20-21 february 2025
friends arena, stockholm

Bringing together business leaders, entrepreneurs, investors and decision-makers

Theme 2025: Becoming the best in the world!

Program Highlights

Politics, Climate & Investments – A Conversation with Al Gore

22 February 13.00
Al Gore, Former US Vice-President

How Apple Changed the World & the Next Episode in Tech, a Conversation with Steve Wozniak

23 February 15.40
Steve Wozniak, Co-Founder, Apple
Moderator: Linda Nyberg

Laserdome Tournament: Founders vs Investors Antler

February 21

Tech & Innovation in Zero Gravity – A Conversation with Jessica Meir, NASA Astronaut

Jessica Meir, NASA Astronaut

Shifting the Paradigm: Addressing the Biggest Challenge of Our Time

Andrew Bowie MP, UK Minister for Nuclear and Renewable
Elisabeth Sterner, Head of Nordic Region, BlackRock
Elena Bou, Co-Founder, EIT InnoEnergy
Alexander Hartman, CFO, Northvolt

Side Event Highlights

After Works & DJ Sessions 17:00-20:00

@ Friends Arena and other locations

Entering Exit Mode - Gearing up for a Future IPO

@Friends Arena

Will AI be your next co-founder?

@Friends Arena

Trends, Opportunities and Challenges for Impact Investment in the Nordics

@Friends Arena

many, many more...

Speakers 2024

Al Gore

Former US Vice President

Jessica Meir

NASA Astronaut

Steve Wozniak

Founder, Apple

Amit Arora

Professor of AI, Columbia University

Anabel Diaz Calderon


Elisabeth Sterner

Head of Nordics, BlackRock

Rebecka Coutaz

VP General Manager, DICE

Andrew Bowie MP

UK Minister for Nuclear & Renewable

Anko van der Werff

President and CEO, SAS

Stina Ehrensvärd

Co-Founder, Yubico

Romina Pourmokhtari

Minister for the Environment, Sweden

Kinga Stanislawska

Founder, European Women in VC

Susanne Najafi

Founder, Backing Minds

Morten Nyegaard

Head of Nordics, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Tjodolf Sommestad

President, King

Gulfem Toygar

Country Manager, Amazon Sweden

Mike Butcher

Editor-at-large, TechCrunch

Susana Campbell

Investor & Chairwoman

Sophia Bendz

Partner, Cherry Ventures

Johannes Schildt

CEO & Founder, Kry

Abbie Lundberg

Editor-in-Chief, MIT Sloan Management Review

Micael Bydén

Supreme Commander of the Swedish Armed Forces

Michiel Scheffer

President Board, EIC

Boaz Ashkenazy

Host, The Shift AI podcast

Anna Borg

President & CEO, Vattenfall

Edward Moore

Global Head of Payments, Stripe

Hedda Båverud Olsson

CEO & Co-Founder, Lassie

Richard Bergfors

CEO, Max Burgers

Sabina Wizander

Partner, Creandum

Erik Ramanathan

US Ambassador to Sweden

Anders Forslund

CEO & Founder, Heart Aerospace

Kiana Kazemi

Co-Founder of Intersectional Environmentalist

Thomas Davin

Director, UNICEF Global Innovation

Hanna Stjärne

CEO, SVT, Swedish National TV

Olga Shikhantsova

Partner, Speedinvest

Annika Winsth

Chief Economist, Nordea

Maya Noël

CEO, France Digitale

Experience Prominent Startups Side Events Five Stages Panel Discussions Cutting-Edge Technology World Class Speakers Four Stages





Startup competition

Niched side events

Founder sessions


Official mingles & After Parties

During two days The Tech Arena will bring together thousands of business leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, and decision-makers for networking, knowledge sharing, and engaging discussions about innovation, entrepreneurship, sustainability, technology, and global megatrends.


Deepen your engagement and maximize the output of your experience.

At The Tech Arena, we recognize the strategic needs of top-tier executives. The Arena is designed to provide decision-makers with the insights, connections, and opportunities they need to drive growth, innovation, and excellence in their organizations.

  • Strategic Industry Insights: Access to in-depth discussions, and trend analyzes tailored for executive needs.
  • Priority Networking: Engage with other C-level executives, industry leaders, and thought pioneers in dedicated events.
  • Innovation Discovery: Get a first look at emerging technologies and startups that can add value to your organization.
  • Collaboration Opportunities: Discover potential business partnerships, mergers, or acquisition targets.
  • Talent Scouting: Access to a pool of top-tier talent and rising stars for recruitment.
  • Company Inspiration: Invite your colleagues to gain industry insight, inspiration, and a change of work environment.

