In the past 3 years the number of startup investments in Stockholm has grown from 3 per month to 33 per month. Likewise, STHLM TECH FEST has grown faster than anyone could imagine, involving founders, investors, designers, developers, and journalists from 20+ countries.
This year STHLM TECH FEST added a special 2nd full day called SOLUTIONS where 6,000 tech entrepreneurs and investors joined with leading policy makers, foundations, and NGOs in an unprecedented event to showcase and inspire solutions to the UN Global Goals.
Lab CEO Sheldon Himelfarb joined an impressive array of panelists, including Sara Damber, CEO & Co-founder of "Reach for Change;" Marie Trogstam, Head of Sustainability Strategy at TeliaSonera; Ashok Swain, Department of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala Universitet; Fredrik Nilzén, Global Manager for Accenture’s Corporate Citizenship partnership with Save the Children; and Ann Svensen, Individuell Människohjälp. The panel was focused on Solutions for Children + Peace.