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Offerilla Fills Groupon Size Hole In Finland
MARCH 3, 2016
To fill that gap – especially in Finland – Helsinki-based Offerilla launches an online platform for daily regional offers. “At
Crowdfunding success from Finland - Yoogaia
JUNE 12, 2014
Yoogaia has enlisted professional Yoga instructors to move the lessons from gyms to streaming studios.
Finland To Launch 5G Test Network
FEBRUARY 16, 2016
Anyone really interested in 5G networks should keep an eye on what is going on in Finland.
Finland Passes A Bill On Crowdfunding Act
APRIL 13, 2016
Crowdfunding will improve access to financing, particularly for SMEs and start-ups. Photo: Shutterstock.
Top 100 Startups in Finland
JANUARY 23, 2013
and Skyhood did when they introduced Startup100.net , a list of the “hottest” startups in Finland. 1 Rovio Entertainment. 2 Dealdash. 4 Tuxera.
Where Are Finland's Education Startups?
MAY 28, 2013
Hey, Finland. Where are your education-focused startups? I can think of only one Finnish education startup, really.
Tim Draper Is Coming To Finland
APRIL 29, 2016
Investment in Finland. Tim is well known to help entrepreneurs drive their visions through funding, education, media, and government reform.
Fast-growing Estonian EdTech DreamApply Targets Finland
MAY 1, 2016
There are several good co-operation projects going on between Estonia and Finland (X-road, EduCloud). Globalization is pushing for employees with international vision and multicultural experiences, but both, the universities and the students, are struggling with this partly because of the old-fashioned paperwork in the recruitment process.
Largest Startup Acquirer in Finland, Fonecta, Starts Investing
FEBRUARY 25, 2014
Fonecta , the Finnish directories business that was founded in 2002, is known to be the largest acquierer in Finland. says Pirinen.
Healthcare in Finland: The GE Story
NOVEMBER 10, 2015
Through that, they were able to invite the top healthcare VC's to Finland, who made the trip from the US. The announcement concerns the launch of the Startup Health Finland program. To lead the program, they have hired Aki Koivistoinen from Finland. They simply had floorspace and wanted to use it. No name, no structure.
Taxi app Taxify Meets Resistance in Finland Launch
AUGUST 14, 2014
Maybe I should’ve asked after all: Taxify has now, in fact, arrived in Finland, and it hasn''t wasted time creating a fuss about it.
Finland's Ubisecure acquired by GMO Globalsign for IoT Identity
SEPTEMBER 30, 2014
The acquisition price was not disclosed. Providing massive scalability is a must to extend IAM to the IoT, where every ‘thing’ has its own identity.”.
Stockholm Has What Finland Lacks
MARCH 30, 2012
It made me think though, looking at all the successful companies in the room, what is it that Sweden has that Finland doesn't? Sponsors.
Coinbase launches in Europe, includes Finland, Sweden
SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
In the Nordics there have been a few contenders for the space Coinbase fills in U.S., such as Safello in Stockholm or Coinmotion in Helsinki.
Arctic15's Food Street Goes Finland
MAY 19, 2015
2015's Arctic15 Food Street will offer a 100% Finnish menu, meaning all the dishes and ingredients are coming from Finland. Day 1. Day 2. link].
Finland Takes First Steps To Tolerate Failure
OCTOBER 13, 2011
Finland has one of those peculiar western cultures where failure isn't tolerated. The movement has been inspired by similar events in the US.
Playground Publishing Gets a Foothold in Finland
AUGUST 2, 2013
They have offices around Europe, but their focus is to find 3-5 games from Finland in the next year. "We We focus more on quality not quantity.
The Founder Institute Comes To Finland This Fall
AUGUST 3, 2012
The Founder Institute , claiming the title for the world's largest startup accelerator, is arriving to Finland this fall.
Another crowdfunding platform in Finland? Innovestor takes a new approach
AUGUST 20, 2014
But this one is different - Innovestor pulls from the banking roots of its founders, and is bringing something different to the table.
Finland Goes After Tablets: Nokia & Jolla Announce New Devices
NOVEMBER 19, 2014
Nokia was always extremely important in Finland, so with the Microsoft acquisition, everyone was wondering what they would do next.
