Knowledge Intensive Business Services are services and business operations heavily reliant on professional knowledge. They are mainly concerned with providing knowledge-intensive support for the business processes of other organizations.

In Helsinki, KIBS includes the sub-sectors of Administrative Services, Engineering Services, Finance, Insurance and Accounting Services, HR services, IT services, Legal services, Management and Business consulting, Market research, Marketing, Sales and PR services, and R&D services. Specific strongholds include mobile services, internet, e-services, portals, system integration, ICT related R&D&I, mobile technology, software, programming, wireless telecommunications. 

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

VXI Global Solutions acquires Symbio

U.S. -based company VXI Global Solutions, a global leader in Business Process Outsourcing and IT …

Skilled workforce, ICT, KIBS, Skills

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

Leading supply management company launches Nordic division in Helsinki

The global supply management solutions provider has expanded into the Nordic market with a new …

Prime location, KIBS

A million euro investment for Finnish banking startup Holvi

(Arctic Startup) Finnish online banking startup Holvi has announced both a million-scale capital investment led …

ICT, KIBS, Growth Capital, Startups

Norlandia Group and Tenava join forces to grow in Finnish market

Norlandia Care Group has acquired 59% of the shares of Tenava, the leading preschool operator …

Real quality of life, KIBS, Quality of life

Capital Legal Services sets foot in Helsinki as the first Russian law firm

Russian law firm Capital Legal Services (CLS) has opened an office in Finland to offer …

Prime location, KIBS, Russia

The first Russian full service law firm to open office in Helsinki

Helsinki, March 24, 2014 Capital Legal Services has announced the opening of its Office in …

KIBS, International accessibility, Russia

Visma acquires Logium Oy

Visma acquires Logium, a Finnish travel expense management software company and strengthens its position within …

Prime location, ICT, KIBS

Finnish Priorite group joins Visma

Visma acquires Priorite group, a Finnish consulting and software solutions company and enters the Finnish …


Topcon established technology center in Helsinki via DynaRoad aquisition

Topcon Positioning Group announces the acquisition of DynaRoad Oy, a construction software company in Helsinki, …

KIBS, International accessibility, Support services

Sales Support establishes operations in Finland

The sales company Sales Support broadens its activities to Finland, where they will offer brand …



May 8 – 9, 2015 CRWDpuisto Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, Helsinki
May 11 – 13, 2015 BioTrinity Novotel London West, London
May 12, 2015 Team Finland China Day Finlandia Hall, Helsinki
May 19, 2015 Upgraded Life Festival 2015 Academic Medical Center Helsinki, Biomedicum, Helsinki
May 26 – 27, 2015 Arctic15 by ArcticStartup
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