Medfiles is big in Japan

March 22, 2017

Japanese WDB Holdings has acquired all the shares of Finnish Medfiles, which will be turned into the company’s European headquarters.

Elisa strengthens position in nearby region

March 21, 2017

Finnish telecommunications company Elisa and the Santa Monica Networks (SMN) Group have agreed on the former’s acquisition of SMN companies in Finland and Estonia in order to strengthen its position in the two countries.

FocalSpec makes it to millions

March 20, 2017

Finnish FocalSpec, which specialises in roughness measurement, has raised 3.5 million euros in funding for business development.

Finnish startup investments break new record

March 13, 2017

Statistics on private investments and venture capital investments in Finnish early stage companies in 2016 reveal growth of 42 per cent on the previous year.

Small Giant Games secures EUR 5.4 million funding

March 10, 2017

Finnish games developer Small Giant Games has completed a 5.4 million-euro financing round from international investors.

Investments

Rolls-Royce ship intelligence R&D centre to Turku

March 9, 2017

Rolls-Royce is taking a significant step towards to making remote and autonomous shipping a reality.

Foreign funding for Ykspihlaja wind farm

March 9, 2017

Aquila Capital, a key manager of alternative investments in Europe, has signed a purchase agreement with OX2 for the Ykspihlaja wind farm in Kokkola.

RemoteA lands EUR 1.2 million in EU funding

March 7, 2017

Substantial EU funding has been granted to Finnish company RemoteA to develop algorithms that are intended for studying the electrocardiogram.

Faron Pharmaceuticals raises GBP 5 million

March 2, 2017

Finnish clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, Faron Pharmaceuticals, has raised five million pounds (approx. 5.8 million euros) in funding, which will go towards the development of its immuno-oncology drug, Clevegen.

Enersize collects new capital

March 1, 2017

Finnish provider of energy efficient solutions Enersize has completed a private placement to the tune of 1.2 million euros in preparation for its planned initial public offering (IPO).

Jolla goes full steam ahead in China

February 28, 2017

Jolla, the Finnish mobile company and developer of open mobile operating system Sailfish OS, has announced the birth of a new Sailfish China consortium.