Design & Creativity

Helsinki is a significant hub of professionals, businesses and educational institutions in the field of design and creativity: there were almost 16 000 companies with more than 55 00 employees and turnover of 7,9 billion in Finland in 2009.


Unmonday raises EUR 1.5 million in funding

Finnish company Unmonday, specialising in wireless design speakers, has raised EUR 1.5 million in additional …

Skilled workforce, Design & Creativity, Skills, Startups

PlayRaven raises €3.3 million

Another day, another multi-million funding round into a Finnish mobile game developer. Finnish game studio …

Skilled workforce, Design & Creativity, Skills, Gaming, Growth Capital, Startups

Small Giant Games thinks big

Fresh from completing a 3.1 million dollar investment round, Finnish game studio Small Giant Games …

Design & Creativity, ICT, Skills, Gaming, Growth Capital

Finnish studio Small Giant Games raises €2.4 million

Helsinki – based game studio Small Giant Games today announced the completion of its investment …

Design & Creativity, ICT, Skills, Gaming

Geberit bids €1.1 billion for Finnish Sanitec

The Swiss maker of bathroom piping Geberit AG, offered about €1.1 billion to buy the …

Design & Creativity, International accessibility, Market factors

Mediatec Broadcast acquires Finnish FW FilmWorks

MPP Mediatec Broadcast Holding AB (Mediatec Broadcast) has confirmed its purchase of Finland’s leading company …

Prime location, Skilled workforce, Design & Creativity, International accessibility, Skills, Digital content

Capture Design combines interior design and 3D visualisation

Russian-Finnish duo Marina Smirnova and Ida Broms started innovative design company Capture Design out of …

Easy business environment, Design & Creativity, Design management, Digital content, Russia, Startups

German concert production group FKP Scoprio merges with Fullsteam Agency

The largest German organiser of tours and local concerts, and the largest festival organiser in …

Design & Creativity, Market factors

Habitat opens flagship store in Helsinki

European design and furniture chain Habitat expands to Finnish markets opening a flagship store in …

Design & Creativity

Fab is buying Helsinki’s One Nordic furniture

  American designer portal Fab has acquired One Nordic Furniture Company, a Finnish maker of …

Skilled workforce, Design & Creativity, Skills

21 Finnish startups make it to the Red Herring’s top 100 Europe list

(Good News from Finland) The Red Herring has chosen again top 100 Europe start-ups and …

Skilled workforce, Cleantech, Design & Creativity, ICT, Skills, Startups

Foreign owned R&D Centres in Helsinki

Highly educated workforce and the first-class innovation system make Helsinki region an attractive location for international research and …

Prime location, Cleantech, Design & Creativity, ICT, Life Sciences, R&D&I, Gaming, MedTech, Nanotechnology


Apr 21 – 22, 2015 Finextra Future Money London East Wintergarden, Canary Wharf, London
May 8 – 9, 2015 CRWDpuisto Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, Helsinki
May 12, 2015 Team Finland China Day Finlandia Hall, Helsinki
May 26 – 27, 2015 Arctic15 by ArcticStartup
Jun 2 – 3, 2015 BioMedica 2015
All events

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  • HBH Partners

    The HBH partner network, consisting of close partnerships of GHP accredited service provider companies, provides international companies …

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