Stockholm has the second largest concentration of billion dollar companies per capita in the world after Silicon Valley. This has attracted a significant amount of capital funding from venture capitals, conglomerates, and individual investors. The tech startup ecosystem is boosted by numerous incubators and accelerator programs, helping early stage startups navigate the intricacies of business development.
Findec the Swedish fintech hub has the mission to boost the ecosystem around fintech and financial services through collaboration between established financial institutions, start-ups and regulators. During Amsterdam fintech week Tom Holgersson the Director of Findec will talk about the Swedish fintech ecosystem and the idea behind the fintech Bonfire Accelerator Program.
The panel discussion will focus on the expansion to new markets. How does fintechs select which markets to enter? What is the thought process behind it? In the panel COVR Security, Invoier and Insurely all Swedish fintechs will discuss their approach to expanding to new markets. During the session they will also address challenges with entering a new market and the lessons learned. In the end they will give some hands on advice to start-ups thinking of expanding to overseas markets.