Why Stockholm startups are teaching kids to program

Startups are doing their part to make sure children know how to code - not just to prevent a shortage in the labour market, but for the sake of democracy.

Sweden's tech sector keeps expanding, and Stockholm is drawing in the lion's share of talent from abroad to work at its innumerable startups.

But while Stockholm startups are eager to bolster their companies with talent from abroad, they realize that recruiting from abroad won't prevent the massive skill shortage that's coming.

So they're turning to children. But it's not just to boost the labour market.

Read the full story at thelocal.se.

Victoria Krisman is Interactive Media Specialist for the Intelligent Community Forum.
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