Kaija Saariaho awarded for “extraordinary” musical contribution

February 22, 2018

Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho has received the BBVA Foundation’s Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Contemporary Music category.


Corruption perceived to be low in Finland

February 22, 2018

Transparency International has ranked Finland third worldwide in its annual Corruption Perceptions Index.

Finnair launches direct flights to Minsk

February 22, 2018

Finnair is increasing the number of direct flights available from Helsinki to Minsk.


Altum finds sonic solution to global pollution

February 21, 2018

Fouled industrial equipment is a costly business. Not only does cleaning it require production stoppages, but the extra energy required to run it equals the emissions from over 200 million cars, or 2.5 per cent of global CO₂ emissions. Now a Finnish innovation could provide a sound solution.


Some self-love and a CupOfTherapy, please

February 20, 2018

Every now and then, we all need a reminder to be a little gentler to ourselves. Finnish company CupOfTherapy shares encouragement, humour and comfort through heart-warming illustrations.

BCaster monetises your media with smart copyright protection

February 19, 2018

BCaster ticks all the right buzzwords: artificial intelligence (AI), copyright management, fake news and video. But the Finnish tech startup promises its new mobile platform for sharing and protecting our content online is more than just buzz.

Five for Friday: Finnish proverbs

February 16, 2018

This week, our Five for Friday takes a slightly more light-hearted approach than usual. We’re taking a look at traditional Finnish sayings that startup entrepreneurs might find useful in their endeavours.

Finnish education heads to the Maldives

February 21, 2018

The Finnish education export company EduCluster Finland has agreed with Educonnect in the Maldives to bring its Finland International School to the island nation.

AirFaas wins in Belgium

February 21, 2018

Finnish company AirFaas has been bestowed with the DIGITALEUROPE SME AWARD in Brussels.

Cinia connects with Megaport

February 21, 2018

Finnish provider of intelligent connectivity solutions Cinia has partnered with Australian cloud and network service provider Megaport.

USD 2.4 million for Thirdpresence to power mobile video ads

February 21, 2018

AI-driven programmatic video advertising company Thirdpresence has raised 2.4 million US dollars in seed funding.