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"Finland could employ some 2000-3000 developers immediately"

In an interview of Tekniikka & Talous magazine, a start up investor says that Finland could employ 2000-3000 foreign developers right away. It is currently hard, if not impossible for a startup to employ a skilled software developers and the process for employing foreigners is simply too heavy.

Written by Janita on Monday September 26, 2016
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Estonia the first country in Europe to legalize Uber

Many countries around Europe and elsewhere have struggled with Uber, a ride sharing service from the US. In the continent where Taxi unions and other bodies have strong positions, there have been absurd side effects for Uber in Finland and elsewhere. Now the Estonian state has solved this by legalizing Uber in the country.

Written by Janita on Sunday September 25, 2016
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Finnish graffiti artist Egs specializes on maps

A finnish graffiti artist known as "Egs" is known for working around the world. Not only has he done painting all over the world in over fourty countries, but he also specialises on maps.

Written by Janita on Thursday September 22, 2016
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Tom of Finland game and chat apps seek funding

Tom of Finland is a known brand that is used by companies such as the Finnish Post, Finlayson and Robert Paulig. Now there is on going work to bring Tom of Finland to the mobile with chat, games and other digital products.

Written by Janita on Wednesday August 24, 2016
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Amazon recruiting in Finland, rumored to open an R&D center

The eCommerce and web services giant Amazon has announced plans of coming to Finland. This August the company held two recruitment events in Espoo and Tampere, both of which are sites where there are plenty of former Microsoft and Nokia employees.

Written by Janita on Thursday August 11, 2016
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