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Walkbase Named a "Cool Vendor" in Digital Business by Gartner

<i>Leading Analyst Firm Recognises Walkbase in its Annual Selection of Cool Vendors</i><p><b>Helsinki - April 27, 2015</b> - Walkbase, the provider of in-store …

Customer Experience

Here's Why Finland Is A Great Place To Run A Startup

The country is home to successful startups like Rovio, the maker of Angry Birds, Nokia, and multibillion-dollar gaming company Supercell.<p>Here are just a few reasons why Finland seems to be a great place to have a startup.<p><i>Disclosure: Finnish funding agency Tekes and Finnfacts, a non-profit media</i> …

Startups

TechCrunch Helsinki Meetup Sees Finland’s New Startup Generation

Finland has a rich heritage in technology. Whatever crisis of confidence the masters of Nokia had, eventually leading to its gutting by Microsoft, that long heritage has served it well, giving rise to a several generations of engineers and, increasingly, entrepreneurs. Now a new generation is …

Success of Angry Birds reflects growth of young entrepreneurship in Finland

Finnish gaming companies are having a moment. Just look at Rovio (Angry Birds) and Supercell (Clash of Clans), the rise of which has coincided with the unravelling of the once-unbeatable Nokia.<p>This surge in successful start ups reflects an emerging culture of young entrepreneurship in Finland. …

Everywear Games Is A New Finnish Startup Building Games For Apple Watch

Supercell and Angry Birds maker Rovio may grab most of the gaming headlines in Finland, but beyond those two hugely successful companies, there’s what some are calling a second boom in the country’s games industry. So when a new Finnish games studio founded by industry ‘veterans’ launches, it’s …

Smartwatches

The hottest startups from Finland

I just invested in Finland's leading Bitcoin company

7<p>Posted by<p>u/alistairmilne<p>3 years ago<p><i>Archived</i><p>Having chatted with Bittiraha's CEO (Henry) for several hours and reviewed the company's finances, market …

Bitcoin

Cabforce attracts major acquirer with Car Trawler

Cabforce was founded by frequent business travellers frustrated with taxi services around the world. Photo: Cabforce.<p><i>Finland’s Cabforce will join</i> …

Globalization

Rightware's Benchmark Division Acquired By Basemark

Yesterday, Rightware founder Tero Sarkkinen aquired Rightware's benchmarking unit and made it part of his newly founded company, Basemark Ltd. …