Singster wants to be a karaoke star

July 11, 2014

The Finnish mobile app Singster is the Spotify of karaoke. It makes it possible to sing karaoke anywhere where there is a mobile device and network connection.

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Yoga Me brings yoga to the workplace

July 10, 2014

Yoga is gaining popularity at a tremendous pace in the Nordic countries and the number of online yogis is increasing.

Oncos Therapeutics attacks cancer cells with flu viruses

July 8, 2014

The goals that pharmaceutical startup Oncos Therapeutics has set itself are not exactly modest. The company’s objective is to tackle cancer by stimulating the human immune system with the help of the treatment it has developed.

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Leia Media developed an ecological ePaper

July 7, 2014

Leia Media has developed a new concept for newspaper publishers. Publishers produce content in a cloud service from where the company transfers it onto the reader’s ePaper. This unique invention has garnered a great deal of interest globally.

Finnish chef publishes new cookbook in London

July 4, 2014

After living in London for 12 years, the Finnish chef Sini Kiialainen has just published her first cookbook. Kuura – New Nordic Cuisine includes recipes ranging from fish pie to buttermilk panna cotta.

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Tribalearning to revolutionise digital learning

June 27, 2014

Deals in Saudi Arabia and Indonesia spur on Helsinki-based Tribalearning as it launches a new personal learning environment. The edtech startup enters this competitive sector with a unique proposition to measuring and evaluating learning.

Arctic Power Berries make Finland’s natural treats travel

June 26, 2014

For someone who has grown up in the Finnish Lapland, the big city berries don’t quite cut it. Two now-Londoners born and bred in Lapland, Anna Ojutkangas and Eve Suoyrjö, weren’t happy with the blueberries brought from Uruguay in tiny and costly packages; they wanted something else onto their breakfast tables.

Laitila goes global

June 19, 2014

The soon-to-be-20-year-old company Laitilan Wirvoitusjuomatehdas intends to set out for the global markets. This is the year’s hottest season.

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Finnish charger excites global mobile phone giants

June 17, 2014

Oulu just might be home to a future worldwide hit: engineer Asmo Saloranta has developed a mobile phone charger that only consumes electricity when a phone is plugged into it. No more worrying about forgetting to unplug the charger from the electrical socket after the phone has been charged, as it does not consume any energy once the phone has been disconnected.

Italian Celly Spa opens its Nordic HQ in Finland

June 13, 2014

Italian mobile accessory company Celly Spa aims to expand its market share in Northern Europe through new Nordic headquarters in Helsinki.

London loves Finnish cinnamon buns

June 12, 2014

More than seven years ago, the Finnish company Nordic Bakery brought a piece of Finland to London and introduced Londoners to cinnamon buns, Karelian pies, dark rye bread and coffee. Believing in simplicity, the brand has held its own and proven its appeal.