Wello raises EUR 2 million through crowdfunding

February 16, 2018

Finnish wave energy company Wello has closed a successful round on crowdfunding platform Invesdor, reaching its maximum target of two million euros.


BC Platforms offers Pfizer key cardiovascular data

February 16, 2018

Finnish BC Platforms is giving US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer access to its technology solutions and research platform to study data on cardiovascular diseases.

Finnish Runtech Systems joins Gardner Denver

February 16, 2018

Runtech’s energy efficient turbo vacuum technology has piqued the interest of US-based supplier of industrial equipment and technologies Gardner Denver, who decided to acquire the Finnish company.


Five for Friday: Finnish proverbs

February 16, 2018

This week, our Five for Friday takes a slightly more light-hearted approach than usual. We’re taking a look at traditional Finnish sayings that startup entrepreneurs might find useful in their endeavours.


Oceans of opportunity for Norsepower’s cleantech

February 14, 2018

This clean technology and marine engineering company has patented a mechanical sail allowing vessels to harness wind power, cutting both costs and carbon footprint.

Finnish innovation has children’s education down to a science

February 13, 2018

A science academy that ignites the spark children have for learning – Kide Science is an idea that could only come from Finland. Now, it’s in demand all over the world.

Bankify takes the social leap for banking

February 12, 2018

This fresh fintech startup wants to bring change to the boring aftermaths of shared Friday dinners. Bankify’s idea sprang from the endless chats about ‘who bought what’ and ‘who owes whom’ and became a mission to make everyday finance fun.

Finland new go-to destination in Northern Europe

February 15, 2018

Finland is attracting visitors in their droves, with international tourism to the country breaking records in 2017.

TactoTek secures EUR 18.5 million funding

February 15, 2018

Finnish TactoTek, a leading developer of injection molded structural electronics (IMSE) solutions, has raised 18.5 million euros in a series B funding round.

Finnair to connect Helsinki and Malmö

February 15, 2018

Finnish state-owned flag carrier Finnair is expanding its co-operation with Braathens Regional Airlines (BRA), a regional airline headquartered in Stockholm, to fly to Sweden’s third-largest city.

Proventia expands to the Czech Republic

February 15, 2018

Proventia, a Finland-based manufacturer emission control systems for heavy machinery, has opened a production plant in the Czech Republic, with operations slated to commence in 2018.