Valossa takes video search to the next level with AI

February 11, 2016

Looking for that movie where Sean Connery wears red trousers? Or romantic comedies set in Hawaii? Finnish startup Valossa offers a new way to find video content with a combination of voice control and deep content analysis.


Chinese company plans to build billion-euro biorefinery in Kemi

February 11, 2016

Kaidi, one of China’s largest bioenergy companies, is planning to construct a biorefinery in Kemi, Finland. The company will make the final investment decision over the course of this year.

Finnish music makes a hit in the Asian market

February 11, 2016

A-Pop Castle, Music Finland’s songwriting workshop in the Finnish Lapland brought together music professionals from Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Finland.


Persistence pays off for Seepia Games

February 9, 2016

After its first three games clocked up millions of downloads, this games studio aims to duplicate its success.


Finnish startup Zyptonite brings privacy to video calls

February 5, 2016

Born out of frustration with unreliable, insecure video calling services, Zyptonite believes it has found a better way.

Gold&Green Foods makes vegetarianism easily digestible

February 4, 2016

Finnish oats and beans combine to create an innovative and nutritious alternative to meat.

French VC firm Ventech targets Nordics with Finnish expansion

February 2, 2016

In recent years the Nordic region has gained a veritable reputation as a hotbed for innovative startups. This reputation has now attracted also the first international venture capital (VC) company to set up office in Finland.


H&M rewards Finnish cotton recycling innovation

February 11, 2016

An innovation for the conversion of waste-cotton into new textile received the Global Change Award by H&M Conscious Foundation. The innovation has been jointly developed by Aalto University, the University of Helsinki and VTT, Technical Research Centre of Finland.

Basware signs five-year agreement with GKN Driveline

February 10, 2016

Finnish company Basware is to deliver accounts payable and e-invoicing services to GKN Driveline North America, Inc.

Valoe sells solar module plant to Ethiopia

February 10, 2016

Finnish technology provider Valoe has made a manufacturing partnership agreement in Ethiopia that includes an order for a solar module plant worth almost 16 million euros.

Green Stream closes EUR 5.4 million financing round

February 9, 2016

Finnish cleantech company Green Stream has closed a round of joint equity and debt financing.