Tecnotree lands two big deals
IT solutions provider Tecnotree has signed two deals, one valued at over 14 million euros and the other more than 8 million euros.
Finnish TV format spreads to new countries
Finnish Back to Nature TV format has been optioned to Australia, the UK and South Africa to explore the countries’ nature locations, history and myths.
Utopia Analytics reduces volume of online abuse
Hate speech, trolling and misconduct are a constant, and growing, problem online. Until now. A new Finnish artificial intelligence-powered moderation tool gets rid of abusive messages in seconds.
Makulaku is a treat for sweet teeth
Liquorice doesn’t need to be plain black and boring. Finnish Makulaku’s colourful and fun sweets have managed to convince those whose fancy isn’t tickled by traditional liquorice.
Doerz is less conversation, more action
Three young men in Poland, a new Audi and a one-euro coin led Tomi Virtanen to found Doerz, a global platform and service for sharing experiences.
Five for Friday: Doing business in India
They don’t call India incredible for nothing: 1.2 billion inhabitants means a vast number of opportunities for Finnish companies.
Tampere Jazz Happening awarded for adventure
Finnish jazz festival Tampere Jazz Happening is the winner of the 6th EJN Award for Adventurous Programming by the Europe Jazz Network (EJN).
Frugal innovations travel abroad
The Innofrugal conference, organised by The Nordic Frugal Innovation Society, is going international through new events in Silicon Valley and Cambridge, UK.
Nokia goes behind the Star Wars scenes
Nokia and Lucasfilm have teamed up to deliver an “immersive behind-the-scenes VR experience” of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.