Tuesday July 7, 2020

Sweden 2019: ISK: innovation made simple

Swedes have one of the highest levels of share ownership in the EU, thanks in part to an innovative savings account initiative. Gerry Jones reports

2nd June, 2019

Investeringssparkonto is the Swedish Investment Savings Account to incentivise investors to invest share capital in early stage companies.

This is an example of what the Swedes excel at: innovation with simplicity at the core. It has created a large pool of Swedish investors who actively invest in growth companies, thereby creating exports and jobs.

One of the major challenges for Irish companies is raising capital. Despite much progress over the last 20 years, it remains...

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