Member of the month: Qgroup

  SACC SF/SV bronze member Qgroup was founded four years ago, and has since then grown into an international and successful IT consultancy. We sat down for a coffee with Mikael Kretz, one of the Swedish co-founders, and got to know more about the IT consultancy firm that otherwise usually hold their insights as secrets….


24 days left…

It’s time for… this year’s first Christmas Calendar opening! With only 24 days left until this year’s Christmas Luncheon & Lucia, we would like to share some highlights from last year’s fantastic event. Over 150 business people gathered to celebrate cherished, Swedish Christmas traditions at Presidio – with an outstanding view over the Golden Gate Bridge.  …


How to Be a Compelling Speaker: Charisma Secrets thanks to our host Prezi!

Yesterday, November 10th, SACC-SF/SV together with members and friends gathered for an interactive workshop featuring pitch doctor Ali Binazir, KNP Communications. It was a very successful evening with interesting speeches and many new insights.    A big thank you to our host: Prezi! The event would not have been the same without the opportunity to…


Member of the Month: Verbling

Verbling’s mission is to empower people all over the world to become fluent in a foreign language through their online platform. This month, Verbling launched Verbling Enterprise the same day as they announced to have reached over 1 million users. The two first partnerships for Verbling Enterprise are none other than multinational corporations Inditex, owner…


Member of the month: Sjoeblom Winery

           SACC SF/SV is proud of the many successful, highly skilled members in our network. Sjoeblom Winery, a member since 2000, is our latest highlight in the news. This Napa Valley winery has traditionally only focused on creating sparkling wine. They are now releasing a line of still wines, starting with…


Welcome our new partner member: Evensi

Promote your events with Evensi and reach the right audience! With 50 million events, growing 100.000 new events added to the platform each, 2 million users growing at a speed of 100 new users each minute, Evensi is the world’s largest events platform. Users can sign up on Evensi.com and find the best events based…


Defending the Swedish Crown

With only four weeks left to the Sixth Annual Golf Tournament I am meeting part of the winning team of 2015 tournament over for a typical Swedish fika discussing strategies about how to defend their title. Despite that the clock has almost turned 5 PM, people are typing on their computers with high intensity. The…


Blue-Yellow Spangled Banner – American influence in Sweden

Please join us for a special discussion with professor Dag Blanck from Uppsala University as he discusses the relationships between the countries and the fluctuations in Swedish emigration to the United States. According to the U.S. Department of State, “Relations between the United States and Sweden are built on a shared heritage that dates back…


SACC-USA Swedish Scholarship

International Business Strategy & the European Asset Management Industry   Scholarship Offer One year Master Program in International Business Strategy at Linnaeus University. Free tuition. Internship with AIF Management AB, in parallel with studies. September 2016 to June 2017 Location: Kalmar, Sweden Application deadline: January 17, 2016 Eligibility U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident Bachelor’s…


The Lucia Tradition

Lucia – The Bearer of light Lucia is an ancient mythical figure with an abiding role as a bearer of light in the dark Swedish winters. All Swedes know the standard Lucia song by heart, and everyone can sing it, in or out of tune. The Lucia celebrations also include ginger snaps and sweet, saffron-flavoured buns (lussekatter) shaped…