DAILY BRIEF: Hot new book, startup funding, big investments and university rankings

September 8, 2020

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Finnish literature, Superhero Capital, Bayer Finland, Stora Enso, Evli and Finnish universities make headlines.

ICT

Helsinki encourages youth to take up hobbies with new app

August 24, 2020

The City of Helsinki is launching an app designed to make it easy for young people in their final few years of basic education to find hobbies and activities they enjoy and, consequently, combat social exclusion.

The daily brief: 26 September 2019

September 26, 2019

All the daily Finnish business news that works: ePassi, Finnair, Hanken & SSE Executive Education, Finnish author Juhani Karila and the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs make headlines.

Oodi chosen as best new public library of the year

August 28, 2019

A global competition has announced that Helsinki Central Library Oodi is the 2019 Public Library of the Year.

The daily brief: 2 July 2019

July 2, 2019

All the daily Finnish business news that works: Redhill Games, Bittium, CupOfTherapy and Nokia subsidiary SAC Wireless make headlines.

North America poised to wake up and smell the CupOfTherapy

January 18, 2019

Finnish wellbeing and mental health startup CupOfTherapy has signed FanGirl Consulting & Brand Management as its licensing agent in the US and Canada.

Linda Liukas makes it onto Forbes top 50

October 9, 2018

Forbes has included Finnish children’s book author Linda Liukas on its list of Europe’s Top 50 Women in Tech.

A fairytale that brings out the magic in us

June 18, 2018

What happens when an eight-year-old girl firmly believes that if she tries hard enough, she will learn to fly? Sure, she won’t touch the clouds – but she’ll grow up to create her own world of wonders.

Hello Ruby creator receives substantial grant

May 14, 2018

Expo Live, an innovation and partnership programme established by Expo 2020 Dubai, has presented a grant of 100 000 US dollars to Linda Liukas, the Finnish creator of Hello Ruby.

Finnish books to reach new ears

November 24, 2017

Two book series by Finnish authors will be recorded in various new languages on international audiobook service Storytel.

Finland’s first superhero movie to German readers

August 21, 2017

The rights for the official novelisation of Rendel have been sold to Random House’s German imprint Heyne Verlag.