Volunteer Opportunity Fall 2018

Membership Administration Volunteer We currently have an opening for a Volunteer role at our office in San Francisco. We are looking for someone who is passionate about U.S.-Sweden Business relations/events and who would like to contribute and gain work experience from a Chamber of Commerce. The Membership Administration role at SACC-SF includes all membership administration…


We are Expanding

After an active spring the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in San Francisco and Silicon Valley is entering an even busier fall. With new strategic plans and exciting new events coming up, we are expanding. We have an opening for a Volunteer role at our office in San Francisco and are looking for a driven person who…


Happy Summer

Summer is finally here. It has been an inspiring, instructive and rewarding spring. We have laid the foundation to new strategic objectives for the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce and we will continue this important work during the summer. We have exciting times ahead of us. The Chamber will become more member-focused and we will persist…


Happy National Day Sweden

We are proud to welcome the Swedish 14-year-old tech and entrepreneur prodigy Hugo Falk to Silicon Valley. Hugo started coding at the age of five, built a successful app when he was 12, and is soon to launch his latest business innovation. He has been compared to Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates, and has met…


200 Years of Trade

This year marks 200 years of diplomatic and business relations between Sweden and the United States. Since then, Sweden has grown to the single biggest investor per capita in the U.S. I feel honored to head SACC-SF/SV and to facilitate trade between Sweden and the most technology-intense area in the United States, as well as the world. In…


Moving Forward

Four weeks have passed since I first started as CEO of the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in San Francisco & Silicon Valley. Looking back at my first month, our team has welcomed three new interns, co-hosted Pitch Evenings with other European Chambers, hosted visiting Swedish companies and met with many of our engaged members. In…


Hejdå Helena, Hej Catrin

Our most appreciated CEO of SACC San Francisco/Silicon Valley, Helena Kristersson, is moving back to Sweden. Please join us when we acknowledge her for her hard work and dedication. Though it is hard to see Helena leave, it is with great pleasure we present to you our new CEO, Catrin Torén Anckarman. Catrin will bring many years of networking in…


International Women’s Day at SACC SF/SV

Today it is the International Women’s Day, a day to reflect on the inequalities between men and women. It is also a day to celebrate all the incredible women in this world, and a day to thank the women before us who have fought for their rights. At SACC SF/SV we have an amazing team…


SACC-Friend of the month: SYNCH Law Firm

It is great news that Swedish law firms now are looking outside of Sweden to see where the action is, it is obviously in Silicon Valley. Synch, one of the fastest growing law firms in the Nordics, is the first Swedish law firm to establish itself in the San Francisco area. It is a pleasure…


SACC-Friend of the month: Pläj Restaurant – Roberth Sundell

Roberth and Andrea Sundell have successfully run the only Scandinavian restaurant, Pläj, in San Francisco for several years. They are adding a new Swedish street food restaurant in their hometown of Petaluma outside of San Francisco, Stockhome, a clever word play. ”I have applied the “go with the flow” strategy in my career.” Roberth explains his…