Why Now Is the Best Time to Start Your Business


Why Now Is the Best Time to Start Your Business?

On Wednesday, September 13, we will show you how you can start a business from scratch and become a social entrepreneur. We will share the recipe to start a successful business with a step-by-step guide and highlight the resources that are available to you so you can start your journey. 


Top Learning Outcomes: 

How to launch a business without leaving your job? 

Where to start and how?

What resources are available for first-time entrepreneurs? 

How to save your startup from failure?



Technology advancements, higher manufacturing costs, increasing competition and crisis are leading companies like Ericsson to reduce their workforce in Sweden. At the same time, consumer demand for ethical consumption and sustainable services are growing.

Should we be worried or start looking for new job? Perhaps it’s time to take control of your life and start your own business and contribute to making this world more sustainable.

It is a great time to start your own business – the best time in history.

Our world is becoming more sustainable every day. Sneakers by Adidas are made of ocean plastic and technology now exists to discover your genetic predisposition to chronic disease.

Stockholm is the second most prolific tech hub in the world on a per capita basis, producing 6.3 billion-dollar companies per million people, compared to Silicon Valley’s 8.1 according to a report from investment firm Atomico. Spotify, Skype, King, Klarna are some of the best-known startups born in Stockholm.

Inexpensive technologies, virtual markets and easy funding through crowdsourcing are changing entrepreneurship. Today’s entrepreneurs are able to take more risks than previous generations and, with the digital era, can now work from home or even coworking spaces. Bank loans, venture capital, crowdsourcing and seed funding are some of the funding options that have decreased barriers to entry in entrepreneurship.




About the speaker: 

Khalid Abbas is an experienced coach who partners with executives, entrepreneurs, and solopreneurs to help them achieve their best in their personal and professional lives. After spending over than 14 years working with large organizations around the globe and multi-million dollar projects, Khalid knows what truly drives innovation and deliver projects for clients.

Khalid has a strong presence in Stockholm’s startup ecosystem and conducts workshops and training. He is also a Startup Weekend facilitator and his CV includes Statoil and Halliburton. Khalid owns his own company.

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Impact Hub Stockholm

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Date & Time

September 13, 2017 | 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm


Impact Hub Stockholm


Updated on 21 August 2017