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23.03.2015 | International mining companies still optimistic about Finnish operations

AA Sakatti Mining, a subsidiary of Anglo American, has invested about EUR 100 million in test drilling in Finland during the past decade.

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19.03.2015 | Supercell tops the list of world's biggest gaming companies

App Annie has published a list of world's biggest game companies who made the most turnover in 2014 in Apple's iOS and Google Play, with Finnish-based Supercell leading the pack.

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19.03.2015 | Everywear Games Is A New Finnish Startup Building Games For Apple Watch

A new Finnish games studio founded by industry ‘veterans’ launches, it’s hard not to take notice.

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19.03.2015 | International investments in Finland increase for the second consecutive year

Foreign direct investment (FDI) increased slightly in Finland during 2014 compared to the previous year. According to statistics compiled by Invest in Finland, which operates as part of Finpro, 229 new foreign-owned companies came to Finland in 2014 compared to 213 companies in 2013. 2014 was a challenging year for FDI due to the fragile economic situation globally and in Europe as well as the uncertainty created by the crisis in the Ukraine and the sanctions against Russia.

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18.03.2015 | International holiday house network expands to Finland

After last week’s news concerning the launch of new hotels in Helsinki, the focus has shifted to Finland’s lake district with the American-owned holiday rental network Novasol expanding into the Finnish cottage markets. The news was reported by the YLE news site.

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18.03.2015 | Yandex search engine utilizing innovative business models in operating data centers

Energy recycling and heat re-use is a big opportunity to save and to sell excess heat to community.

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16.03.2015 | Helsinki entices hotel real estate investors

Lately, a spate of interest in Helsinki has been seen among real estate investors involved in the hotel business.

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16.03.2015 | Shark Punch creates a matchmaker for gamers

Finnish startup Shark Punch wants to disrupt the game industry by creating the “Netflix for games”. Investors agree that such service is in demand: the company raised over a million euros in a funding round led by London Venture Partners. Due to the investment, the number of Shark Punch staff will nearly double.

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13.03.2015 | Audley and State of Finland enter into a conditional asset purchase agreement on Talvivaara Sotkamo mining operations

Agreement aims to re-establish operations of the Finnish nickel mine within a new mining company.

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06.03.2015 | Finland among the top patent filing countries in 2014

Patent filings at the European Patent Office (EPO) reached an all-time high in 2014 with over 274 000 new patents.

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06.03.2015 | AK-Service Ltd heads west from Helsinki

AK-Service Ltd, Russia’s market leader of onboard service products, wants to make its products travel further. This year the company will open an office in Helsinki, which will serve as a stepping stone into the European market.

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06.03.2015 | Colocation in Finland: Case LiquidNet Ltd

The attractiveness of Nordic countries in terms of data centers have been in the discussion already a while. A naturally cool environment, stable political and geographical conditions lure investors, companies and customers.

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05.03.2015 | Nordics team up in Canada to showcase mining opportunities

Finland chairs joint luncheon event at PDAC 2015, highlighting the Nordic region as an attractive and safe market for mining companies and investors.

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03.03.2015 | Meet the positioning service pioneer Yepzon at Mobile World Congress

International start-up growing at a record speed

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02.03.2015 | Finland ranks first in global mining survey

Finnish government policies encourage exploration and investment, according to the Fraser Institute.

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02.03.2015 | Finnis start-up Bttn helps Traditional taxi industry strikes back

France’s leading radio taxi operator launches concierge service with Bttn

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27.02.2015 | Saving lives in Finnish hospitals

Saving lives in Finnish hospitals with a secure cloud and mobile based communication system

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05.02.2015 | National health technology accelerator established in Finland

Vertical Startup Accelerator is partnering with Samsung Electronics as Finland aims to boost health technology exports.

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03.02.2015 | Bloomberg: Finland is the world's 4th most innovative country

Bloomberg's 2015 ranking of the world's 50 most innovative countries is flattering to Finland, ranked fourth after South Korea, Japan and Germany.

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29.01.2015 | World class model district of smart urban development in Helsinki

Helsinki city Kalasatama area is being built into a worldclass model district of smart urban development.
The area is developed through agile piloting, and the use of ICT technology and data.

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08.01.2015 | German retail chain Lidl has boosted competition in Finland

New ideas and adapting to the Finnish market have made Lidl a respected competitor, according to Aamulehti.

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02.12.2014 | Finland is still one of the most attractive mining countries in the world

Report: Mining industry fluctuations are visible throughout the value chain. Finnish mining industry products will be needed in the future.

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01.12.2014 | Russian companies show growing interest in Finland

Successful Rubicon Forum event fosters more business cooperation between Finnish and Russian companies.

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17.11.2014 | Israel, Finland and the US top the Global Cleantech Innovation Index 2014

The Global Cleantech Innovation Index 20141 reports that Finland, Israel and the US provide the best political, social and financial conditions to cultivate cleantech innovation and commercialisation over the next 10 years.

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12.11.2014 | Team Finland: a partner in Slush growth

Team Finland and Slush, which has joined the ranks of the world's leading technology and startup events, are intensifying their collaboration.

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07.11.2014 | Finnish Travel and Real-Estate Projects presented to Chinese Investors in Pure Finland Investment Event

As part of Pure Finland Investment Event held on October 23rd, six Finnish travel and real-estate projects were presented to Chinese investors.

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30.10.2014 | Finland’s strong health sector know-how can benefit expanding Russian businesses

Invest in Finland held a seminar on health technology in Moscow on 28 October to explain to Russian companies in the sector how they can take their products to the EU markets. The event was jointly organised with the Embassy of Finland and the Finnish-Russian Chamber of Commerce. The well-attended seminar demonstrated to Team Finland that the “iron is hot” on this issue.

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17.10.2014 | Finnish startup Walkbase aims high with retail analytics solution

Walkbase offers tools for analysis of footfall patterns and opportunities for improved design, marketing and customer engagement.

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08.10.2014 | Tekes launches major digital health programme in Finland

Finland has the potential to become a significant concentration in digital health, according to the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation.

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06.10.2014 | Team Finland showcases business opportunities at Expo Real

Working together makes Team Finland’s marketing impact greater than the sum of its parts.

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01.10.2014 | Fitch affirms Finland’s 'AAA' credit rating with Stable Outlook

Finland’s high-value-added economy and strong institutions underpin its excellent credit rating, according to Fitch Ratings..

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30.09.2014 | Digital health expert Don Jones hails Finnish startups

Finland is a global leader in the number of health and wellbeing technology startups.

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