Finland

9 05, 2017

New business angel fund to invest €30mn in Finnish start-ups

By |2017-05-09T07:46:27+00:00May 9th, 2017|Angel, Finland|0 Comments

A new fund for business angels, EAF Finland, aims to improve growth by financing start-up enterprises. The fund's 30 million euro budget comes from the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation (Tekes) and the European Investment Fund (EIF). It was announced on Wednesday at the Arctic15 startup event at the former Nokia Cable Factory in Helsinki. [...]

21 04, 2015

Aalto’s first ERC Proof of Concept grant to DRAM technology

By |2017-07-15T00:10:27+00:00April 21st, 2015|Finland, New Investments/Awards, Proof of Concept (POC) Fund|0 Comments

Memory technologies that are used in computers, smart phones, tablets, etc. can be coarsely divided into two classes: fast but volatile DRAMs (dynamic random access memory) and non-volatile flash memories. Racetrack memory based on the controlled motion of magnetic domain walls is a promising new technology for next generation memories, because it combines the [...]

14 04, 2013

Finnish Government Launches 1B-Euro Program To Help Start-ups

By |2017-07-15T02:21:54+00:00April 14th, 2013|Finland, State or Government|0 Comments

Finland is turning to venture capital financing as it searches for ways to jolt the economy out of a recession without jeopardizing its AAA rating. The northernmost euro member wants to attract investors for a new 1 billion-euro ($1.28 billion) program and help startup companies without adding to its budget deficit. Finland is promising that investors who [...]