Finland is known as a world leader in ICT innovation, information society development and high quality ICT products. It is one of the most advanced information societies in the world. As a percentage of GDP, Finnish R&D investments are the third largest in the world. Also the number of patents per capita, especially in the ICT field, is among the highest of the world, Well‐known technologies and services originating from Finland include Linux, the SMS, ring tones and Internet banking services. Finland is also renowned as a pioneer in mobile telecommunications services and applications.

Cutting edge Finnish mobile companies at the Mobile World Congress

The most interesting Finnish mobile industry startups and growth companies will take part in the …

Prime location, ICT, Ecosystems and strongholds, Skills, Connected health, Mobile

IBM is opening new doors for startups

Many startup companies hope for an experienced partner who understands their needs and can support …

ICT, Startups

’Wikipedia’ for programming skills uses Finland as a gateway to Europe

Online programming lessons aren’t a novelty, but the Russian-Kazakhstan born Hexlet has brought a unique …

Prime location, ICT, International accessibility, Support services, Digital content, Russia, Startups

The information security superpower in the North

Finns may not have the reputation for being the most hilarious and cheerful people on …

Easy business environment, ICT, Ecosystems and strongholds, Infrastructure, Data Center, Digital content

Urban mobility radically rethought in Helsinki

Helsinki may well be the most intriguing city of the world when it comes to …

Prime location, Cleantech, ICT, Logistics, Ecosystems and strongholds, Skills, Startups

Kiosked nabs investment from Dutch brewery family

Kiosked, a Finnish advertising technology developer, has raised EUR 3.7 million in funding. The key …

Skilled workforce, ICT, Skills, Digital content, Growth Capital, Startups

KPMG acquires Finnish cybersecurity company Trusteq

Auditing giant KPMG will acquire 100% of the shares of the Finnish cyber security consulting …

Skilled workforce, ICT, KIBS, Skills

XXL brings online store operations in Finland

XXL, the Norwegian sports equipment retailer, intends to concentrate the main operations of its online …

Skilled workforce, ICT, Skills, Digital content

Radio advertiser Exaget set for expansion

Finnish Exaget, a radio advertising technology company, has received a 700,000 euro equity investment from Finnish, Asian …

Skilled workforce, ICT, Skills, Growth Capital, Mobile, Startups

Bluegiga expands to new markets through US ownership

The US company Silicon Labs has acquired Bluegiga Technologies, a Finnish specialist in the industrial …

Skilled workforce, ICT, Skills, Mobile

World’s first yoga simulation game launches a great new feature

Yoga Retreat, the world’s first yoga-themed mobile simulation game, launches an in-game breathing feature Heart …

ICT, Gaming, Mobile

Helsinki intends to become a hot spot of smart marine technology

Helsinki is sometimes called the daughter of the Baltic Sea. Although the city practically grows …

Prime location, Skilled workforce, ICT, Logistics, Ecosystems and strongholds, Skills


Mar 13, 2015 Hong Kong Venture Capital Forum 2015 KPMG Office, Hong Kong
Jun 16 - 17, 2015 Finextra Future Money Nordics 2015 Messukeskus Helsinki, Expo and Convention Centre, Finland
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The fact that Finland has produced so many significant companies in the mobile and mobile content space — not just Nokia and Rovio — is a testament to this being a good place to bank such an effort.

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