The Finns, a right-wing political party, has gained popularity among educated business people in Finland

The Finns Political Office in Helsinki Finland

Earlier this week, a poll showed that populist Perussuomalaiset (the Finns / True Finns) remained the most popular political party in Finland. 23% of the 3,414 people surveyed over the course of about one-month supported the Finns, while 17.3% backed Kokoomus (the National Coalition Party), the second most popular party. So soon after the spring [...]

Nordic equity markets: positioning for a tough economic outlook

Pedestrians on the street in central Helsinki Finland

The Nordic economic outlook isn’t exactly rosy. Cue layoffs and downbeat growth expectations. Where to invest if you want a little more defense in your financial strategy? Our bottom-line suggestion is to investigate discount retailers. Maybe Finland’s Tokmanni? If you’re really adventurous start your own company offering budget prices to deal-hungry consumers. Or are you [...]

Our top 5 Finnish Tech Companies

Finnish flag flies in Helsinki, Finland

Nowadays, Finland is one of the most advanced countries in the world when it comes to technology innovations. Based on data from sources including the World Bank, IMF and OECD, Finland was the 3rd most innovative country in the whole world in 2019. Only South Korea and Germany were more innovative than Finland.   Finland would [...]

Big cities in Finland are growing even as the countryside empties – at least we pay our mortgages (unlike the Swedes)

Jätkäsaari, Helsinki, Finland.

Finland’s capital city Helsinki attracts more than just tourists. Don’t get me wrong: tourists are great and without them, we would not have anyone to brag to about Finnish sauna or our achievements in ice hockey. Jokes aside. The metropolitan area of Helsinki, which includes Espoo and Vantaa, has around 1.5 million inhabitants. In Helsinki [...]