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Monthly Newsletter – September

Dear friends of SACC-SF/SV, The Fall season is always a hectic period for the Chamber, and this year is no exemption.  We kicked off September with an interactive Silicon Valley-Uppsala pitch event at Intel’s headquarters in Santa Clara. Four promising startups pitching in Sweden received excellent feedback from a knowledgeable and experienced panel here in…


Monthly Newsletter – August

Green burgers – a boost for impact investments Silicon Valley is the number one spot for electric cars and solar panels. And as a state, California dominates in green initiatives and efficiency. Even so, finding venture funding has been a contrary story for many cleantech startups coming to Silicon Valley. This could be about to change….


Meet our new interns!

Sofia Hallberg and Elise Ekman have just arrived from Sweden to join us as interns at SACC-SF/SV. We are grateful for the opportunity to work with them and are certain that we will learn a lot from each other during the upcoming months.  In order for you to get to know them a bit better…


Are you looking for a new job?

SACC-SF/SV is launching a new career and job service this fall. We will offer seminars, workshops, career advice and meetings with potential employers. On our web, you will find useful articles and a new job board where we will post exciting job opportunities in our network.   Do not miss our first workshop: How to network for a new…


Monthly Newsletter- May

Networking, Europe day and Data discussions!   The month of May was a collaborative month for the European-American organizations in the SF Bay Area (EuroCham), and together we hosted the Spring edition of the European Networking Event in Palo Alto. To acknowledge Europe Day, which is held on May 9 every year to celebrate peace and unity in Europe,…


Monthly Newsletter- April

New director in the house! SACC-SF/SV is pleased to welcome Margaretha Levander as the chamber’s new executive director, a position that she will share with the current executive director Catrin Anckarman. “I was attracted by the organization’s mission to build a modern chamber of commerce, and to facilitate and develop business relations between Sweden and…


Monthly Newsletter- March

Strong Women, Swedish Soccer Night and Inspiring Panel Discussion!  March, the women’s history month, offered a lot of interesting events and activities, starting with Swedish Night at the San Jose Earthquakes opening game. We welcomed CEOs and HR-executives from Sweden (Knowit and Probiznet) to join our panel discussion about companies most valuable resource, the employees. We…


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…


Monthly Newsletter- February

We are excited to announce the addition of Adrian Millen, Vice-chairman & Vice President Sr. Business Development Officer International Banking Group, Bank of the West, and Klas Berghede, Director of Production and Innovation, The Boldt Company, to the Board of Directors. With their knowledge, experience, and energy, we know that they will greatly contribute to our organization. February…


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…