Start your own business

Dreaming of starting a business in Sweden? Or maybe Sweden is the next step for a business you already run? Here’s what you need to know about creating a new venture, registering and operating a company here.

The innovation ecosystem around Uppsala’s two universities is one of Sweden’s best. Both internationally competitive and consistently supportive, ours is an environment to incubate ideas and help business development thrive.

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The Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket) is an extremely useful source of information and advice for setting up a business.

Another great resource is the governmental web site Verksamt.se, offering guidance and support for anyone starting a business in Sweden, including financial support. There’s even details of local meetings for entrepreneurs, with dedicated resources in the Uppsala County.

Other invaluable business promoters when you want to start your own business in Uppsala are Almi Uppsala, Drivhuset, Uppsala Innovation Centre and Nyföretagarcentrum.

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“When we got to experience the tranquility and the beautiful environment in Uppsala, we were absolutely convinced that this was the place where we would live.” Antoine Boussaert

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