ICT

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.

Apply for TüV SüD Innovation Award for digitized industries!

The TÜV SÜD INNOVATION AWARD FOR DIGITIZED INDUSTRIES 2015 rewards the best technology enterprises ranging …

ICT, Export boosting

Helsinki’s free, city-wide Wi-Fi network is faster than your home internet

(QUARTZ) Many cities offer Wi-Fi hotspots for visitors. Very few local governments, however, offer free, …

ICT

EUR 1.8 million funding round speeds up Asqella’s market entry

Internal theft is one the major causes for loss in retail. But not for long, …

China, ICT, ICT security

Take your share – the Helsinki region’s open data is all yours

In Finland and its capital region there is an abundance of know-how and data available. …

ICT, Open source, Smart & clean tech, Smart traffic

Palringo acquires Finnish game developer Tribe Studios

Palringo, the world’s largest network of mobile gaming communities, has announced its acquisition of Helsinki …

Gaming

Bitbar to solidify its presence in the US market

Bitbar Technologies, the Finnish company behind Testdroid – cloud-based mobile development and testing, has closed …

Gaming, ICT, Mobile hardware and software

Zalando to open a tech site in Helsinki this summer

Company plans to employ 50 people during the first year. Online fashion retailer Zalando announced …

Europe, ICT

Amino acquires Finnish Booxmedia

Booxmedia, the Finnish cloud-TV platform founded by ex-Nokians, has seen an exit today. The Helsinki-headquartered …

Communications services and next generation networking

Chinese Spreadtrum sets up office in Oulu

Chinese-owned company Spreadtrum Finland Oy started up operations in Oulu in January 2015. The news …

China

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 …

Health-IT, Reference market creation

Interested in deal flow from Finland?

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

Health tech & life sciences, ICT, Smart & clean tech, Access to deal flow, Market information

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 …

Gaming, ICT

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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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