How are innovative scaleups such as the Nordic Scalers Alumni tackling Covid-19? We spoke to Anna-Maija Sunnanmark, Senior Innovation Adviser at Nordic Innovation.
As borders in various European countries reopen, new challenges emerge. In this article, we list the innovative Nordic-Baltic tech startups that are shaping the ‘new normal’ in the region.
Since the onset of the pandemic, we have reported on key trends in EdTech. In this article, we look at the insights gained from lockdown and the potential conditions for continued innovation in education in the Nordic-Baltic region.
The EdTech sector in the Nordic-Baltic region has been accelerating [...]
The burden of implementing central government guidelines on the Covid-19 pandemic response has fallen on local authorities, placing them at the frontline of the fight against coronavirus. We take a look at the leadership and ingenuity local governments have displayed in the Covid-19 pandemic in the Nordic-Baltic region.
We spoke to Ann Molin who has 10 years of experience working for the Government Agency of Employment in Sweden and is now Head of Hack for Earth at the Government Agency the Swedish Institute and is also National Curator for Sweden in the EU Commission’s EUvsVirus initiative, to hear about how Sweden mobilised solutions in response to Covid-19.
In this article we highlight some of the ways in which the crisis has urged us to think about better ways of doing things and cooperating within society. These examples give us hope that we will collectively continue to use challenging times as an opportunity to innovate.
Access to liquidity is a major challenge for startups and SMEs during the crisis, and options such as crowdlending, crowdfunding and e-commerce have become increasingly relevant. In this article, we list 10 startups that are working to improve Finance and Welfare in the Nordic-Baltic region.
The Swedish startup ecosystem has mobilised to support citizens and assist government initiatives, a selection of which are outlined in this article.
With the economic consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic becoming apparent, the livelihoods of millions of citizens across the Nordics and Baltics are under threat. We take a look at how governments, employers and startups across the region are attempting to tackle the impact on personal finances and welfare due to Covid-19.