Finland’s one of a kind electric hyper car

September 1, 2015

From the quiet slow Finnish countryside has come something really loud and fast that will change the hyper car world forever.

All systems go for Vaisala in Asia Pacific

September 1, 2015

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

August 31, 2015

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.

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Smarp's next office will be opened in New York to accelerate its US expansion. The Finnish company is rapidly growing and saw its revenues triple in 2015.

Smarp expands to US with office in New York

August 31, 2015

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

August 31, 2015

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.

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Mobile Shanghai utilised Nokia Flexi Zone small cells to provide better coverage at this year's Chinese Grand Prix.

Nokia Networks deploys small cells in Qatar

August 31, 2015

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

August 28, 2015

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

August 28, 2015

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

August 27, 2015

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.

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Piggy Baggy by Coreorient is a ride-sharing delivery service in which ordinary people transport other people's packages on their daily commute or shopping trips.

Piggy Baggy in South by South West’s startup competition final

August 27, 2015

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.

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After its successful expansion to Southeast Asia, Mepin is now entering markets in West Africa.

Meontrust and Uno Telos to secure e-banking in West Africa

August 27, 2015

Finnish cyber security company Meontrust has signed a partnership agreement with Nigeria’s Uno Telos to roll out its e-banking service Mepin in West African markets. Uno Telos is one of the leading Multi System Integrator companies in West Africa.