The Finnish health technology field is booming like never before. In 2017, health tech exports broke new records as their value rose more than 5% to over €2.2 billion. These numbers make Finland one of the few European countries that export more health technology than they import. The fact that the Finnish health tech field… Read more »
Nine years ago, a small group of visionaries managed to get 40 local startups together and they called it Slush – an event for startups by startups, and the rest is history. A couple of weeks ago, the world’s leading startup and technology conference was sold out, gathering up to 20 000 attendees from over… Read more »
“No one in their right mind would come to Helsinki in November”, stated this year’s catch line for the start-up event Slush – and yet they did. Last week, the sold-out conference gathered over 17,000 people from 124 countries under the same roof for two days. Slush started in 2008 as an insider meeting for… Read more »
The Finnish health-tech industry continues to hit new records year after year. With €1.92 billion in exports last year, it is now the largest high-tech export segment, and its growth seems to be limitless. But what is actually behind the health-tech hype, and what does it take for a new company to break into the… Read more »
Startup is the new black in Finland.
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