Sigma Software has become an official partner of SSE Business Lab, startup incubator of the Stockholm School of Economics, which provides a platform for growth to exceptional entrepreneurs.
The Stockholm School of Economics is a world-known business school with a rich history and is internationally recognized in The Financial Times Business Education Rankings. Their incubator, SSE Business Lab, is open to all current students, alumni, and faculty. Since 2001 they have supported over 200 startups, including well-known companies such as Klarna, Scrive, Macacos, Digiexam, and Budbee. The incubator has recently accepted 12 new companies and spotted a trend of digital sales and DTC models being on the rise.
“The Stockholm School of Economics, being one of the top business schools in the Nordics, breeds entrepreneurs with extensive knowledge of business and financing. Success in the startup industry also requires in-depth knowledge in tech. This is where we see enormous potential in partnering with a software development and IT consulting firm, and we are especially proud of our new cooperation with Sigma Software,” says Julia Delin, CEO at SSE Business Lab.
Sigma Software contributes a lot to the global tech ecosystem development, for example through their platform for young startups growth titled Sigma Software Labs and educates hundreds of tech specialists at Sigma Software University. This spring, Sigma launched a series of Accelerated Change webinars, to which they invited famous speakers and entrepreneurs to share their experience on how to surf the new digital wave caused by the impact of COVID-19.
“We work a lot with startups in many countries and industries. We understand firsthand the potential of Nordic startup community. So, for us it is logical to help Swedish startups grow. We expect big benefits from this partnership for all stakeholders,” says Artem Petrenko, Managing Director at Sigma Sweden Software AB, in a press release. “That’s why we are proud to join The Growth Partner Network at SSE Business Lab and to add value by sharing our tech expertise and providing free mentoring hours to the entrepreneurs who study in SSE Business Lab.”