Three things to know about car-sharing

The Amcham team now has a “company car.” More precisely, we in the team have started to share a car provided by Hertz between us.  Is there something that would be useful for everyone to know about car-sharing? We asked Jaakko Haikonen, Director of Car...

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14 December

Protecting code is the new must

Imagine building a company and working on its brand and product for years only to notice that someone has replicated your business. According to an Estonian company Checktocashup, counterfeiting is a bigger problem than ever before. As reported by Industryweek, one of every ten technology products...

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30 November

An Unforgettable 10th Birthday Bash

We just celebrated our tenth birthday last week. Man, it felt good!   The past ten years have brought tribulations but also successes. It has been a decade of milestones, adventures and memories. We can hardly wait to see what the future holds for this vibrant, warm...

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18 November
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Welcome to Slush 2015!

1,700 startups, 700 investors and 200 speakers. Those are Slush 2015’s impressive numbers.   The growth, hype and buzz surrounding Slush nowadays is outstanding. Helsinki’s annual Slush event is gaining tons of media attention and drawing more international investors each year.   Just last evening, our Launchpad USA program...

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12 November
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Get the Edge – Improve Productivity

Meet Efecte – a member company that both provides and breaths efficiency. We had a chance to speak with C.E.O. Sakari “Sakke” Suhonen. Sakke, your company is known for rapid growth, an excellent work environment and innovation. In fact, Efecte has been awarded in all three...

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26 October

Employee with a pulse – do you still need one?

Are robots more valuable than humans? As we make our way through this digitalized age, one thing becomes apparent: jobs are being eliminated by the minute. New technologies are doing human jobs more quickly, efficiently and correctly. Machines make no errors. But now, robots are...

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12 October
The office was opened by Investor Poju Zabludowicz, Managing Director Erika Sauer, Minister of Foreign Affairs Timo Soini, and Group C.E.O. Kristiina Helenius.

New U.S. home in the heart of NYC, Times Square

Companies from Finland and the other Nordic countries now have an even better landing pad in the U.S. market as the Helsinki-based, b-to-b network Amcham Finland moves its New York operations into bigger premises in Times Square.   Poju Zabludowicz, Chairman of Tamares, the owners of 1500...

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04 October

America: Now What?

A country of five million people compared to a country of 350 million people.   The difference is staggering.   Tackling the US market from Finland can be daunting. Size aside, it’s an aggressive, demanding and extremely competitive market. It’s also chock full of powerful, efficient and highly lucrative...

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17 September

Season of the Startup – Road to Slush 2015

In a little over two months, Helsinki will be the talk of the town when thousands of tech entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and journalists from around the world will meet for the largest tech startup event outside of Silicon Valley - Slush. While the Helsinki version...

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04 September

Backstage business at Finland’s premier airshow

Where can you look if you want to see some of the most exciting tech advancements? To the skies, of course!   The nation’s biggest aviation event – the Turku International Airshow - is here again. Along with the iconic fighter jet and acrobatic flight displays above, you’ll find...

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04 June