A closer look at this year’s partner country for Hannover Messe
Spotify, Klarna, Skype and iZettle are all big names in the digital world. And they have one thing in common: they are all from Sweden – Stockholm, the country’s capital, to be precise.
Two of the world’s biggest computer games, Minecraft (Mojang) and Candy Crush (King), where also developed in Stockholm. Ericsson, world leader of telecommunication systems was founded for more than 100 years ago.
All this undoubtedly makes Sweden’s capital one of the world’s major technology hotspots. In fact, Stockholm is widely regarded as one of the world’s biggest “unicorn factories” and ranks second only to Silicon Valley when it comes to the number of local startups with a market capitalization of over one billion US dollars. [Read more…] about Sweden: Leading the pack in digitization and smart industry