Finland’s one of a kind electric hyper car
From the quiet slow Finnish countryside has come something really loud and fast that will change the hyper car world forever.
Everywear Games receives EUR 1.2 M from Silicon Valley
The Finnish game developer Everywear Games has received seed funding of 1.2 million euros from True Ventures. The startup is specialised in developing games for the Apple Watch and other smartwatch platforms.
All systems go for Vaisala in Asia Pacific
Finnish environmental and industrial measurement products and services provider Vaisala has signed a five million-euro contract with an unnamed customer in the Asia Pacific region.
Iron Danger will rise
Finland’s national epic, Kalevala, is experiencing a 21st century facelift. With this in mind, keep an eye out for the tank-bears next time you are out gallivanting about the countryside.
Smarp expands to US with office in New York
Finnish startup Smarp, the provider of digital employee advocacy services, will open an office in New York in September. The company saw its revenues triple in 2015.
Prototype of smart radio developed in Finland
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a new prototype of smart radio. It is based on a recommendation engine by VTT, and commercialisation partners are being sought.
Nokia Networks deploys small cells in Qatar
Nokia Networks has inked a contract with Qatar’s leading communications company, Ooredoo Qatar. The agreement sees the Finnish company installing its small cells in hotspots across the country.
Finnish food blog best-designed in the world
Finnish Virpi Mikkonen’s food blog Vanelja has won first prize in the Best-Designed Food Blog category of the Saveur Food Blog Awards in New York in June.
Hiab keeps on trucking in India
On-road load handling specialists Hiab, part of Finnish cargo handling company Cargotec, has received a significant order from Tata Motors, India’s largest automobile company.
4 Finnish health tech startups to keep an eye on
Finland’s startup reputation may have been built on mobile games, but that is only one side of the story. Here is our pick of four innovative wellness startups with potential to become the next big Finnish success story — and be good for us.
Piggy Baggy in South by South West’s startup competition final
Coreorient, the company providing the crowdsourced delivery service Piggy Baggy, will be a finalist in South by South West’s (SXSW) Eco Startup Competition spinoff.