Swedish Hotspot is the platform created by Business Sweden, ALMI and Tillväxtverket to promote and highlight the next generation of Swedish entrepreneurs and innovators.

Attending Web Summit

Business Sweden and the Embassy of Sweden in Lisbon, in collaboration with IKEA and Trustly, are hosting the Swedish Hotspot to gather and present Swedish start-ups at Web Summit under the Swedish umbrella. 

The Swedish Hotspot will be located at a prime location in hall 2 of Web Summit and be the base for the Swedish Hotspot companies as well as the scene for activities such as pitching sessions an investor lunch and other networking arrangements.

Sweden’s strong brand within the tech and digital industry and the great interest generated for Swedish companies, provides increased exposure and attention for the Swedish Hotspot and the participating companies.

Swedish Hotspot at Web summit 2016

Attending SLUSH

Slush is the focal point for startups and tech talent to meet with top-tier international investors, executives and media. Slush is a non-profit event organized by a community of entrepreneurs, investors, students and event production professionals. Slush has grown from a 300-person gathering to become one of the leading events of its kind in the world..


Swedish Hotspot previous events:

Swedish Hotspot at Slush 2015
Swedish Hotspot at Slush 2016

Attending MWC

The GSMA Mobile World Congress (MWC) is a combination of the world's largest exhibition for the mobile industry and a conference featuring prominent executives representing mobile operators, device manufacturers.

Business Sweden has since 2003 been participating and hosting the Swedish Pavilion at the Mobile World Congress. In order to offer start-ups an budget-friendly option to participate and get exposed at MWC, the Swedish Hotspot was integrated in the Swedish Pavilion for the first time at MWC17.


Web Summit

Tobias Kvick

Project Manager
Swedish Hotspot @ Web Summit 2017

+34 625 674 089




Tobias Kvick

Project Manager
The Swedish Pavilion @ MWC18

+34 625 674 089


Sweden ranks as one of the most digitized economies in the world and has an outstanding track record when it comes to leading innovative tech companies, and has also the fastest growth of new companies within Europe.

To comply with our purpose; to support Swedish companies to reach their full international potential, Business Sweden creates the Swedish Hotspot during the event. With local presence in nearly 50 markets around the world, Business Sweden helps to reduce the time of the business development processes globally and possesses the skills and networks necessary for your company’s need.