From Gävle to the Bay Area

Pinevision is a web design studio focusing on simplicity. “Our goal is to provide the most user-friendly content management system on the market,” said Zane Sorenson, Co-founder, Pinevision.  Pinevision provides an all-inclusive and hassle-free website solution for small and medium-sized businesses. It includes professional website design and full access to Pinevision’s in-house developed website management…


Meet the Volvo Penta-family in San Rafael

 “If someone would cut off Helmut’s arm, his blood would come out Volvo Blue.” This is a family joke, his ex-wife Liselotte tells us. They are divorced, but she is still a part of the business Helmut‘s Marine, together with their daughter and son-in-law. The store in San Rafael smells like the Stockholm archipelago and summer boat…


Climate Certify your Company – for Future Business

Climate change is the biggest global threat of our time. Our new member, Svensk Klimatcertifiering, helps companies and organizations structure their sustainability goals as well as methods of measuring and follow-up.  By actively working towards their sustainability goals, these organizations can earn a climate certificate and the right to label their company with the Climate Certificate…


ScandiAnna – with Passion for Fashion

Anna Braanemark, the founder of ScandiAnna, moved to the US from Sweden in 2015. After a couple of years as CEO of a MedTech Company specializing in osseointegration, she decided to completely change career path and start an online clothing company promoting Scandinavian fashion. Said and done. Since yesterday, September 17, scandianna.com is open for…


We Welcome Mortgage Lending Expert Michael Hallin to SACC-SF/SV

We are happy to welcome a new member to our network at the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce in San Francisco & Silicon Valley. Michael Hallin has a long background in real estate finance and has worked as a Mortgage Banker for various banks since 2001. In addition to doing mortgages, Michael Hallin has been involved…


Co-create at Ericsson D-15 Labs

Ericsson, a long-time technology leader in telecom and partner of SACC-SF/SV, has recently relaunched their state-of-the-art 5G test lab in Santa Clara, CA.  The D-15 Labs is a 5G network test platform, where companies can access the latest technology to develop and test their products and services. The test environment gives developers a valuable competitive advantage, since…


Travel in Time and Space at Filoli This Summer

Filoli Historic House & Garden in Woodside is a hidden gem in the busy Silicon Valley. It’s a perfect get-away to enjoy the beauty of nature and history right around the corner. If you attended our Christmas Luncheon last year, you had a chance to experience Filoli during the holiday season – or at least…


Bank of the West – The Bank for a changing world

Bank of the West has its headquarters in San Francisco and has almost 600 branches in Western United States. They handle savings, loans, credit cards, and all other kinds of financial services that one would expect of a bank. But Bank of the West is not your average bank. It is a bank with the…


ProGuard – Personalized and Professional Security Services

ProGuard Security Services provides personalized and professional security services to San Francisco Bay Area buildings and facilities. In just four years, Nils Welin has taken the company from 0 to 300 employees and ProGuard is now a premier provider of quality security solutions for a range of vertical markets such as cultural properties, medical facilities,…


Snowflake enables your organization to be data-driven

Data drives the world! It is generated everywhere, by all of us, and the organizations that make the best use of it, are the winners in their industries. Data is what’s powering AI, self-driving cars, robotics and every digital experience we have. But all that data needs to be stored and analyzed so that companies…