SSE Business Lab is a wholly owned non-profit subsidiary of SSE and offers its services without cost to teams including at least one SSE student or alumni. Since its start in 2001, SSE Business Lab has generated over 100 companies that together have created more than 2000 new jobs and more than 3 billion SEK in combined revenues. The best-known company is Klarna.
"SSE Business Lab is in full support of Venture Cup and its pursue to give recognition to successful Swedish entrepreneurs."
Companies that are accepted to the lab are offered an office for six months free of charge, as well as access to a first-class partner program consisting of leading actors in law, accounting, sales, and pricing strategy. In addition, business coaching from experienced staff as well as SSE alumni is provided. Most importantly, the companies get access to each other, working wall-to-wall in an entrepreneurial hotspot where ideas, knowledge and new perspectives are only a couple of doors away.