29 Feb 2024
Networking
Community Essentials Networking Networking Starting a business Work & Money

Starting your business in Stockholm? 6 Tips!

Migrating to a new country or city is difficult – it can be a time of adjustment and struggle but it also is a time of opportunity and excitement. For many migrants, finding a job is still one of the biggest challenges for settling into a new hometown. Entrepreneurship is increasingly attractive for many as […]

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International Parents Integration Project Stockholm launched

Surprising figures show that over 60%⑴ of expat working immigration assignments fail due to lack of support for the accompanying family. Despite the best intentions of integration projects, business and the families themselves, there is a clear lack of dedicated integration initiatives aimed at this particular demographic. The International Parents Integration Project Stockholm (The IPI […]

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Community Networking Networking Work & Money

Interview: Marie Wetterstrand, coach and mentor

Marie Wetterstrand says she’s working with people who would like to be the best version of themselves. Her work through her own company covers areas like coaching, mentoring and leadership development. We talked with her about her insights into personal development. Marie explains she can for example help people with questions like I am not happy in my […]

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Mitt Livs Chans gives academic immigrants a chance

What is Mitt Livs Chans? Mitt Liv AB (svb) is a social enterprise focused on a vision of an inclusive society and a labour market that values diversity. The core of our business currently centres on the mentoring program Mitt Livs Chans.  This unique program/course aims to bridge the gap between qualified people of foreign […]

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Open doors to create a future

A person or an organization fighting for integration will not only give you the power to fight, but the hope to dream about something that wouldn’t have been possible otherwise when you’re a foreigner. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs gives us the path for a life fulfilled with harmony. Besides the biological, physiological, safety and love […]

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The List: Top 5 Co-Working Spaces in Stockholm

YLC’s Danny Chapman gives us the lowdown on the top five places to find likeminded professionals and networks!

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Global Expat Centre: Your Home Away from Home

Just moved to Sweden? Feeling like a fish out of water? There’s no need! Let the Global Expat Centre in Stockholm be your home away from home! Named Best Practice in Talent Support by the EU’s BSR Project in 2013, the Global Expat Centre offers language training, cross-cultural services and job support, along with a […]

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Community Networking

TEDx Stockholm – The New Diplomacy

“The difficult thing in life is not reaching your goals. It’s finding out what your goals are.” –  Johan Ernst Nilsson, Global explorer, author, and speaker at TEDxStockholm, December 2013 New Year, new resolutions, new hope, new challenges…the newness of 2014 is innumerable, just like every other year. But regardless of our lofty intentions, so many New […]

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Networking Networking Starting a business Work & Money

Business Stockholm: Mr Chips with Everything

British businesswoman and extraordinary expat Lucy Robertshaw shares with YLC readers her experiences from the Swedish business sector – this month she met with expat entrepreneur Nick Chipperfield. I recently met Nick Chipperfield – a UK-expat of 14 years – for lunch on the beautiful island of Gamla Stan (the Old Town) in central Stockholm. […]

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Extraordinary Expats: Arno Smit of FundedByMe

Namibian-born Arno Smit has made it his business to help realise the dreams of others. He’s well spoken, intelligent, driven, handsome and, while my mother would call him “a very nice boy”, we at YLC would say he’s downright extraordinary.  Arno Smit of FundedByMe. Photo: Daniel Diaz Crowdfunding is not a novel idea. In fact, when the […]

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