Sten K. Johnson Centre for Entrepreneurship

Lund University School of Economics and Management

News archives 2009


December, 22

Students and teachers on the course To work with innovative projects hereby invite you to their final exhibition in the Hall of Light and room EC1:137, Holger Crafoord Centre, on January 14 from 10-15. Most welcome to take part of and be inspired by the students projects and ideas. Read more in Sydsvenskan and on Facebook

Sydsvenskan, 2010-01-14



December, 11

Former master student in entrepreneurship, Kevin Ohashi, picked up first prize in the student category and was was one of 10 award winners for best business idea in Venture Cup Awards, stage 1. And current students on the course To work with innovative projects, Henric Romlin, Sasa Farkas, Mimmi Lindman, Erik Sjöberg and Sam Mirson as well as the current master students Tomasz Gidzgier, Benjamin Page and Michael Hoy was also awarded for best top 10 business ideas. Congratulations to all winners!


December, 1

During Venture Cup Syd’s Business Ideas Award Ceremony 09/10 the 10 best business ideas of Venture Cup Syd’s part 1 will be announced at Skånes Dansteater in Malmö. The winner of Venture Cup Research Challenge will also be awarded and you get a great opportunity to mingle with members of Skåne’s innovation network. Register for participation no later than December 6 to

Venture Cup Syd

November, 27

From December 12-13 you can visit the parallel event during the COP15 summit Bright Green Expo at Forum, Copenhagen, for “a view of reasons, consequences and solutions to environmental challenges”.

Bright Green

November, 23

The Alfred Nobel Laureate in Economic Sciences of 2009, professor Oliver E. Williamson, will give a lecture in collaboration with the School of Economics and Management. The lecture is given Monday December 14, at 15.15 in the Auditorium, University Building, Paradisgatan 1, Lund.

Register for participation to Kristina Arnrup Thorsbro (phone 046-28134 or no later than Monday December 7.

Programme lecture with professor Williamson


November, 15

Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen in December 2009. Will there be a historical treaty signed? Information, inspiration and network will be available to concrete your green ideas and innovations.

November, 3

Five talks by world-class authorities on innovation, media and transformation are given in Malmö from November, 3. All lectures are given for free and in English. Limited number of seats. Sign up for the seminars at MEDEA

October, 27

Do you have a killer idea or a ‘must-have’ product of the future ready for investment? Apply for pitching your idea in Draknästet, no later than October, 31. The dragons might provide venture capital with up to 2,5 millon SEK. Apply by sending an email describing your business idea to

October, 23

Andreas Wahlman from Big Mouth Media will show you how to improve your digital marketing and position your brand online on November, 4 at 14.00-16.00 in the Crafoord hall, School of Economics and Management at Lund University. Register to no later than October, 30.

October, 19

Join Venture Cup business plan competition and get access to inspiring events with entrepreneurs and venture capitalists, specially adapted educational programs, a competition handbook, mentorship and jury evaluation with feedback on your business plan. Upload your business plan no later than November, 3 at 13.00.

October, 5

Former master students in Entrepreneurship 2008-2009, Eric Zirgulis and Steven Speldewinde, and their venture FishTwits focusing on Twitterbased services for people interested in fishing, is one of the new ventures moving into VentureLabs incubator.

September, 23

Join the Öresund Entrepreneurship Academy business idea competition and win a trip to Hong Kong Science Park. Deadline is November 1.

September, 16

The Entreprenurship educations at Lund University participate in the Fair Trade Forum in Malmö October, 9 from 9.00-12.00. Associate professor Annette Cerne from the Department of Business Administration at the School of Economics and Management will give a lecture on her research focusing on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) from a marketing perspective.

September, 3

Welcome to The Sweden-U.S. Entrepreneurial Forum 2009 in Stockholm, September 16-17. For more information, see Esbri

August, 21

The deadline for applying for an office space at the student incubator VentureLab is Wednesday September 2. Don’t miss your chance to get access to a vibrant and innovative business environment for students.

