Prince Daniel arrives at Skvadern Upper Secondary School. Photo: royalcourt.se
On Thursday 25 April, Prince Daniel visited Skvadern Upper Secondary School and Mid Sweden University in Sundsvall to talk about Prince Daniel's Fellowship.
At Skvadern Upper Secondary School, Prince Daniel and representatives from the project's council of experts spoke about their experiences of entrepreneurship. As well as a talk in the assembly hall, pupils were also invited to round-table discussions where they had the opportunity to speak about entrepreneurship. In the afternoon, The Prince visited Mid Sweden University. Prince Daniel was accompanied on the visit to Sundsvall by Filippa Knutsson, founder of Filippa K, Martin Lorentzon, founder of Spotify, and Alessandro Catenacci, CEO of Nobis AB. Carl Bennet from the project's steering group also took part in the visit. The moderator was Ebba Blitz.
About Prince Daniel's Fellowship
The aim of Prince Daniel's Fellowship and its entrepreneurial programme is to inspire young people to become entrepreneurs, and to support a number of companies through mentoring. Prince Daniel's Fellowship has brought together a group of successful entrepreneurs and managers to form a council of experts who visit upper secondary schools, universities and university colleges in Sweden to inspire young people and to talk about their experiences as entrepreneurs. The expert council includes Daniel Ek, CEO and founder of Spotify, Cristina Stenbeck, Chairman of Investment AB Kinnevik, Niklas Zennström, CEO of Atomico and founder of companies including Skype, Filippa Knutsson, founder of Filippa K, and Hans Vestberg, President and CEO of Ericsson AB.