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“Then the real sharks called us”

Texas, female networking, patents and a lot of media attention. At SACC Executive Forum Ann-Christine Langselius told the story about how she managed to raise capital for her company Miraculum. With the tag line “Fireproofing the world, safely” Miraculum has developed eco-friendly fire safety products that combat solid and liquid fires.  “We work a lot…


Paving the way for industry 4.0

Companies all over the world are investing in a future with 5G, powering the fourth industrial revolution. But is it real, or just another hype? The impact of 5G on our society was one of the topics discussed at SACC Executive Forum in Washington. What are we to expect? When will it happen? And, are…


”Learnability will be the most important skill”

New technology like AI will not take jobs, but the way we work will totally change. “To be able to learn and adapt will be more important than what college you went to”, according to Becky Frankiewicz, president of ManpowerGroup North America.  The workforce of tomorrow was one of the topics discussed at SACC-USA Executive…


Major breakthrough for Swedish Northvolt

Start-up Northvolt has managed to raise the capital needed to fund Europe’s first gigafactory in Skellefteå in Sweden, a dream coming true for the co-founder Peter Carlsson, former Board member of SACC SF/SV. Northvolt announced on Wednesday that Volkswagen Group, together with funds managed by the Merchant Banking Division of the Goldman Sachs Group, will…


Find your next job at our events!

In this number of SWEA Magasinet, Elin Kronander explains how she found her job. “I went to the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce’s event, where one of the panel participants was a mentor to the founder of Williams Learning Solutions. That’s how I got connected to the company. I started to work there in February 2018.” By being…


SACCs chairwoman enters Marketing Hall of Femme

Swedish Denise Person, long time CMO at Snowflake, has been honored as an extraordinary marketer at a ceremony in New York. She is one of 15 women that this year will join the DMN Marketing Hall of Femme. Since the inception of the DMN Marketing Hall of Femme, nearly 100 phenomenal female marketers have been…


Swedish Ericsson tackles 5G-myths

Will consumers be willing to pay extra for 5G, and will it be worth it?According to Ericsson the answer is yes, and the company is backed by a new study that tackles some ongoing industry myths. That the leading Swedish 5G-provider is boosting the benefits of the technology is not very surprising. But the company…