GRO Wines – Swedish bred, Napa grown.

GRO Wines is a Napa Valley boutique brand owned by husband and wife winemaking team, Lars and Molly Bjorkman. Having both made wine with grapes from many different sites in the…


Business Goddesses Striving for a Healthier Financing Culture

Margareta Neld, Monica Hedberg and Ann-Sofie Olsson noted a lack of female Business Angels in Sweden and decided to change that. In 2015, they created Asynjor Invest to encourage women to take…


A Goldmine of Knowledge is Hidden in Patents

IPscreener is an AI-based screening technology specializing in world-wide patent data. The tool finds relevant documents and helps to interpret them. The technology enables anyone to validate ideas in the…


Five questions for SACC-SF/SV’s new Executive Director, Mats Andersson

Congrats to the new job, how does it feel? “Thanks! I am super excited to take on this new role. I am looking forward to being able to support the…


Saab looks towards Silicon Valley

Advanced sensors, electronic warfare, A.I., cybersecurity, autonomous vehicles and signal intelligence. Swedish Saab serves the global military and civil security market with high-tech products. Now, the company is looking for…


Better Financing for a Better World

The newly started company, Funders USA, has a vision. The founder Peter Stridh wants to accelerate the capital flow to new, innovative technology-driven initiatives that have a positive impact on…


More critical than ever to make the right drug decision

Developing drugs is risky and expensive, but you still need novel and sometimes crazy ideas to cure serious illnesses and, to stop pandemics. Swedish SaaS-startup Captario offers pharma companies a…


Expert: Talk to your landlord about a corona discount!

In these challenging times, paying rent is becoming problematic for many companies. Here is some advice for tenants from Benjamin Osgood, managing director of Recreate’s Tenant Advisory Group. Landlords want…


“We help clients do businesses across legal systems and cultures”

When the international law firm Coudert Brothers* collapsed 15 years ago, partner Sylvia Burks and associate Lars Johansson landed in different firms but continued to focus on helping foreign clients expand…


Swedish doctor made a prototype – Apple delivers

The Swedish pediatrician, Kerstin Rosen at Kaiser Permanente in Santa Clara, created a prototype for a face shield a few weeks ago and then approached Apple about stepping in to help….