Our team did a roundup of some of the best co-working spaces in Stockholm. Find out which office is tailor-made for your startup.
We all know the stories of Spotify or Minecraft, how the Swedish tech giants were born in a cabin in the woods or a dark dank sitting room. Admittedly, that makes a great from-zero-to-hero story when your startup headlining a business magazine, but it isn’t a requirement for success.
The good thing about Stockholm is that, there’s a great support system dedicated to up-and-coming startups. If you’re planning to kickstart your business in Stockholm, or struggling to find a spot to work in the city, check out this list of co-working spaces tailored fit for your each and every need.
So you’re into #GameDev >> Embassy
Tegelbacken 4A & Folkungagatan 44
Embassy is one of the rare places that offer co-working labs specifically catering to VR & gaming companies. The Folkugagatan Embassy house is a new addition in early 2017. It claims to be a dedicated Gaming hub, including ‘Tetris’ and ‘Pac-man’ conference rooms in the package.
#HealthTech is your passion >> H2 Health Hub
H2 Health Hub is the co-working space dedicated to digital health services. This is a clear advantage if you are planning to break into the health tech industry. At H2 Health Hub you’ll have the opportunity to meet people who share the same goal and interest, and even better if you score a deal with one of their huge partners. Membership starts at 1000SEK/month.
You love to make an #Impact >> ImpactHub & Norrkens House
ImpactHub describes itself as a business incubator, innovation lab and community of social entrepreneurs. ImpactHub has built an impressive network of over 17000 members all over the world, making it the largest network of social entrepreneurs. Membership price starts at 190SEK/month, including free pass to events and seminars organized by Impact Hub.
Norrsken Foundation stands out in its combining focus of modern technology and social impact. The organization offers incubating programs, investments as well as coworking space. As member of the Norrsken House, you will share office space with some of the most innovating social startups in Sweden, namely Karma, Welcome App & Just Arrived.
If #FinTech is your thing >> Stockholm Fintech Hub
No 18 co-working space, Centralplan 15
Stockholm Fintech Hub is the first space for financial tech ecosystem in Sweden, and second biggest fintech hub in Europe. There is never a dull day at the office, you will have the chance to share coffee and handshakes with banks, regulators and investors daily as part of the resident membership package.
You’re all about #StartupLife experience >> SUP46 & The Park
SUP46 is the leading startup hub in Sweden, with over 800 employees all over Sweden. Evidently, the perks of being a member of SUP46 includes access to numerous startup events and chances for partnership and investment with SUP46’s partners. Better yet, SUP46 offers open workspace and a startup cafe for both members and non-members!
Sveavägen 98 & Hälsingegatan 49
The Park is part of Sprout Park Group along with SUP46. With two offices and four kinds of membership, The Park’s got you covered, whichever vibe your startup is looking for – Corporate New York or Bouncing Berlin. Their current members include Uber, Fyndiq and Liveguide.
You’re part of the #CreativeClub >> Knackeriet, The Castle Slottet & GT30
Knackeriet is located at a national heritage building in Stockholm’s Old Town. Perks of working in the historical building include access to meeting room with interior design dated back to 1780, not to mention amazing view of the courtyard Cepheusgården – the greenest secret garden in the area. Flexible seating, fixed desk and rooms are available though you have to apply for membership. Don’t forget to ask for discounts while you’re at it, they’re willing to help!
The Castle Slottet
The Castle Slottet is the new addition to Stockholm’s thriving market. The Castle is big on creatives, expect loads of work-hard-play-hard activities here, namely art space, yoga room, and chairs that come in all shapes and size – just because. Understandably, The Castle community is crawling with people from the creative industry.
Grev Turegatan 30
GT30 is one of Helio‘s working offices in Stockholm. It poses itself as a space for the curious and creative. Here you have the chance to meet 500 different people with the same mindset, whether in investment, design, tech, public relations, film or music industry. The dynamic GT30 offers all sorts of extra service, such as bakery, restaurant, gym, and of course, a podcast studio!
Sweden’s housing crisis creates a great arena for co-working space in Stockholm, catering to the niche Swedish market. You can also extend your search to Epicenter, GOTO10, THINGS, No18, Helio (become our neighbor at Sveavägen 9!), United Spaces, etc. A great site to browse and book is workaround.se, where you can find information about the latest available offices all over Sweden.