Start your own business

Starting your own company in Sweden is much easier than most other countries. Lund is already home to over 800 businesses operating as sole traders, and this number is increasing continuously. Opportunity for support exists whether you're starting your own or moving your business to southern Sweden.

NyföretagarCentrum, Innovation Skåne and Almi

Starting a business in Sweden is an attractive alternative for many people looking to get into the Swedish workplace. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset or a passion for business, then the Swedish Jobs and Society Foundation "NyföretagarCentrum", Innovation Skåne, and Almi are three terrific places to start. Here you will receive different tools to get you started, including confidential advice and help writing business plans.

>> Link to NyföretagarCentrum Lund 

>> Link to NyföretagarCentrum Öresund / Malmö

>> Link to Almi – Free support for businesses, startups, and concepts

>> Link to Innovation Skåne – Business guidance

Useful links

If you run a tight budget and are looking to rent affordable office space or would like to attract the attention of venture capitalists, follow the links below covering a wide variety of everyday business needs geared towards startups.

>> Ideon Science Park – Office space/networking/events in Lund

>> World Trade Center - Renting out office space

>> Malmö Startups – Malmö’s Startup community

>> Minc – Incubator in Malmö

>> Venture Cup – Competition for entrepreneurs

>> Venture Lab – Lund University’s collaborative space

>> SoPact – Social entrepreneur incubator programs 

>> THINK: Open Space + StartupLabs