Looking Past "Finland Post Welfare"
MARCH 22, 2011
Students in Finland have come a long way in a few years. Finland has to become more appealing on an international level as well.
Denmark, Finland Lead World in Positive Attitude towards Entrepreneurship
NOVEMBER 27, 2013
Second and third place go to newly added countries: Finland with 87%, and Australia follows with 84%. The U.S. is not Silicon Valley.
Latvian Spotify for books Fabula launches in Finland with 11 publishers
OCTOBER 6, 2015
Latvian team of book geeks, incorporated in Finland after Startup Sauna batch of 2013, just launched their service here. EUR 14.99 EUR 44.97
Hands on with Finland's EVE T1 Tablet
MARCH 18, 2015
Finland has been known for its mobile hardware, but Nokia and Jolla aren’t the only tablet makers in town. megapixels camera. GHz CPU.
Finland's IndoorAtlas Raises €3.3 Million
JUNE 12, 2014
Indoor Atlas now has offices in Oulu, Finland, and Mountain View, California.
Finland's Tekes Re-Launches Tempo With 75% Non-Dilutive Funding
MAY 7, 2013
It provides the necessary boost and additional investment incentives for angels and other private investors. The total amount provided came to EUR 3.7
Finland and Baltics Grab Investors' Attention At Mobile World Congress
MARCH 14, 2013
There were 28 exhibitors from Finland and 43 from the Baltic States. The new venue is massive, and I would say it needs a year to settle down.".
Tellyo Brings Social Sharing Solution to Finland's MTV3
AUGUST 27, 2013
With the new partnership with MTV3, the service will be integrated with MTV Media''s websites, and the BB Syke mobile service.
Finland's Tutor Tigers to boost English pronunciation across the world
AUGUST 7, 2014
This has real-world problems. Not to pick on anyone''s accent, but here''s one student''s recording (with permission) to give an example.
Finland's Startup Scene goes to the movies in 3 upcoming titles
JANUARY 7, 2015
Here are ArcticStartup''s nominations for Best Picture: Big Game. Startup connection. Iron Sky 2. Startup Connection. Iron Danger. Startup Connection.
Next From MONI - Lets Refugees to Receive Salaries In Finland
MARCH 24, 2016
That equals to over 10% of annual asylum seekers in Finland having received their cards and using them in their daily life. Source: MONI.
The Walking Dead is coming from Finland
JULY 23, 2014
The Walking Dead: No Man''s Land is due for release early next year alongside the mid-season premier of The Walking Dead Season 5.
Touching Base With Senseg - One Of Finland's Hottest Technology Startups
JUNE 14, 2012
Be forewarned, this post might be a little breathless, but this has to be one of the coolest technologies coming out of Finland right now.
The Best April Fools Joke Is From Finland, A Couple of Days Late
APRIL 3, 2012
And just to make clear - the task of this group is to come up with a new growth strategy for Finland by the end of the year. Let's dive in.
A New Gaming Company is Creating Hype in Finland - Seriously.
NOVEMBER 8, 2013
“I see a traditional audience shifting very fast from traditional media platforms to smart devices. Gaming is coming out on top.
Entrepreneurship Visa In Finland? Not Unless Your Startup Is Profitable!
OCTOBER 14, 2011
Here is my experience with Finland. Then you cannot get a self-employment visa to Finland either. The day came when I was downsized.
Process Genius - Hot B2B Startup Out of Finland
OCTOBER 30, 2013
A certain type or startups is easy to write about. Let’s run an experiment. So, the question is, do you know Process Genius ? ??Probably Probably not.
Going to change the world? The Global Impact Challenge is calling Finland
FEBRUARY 16, 2015
One of Finland''s alumni, Henrietta Kekäläinen, tells us that she''s always wanted to save the world. Kekäläinen points out.
Silicon Labs Buys Bluegiga in Finland for $61 Million
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
Silicon Labs announced Wednesday its acquisition of Bluegiga Technologies Oy, based in Finland, for $61 million in cash. The Austin-based company reported the acquisition expands its wireless hardware and software solutions for the Internet of Things marketplace. Austin Silicon Labs