Startup Guide Nordics

Over the past ten years, the entire Nordic region’s startup ecosystem has collectively become a global hub for innovation and entrepreneurship.



Skype, Spotify, Klarna, Supercell. These are names many of us know well and that have now become synonymous with Nordic unicorns. In the past decade, the Nordic startup ecosystem has risen through the ranks to become a hotbed for innovation. What’s the region’s secret sauce? And what can we learn from their entrepreneurial culture?


Our Startup Guide Nordics book – encompassing Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden – is a peek into the people, places and players fostering the ecosystem’s impressive growth. Full of startups, coworking spaces, programs, schools and investors in the region’s local startup scenes, the book also features insightful interviews with founders and experts. Ultimately it gives you all the information you need to get started as an entrepreneur in the Nordics.


*As part of our partnership with One Tree Planted, the purchase of the paperback copy of this guidebook (or any of our other guidebooks) contributes toward the planting of a tree.


Published December 2018

The Nordics: At a Glance
Nordic Essentials
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