Probiznet – a creative platform for growth

We are happy to add a new Business Partner to our network, Probiznet. By doing so, we are in fact adding an entire network. Because much like the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce, Probiznet focuses on networking, creating events, and arranging professional meetings and business trips. “We believe that getting people to meet and exchange experiences…


CapsoVision – Visualizes the Future of Endoscopic Imaging

We are happy to welcome a new Small Business Partner to the SACC network! CapsoVision is a medical device innovator, specializing in diagnostic imaging of the gastrointestinal system. Their award-winning device, CapsoCam Plus, is a bowel capsule endoscope – not much larger in size than a pain reliever capsule – which captures a patented 360-degree…


Celebrate International Women’s Day by Making a Smart Investment

Article by Katarina Warnström On Friday 3/8 we celebrate International Women’s Day. The official campaign theme this year is #BalanceforBetter, implicating that a more gender-balanced world is a better world. And though the pros of a more gender-balanced world are obvious for women in a number of ways, when it comes to business #BalanceforBetter can…


SACC Welcomes New Board Members

As of January 16th, we have two new members on the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors. We are pleased to introduce Adrian Millén and Klas Berghede. Adrian Millén is now Vice-Chairman on our Board of Directors. He is also Vice President and Senior Business Development Officer at Bank of the West where he…


Armstrong Film helps startups start up

It has been proven over and over again that video is the most effective medium to influence consumers. It has the ability to bring life to a product, to create emotions, to clarify complexity, and to form a connection to the customer. This is something our Small Business Partner, Armstrong Film, is well aware of….


Meet Linnea, Axel and Isabelle

Three talented young professionals have just arrived from Sweden to join our team at the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in San Francisco & Silicon Valley. We are grateful for the opportunity to learn from them, and at the same give them the chance to kick start their careers. They have introduced themselves below, hopefully, you will…


iDefendo helps users prove what is true

Are you struggling with protecting your intellectual property rights without stifling creativity? The Swedish American Chamber of Commerce’s new partner iDefendo provides a service that helps intellectual property-intensive businesses to prove the ownership of their content. Through their services iDefendo Vault and iDefendo Transfer, you can store and send files securely and with extensive logging. “Our…


Happy Holidays & A Happy New Year!

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and behalf of the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce, we want to thank you for a successful and fun 2018! This year, we have hosted 25 events and a number of business delegations, within everything from culture and sports to law and business. Without you, none of them would have been possible! We…


Successful Christmas Luncheon 2018!

Over a hundred guests enjoyed beautiful songs from Zaida Singers, Glögg and wine from Sjoeblom Winery, Good Idea drinks, Christmas buffet by Chef Pelle, The Swedish church Lucia Choir and amazing prizes from the Christmas Tree Raffle and Silent Auction. See some of the pictures below. Thanks to our amazing photographer Camilla Ekenheim!


SACC-SF/SV celebrates 70 years

The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in San Francisco/Silicon Valley was founded in 1948 so we are celebrating our 70-year-anniversary this year. However, the history of trade and business relations between Sweden and the United States dates much further back than that. Sweden was, in fact, the first neutral country in the world to recognize the United…