Welcome to The Sweden-U.S.
Entrepreneurial Forum 2009!

September 16 and 17 in Stockholm

Themes: Access to Capital and Cleantech

This is the 6th annual forum and a unique opportunity to learn and discuss with experts from the U.S. and Sweden.

The purpose of the Forum is to create a discussion and networking platform with the objective to generate economic opportunities for Sweden and the United States. By bringing together entrepreneurs, government officials, business angels, venture capitalists, students and researchers, an interesting exchange of ideas is facilitated.

Among the panelists that will participate during the two days are:
  • Dag Agnvall, business developer, Swedish Energy Agency
  • Matthew Barzun, U.S. Ambassador to Sweden
  • Katarina Bonde, Managing Director, Kubi
  • Kimberlie Cerrone, Founder, Tiatros
  • Clare Fairfield, VC Investor and Chairman, Venture Capital Institute
  • André Heinz, Founding Partner & Investment Director, Sustainable Technologies Fund
  • Jöran Hägglund, State secretary at the Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications
  • Mikael Karlsson, Managing Director and Fund Manager, ALMI Invest
  • Annamaria Konya, Consultant, GET-IT
  • Tom Kosnik, Professor, Engineering School, Stanford University
  • Anne Lidgard, Director, Vinnova, Silicon Valley
  • Randy Mitchell, Senior Strategist for Private Equity and Venture Capital, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Thomas (Tod) Perry, Senior Analyst, NREL
  • Laina Raveendran Greene, CEO and Lead Consultant GET-IT
Organized by:
Esbri – Entrepreneurship and Small Business Research Institute
U.S. Department of Commerce
Media Partner:
Tidingen Entreprenör
Main Partners:
ALMI Företagspartner Sverige
Hamilton Advokatbyrå
Sheraton Stockholm Hotel