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.

Revolutionary Finnish wellness app lands $550K and Jamie Oliver

Finnish Fifth Corner gives an alternative to the quantified self trend and targets the fun …

Real quality of life, Skilled workforce, ICT, Quality of life, Skills, Mobile, Startups

Helsinki becomes R&D hub for Indian GrayMatter Software Services

Establishing a global R & D hub in the Helsinki region for Indian data analytics …

ICT, Infrastructure, International accessibility, R&D&I, Skills, Aviation

Health technology: Finland’s next recipe for success?

Underwear that analyzes your body position and walking technique. Technology that evaluates an athlete’s condition …

Skilled workforce, ICT, Life Sciences, Skills, Connected health, Startups

Expand your business – with and within China

MY TWO CENT: Marika Mäkelä You, of course, know that China is growing. Measured with …

Cleantech, ICT, Life Sciences, Ecosystems and strongholds, R&D&I, Skills, China

The next billion lies in Finnish innovations

Some 300 participants including 40 investors from all over China gathered in Beijing to hear …

Cleantech, ICT, Life Sciences, Skills, China, Growth Capital

Ownership of Fidelix strengthened

Procuritas, the eldest Private Equity firm in the Nordic region, established in 1986, today announced that …

Skilled workforce, Cleantech, ICT, Skills

Helsinki R&D hub for Indian GrayMatter Software Services

Establishing a global R & D hub in the Helsinki region for Indian data analytics …

Easy business environment, Prime location, Skilled workforce, ICT, Infrastructure, R&D&I, Skills

IroFit transforms mobile payments in developing countries

Finnish mobile payment startup IroFit has developed a platform for processing card payments in real-time …

ICT, Mobile

UL and Futuremark, the future of benchmarking

UL, a global safety science leader, today announced the acquisition of Futuremark, the market leading …

Skilled workforce, ICT, KIBS, R&D&I, Skills, Digital content

Traplight Games secures $500,000 funding

Finnish mobile game company Traplight Games has raised 500,000 dollars from angel investors including Sunstone …

Skilled workforce, ICT, Skills, Gaming, 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

Making a better world, one city at a time

My City, a Finnish company with Russian roots, offers a public platform for people to …

ICT, Digital content, Russia, Startups


Feb 4 - 7, 2015 Startups in the Sun by ArcticStartup Murcia, Spain
Mar 2 - 5, 2015 Mobile World Congress Team Finland Stand 5C31, Barcelona
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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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