The Executive pass includes:

  • Access to Matchmaking tool and meeting area
  • Side Events
  • Executive Sessions
  • Executive Lounge
  • Executive Mingle

Want to be backstage when the national football arena turn into a global tech event? This is your chance to get behind the scenes of an international tech event, meet founders, and get your foot in the door of the tech industry.

Sign up here

The Arena

  • Four stages featuring a diverse program, including keynotes, fireside sessions, panel discussions, and knowledge tracks.

  • Startup and scaleup pitches, expert seminars, investor meet-ups, and founder sessions.

  • Curated side events, structured matchmaking, round tables, workshops, and networking activities.

  • Tech exhibitions and experience areas.

  • Lounges for work and hosting meetings.


The Tech Arena 2024 is built on four overarching themes that all tie into various topics explored through engaging panels, keynotes, and showcasing cutting-edge technology and the companies that have birthed them.

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Leading through

In times of disruption, innovation can address our societies major challenges.

From clean solutions in nutrition or energy to cutting-edge applications in health and education , innovation is paving the way for a tech-empowered future.


Entrepreneurship is on the rise as technology continues to unlock a wealth of possibilities and resources.  This powerful synergy is fostering, now more than ever, innovation and fueling its expansion for more revolutionary advancements.

Leveraging tech for

Today, technology advances are not only reshaping how we live and work, but also contributing to build a more sustainable future for next generations.

At the Tech Arena, we believe technology is a pivotal part of the solution!

Breaking barriers through

Staying abreast of the latest developments of the ever-evolving technology world is crucial for business leaders and entrepreneurs. Adapting to AI innovations, balancing ethics and progress or building sustainable business strategies, all these new set of challenges will be discussed during Tech Arena 2024.

Ticket Deal

Sign up to secure your Super Early Moose discount when tickets are released


After each ticket purchase we will verify personal and company information to validate that the correct ticket category has been chosen.

Executive pass

Price €299

  • 2-day pass
  • Access to Matchmaking tool and meeting area
  • Side Events
  • Executive Sessions
  • Executive Lounge
  • Executive Mingle

Investor pass

Price €545
  • Investor Day (February 21)
  • 2-day pass
  • Access to Matchmaking tool and meeting area
  • Investor sessions 
  • Side events
  • Access to the Investor Lounge
  • Investor Dinner

Angel Investor pass

Price €285

  • 2-day pass
  • Access to Matchmaking tool and meeting area
  • Side events
  • Access to the Investor Lounge

Startup pass

 Price €155

  • 2-day pass
  • Access to Matchmaking tool and meeting area
  • Side Events
  • Founder Sessions
  • Founders Lounge
  • Founders Mingle


Price €185
  • 2- day pass
some of the Investors at the arena 2024

Partners 2024

Main partners
Key partners
Mobility partner
City partner
hospitality partner

MRF Group

Mister French Group


Elevate your brand at Sweden’s largest tech-and-innovation event, hosted at the iconic Friends Arena in Stockholm. By partnering with The Tech Arena, you gain:

  • A spotlight on our main stage panel.
  • Exclusive exhibition booths to showcase your innovations.
  • The opportunity to host captivating side events.
  • Extensive exposure through our dynamic digital and physical channels.
  • Host your own Knowledge Tracks on one of our stages.

This is more than just an event; it’s a strategic platform to position your brand, enhance awareness, and foster meaningful connections with over 7,000 attendees, potential clients, and industry partners.

📩 Intrigued?

Let’s discuss the myriad possibilities. Email us at partner@techarena.se to begin our journey together.

Sweden has in the last decades cemented itself as an innovation powerhouse of not only Europe but the world, giving rise to industry-leading companies through Swedish ingenuity. However, until now, there has never been a tech event in Sweden that has matched this incredible output of innovation and world class entrepreneurship

Until now.

On the 22-23rd of February 2024 at Friends arena in Stockholm – the biggest sports arena in the Nordics, we will bring together the brightest business leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, industry experts and decision makers from across the world, for the biggest tech happening in Sweden – The TECHARENA.

Techarenan was founded in 2014 and aims to bring positive change to society by gathering the brightest and most driven business leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, industry experts and decision makers to share ideas, know how and create meaningful networks.

The TECHARENA platform in numbers 2023

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The home of changemakers - the heart of innovation.