Kaslink Foods brings Finnish dairy products to Europe’s tables

November 7, 2014

Raino Kukkonen started his own dairy company after a two-decade career in a large dairy cooperative. Now his whole family is involved in running Kaslink Foods.

Be&liv exports design in an envelope

November 6, 2014

The Finnish design company be&liv’s journey has taken place off the beaten path. The brand was born as a side project of a Finnish company Sulattamo, when ideas started to pile up on the designers’ desks. Be&liv has only operated for just over a year but practically all of its products are already being exported. The Finnish company is just about to launch its brand in Finland.

Vaisala measures the weathers and how it changes

November 5, 2014

Whether the wind’s blowing hot or cold, farmers, pilots and meteorologists need to know what the weather will bring. 

Moodmetric’s high-tech fashion is not your parents’ mood ring

November 4, 2014

This autumn Finland’s Vigofere is launching Moodmetric, a wearable technology which measures emotional wellbeing.

TopSpot combines football with creating wellbeing

October 31, 2014

Halfway through the noughties, Mikko Perälä met Marko Saranlinna, a football agent of long standing. They shared the idea of improving the lives of people in developing countries through sports. Based on this idea, Perälä and Saranlinna established TopSpot in 2011.

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China’s leading domains owned by Finns

October 30, 2014

In 2008, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), which monitors the global domain name system, announced that it was initiating an application process for new domains. One of the applicants, the Finnish TLD Registry, was the only applicant for the rights to two Chinese domains – and was given global monopoly over them.

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Palko Interactive leads the way

October 29, 2014

Just a few years ago Mathias Eriksson ran his own advertising agency. Then along came an innovation that prompted him to sell his company and start charting new waters.

Small Giant Games thinks big 

October 27, 2014

Fresh from completing a 3.1 million-US dollar investment round, Finnish game studio Small Giant Games is looking to the future with renewed confidence.

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Health startup CosmEthics decodes toxic cosmetics

October 24, 2014

The ingredients list of a shampoo or toothpaste can be a jungle of unpronounceable words. The newly launched Finnish Cosmethics app aims to change this by analysing what cosmetic products really contain.

Finland’s Roal takes expertise to diverse industries

October 23, 2014

Roal is a Finnish company which develops industrial enzymes. These are necessary for a diverse range of products and processes – from making food to creating stone-washed denim jeans.

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Innopinion caters to the crowd   

October 22, 2014

Finnish crowdsourcing company Innopinion is sticking its head above the crowd by managing ideas and feedback from a community.