August, 5

One of this year’s most important international conferences, Innovation in Mind, takes place in Lund September, 15-17. Be inspired by outstanding innovators and experts on innovation from various areas. Register no later than September, 1.

June, 18

Join the Öresund Entrepreneurship Academy, FENA and 50 entrepreneurs engaged in social media at Sweden Social Web Camp in Tjärö, Blekinge, on August 21-23, 2009.


June, 11

The Swedish government followed the recommendations of The Swedish National Agency for Higher Education as the Master programme in Entrepreneurship at Lund University was ranked number two of the higher educations in entrepreneurship in Sweden.

June, 2

The national finalists of the business plan competition Venture Cup will compete for the prestigious award Venture Cup Winner 08/09 on the national final in Malmö Rådhus, Wednesday June, 3.

May, 29

Welcome to SpeedPitching at Savoy Hotel in Malmö on June, 4. Among all candidates 20 entrepreneurs will qualify to the second round where they will pitch in front of business developers from MINC in Malmö. Top 10 will get an opportunity to meet investors.

May, 19

The students of the Master programme in Entrepreneurship at Lund University hereby invite you to the Entrepreneur’s Launch Day, the second annual final exhibition of the Master programme in Entrepreneurship. The students will present their business projects from 10-17 on May, 28 in the Hall of Light at Lund University School of Economics and Management. You also have the chance to be inspired by Jan Höjman, managing director of Tailor Store.

May, 8

The Master programme in Entrepreneurship at Lund University was today ranked number two of the entrepreneurial educations in Sweden by The Swedish National Agency for Higher Education.

May, 4

Tailorbet, a project founded by a current student of the Master programme in Entrepreneurship, is one of the 20 finalists in Seedcamp 2009. The national winners will be announced in Helsinborg on May, 5.

April, 30

The winners of the business plan competition Venture Cup South 08/09 have been announced! 2nd and 3rd price in the Student category were awarded the business projects Logos 3D and Tailorbet, both projects founded by current students of the Master programme in Entrepreneurship. Congratulations!

April, 14

Reykjavik University, in cooperation with Lund University, now offers the possibility of joining a summer course in 2009, where start-ups are given a unique opportunity to develop their business models. This eight-week course equips entrepreneurs with the tools they need to make their endeavours a success focusing on ventures at any stage of their development, from seed stage to gazelle.

April, 10

Here’s an opportunity to connect with 50 regional and European esteemed and highly experienced entrepreneurs, investors and developers. Applications are now open for Mini Seedcamp Helsingborg, being held in Helsingborg on May 5 2009.

March, 27

At Entreprenörsdagarna in Rosengård in Malmö new opportunities and ideas will be discussed on April 24-25.

March, 23

The Faculty in Entrepreneurship at Lund University in cooperation with Öresund Entrepreneurship Academy and The International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics at Lund University invites you to a seminar in Corporate Social Responsibility and sustainable business Tuesday, April 14 at 9.00-15.00 at the School of Economics and Management at Lund University.


March, 13

Will you be the next winner of the Swedish Student Entrepreneur Awards 2009?

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March, 4

Apply to become an ambassador of Young Entrepreneurs of Sweden!

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February, 16

Discuss your innovations with Malmö’s Association of Inventions. You’re invited on Thursday, February, 19 from 18-20 to Garaget, Lönngatan 30 in Malmö.

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February, 2

Lund University´s incubator VentureLab invites you to an inspiring visit in the incubator on Friday, February 6 at 10.00-15.00. The students who are running their businesses from the incubator presents their companies and the life of being a young entrepreneur.

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January, 28

AIESEC Lund, an international network for students who want to “discover and develop their potential”, invites you to an Entrepreneurship & Innovation day, January, 30, in Malmö.

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January, 14

Students and teachers at the course To Work with Innovative Projects invite you to an exhibition January, 15 at 10-14 in Ljusgården, School of Economics and Management, Lund University. Take your chance to be inspired by the students’ innovative projects and ideas!