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Minwoo appreciates the creativity of Finland’s mobile games industry

Finland is a perfect working environment for Frenchman Erwan

“There’s still truth in the stereotype of Finns being silent,” says Max Ovaska

“Our styles are like the two sides of Finland,” say Chao-Hsien Kuo and Eero Hintsanen

André came to Finland for a dream job, stayed for values

Shalini’s connection with Finland continues to deepen

Shiho finds working life here to be very open

“There are many problems so complicated that classical computers will never be able to solve them,” says Jan Goetz

Networking is the key to finding a job in Finland, says Inga

“The meaning of sisu lives, grows and changes,” says Katja Pantzar

Svetlana never gave up and landed the job of her dreams

For Saurabh, Tampere is a home away from home

Be a doer in Finland, not a talker, suggests Suvi from China

Uchida from Japan likes the flexibility of working here

Ben is helping Finland position itself as Europe’s leading battery hub

“Eating disorders are common in sports, but their treatment is focused too much on how to eat,” says Nina Chydenius

Life is wonderfully predictable in Finland for Priyam

Evon applauds the entrepreneur ecosystem in Finland

Mark appreciates Finland’s startup sector

MJ values the low hierarchy in working life

“I’m a pretty average Finnish guy,” says Seoul-based celebrity Petri Kalliola

Glenn thinks Finland is a great place to raise children

The Finnish startup ecosystem has impressed Hoang-Mai

Finnish startup ecosystem is easy to get involved in, says Anjana

Kelly from the US came here in search of adventure

“Once you choose hope, anything is possible,” says Mia Kemppaala

“I am fascinated by the fact that disruption creates more than it destroys,” states Perttu Pölönen

Minaë turned her passion for cooking into a collaborative platform for food entrepreneurs

Moving to Finland was a jump into the unknown for Natalia

Fabien runs a food kit delivery company in Helsinki

The Finnish startup ecosystem is focused on solving real problems, says Erdal

Pete from the UK admires the work hard, play hard mentality

Maree advises anyone moving to Finland to embrace the quirky and the unusual

Hyunseok appreciates the good work-life balance in Finland

Yoshi believes in keeping an open mind and staying curious

Helsinki keeps its promises, says Suphi

Sadeem switched from pharmacy to become a marketing executive

Finnish and Australian work cultures are fairly similar, says Adam

Finland is best for work, life and family, says Silvia

“My philosophy is learning by doing,” says dentist, author and entrepreneur Tarek Omran

Working here is informal and relaxed, says Lais

Education brought Daniel to Finland, entrepreneurship made him stay

“I believe and hope these exceptional times will boost combat against climate change,” says Jukka Leskelä

Finland’s IT industry is inclusive, balanced and has low hierarchy, says Igor

Finland is a great place to work, says Grafton from the US

Carmen found supportive communities for entrepreneurs in Finland

“We should all be a bit more ambitious,” declares Ronny Eriksson

“I always aim for the stars but even if I get a cloud in the path, it’s OK,” says Chiara Costa 

“We've captured the essence of the Finnish berries in our wine,” say Paola Guerrero de Cohen and David Cohen

Mariana applies service design to immigration questions

“Without art and music, life would be soulless,” ponders Siamäk Naghian

Former reporter and news anchor Ivy appreciates independence and equality

Windi Muziasari became an entrepreneur to help people

Trust is very important in Finland, says Slobodan

Ionela feels that Finland’s e-commerce industry is very exciting and rewarding

“Sign language should be considered a minority language, not a disability,” says Signmark

After a stint in Silicon Valley, Finland was the ideal place to live for Zak

– “Immigration and globalisation have broadened the definition of Finnish literature,” says Mehdi Ghasemi

Blen believes programming skills can help solve societal problems

“I get bored very easily with things,” says Minna Parikka

Vibha has embraced Finnish work-life balance

Turning research into business drives Kunal Garg

Anna Fatima sees Finland as a good place to start a company

“I consider the Finnish education system to be a very flexible one,” says Jouni Kangasniemi

“Wild food isn’t just a privilege of rich people or fancy restaurants, it’s an everyman’s right”, Sami Tallberg states

The Finnish technology sector is in an exciting phase, says Talita

Finland’s vibrant startup ecosystem appeals to Parneet

The people and nature here have made an impact on Katerina

“Music has been a great form of self-expression for Finns,” says Kaisa Rönkkö

“Watches are not jewellery,” says Finnish watchmaker Stepan Sarpaneva

“Music keeps you humble and grateful, because it’s a gift,” says Tarja Turunen

Starting a business are easy in Finland, says Iranthi

Aiman highly values the freedom Finland offers

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