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.

Vertical grows team: Sonera to boost health tech startups

700 m2 start-up co-working space opens at Espoo Innovation Garden Vertical Startup Accelerator, focusing on …

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

Interested in deal flow from Finland?

International VC Zone helps top-tier VCs access the best deal flow in the Helsinki region. For free. …

Easy business environment, Cleantech, ICT, Life Sciences, Growth Capital, Startups

Apple Watch and €500,000 funding give Everywear Games a lift

Finns have a track record of taking the world by storm with mobile and tablet …

ICT, Skills, Gaming

Amana Takaful Select GrayMatter’s Insurance Analytics (IA+)

Top insurer Amana Takaful PLC, Sri Lanka, announced their decision to go with GrayMatter’s Insurance …


Indian app developer launches European expansion from Helsinki

              Indian software development company Geo Tech has been …

ICT, Mobile

Team Finland to boost exports of the Finnish smart mobility companies

Finnish companies in vehicle industry, intelligent traffic services and mobility services – this is for …

Cleantech, ICT, Logistics, Startups

Corporations are looking for start-up intelligence

 The number of corporate-venture units worldwide has doubled to 1100 over the past five years. According …

ICT, Life Sciences, Growth Capital, Startups

Trimble acquires Finnish Fifth Element

Trimble announced today that it has acquired privately-held Fifth Element, a leader in forestry enterprise and …

ICT, Mobile

Finland gets Serious about its games

Serious Gaming Cluster Finland is uniting the scene towards an educated future. It seems but …

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

Is your new home in Espoo Innovation Garden?

Espoo Innovation Garden is where innovations are grown The largest innovation hub in the nordic …

Cleantech, ICT, Life Sciences

From linear to circular economy: Resource wisdom is here to stay

 If new business opportunities and considerable savings in raw materials sound good to you, the …

Easy business environment, Skilled workforce, Cleantech, ICT, Ecosystems and strongholds

Shark Punch creates a matchmaker for gamers

Finnish startup Shark Punch wants to disrupt the game industry by creating the “Netflix for …

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


May 26 – 27, 2015 Arctic15 by ArcticStartup The Cable Factory, Helsinki
May 26, 2015 MaaS - Intelligent Vehicle and Traffic Growth Program Kickoff Finpro, Porkkalankatu 1, Helsinki
May 28, 2015 Aivo- ja mielipalveluita Suomesta maailmalle 2 GHP conference room, Helsinki
Jun 2 – 3, 2015 BioMedica 2015
Jun 2 – 3, 2015 Global Corporate Venturing Symposium The Grange St. Paul’s, London
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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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