsinki

The Swedish Embassy in Helsinki's task is to represent Sweden, the Swedish Government in Finland and to promote Swedish interests.

Learn more: swedenabroad.com


VINNOVA is Sweden’s innovation agency. Our mission is to promote sustainable growth by improving the conditions for innovation, as well as funding needs-driven research.

Learn more: vinnova.se

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Swedish Incubators & Science Parks (SISP) is Sweden´s national association for business incubators and science parks. SISP is a non-profit association with national coverage, its 65 members (organizing 43 business incubators and 33 science parks) having 5000 companies with more than 70 000 employees. Focus is to stimulate growth in knowledge-based companies.

Learn more: sisp.se


The Swedish Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (SVCA) is the industry association for the private equity industry in Sweden.

Learn more: svca.se