Five for Friday: What we learned at Slush 2016

December 2, 2016

The flames and the buzz have subsided, signalling that this year’s go-to event for entrepreneurs and tech enthusiasts is now over. So, let’s take a moment to catch our breath and ponder what we discovered over the past couple of days.

Evac Group and Uson Marine join forces

December 2, 2016

By acquiring Uson Marine, Evac Group wants to improve its service network and enlarge its offering to its customers.

Finnish Boomlagoon jumps on Wargaming wagon

December 2, 2016

Award-winning online game developer and publisher Wargaming has acquired Finnish game developer Boomlagoon in order to augment the company’s position in the mobile market.

The Slush movement spreads around the world

November 29, 2016

With one day to go, did you know that Slush is not just an annual startup event in Helsinki? It has become a rapidly spreading global movement.

The world’s best indie games come to Finland

November 28, 2016

The Game Development World Championship showcases the best independent games in the world.

Five for Friday: Finnish food and beverage

November 25, 2016

Finnish cuisine has always been all about sourcing what’s on offer seasonally to produce fresh, simple flavours. Now, as the recent foodie trend settles in for the long haul, a creative approach is fast becoming the norm around the country.

Vincit: From bankruptcy to Europe’s best workplace

November 23, 2016

Finnish software company Vincit is not your typical IT specialist. Over the last nine years, it has risen from near bankruptcy to a stock-listed company and was recently chosen as the best workplace in Europe. How did the company engineer such a turnaround?

Deutche Telekom to redistribute Yepzon One GPS

December 2, 2016

The German telecommunication giant, Deutche Telekom, will start to sell the Yepzon One GPS tracking device in its stores starting from Northern Germany.

MultiTaction raises EUR 7 million

December 2, 2016

MultiTaction has received 7 million euros in funding from the Harbert European Growth Capital Fund, which it will use to help fuel its growth and also towards its MT Canvus software platform.

Slush through the lens, again

December 1, 2016

You know the name of the game: if you weren’t there, we’ll show you how it was. Slush day two! Today, we met up with some Finnish companies getting all Slushed up.

Day two of Slush serves up more of the best

December 1, 2016

The second day of the Nordics’ biggest startup event got off to a sluggish start, before hitting its stride in typically dynamic fashion.