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Why Stockholm attracts so much talent from abroad

Why Stockholm attracts so much talent from abroad
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This week thousands of startup founders, investors, journalists, and tech-lovers are gathering in Helsinki for Slush - a massive startup conference putting Nordic innovations in the spotlight.

Many of the speakers at the event, unsurprisingly, are from Stockholm.  Sweden’s capital has quickly become the tech hub of the Nordics, bolstering startups in all sectors and attracting talent from across the world.

And it shows no signs of slowing down. Talent attracts talent – and right now oft-snowy Stockholm is seeing a snowball effect. Sweden’s capital is benefitting from a virtuous cycle of experts from all over the world moving to the city.

So why is it exactly that Stockholm makes so many skilled people from all over the world want to call it home?

Find out why in the full article at

This article was produced by The Local and sponsored by Invest Stockholm.