Annika Lidne, CEO and co-founder Dramatify, senior advisory board member SUP46, lead author of the Swedish startup manifest.
When unions or corporations to do the same so it is called the struggle for justice, economic policy or possibly political lobbying.
Most founders earn significantly less than if they had a regular job
Spotify founder wrote in April, a much-publicized open letter with a number of important prerequisites for being able to stay and develop their businesses in Sweden.
The letter created attention and many in the media and social media thought that wealthy entrepreneurs should not speak.
If Spotify would move abroad because of what the founders publicly recognized as major problems: lack of housing, lack of talent and lack of sensible options; it sends a clear signal to both Swedish startups, domestic and foreign investors as well as foreign talent that currently comes to Sweden to work in our amazing startups sector: Small businesses can not grow up to be big in Sweden.
We are generally poor as church rats and very many who work in the sector to create awareness, raise questions, make the lobbying of politicians, be mentors or support startup entrepreneurs, do it for free.